Autumn Activities

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A changing season brings about a whole list of new activities, especially in Autumn as we try to get outside as much as possible and enjoy the perfect weather. This season also brings some of our favorite superfoods like pumpkin, squash, apples, rutabaga, sweet potatoes, the list goes on. And as soon as we felt the first chill, we were making wreaths and navigating corn mazes. This weekend we are looking forward to crossing more things of our Fall To Do List with family and friends.

What are your weekends plans?

Featuring Scotch Naturals’ Smokey Martini, the steel grey creme.

DIY Halloween Decor

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We love halloween and doing fun (somewhat easy) crafts with the kids to get in the spirit of the season. Each year we like to try new decorations and update any favorites from years past. It’s a great way to get everybody involved and let creativity take over. Here are the decorations we did in hopes that you can enjoy them too!

Candy Corn Wreath: The idea is to upcycle  an old wreath with spray paint in candy corn colors. We especially love how it looks against the bright blue door.

Haunted Bar Cart: The Every Girl shares an easy way to spook your home with a haunted bar cart. The biggest task is spray painting dryer flowers and an old vase. Add black candles, halloween candy, some goulish liquor bottles and voila!

Glam Pumpkin: A bedazzled pumpkin is such a great alternative to carving one. Love the idea of painting it black and then adding the glam. Best part is you can find sticky jewels!

Cute Lanterns: Light up your front step with these halloween decorated jars. Just paint the inside fall colors and print cutouts that you then tape to the outside.

Perfect Pairings: Joyce

Perfect Pairings is a series where we ask our favorite bloggers to pair their favorite Scotch Naturals polishes with their favorite outfits. This week we are thrilled to have the founder of Bronzer Bunny, Joyce, discuss with us about what she’s wearing as she transitions into fall; beauty products included!

I’m a girl who always loves being warm, and my mind is nearly always on summer. Due to an extended work trip to the Bay Area, I’m still totally thinking summer to fall transition in my fashion and beauty choices.

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Canal St Daisy just screams summer to me – the perfect shade to dress up or down all season. I’ve paired this for a casual day around town with denim shorts from and my favorite drapey tank. Throw on a bit of sparkle, Kiehl’s microblur, and a bit of glory cream blush, and I’m ready to hit the beach or brunch.

Topshop Necklace // Kiehl’s Microblur Skin Perfector // YSL Creme de Blush #4 // American Eagle Denim Shorts // Wilfred by Aritzia Tank Top (similar)

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Neat is the perfect workday neutral. A bit peach, a bit pink, but it really just goes with everything. I especially love it with this pleated skirt and delicate jersey tee. It goes perfectly with a statement necklace, a bright pinky-red lip and an even complexion. Throw on an edgy jacket or cardigan, and it’s perfect for when the sun goes down.

Topshop Necklace // Koh Gen Do Aqua Foundation // Givenchy Le Rouge Lipstick in Fuschia Irresistible // Wilfred by Aritzia Tee // H&M Skirt

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Velvet Kilt, a long sleeve silky blouse, and a cute textured pencil skirt totally takes me into fall. I love throwing on my much loved leather sleeved field jacket with this dark so purple it’s nearly black shade. Along with some contoured cheekbones, liquid liner, and almost duo chrome purple shadow, I’d say I’m ready for a fall night out!

Wilfred by Aritiza Blouse // Kevyn Aucoin The Sculpting Powder // Tom Ford Eye Defining Liquid Liner in Deeper // Ellis Faas Creamy Eyes in S123 // Rhinestone & Spike Bracelet // H&M Textured Skirt

Now that I’m heading home to a real fall season in Chicago, I’ll be sure to throw in some tights & fun jackets… and you can bet I’ll be wearing a bit of Canal St Daisy on my fingers all winter!

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