fit in clouds weekly roundup

 Every Friday, we feature a weekly roundup of interesting articles, posts, DIY tutorials, and more from across the web. This week, we’re featuring some DIY fashion, beauty tips and summer 2013 trends.

We love us some designer fashion (designer price tags, not so much)! Check out this DIY tutorial for Alexander Wang inspired gladiator sandals. Spoiler alert- they’re fabulous and we want them.

Ahh, summer love! Spice things up with these adventurous summer date ideas.

Bikini season is back in full swing. Stay swim suit stylish with these trendy two pieces.

Keep your toes pretty with these 10 positively precious polishes. (Tongue tied yet?) We love the summery hues!

Stripes are timeless, but it’s always fun to modernize classic prints. Here are 9 ways to rock stripes for summer!

Get your glow on with some sexy summer ombre highlights! Figure out which shade of ombre suits you best with this color guide.

Maintaining beautiful, healthy skin is a must for summer. Especially with the super sunny (scorching) weather, it’s important to stay protected. Stick to these 6 summer skincare tips for a radiant, healthy complexion.

Who doesn’t love a challenge? A summer fitness challenge, of course. Ditch the car keys and hop on your bike to get more active!

fit in clouds weekly roundup travel edition

Every Friday, we feature a weekly roundup of interesting articles, posts, DIY tutorials, and more from across the web. This week, we’re featuring some helpful travel tips from portable beauty items to packing tips.

Who knew a camera bag could be so multi-functional? This travel must can be handy and fashionable at the same time!

Traveling with makeup doesn’t have to be a fuss. Pack only these essentials to keep your travel makeup bag small and basic. A little goes a long way!

This Spring 2013 packing list is borderline genius and makes a world of difference when deciding what to bring on vacation. If you’re notorious for over-packing, this is complete game changer!

Airport food is expensive! Luckily for you (and your wallet), packing your own food is a great alternative. Here is some inspiration for what snacks you should bring along on your excursion.

A little DIY coming at ya! These printable, customizable luggage tags are super easy to make and are oh so cute (and practical!)

Want to make traveling a little easier? There’s always an app for that.

If you’re a light packer or just taking off for a weekend, here are some great carry-on packing tips!

There’s a lot to consider when purchasing luggage. A lot more than you may think. Have no fear! Here are 6 things to look for when you’re in the market for a suitcase.

 

weekly roundup grad edition

Every Friday, we feature a weekly roundup of interesting articles, posts, DIY tutorials, and more from across the web. This week, we’re featuring some helpful graduation tips from fashion to job hunting.

Graduating from college can be an extremely emotional experience. We think these 4 takeaways from college life hit the nail right on the head!

Keep yourself prim and polished with this graduation day style guide. There are some fabulous spring pieces in here!

We know finding a job can be harder than it looks. If you’re a new graduate and you’re stressing, have no fear! Here are 3 tips that will help you land a job.

Graduation is just another cause for celebration (and excuse to party!). Plan the perfect grad bash with these clever and thoughtful ideas. So much DIY in here!

Get a flawless face and be photo ready for your day with this graduation day makeup tutorial. A recent graduate herself, Kayla shows you how to achieve the makeup look she wore across the stage on her day. There are some really helpful tips in here!

College life is something that can be hard to let go of. Old habits die hard, but here are 6 you should break after graduation.

What’s a graduation party without great food? Here are some fun finger foods that will impress your guests and your grad!

weekly roundup wedding edition

Who says your DIY wedding can’t be earth-friendly too? We’re totally in love with this rustic backyard wedding from DIY Bride.

Bachelorette parties are fun! The hangovers, not so much. Keep the post-partying symptoms at bay with these adorable DIY hangover kits from House of Rose.

Take your spring wedding to the next level by combining neon and pastels. This is definitely one of the more unique color palettes we’ve seen, but we can totally dig it!

This new take on wedding food has our mouths watering! Here are 15 food bars and station ideas that your guests are sure to remember, thanks to Elizabeth Anne Designs.

This wedding survival kit from Etsy has got you covered for the big day! It’s better to have it and not use it, than to need it and not have it, right?

We can’t get enough of this romantic DIY getaway car garland. So easy to make, yet so fabulous!

We all know bridesmaids dresses can be a disaster. Have no fear! You’re sure to find the perfect dresses for your girls with these 45 pretty bridesmaid dress ideas (all under $150!).

Mother's Day Gift Guide

Is your mom a big fan of beauty and lifestyle products? Sign her up for a Birchbox subscription, which costs $10 per month and includes a monthly delivery of fun sample-sized products. More of a DIY kinda mom? Consider a Brit Kit subscription, which comes with a different DIY project each month.

Want to give her feet a break from running around town? Buy her a chic pair of gold patent Fit in Clouds rollable flats.

If your mom loves cute jewelry, check out these adorable gold stud heart earrings on Etsy. Be sure to tell her you think she has a heart of gold ;)

50 shades of pink? Behold these vanilla-scented rose and heart shaped candles on Etsy.

If your mom is a natural Martha Stewart, treat her to this great Etsy find- a cutting board that tells Mom just how awesome you think she is.

Nothing says love like this card: “I love you more than the first cup of coffee.” Have a cool, hip, laid-back mom? Tell her how kick-ass she is with this card: “Mom,  you’re a badass.

Does your mom need some relaxation? Send these soy goji berry candles her way.

P.S. Did you catch us on the Levo League Mother’s Day Gift Guide? We’re so honored to be included!

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fit in clouds weekly roundup

Every Friday, we feature a weekly roundup of interesting articles, posts, DIY tutorials, and more from across the web. This week, we’re featuring everything from springy yellow designs to upcycling to style tips for a tropical getaway!

We just can’t get enough of Wendy and her canary yellow everything! Nothing brightens up a day quite like a sassy pop of color. So spring, so chic, so Wendy’s LookBook. This girl knows what she’s doing!

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, right? This quick and easy Healthy Superfood Cereal recipe is a great way to incorporate great nutrition into a busy day. Not to mention, it looks absolutely delish! Who said healthy had to be boring.

This totally blew us away. Refashionista Jillian Owens was able to make a super cute dress out of an old curtain panel she wasn’t using anymore. She was also able to perk up her porch a little with the leftover fabric. Talk about some serious upcycling! Where do we sign up for sewing lessons?

As much as we love spring, we aren’t so stoked about the allergies that come with it. HealthyWomen.org has some great lifestyle tips that’ll give your allergy/asthma symptoms a run for their money!

Going to prom, got a hot date or just want to keep it casual? Kaley’s got you covered! This YouTube tutorial shows you how to achieve a braided look for a casual day and a chic updo for when you’re feeling a little fancy.

We may not be able to afford any of the pieces, but we’re loving the Great Gatsby + Tiffany & Co collaboration. Thanks to Haute Girl in the City for bringing this lust-worthy jewelry to our attention!

Headed on a tropical vacation? Get inspiration from us and then hop over to Bon Bon Rose Girls for even more tropical-themed fashion fun!

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fit in clouds weekly roundup

Fancy yourself a bit outside the mainstream? You’ll love these 20 unconventional dresses for the modern bride. We love the goddess dress!

Heading to America’s Finest City, also known as San Diego, any time soon? Be sure to read up on top spots in the Gaslamp Quarter over at Cheers to the Good Life.

By now, you already know that we love pink and gold together (evidence), so we of course fell in love with Emily’s pink and gold jewelry collage over at Dear Serendipity.

And speaking of color combinations that involve gold- we adore Jordan’s compilation of fun mint and gold pieces.

When we see “under $50,” we just have to click! Needless to say, we’re loving Jessie’s Weekend Shopping Under $50 over on The Long and Short of It.

We love the question posed on The Everygirl recently:

…imagine you have one blissful day to yourself, without work, school, or family-related responsibilities and obligations. What would you choose to do? Would you wake up to sunshine streaming through the window and indulge in breakfast nestled in bed to begin the day? Or, would you work up a sweat at the gym and then sip on refreshing margaritas, nosh on tilapia tacos, and catch up on girl talk at your favorite bar? Maybe you would prefer to sit on a sun-drenched porch and revisit your beloved paperback novels for an entire afternoon.

And in other “feel good” internet findings, a recent post from Tiny Buddha caught our eye: Make Sure You’ll Smile When You Look Back on Your Life.

fit in clouds weekly roundup
Emily of A Devine Life managed to put some of our favorite looks into one outfit in her Rough Around the Edges post: turquoise + polka dots + booties!

We love Audrey’s outfit posts, but her 10 minute pea pesto crostini recipe made our mouths water!

Love denim? Then you’ll love the distressed denim blog series collaboration between Kristin of Living in Color Print, Katie from Katie’s Bliss, Christina from Oh So Glam, and Cathy from Poor Little It Girl. See the way the girls styled their jeans on each of their blogs!

If you love DIY, you’ll love Emily’s easy color blocking tutorial on Isn’t That Charming.

Allyson instantly had us hooked on her blog when we saw its name: Mimosas in the Morning. We’re on board! And strawberry lemonade mimosas? Yes please!

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fit in clouds weekly roundup

Casie of WhippedSTYLE says if you wear brights, spring will come. Casie- we’re on board! And we love that pink skirt.

We’re loving the blog interview with Stephanie Sterjovski of Life & Style on The Everygirl. Blog posts infused with positive messages? Yes please!

The Glitter Guide has a list of 20 must-follow Pinterest accounts. Get ready for some girly, sparkly, colorful, and chic pins!

Emily of Cupcakes and Cashmere has a question for us- crave or save? When it comes to statement necklaces, are you more inclined to go all out or find a cheaper alternative?

We’re jealous of Samantha’s escape to warmer weather in Palm Beach- if you’re headed somewhere where it feels like spring, steal her style!

We adore Amy’s green and blue dress from L’Mae Boutique on Coffee Beans and Bobby Pins. P.S. Happy birthday Amy!

Who doesn’t love a fun blog swap? Rachel at Life Unsweetened and Dina of Sweetest Somethings teamed up to cross-post on fun statement blazers- here’s Rachel’s and Dina’s colorful blazers!

fit in clouds weekly roundup

Speaking of adoring things- we also adore Always Maylee, the blog of a stylish Bostonian named Yi-chia. We love her style, especially this royal blue sweater paired with a black and white patterned dress (disguised as a skirt) and black tights. As Yi-chia points out, “wearing dresses as skirts…essentially doubles your collection of skirts.”

Brit & Co never ceases to impress us with their DIY home and style projects. This week: how to create chic and colorful cork coasters. We’re obsessed with the turquoise and purple chevron set.

We loved stumbling upon a blog post called Blush & Gold on Brunch at Saks- especially after we just created a set called Usher in Spring with Pink & Gold over on Polyvore! We want that sunburst mirror, the gold votives, and the Mary McDonald pink and gold lamp.

We adore the one pieces that Emily of Dear Serendipity highlighted recently. Is it bathing suit weather yet?! Because we want to pop on that chevron suit by Zinke and jump into the water!

And speaking of transitioning to warmer weather…sheer blouses are the perfect winter to spring top and luckily, Michelle of Fierce & Fashionable has a few suggestions for cute styles, like an adorable colorblocked one from Forever 21.

When we saw the tongue-in-cheek title “Everything’s All White” on Shut Up I Love That Shirt on You (yes, that’s the name of the blog!), we had to take a look. Not surprisingly, we love Taylor’s white picks, like that Tibi shift dress and the Alexander McQueen tote in Bleached White.

We’re big fans of Adored by Alex, a fun blog we stumbled upon. Our pick of the week: a post on adorable clutches. We especially love the peach colored Clare Vivier and the beaded Juicy Couture clutch in Gold/Angel.

Clutch Crazy

 

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