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DIY Astro Guide: What Your Horoscope Means This Week, 6/01/2015

Today marks the arrival of June, and we’re pretty pumped about it. With a fresh start and a new go-getter attitude, there’s nothing standing between you and accomplishing all of your goals this month. Thankfully, Mercury is only in retrograde until June 11, so hold on tight just a smidge longer, and life will return to normalcy before you know it. Scroll through this week’s DIY Astro Guide for the best parts of your AstroStyle horoscope + what to do about them!


In the midst of potential summer flings, don’t forget to pencil in plenty of quality time with your #girlgang. This weekend kicks off what will be the first of many spontaneous road trips, beach getaways and nonstop FUN.

Read This: Before you set out on a beach-cation with the gals, these are the 21 Items You Need for the Ultimate Beach Bag. We don’t know about you, but this Kale-afornia tote is calling for us.

Cancer: June 21 – July 22

We know you’ve been putting it off, but a massive overhaul is in order. Whether it be finally tackling the monstrosity known as your walk-in closet or wiping your hard drive free of unwanted files, now’s the time to modify, simplify and streamline your life. Allow this to be your mantra for the week.

Download This: Just when we thought that technology was part of the prob, we stumbled upon these 6 Online Tools to Make Decluttering Your Life More Efficient. You can thank us later.

Leo: July 23 – August 22

No more hiding in the shadows, Leo. This week is all about letting go of your insecurities and embracing the confident you. From interviewing for a new job to test-driving a fashion trend that may be a tad out of your comfort zone, you’ve got this.

DIY This: Part of being a fearless trendsetter is knowing How to Turn a Thrift Store Dress into a Hot 2-Piece Set. Channel your inner seamstress for a one-of-a-kind creation that will have everyone asking “where did you get that?”

Virgo: August 23 – September 22

If you’ve been feeling a bit off kilter lately, then a much-needed call home might be just what the doctor ordered. Better yet, make it a point this week to reconnect with old friends and relatives that you haven’t seen in a while. A little FaceTime goes a long way…

Download This: Look no further than these 5 Apps to Save Your Long-Distance Relationship. It’s amazing what technology can do these days. Apps like Tango will even allow you to save and share photos in a private gallery.

Libra: September 23 – October 22

After keeping a low profile lately, now is the time to re-establishing your social butterfly status. Go out, mix and mingle and be on the lookout for interesting people who will get your creative gears turning. You never know; a collaboration may not be too far behind.

Read This: Nervous? Here are 21 Non-Awkward Ways to Start a Networking Conversation With Anyone. Now, go forth, and conquer.

Scorpio: October 23 – November 21

Our senses tell us that Tuesday’s full moon is going to be in your favor. Financial security in the form of a new job offer or freelance gig will present itself when least expected. While it may be tempting to spend, spend, spend, DO start a long-term budget, so that the occasional splurge won’t break the bank.

Read This: Living a frugal lifestyle does not mean that your killer style has to take a hit. In fact, here are 10 Reasons Why Old Navy Is Going to Be Your New (Affordable!) J Crew. We call dibs on these ah-mazing patterned pants.

Sagittarius: November 22 – December 21

Beware of tense situations developing among your inner circle of family, friends and colleagues this week. Just when you think you’re doing someone a favor, you might actually be rubbing them the wrong way. Steer clear of potential disagreements and things should blow over before you know it.

DIY This: When emotions are running high, don’t hesitate to Treat Yo’ Self to Decadent Potato Chip Brownies. There’s something about this salty and sweet combo that hits the spot every time.

Capricorn: December 22 – January 19

If romance is the name of your game, the future looking bright for you. Forego spring flings for deep, meaningful relationships that could end with a proposal if you play your cards right. In the meantime, work on strengthening your bond with regular (if not spicy) date nights.

Read This: With these 16 Ideas for Spicing Up Your Date Night, you’ll have no excuse for playing it safe ever again. Challenge your SO to a silly string battle; that should keep them off their toes.

Aquarius: January 20 – February 18

The social media gods have spoken, and they want this week to be your best (aka most viral) week everrr. Be on your A+ game by posting artsy Insta shots and tweeting up a storm, and who knows? A shout out or sudden boost in followers may just be the recognition that you’ve been waiting for.

Read This: Speaking of social media, the recent release of Tumblr 4.0 is taking the microblogging world by storm (all from the comfort of your smartphone, no less). If you’re a desktop user, don’t fret, here are 9 Tricks to Turn You into a Tumblr Pro.

Pisces: February 19 – March 20

Put a pause on the non-stop work sessions this week and make time for a fitness routine that gets you in the zone. Banish negative energy with an energizing session at SoulCycle or an afternoon of yoga in the park.

Read This: Before you become a full-fledged yoga enthusiast, make sure to check out these 16 Essentials Every Yoga Lover Should Have in Their Bag.

Aries: March 21 – April 19

The star inside of you is ready to shine. If performance art isn’t your forte, then chances are your flair for blogging and staging the perfect #ootd shots might finally be put to good use. Get those creative juices flowing and good vibes will come.

Read This: This Infographic Will Show You What’s Killing Your Creativity. It’s amazing what a little meditation can do for the soul and creative brilliance.

Taurus: April 20 – May 20

Big changes are coming. You’re only a few Pinterest boards away from achieving the charming abode of your dreams. Start collecting visual inspiration now, so that when Mercury turns direct on June 11, “Operation: Home Makeover” will be in full force.

Read This: Whether you’re repainting your entire home or just a few rooms, you won’t want to miss these 15 Ways to Use Color Psychology to Create the Perfect Decor Palette. As it just so turns out, yellow is a statement-making color that exudes positivity. (via Better Homes and Gardens)

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!

(h/t AstroStyle)

Alright, folks. We've officially made it to fall. And if you haven't already started switching out your decor (as long as it's ready by Friendsgiving, right?) you still have time to do so. Draw inspiration from this round-up of new home products that includes harvest-inspired candles, cozy linens and textiles, and a v. practical piece of furniture. One scroll through these, and you'll have all the motivation you need to transition the seasons. Scroll on to start shopping.

Prism x LOREM Collection ($96+): Calling all Cali babes. The popular Long Beach boutique, Prism, announced a boho-fabulous collab with home decor line, LOREM, that we can't get enough of. Shop everything from plant hangers (eight options, to be exact) to artwork, all inspired by the very colorful vibes of the brands. If you were looking for a cheery way to tide you through winter, this. is. it!

Floyd Mattress (Price TBD): Fans of the cult-favorite Detroit-based brand will love their latest launch debuting on October 29. The highly-coveted Floyd Mattress will have the same made-to-last design and superior comfort as their other furnishings, tailored perfectly to fit the line's in-demand bed frame. Additional details for the mattress include a breathable foam material, highly-mobile packaging, and a low-profile design to secure your best night's sleep yet. Check back on the last week of the month to get one for yourself.

Dims 'Composed Vanity' ($595): Small space? No problem! Direct-to-consumer brand, Dims, is giving you a quick and stylish solution to your storage needs with their newest item that doubles as both a desk and vanity. The functional piece is made with non-toxic, chemical-free materials and can be assembled in seven minutes or less. Throw in four sleek shades to choose from, and this may just be your best purchase of 2019 yet!

Saatchi Art x The Citizenry Holiday Collection ($225+): Get ready to deck your walls this holiday season. Saatchi Art partnered with The Citizenry in a one-of-a-kind collection that features a curation of art across styles. Explore everything from modern to abstract creations in a selection so stunning, it's bound to spark a conversation at your next gathering.

NEST Spiced Orange & Clove Collection ($16+): If you haven't experienced the addicting aromas of the beloved NEST fragrance brand, this is the perfect time to get on board! The label recently released their latest scent — spiced orange & clove — just in time for all your gatherings. Inhale festive notes of orange pomander, spiced brandy, cinnamon, and gingered honey across their suite of candles and diffusers to bring all the good vibes to your home.

Bloomingdales x RiLEY Home ($19+): RiLEY Home gets millennials. So they teamed up with Bloomingdales to make shopping their selection more attainable than ever. Now, you can get in on long-lasting, luxurious staples like flannel sheets, bedding, printed throws, premium pet beds, and more, by shopping online and in-stores at the department store. (Trust us: These dream goods are ones you're going to be *glad* you stocked-up on.)

Italic Serene Towels ($12+): The luxury brand that prides itself on using the *same* factories namesake brands (like Calvin Klein and Lacoste) use, but without the price tag behind them, brings you a new product for fall. Treat yourself to Italic's ultra-soft towel set spun from fluffy, 100% Australian cotton, in a convenient set of six. Consider it the perfect indulgence after a long soak in the tub on a cozy FNI (Friday night in)!

Hyascent x Neiman Marcus ($169): 'Tis the season for a delightfully scented home. Warm your abode with scents like bourbon joy, cheeky rose and more in a unique diffuser that doubles more as decor than a fragrance-inducer. Fresh off the (online) shelves of Neiman Marcus, explore nine scents that last up to six months in a specialized hourglass holder. (Shhh! Your friends will never know the secret of why your place smells so darn good!)