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DIY Astro Guide: What Your Horoscope Means This Week, 4/4/2016

Usher in April with a game-changing list of spring to-do’s that you’ll actually conquer. After a jam-packed March, get ready for the next few weeks to be busier than ever. Between spring RSVPs, hostessing duties and the dreaded spring cleaning sesh that you’ve been putting off (#guilty), this month is already shaping up to being a rewarding one — with no shortage of OMG moments along the way. Grab an umbrella and your most stylish rainy day essentials (hello, April showers!) + scroll down to see what the stars have in store for you in this week’s AstroStyle horoscope.


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Cue the passion projects all this month! If you’ve been itching to pen a personal style blog or launch a YouTube beauty channel, the time is right now. Play your cards and you might even be able to start earning cash for your side hustle. #Winning

Read This: Speaking of honing in on your #sidehustle, you’ve got to read this firsthand account of how you can make your dog Instagram famous. Let the “likes” roll in. (Photo via Brit + Co)

Taurus: April 20 – May 20

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The Aries new moon brings out your inquisitive side all this week as you do some deep soul-searching. In the midst of all the hustle and bustle, set aside some quiet time where you can sort through your thoughts and make plans for the future. Find your jam — whether it be meditation, journaling or painting — and good vibes won’t be too far behind.

Read This: Can’t remember the last time you curled up on the sofa to a good book? You’re in luck: We’ve got 18 must-read books out in April that were practically made for rainy days. (Photo via Amazon)

Gemini: May 21 – June 20

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Love reigns supreme all this week as you find yourself swiping right for the Prince or Princess Charming of your dreams. Better yet, someone you’ve been friendzoning these past few weeks could turn into a potential S.O. by the weekend. Coupled? Swap out “Netflix and chill” for a double (or triple!) date with friends of friends.

Read This: This just in: These seven personality traits can predict your relationship’s success. (Photo via Getty)

Cancer: June 21 – July 22

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Solidify your #girlboss status by revisiting your resume and making small tweaks to your LinkedIn profile. If you don’t already stand out from the crowd, then you will soon enough. Hire a photographer to snap some glam headshots and get some snazzy calling cards printed, so that you can make a good first impression when you finally rub shoulders with the CEO of your dream company.

Read This: Changing jobs? Brit Morin shares the five things your resume MUST have. You’re going to want to bookmark this one. (Photo via Brit + Co)

Leo: July 23 – August 22

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You just can’t stay put in one place for long, Leo! A case of spring fever has you this close to dropping everything for a road trip with your besties (or some much-needed solo travel). If you haven’t already snagged a ticket to Coachella or Bonnaroo, don’t delay. Start gearing up for festival season now by DIYing some flower crowns and repurposing an old pair of jeans into some distressed cutoffs.

Read This: Fuel your wanderlust with these five surprising cities that just so happen to be the world’s most pinned places. *Adds to travel bucket list.*

Virgo: August 23 – September 22

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Say buh-bye to your creativity slump by venturing out to foreign lands for a little self exploration and a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Whether for work or pleasure (or both!), some leisurely travel will be good for your soul. In lieu of swanky hotels, ditch your tourist status by staying with the locals and immersing yourself into the culture.

Read This: Stop what you’re doing and read this before you plan your next volunteer trip. You won’t be sorry. (Photo via Brit + Co)

Libra: September 23 – October 22

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Leave any commitment issues in the game of love behind and just go for it. What do you have to lose, Libra?! Say “yes” to spontaneous dates set up by your BFF and be open to dating someone that’s not your usual type. They don’t have to fit into the category of tall, dark and gorgeous to be your next boo.

Read This: Tired of swiping left on Tinder? Say no more! Burrit-OH! is a hilarious dating app that uses burrito compatibility to find love. (Photo via Brit + Co)

Scorpio: October 23 – November 21

The new moon has you feeling more inspired than ever to get back on the fitness bandwagon. After a dormant winter, the prospect of early-morning runs and yoga in the park is enough to get you up and moving again. Enlist in a fitness buddy or a crush-worthy personal trainer for extra fitspiration.

Read This: Don’t let April showers be your excuse for not working out. Check out these seven indoor workouts to beat rainy days from the comfort of your home. (Video via Blogilates)

Sagittarius: November 22 – December 21

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Spring cleaning need not be restricted to organizing your closet and makeup counter. Between creating a personal budget, scheduling any long overdue doctor appointments and hiring a personal assistant, this week is all about creating that vital work-life balance. You’ve got this, Sag!

Read This: Get ready to turn your penchant for hoarding clothes into a business. Check out how to make five-figures selling stuff in your closet. Really! (Photo via Getty)

Capricorn: December 22 – January 19

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As it turns out, you don’t have to drop beaucoup bucks in order to achieve the humble abode of your dreams. Maximize your space with some game-changing feng shui and small decor updates. Think: an inviting gallery wall and some fresh blooms sprinkled throughout every room.

Read This: Check out these nine ways to hack the latest items from IKEA’s summer 2016 collection on a budget. (Photo via Make and Tell)

Aquarius: January 20 – February 18

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With a lineup of spring functions and fêtes on the horizon, this weekend is all about hanging low. Resist the urge to go clubbing by treating yo’self to a weekend at Chateau Aquarius, complete with vino and a pampering sesh (or two). A 24-hour social media cleanse may also be in your cards.

Read This: Calling all social media gurus! Check out what happened when this freelance writer quit social media for a week. (Photo via Brit + Coa)

Pisces: February 19 – March 20

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While there’s no doubt that you enjoy the finer things in life, it’s never too late to curb your spending habits. Before you splurge on yet another bikini for your upcoming tropical getaway, have some fun shopping your own closet. You never know: Something that you loved from way back when could be on the verge of making a comeback.

Read This: Instead of splurging on the designer bag of your dreams, try DIYing a knockoff version. Read on to see how you can make this luxe-looking accessory with hardware store finds. (Photo via Brit + Co)

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!)