October 30, 2014

15 No-Carve Pumpkin Designs

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With Halloween almost upon us, it's time to get in the spirit with costumes, candy, and decor, and what better way to do that than by decorating a pumpkin? This year, if you want to be festive without creating the mess that comes along with carving a pumpkin, grab some spiked cider and get inspired by these 15 pretty, long-lasting designs that don't involve a knife.

No-Carve Pumpkins

1. Ombre Painted Pumpkins via The Inspired Room
2. Marilyn and Mae Pumpkins via Events in the City
3. Gold-Stemmed Painted Pumpkins via Chatelaine
4. Lacey Pumpkins via Lauren Conrad
5. Sequin Pumpkins via Refinery 29
6. Donut Pumpkins via Studio DIY
7. Thumbtack Eek Pumpkins via Country Living
8. Doily Pumpkins via Allyson Baker Design
9. Day of the Dead Pumpkins via Martha Stewart
10. Metallic BOO Pumpkins via DIY Inspired
11. Rhinestone Pumpkins via Kids Kubby
12. Pushpin Pumpkins via A Subtly Revelry
13. Lace Applique Pumpkins via Honestly WTF
14. Disco Gourds via Erika Brechtel
15. Pantyhose Pumpkins via Young House Love

October 23, 2014

The Weekend Agenda | October 24-26, 2014

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Looking for something to do this weekend in the DMV? Check out these events happening in and around DC on Friday, Saturday and Sunday...

Friday | October 24
Downtown: DNV Rooftop Closing Party
Dupont: Halloween Karaoke Party at The Front Page
Dupont: The Great Pink Pumpkin Fights Breast Cancer at Midtown DC
Woodley Park: Boo at the Zoo (through October 26)
Mount Vernon: Mount Vernon Fall Harvest Fest (through October 26)

Saturday | October 25
Adams Morgan: Weekend Happy Hour at Roofer's Union, 5pm-7pm
Georgetown: DC Premiere of fashion documentary Advanced Style
Petworth: Fall Photo Safari
Georgetown: 15th Annual Nightmare on M Street Costume Crawl
Capitol Hill: Ghosts and Goblins Soiree
Dupont: National Geographic Harvest Festival  
Arlington: Pure Barre Arlington Grand Opening

Sunday | October 26
Tysons Corner: SafeSpot's Annual Fall Fashion Show
Southeast/Waterfront: Fashion Yards, Fall Edition
NOMA: Capitol Romance Wedding Workshop - DIY Makeup
Throughout DC: 39th Marine Corps Marathon (viewing location list here) 

October 21, 2014

Sale Guide: The Friends & Family and Mid-Season Edition

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7 FOR ALL MANKIND | Take an extra 30% off with code: FF2014 (ends October 22)

ANTHROPOLOGIE | Take an extra 25% off sale styles with code: EXTRAEXTRA

AEROPOSTALE | Take an extra 40% off with code: EXTRA40 (ends October 22)

AMAZON | 30% off jewelry with code: JEWELOVE & 20% boots with code: BOOTUP14

ASOS | Up to 70% off sale items (ends November 30)

BANANA REPUBLIC | Take an extra 30% off with code: BRSAVE (ends October 21)

BLUEFLY | Take an extra 20% off your order with code: FAMILY (ends October 22)

BOUTIQUE TO YOU | 10% off with code: AF10OFF

| 30% off select styles

DANNIJO | 25% off with code: DJFF2014 (ends midnight, October 21)

DOROTHY PERKINS | Take an extra 25% off with code: DPFW25 (ends October 26)

E.L.F. | Buy one, get one free fall must-haves with code: FALL (ends October 30)

EXPRESS | Free shipping on all orders with code: 9767

FOREVER 21 | Shop $20 & under styles during the mid-season sale (ends October 22)

GAP | Take an extra 25% off with code: EXTRA (ends October 21)

GENETIC DENIM | $50 off $200+ with code: 50SECRET (ends November 2)

HALSTON HERITAGE |  25% off with code: HALSTONAF25 (October 22-27)

HOUSE OF SWIM | 20% off Maxine of Hollywood with code: MAXINE20AFF (ends October 26) 

INHABIT | 80% off cardigans

J.CREW | Take an extra 25% off with code: TGIFALL (ends October 26)

JEWELMINT | 40% off best sellers with code: YESYES 

KAREN KANE | 20% off fall styles with code: FALLVIP2014 (ends November 1)

LORD & TAYLOR | 25% off select items with code: FRIENDS (ends October 26)

LUCKY BRAND | 50% off markdowns & free shipping (ends October 27)

LULU*S | Free shipping - no code, no minimums (valid October 21)

| Up to 20% off with code: STAR (ends October 23)

MANGO | Take an extra 30% off with code: 5MNG4 (ends October 22)

MAURICE'S | 30% off all tops (ends October 21)

MAX & CHLOE | $25 off orders of $100+ with code: 25OFF (ends October 22)

PIPERLIME | 20% off with code: ACTFAST (ends October 22)

RALPH LAUREN | Free shipping on $125+ code: FREESHIP125
(ends October 22)

SCOOP NYC | 25% off during the Friends & Family Sale (some exclusions apply)

SHOEMINT | Get 1 pair for $60, 2 pair for $80 or 3 pair for $100 with code MORESHOES

SINGER 22 | Take an extra 20% off with code: FALL20 (ends October 27)

TART COLLECTIONS | 20% off + free shipping with code: FRIENDS

THE BODY SHOP | 50% off bath and body items (ends October 22) 

TORRID | Take an extra 25% off with code: YESPLEASE (ends October 28)

| Complimentary shipping on all orders, plus $50 off your first order 

VICTORIA'S SECRET | Up to $125 off you order with code: SAVINGS14 (ends October 28) 

WILLIAMS-SONOMA | Free shipping on orders $49+ with code: W14SHIP
(ends October 21) 

ZOOSHOO | 7% off any order with code: 7OFF (ends October 31)