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10 Favorite Life + Style Youtubers

So who doesn’t love a good Youtube haul or apartment tour video? I admit, I get a little obsessed with Youtube (well, okay, not the way I’ve seen some people get obsessed with Youtubers, yikes). Youtube is definitely something I have a mad respect for. Great videos fascinate me, but they’re definitely something I haven’t…

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Recipe // Strawberry Mint Lemonade Splash

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. The following content is intended for readers who are 21 or older. #SVEDKASummer #CollectiveBias Summer is the perfect time to sit back, relax and unwind with a refreshing cocktail! This strawberry mint lemonade splash is the perfect mix…

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New Romantics: A Playlist for June

Well, since I missed May and it’s halfway through June, I figured it was finally time to create a new playlist! Plus I finally have new music, because Taylor Swift has put all her songs back on Spotify, and new Paramore and Lorde albums both have come out. Score. As far as life updates go,…

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Life Lately // Summer 2017 Favorites

Well hello there! It’s been a hot second, hasn’t it? Full disclosure: I’ve been distracted by my new Instagram account. More on that in a minute. Otherwise, I’ve just been hanging out, reading lots of books, and enjoying my new place. Also it’s finally gotten incredibly hot and summery and I, for one, don’t appreciate…

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HerStory: Katy from Katy Belle

HerStory is a series of profiles where fabulous bloggers, makers and creative entrepreneurs share their stories and tips for creating a beautiful online space. Know someone who has blog wisdom to share? Comment below or email us at hello@octoberjune.com.  Katy of Katy Belle is one of my favorite bloggers right now – her photos are always…

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How to Turn Your Bedroom Into a Sanctuary

Did you know that the average human spends a third of their life sleeping? That’s a whole heck of a lot of time being spent in your bedroom, and that’s not even counting Netflix binges and sick days. So when you spend that much time in one room, especially for those of us that have…

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How to Create a Beautifully Themed Instagram Feed

One of the best ways to create a beautiful brand identity and gain followers on Instagram is to have a cohesive theme or aesthetic to your feed. But how, exactly, do you go about creating one? It might be easier than you think. Personally, my Instagram is very bright, white, and minimal. I like how…

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6 Tips to Make Moving Less Painful

As I’ve mentioned at every possible juncture for the past several months, I recently moved into a new apartment. Now, moving is famously really fun and easy right? No. No it’s not. I hate moving so much okay. But having just gone through this, I thought I’d share some tips that helped me not completely lose my…

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Life Lately // Mini Apartment Tour

So if you didn’t know, I recently moved into a new apartment! (I’m saying this sarcastically because I’m pretty sure I’ve mentioned it in every blog post and multiple social media posts in the past several months). I was really hoping I’d have a nice new DSLR camera to take these photos with, but as…

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7 Ways to Unplug and Unwind

Over the last several months, I’ve noticed a troubling pattern in myself. After long days of work, where I’m on my computer and phone all day, I’ll come home, open my computer, start doing blog stuff, or scrolling through social media, or whatever, and I will stay on my computer or on my phone until…

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