DIY Astro Guide: What Your Horoscope Means This Week, 2/16/15
We hate to be the bearer of bad news, but the weekend is officially over. But here’s the good news: That means it’s time for new horoscopes! Whether you’ve got today off and are spending your holiday romancing your boo or you’ve just poured yourself a second cup of coffee before you dive into your emails, we’re turning to the AstroTwins to get a peek at all the exciting things happening this week.
Shake off the winter blues and get ready to embrace the burst of creativity that’s heading your way. Whatever projects you’ve got lined up, now is the time to green light them. New kitchen shelving? Go for it. A stylish new ‘do? It’s yours.
DIY This: If you’re hunting for new projects to add to your Pinterest board, look no further than our #31DaysofDIY. From tasty treats to gorgeous jewelry (like these DIY Stone Inlay Rings), there’s bound to be a project (or ten) that will spark your creativity.
PISCES: FEBRUARY 19 – MARCH 20
It’s basically your birthday month, which means that you’ve got an entire month to treat yourself. Shiny new jewelry, a major techy-upgrade to your kitchen or tickets to see your favorite band — you totally deserve something that’s going to bring new joy to your life.
Buy This: We can’t stop drooling over this Alexis Bittar panther ring ($275), or frankly, any of these Treat Yo’ Self items. If you’ve got something lurking in your online shopping cart, consider this the extra push you need to hit purchase.
ARIES: MARCH 21 – APRIL 19
Get your LBD ready, because you’re hitting the town for date night. Sparks are flying this week, and you’ll be feeling some exciting chemistry, whether you’re on a first date or you’re celebrating an anniversary. That romantic Valentine’s Day playlist is going to be getting a little more action this week.
DIY This: You’re going to need some hot red lips for whatever you’ve got planned this week, so take a peek at our ultimate lipstick guide to learn How to Pair Your Lip Color With Your Dress. No matter what color your skin tone is, we’ve got all the lipsticks you need to make an impression.
TAURUS: APRIL 20 – MAY 20
You and all your side projects are going to be feeling some love from the planets. There’s no question that you’ve got the skills, but are you talking to the right people? This week, challenge yourself to get out there and meet new faces. You never know who will fall in love with your project.
Read This: After you’ve scheduled a few networking lunches, don’t forget to check out Levo League’s 10 Smart Questions to Ask in an Informational Interview so you can make your best impression.
GEMINI: MAY 21 – JUNE 20
You may have said sayonara to finals and college years ago, but that doesn’t mean you have to give up on spring break. We know you’ve been eyeing a few places to visit, so this week, bite the bullet and book that trip. You won’t regret it.
Read This: Grab some sunscreen and pickup a new swimsuit before you head off on your trip. Still deciding where to go? We chatted with a producer of TravelChannel.com to get her picks for the best spring break destinations, like this dreamy beach in Puerto Rico. (Photo via Laho Wind)
CANCER: JUNE 21 – JULY 22
Maybe you’ve been really feeling those Fifty Shades of Grey vibes or you just don’t want Valentine’s Day weekend to end — whatever the reason, you don’t need an excuse to gift yourself some racy lingerie. This week has you feeling extra romantic and confident, so there’s no better time to rock a new look.
Buy This: No matter what your budget is, we’re sure there’s some sexy lingerie for you on our Broke Girl’s Guide to Lingerie. We’re especially big fans of this vintage-looking Embrace Lace + Mesh Chemise ($60).
LEO: JULY 23 – AUGUST 22
It’s time to buckle down and start working on that project you’ve been scribbling about in your notebook. Sure, it might be the antithesis of creativity, but schedule some time in your calendar to prove to yourself that #iamcreative, and you’ll be amazed at what you can produce.
Buy This: Spruce up your desk and make your creativity time extra special with pencils that shine as brightly as your talent. Splurge on one of these Pens and Pencils to Brighten Your Work Day, like these ultra-glitzy Stationery of the Art Pencils ($9).
VIRGO: AUGUST 23 – SEPTEMBER 22
While Phil may have predicted six more weeks of winter, we know you’ve got the end in sight, and that has put some extra pep in your step. Take advantage of it by channeling that energy in your favorite workout class, and you’ll be feeling stronger in no time.
Make This: Any of these Pre-Workout Snacks are guaranteed to kickstart your workout, but we especially love this quinoa and fruit combo because it uses up your leftovers. Efficient and tasty? We’re totally in. (via Little Ferraro Kitchen)
LIBRA: SEPTEMBER 23 – OCTOBER 22
Ooh-la-la! It looks like Cancer isn’t the only one reveling in the romantic vibes this week. Valentine’s Day might be over, but you’re still feeling the effects of Cupid’s arrow. This week, you’ll want to ditch the dinner-and-a-movie routine and add some extra creativity to your date planning.
Read This: We’re taking inspo from our fave celebs + activities to give you 10 Creative Dates for you and your SO (or your soon-to-be boo). Make some time to check out a new exhibit in your local art museum, and strike a pose like this #flawless couple. (photo via @officials_c_)
SCORPIO: OCTOBER 23 – NOVEMBER 21
Spring cleaning? Yeah, no. We bet you’re feeling more like mid-winter-can’t-stand-anything-in-my-living-room cleaning. Don’t send that couch to the dumpster just yet. This week, all it takes is some simple reorganizing to transform your least-favorite room into something you love.
Read This: You don’t need a huge home makeover to make your space feel new. Even simple things like adding a Double Duty Bookcase ($149) or patterned storage boxes can make a huge difference. Check out our 11 Handy Tips for the Most Organized Living Room Ever and get ready to add some zen back in your living room.
SAGITTARIUS: NOVEMBER 22 – DECEMBER 21
If you haven’t been feeling your greatest, this is the week to assess just what (or who) has been cramping your style. It’s never easy to take inventory of the people around you, but it doesn’t always have to be a bad thing. Sometimes a little self-reflection can result in some love and extra appreciation for those who have been there for you through thick and thin.
Download This: If you’re not sure where to start, this OMG-worthy app + wearable could be just what you need. Pplkpr promises to track your emotions and let you know which of your friends makes you feel empowered and calm… or not. Download it for free on iOS.
CAPRICORN: DECEMBER 22 – JANUARY 19
This week, you’ll be the envy of the town when you see some action (the good kind!) in your bank account. Now we’re not saying that you should go out and splurge on lotto tickets — nope, this extra moolah will represent your months of hard work and networking skills. Way to go, #girlboss!
Download This: We’ve shared our favorite Techy Ways to Spend Smarter, but to make an immediate difference in your banking style, check out Moven, which tracks your money across all your accounts and lets you tap to pay. Paying bills has never felt this convenient. Download it for free on iOS or Android.
What are you planning to do this week? Let us know in the comments below, and don’t forget to check out your full AstroStyle horoscope!
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