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How Tarot Cards Changed My Daily Routine

How Tarot Cards Changed My Daily Routine

  Daily Draw   Daily draw readings are my favorite type of spread. Depending on the question you want answers to, there are a number of different types of spreads that specialize with each type of question. Here’s my version of a daily spread that […]

I’m bringing the Clarisonic back!

I’m bringing the Clarisonic back!

Skincare is my NUMBER ONE obsession. I’m always testing new products (Korres Greek Yogurt Cleanser shown in the picture is being tested currently!), reading product reviews, and browsing to see what new products are on the market. However, no matter what havoc I wreak on […]

What does your birthstone say about you?

What does your birthstone say about you?

Photo: Little Moon Crystal Co.

 

Zodiacs, horoscopes, crystals. Some believe the day and year you were born manifests certain characteristics in a person. Birthstones are one of my favorite mystical symbols that have been used for centuries. Using crystals for protection, wealth, and other purposes has become extremely common, however I feel like birthstones have slowly drifted away from popular culture.

 

Learn more about your birthstone below and think about how it resonates with your personality. Let me know in the comments section if your birthstone fits your personality well! Either taken seriously or lightly, birthstones are fun and can be a unique conversation starter if nothing more!

 

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Photo: Little Moon Crystal Co.

 

Birthstones

January – Garnet

Garnets traditionally have a very powerful presence and are often used to help keep travelers safe! Wearing a garnet can also provide a positive energy source. People with this birthstone tend to be very organized and resourceful. If you need a decision made quickly, garnets are the best people for the task.

 

February – Amethyst

Amethyst can help form loving relationships and prevent toxicity. Calmness can also be found while wearing an amethyst, and they’re often placed around a home for serenity. If your born in February, you most likely are very calm and peaceful.

 

March – Aquamarine

Aquamarine is seen as very youthful and often linked to the ocean. Creativity and focus are often characteristics of aquamarine. People with this birthstone hold honestly to the highest caliber and will always be honest with you no matter what. Like the ocean, they are strong and clear.

 

April – Diamond

Diamonds are the ultimate symbol of everlasting prosperity. Often associated with purity, diamonds provide courage and today are a classic representation of love. People born in the month of diamonds are very resilient and can withstand anything. They love deeply and form strong relationships with others.

 

May – Emerald

Fertility and beauty are characteristics of emeralds. Wearing an emerald can bring great wisdom in difficult times. People with this birthstone are often very good at bringing people together. Many people born in May love hosting gatherings and being amongst friends and family.

 

June – Pearl

Like the diamond, peals are another symbol of purity. Peals tend to exude serenity and can even bring fourth positive relationships with loved ones. People associated with pearls love nature and are very fond of being outdoors.

 

July – Ruby

Rubies have always been a symbol of nobility and honor. Warding off evil, bringing success, and a harmonious life are the main characteristics of rubies. People born in July are very fearless and come off super confident to most people.

 

August – Peridot

Peridots are often used to protect from enchantments. Endurance and strength are two main attributes of peridots. People with this birthstone are very kind and love to be around people. Talking to new people and turning strangers into friends are these people’s highlighting quality.

 

September – Sapphire

Sapphires are symbols of faith and loyalty. Poisonous thoughts and people can be combatted with sapphires. People born in September are very powerful people and are often very good at leadership roles.

 

October – Opal

Confidence and creativity are associated with opals. People with this birthstone are quiet, but very creative when they’re alone. Often seen as shy, these people tend to be introverts because they prefer the comfort of their own creative space.

 

November – Topaz

Topaz has characteristics of love and peace. Wearing topaz can increase healing for any ailment of the mind of body. People associated with topaz are great with money and try to keep their finances in check often. If your born during November, you tend to have good luck and a positive attitude.

 

December – Turquoise

Traditionally turquoise was used to bring good fortune. People with this birthstone are seen as old souls and can be very slow decision makers. Traditionally, people associated with turquoise are very compassionate.

Witchy Chic Amazon Purchases!

Witchy Chic Amazon Purchases!

I still don’t know how to feel about Prime Day, but Amazon is still easily one of my favorite websites for everything under the moon. Amazon HAS to be plotting world domination by now, but let’s take advantage of it while we can so here […]

Spooky Box Club “Sweet Nightmares” Review

Spooky Box Club “Sweet Nightmares” Review

Box subscriptions are really having a moment these days. No matter what your interests are, there’s a box subscription for you! I’ve come across wine subscription boxes, crystal subscription boxes, and even underwear subscription boxes!   While watching YouTube videos one day I came across […]

Essential Oils Blends for the Modern Witch

Essential Oils Blends for the Modern Witch

Essential oils have become very popular recently, however they’ve been around for nearly 5,000 years! Using the medicinal purposes in their practice, ancient Egyptian healers were one of the first people to recognize the importance of essential oils. A spooky fact that’s really sparked my interest is that essential oils like cinnamon, frankincense, and myrrh were used in Egyptian mummification! To read more ancient history on essential oils check out Young and Living, also head on over to my guide to essential oils for some of my favorite oils.

 

My favorite essential oil blends for the modern witch are below! Let me know what some of your favorite essential oil blends are in the comment section. ALSO, don’t forget to subscribe to my newsletter (on the right!! –> ) for updates on new articles and a possible upcoming giveaway!

 

 

Witchy Chic Brands That You’ll Love!

Witchy Chic Brands That You’ll Love!

Unique brands are easier to find now that instagram, etsy, and amazon has made it easier for people to shop online. Finding more brands that cater to the more spooky side of style has really helped me develop my own personal style better! Here’s a […]

How to Energize Your Day, Naturally

How to Energize Your Day, Naturally

Yes, coffee will ALWAYS be my go to morning caffeine burst, however throughout the day I find myself fighting fatigue. I wish I was constantly energized on my own, but when my afternoon Chemistry class comes along I’m constantly having to snap myself out of […]

Insta-worthy Wire Wall Grids & New Spooky Room Decor

Insta-worthy Wire Wall Grids & New Spooky Room Decor

I’m always checking instagram for new room decor ideas and fun projects to do. That’s when I saw these amazing wire wall grids from Urban Outfitters for $50! I created my own wire wall grids for a fraction of the price, and I can now interchange my wall art without dealing with messy tape or nails in the wall! Purchase these wall grids from Amazon for $14 each!

Adding unique artwork or seasonal decor to your walls is super easy! Search the dollar section of target for cute mini clothespins to hang up your favorite pictures or art. Of course, I always have to add my own spooky touch to my room decor so I searched Pinterest for cool halloween inspired gallery wall prints.

Spooky Room Decor Ideas

Life Hack: Buy paint in your favorite aesthetic colors in order to update some old decor and make it fresh and new!

I purchased some black and blush paint from Michael’s Craft Store and decided to search my garage for old items I could turn into expensive looking room decor items! During my garage exploration I came across an old bird cage that I turned into a cool spooky candle holder with some black paint!

The second item I found while searching the garage was a small silver tray from the dollar tree! Stacking my favorite coffee table books underneath the tray, I created another cute candle display!

Comment your favorite home decor hacks below, and let me know if you’d like to see more spooky decor ideas!

Beautifully Bewitched Dreamy Playlist

Beautifully Bewitched Dreamy Playlist

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