DIY Astro Guide: What Your Horoscope Means This Week, 4/20/2015
With another episode of Game of Thrones under our belt and taxes long behind us, we’re welcoming spring with open arms… and a cocktail or two. Whether you spent the weekend avoiding those spring showers or hunting for aloe to soothe the first sunburn of the season, we know settling back into your Monday routine isn’t the best feeling in the world. To make your day a little easier, we’ve got the best parts of your AstroStyle horoscope.
TAURUS: APRIL 20 – MAY 20
They call it spring cleaning for a reason, and after last week’s fiesta vibes, you’re moving straight into nesting mode. Whether you’re making closet space for all the new trends you’ve spotted or you’re finally setting up an office for yourself, this week has you transforming your home.
Read This: Cleaning isn’t always fun, but it definitely can be if it’s earning you some cold hard cash for new outfits. Make your clothes work for you with these 14 Ways to Make Money from Spring Cleaning.
GEMINI: MAY 21 – JUNE 20
While this weekend has plenty of events in store for you, you’re spending the work week reflecting on what’s really important to you. We’re talking prioritizing work and play, plus family obligations and your ever-growing to-do list. Sometimes all success takes is some real talk with yourself about what’s actually realistic. You’ve totally got this.
Read This: Even if you’re loving your nine-to-five, Laura E. Pritchett and Ben Giesbrecht’s advice for How to Quit Your Day Job and Become a Nature Photographer is a must-read for finding that extra motivation to stay creative and pursue your passions.
CANCER: JUNE 21 – JULY 22
Work may have you pouring an extra cup of coffee and singing Rihanna’s “FourFiveSeconds,” but this week, channel that energy and caffeine into a new side project. You’re practically bursting at the seams with ideas, so pack a notebook for your next commute, and get that brilliant, whacky and winning vision down on paper.
Read This: You’ve got to See What These 26 Creatives Are Making for #The100DayProject. It just might inspire you to start your own. (Photo via @hellopandreaa)
LEO: JULY 23 – AUGUST 22
Your brain is spinning and your ambition is kicked into overdrive, but what’s fueling your body to keep that midnight oil burning? Skip the late-night fast food runs for a healthy meal involving a vegetable or two, and you’ll find extra energy to tackle everything on your to-do list.
Make This: You said goodbye to your winter puffer, and it’s time to do the same to your winter menus. Change up your lunchtime routine with one of these 16 Easy Spring Recipes to Help You Forget Winter Ever Happened. (Photo via Abigail Wilkins)
VIRGO: AUGUST 23 – SEPTEMBER 22
You’ve spent the last few weeks moving at 100 miles an hour, and it’s about time to give yourself a break. No matter what your fave form of relaxation is — dance party with the BFFs, anyone? — take this week to celebrate everything you’ve accomplished over the past few weeks (champagne not required, but strongly encouraged!).
Read This: If plane tickets just aren’t in the budget this month, DIY your own relaxing vacation at home and Create the Staycation of Your Dreams. We bet your city has a few secret spots that you’ll fall in love with.
LIBRA: SEPTEMBER 23 – OCTOBER 22
Cupid’s back in action this week, after staying dormant all winter long (gee thanks, Cupid). Welcome him back with open arms and a date night outfit or two. It’s going to get some action this week.
Make This: Coachella looks aren’t just for the festival grounds, especially if it’s a braid this dreamy. Flirting just got even easier when you DIY Kate Bosworth’s Coachella Braid for your next date-night look.
SCORPIO: OCTOBER 23 – NOVEMBER 21
You’ve been killing it at your job, but all work and no play has left you feeling uninspired. There’s no cure like switching up your Sunday brunch routine for something unexpected and way more fun.
Read This: Not sure where to begin? Check out these 14 Creative Date Ideas That Don’t Require Leaving the House. That epic scavenger hunt is calling your name.
SAGITTARIUS: NOVEMBER 22 – DECEMBER 21
It’s not about the summer body; it’s about feeling strong and conquering the world… or, um, the weight room. Shrug off those winter layers for a cute spring workout look and get ready to step up your routine and meet those fitness goals.
Read This: Why work out solo when you can add your bestie to the mix? Share fitness goals and cheer each other on while trying one (or all) of these Seven Ways to Get Your Booty in Shape With Your Besties.
CAPRICORN: DECEMBER 22 – JANUARY 19
In the immortal words of Miley Cyrus, it’s your party, and you can do what you want — as soon as you invite people. This week has everyone looking to you for funtivities, and you won’t disappoint.
Make This: Your Sunday brunch is about to get a lot more crowded once your friends discover you’ve DIYed The Ultimate Bloody Mary Bar With DIY Hot Sauce. Seriously, who needs trendy restaurants when you’re making world-class drinks in your humble kitchen? (Photo via Bob Vivant)
AQUARIUS: JANUARY 20 – FEBRUARY 18
After a crazy-full week spent with your BFFs, you’re retreating for some R&R before the weekend hits. Your friends may tease you for playing hermit, but all it takes is a few days of peace and quiet before you’re out in full force with them again.
Make This: We’ve got flowers on our brains, and we’re putting put them everywhere, even our clothes. Spend that #hermitlife DIYing up a storm and save some serious dough when you DIY Blake Lively’s $500 Cherry Blossom Boyfriend Jeans.
PISCES: FEBRUARY 19 – MARCH 20
No matter what your passion is, this week has you pounding the pavement and gathering supporters. After working on your pitch for months, you’ve finally got people taking notice and cheering you on.
Read This: The secret to confidence is that it’s a muscle you’ve got to workout and flex. If you’re looking for an extra bit of self-encouragement, check out How to Boost Your Confidence in 20 Minutes.
ARIES: MARCH 21 – APRIL 19
Dragging out all those W-2’s and crumpled receipts has kicked your inner accountant into overdrive. While you’re giving your budget a thorough workout, remember to leave some flexibility for a surprise trip that’s heading your way.
Make This: Just because you’re pinching pennies doesn’t mean you have to give up on all those spring trends. Reboot your closet with our easy and inexpensive DIY tutorial to Turn Three Old Skirts into One Festival-Ready Maxi Dress.
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!