A Magical Lifestyle Blog

Month: May 2017

Happiness and The Danish Art of Hygge!

Happiness and The Danish Art of Hygge!

Hygge : (pronounced hue-guh not hoo-gah) is a Danish word used when acknowledging a feeling or moment, whether alone or with friends, at home or out, ordinary or extraordinary as cosy, charming or special (Hygge House). With school, work, and other commitments life gets crazy sometimes […]

Interview with YouTuber BiohazardousBeauty!

Interview with YouTuber BiohazardousBeauty!

I recently interviewed Victoria–aka BiohazardousBeauty on YouTube–via email about makeup, fitness, her personal style, and more! Check out the interview below and don’t forget to check out her YouTube channel for some spooky inspiration! Makeup/Skincare How did you first start getting into makeup? Victoria: Originally, […]

Beautifully Bewitched Dreamy Playlist

Beautifully Bewitched Dreamy Playlist

Enjoy this spooky/dreamy vibes playlist to get you through the work day hustle!

 

Why you should be taking a probiotic everyday

Why you should be taking a probiotic everyday

If you’re thinking “What even is a probiotic?”, the answer is already inside of you (LITERALLY)! Probiotics keep your gut healthy and promote a healthy digestive system. Adding more of these to your body allows for food to be digested properly and helps destress your […]

Skincare Routine | Daytime

Skincare Routine | Daytime

I’ve simplified my daytime skincare routine over the years, because I usually let my coffee cool as I’m applying these products. BASICALLY I like a routine that’s short and simple so I can get back to sipping my coffee and applying my makeup! I have […]

Spooky Gallery Wall | Ideas and DIY Guide

Spooky Gallery Wall | Ideas and DIY Guide

Creating a cool gallery wall is easier than it looks! I really thought about my aesthetic and my favorite things. I also tried to keep a color scheme of black, white, and red.

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I purchased an Alexander McQueen Calendar when I was in NYC at the Met’s Exhibition of Savage Beauty a couple of years ago. I decided to frame two of the pictures that worked with other elements of my gallery wall. The antler jacket matched my chrome gazelle hook, and the Scottish kilt dress matched the reds and greens in the Phantom of the Opera poster.

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I wanted to leave space in the middle to highlight the smaller pieces, such as the plates and the air plant house. I also liked adding in some phrases in order to break up some of the images.

Fun Fact: The frame that states “Of course, there’s always my way…” is a quote from the beginning of the Haunted Mansion ride, which is my favorite!

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Some of my favorite spooky gallery wall finds under $50:

Smoke Blue Antlers Wall Decor • Pier 1 Imports • $39.98

Asstd National Brand Stratton Home Dcor Black Baroque Mirror • Asstd National Brand • $47

Melody Rose – Skull In Red Crown Side Plate • £21.35

Merci Merci La Lune Art Print • Urban Outfitters • $19–199

Set Of 2 Trigg Small Wall Vases • CB2 • $24.95

Dormify Sketch Skull Print • Dormify • $15–29.99

Mini Guide to the Power of Essential Oils

Mini Guide to the Power of Essential Oils

One of my favorite parts of my daily routine is diffusing essential oils. At first, I was so confused about how they actually work and just imagined them being a replacement for candles. But, in my opinion, aromatherapy is so real and relaxes/motivates/de-stresses me! Here are […]