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Lauren Fernandez

Lauren Fernandez

Assistant Blog Editor for Fracture. Student at the University of Florida with a passion for inspiring quotes and content.

Between gift shopping, traveling, hosting, and meal-planning, the tasks tied to the holiday season can make you forget what it’s all about.This winter season, we want you to get back to enjoying time with family and friends and embracing the season of peace and joy. Incorporate these nine tips now to maximize your joy through the holidays and beyond. Go Out and Play  Spending time outdoors boosts your mood and self-esteem while reducing levels of the stress hormone cortisol. Studies have shown …

There’s nothing more thoughtful than giving someone the perfect present, and there’s something special about making it by hand. We love DIY gifts that look like a million bucks but don’t break the bank. Here are 20 of our favorites to inspire you for that upcoming birthday, holiday, or just because. 1. Transfer Pattern Plates Transfer paper makes it unbelievably easy to create beautiful patterns on old or inexpensive kitchenware. These updated plates are perfect for your friend furnishing a new …

Between Halloween and Thanksgiving, we feel like we blinked, and fall was over. Now is the time to start decorating for the coziest season, but that doesn’t mean you have to start from scratch. Here are some easy and beautiful tips to transition your home decor by incorporating some new elements into what you already have. Save some money without sacrificing your dream winter-wonderland decor. 1. Update your front porch If your front porch is full of pumpkins and fall colors, it’s time …

Imagery can take a movie from good to great. We are currently obsessed with these films that showcase a myriad of home decor styles that are still relevant today. Time to find inspiration for your own decorating style in one of the 12 iconic movie sets below. 1. Coco Chanel and Igor Stravinsky (2010) “You don’t like colour, Mademoiselle Chanel?” “As long as it’s black.”  “Coco Chanel and Igor Stravisnky” tells the story of Coco Chanel’s life and affair with the famous Russian composer, …

No matter who you are or what you do, having a designated space for productivity and creativity is an absolute necessity. No matter how much space you’re working with, creating an organized and stylish home office can be easy, fun and affordable. Here are five steps to creating a workspace that will inspire and motivate you to check everything off of your to-do list.  Step 1: Find your Space Maybe your home office space is a spare room or standalone loft- if so, …

It’s time to think beyond the basic jack-o’-lantern for Halloween. Instead of spending hours cutting, carving and cleaning up the mess, transform those orange orbs into Halloween happiness with paint, upholstery nails, and a dollop of creativity. These ten spooktacular ideas will have you shrieking with delight. 1. Black & White  One of the joys of Halloween is that almost anything goes – even using insects as inspiration for seasonal decor. By working with contrasting colors such as black and white, even …