20 Things To Do When You Want to Stay Inside

October 27, 2015 — by Griffin Thall


Baby, it’s (getting) cold outside! Take a little indoor stay-cation with our list of 20 things to do when you want to stay inside:

1) Zendoodle.

2) Stay in your pajamas the whole day and take naps.
3) Try one of our DIYs or recipes!

4) Make a scrapbook from all of your last vacation pics and souvenirs.
5) Paint a large canvas of your favorite place in the world.
6) Write a letter to yourself 10 years into the future.
7) Catch up on the goat yelling videos on YouTube for a good laugh.
8) Try on every color of eyeshadow you have.

9) Wear a bikini and slippers all day cuz you can (only if you have heat!).
10 ) Organize your closet and donate what you don’t wear anymore.
11) Watch all the TED Talks on Netflix.
12) Have a Spotify dance party in your room.
13) Create different fashion looks and snap us your wrist! (Snapchat: PURAVIDABRAC )

14) Start a 30-day challenge (no TV for 30 days, drink a green smoothie every day, do 100 squats before bed or write a thank you note to a stranger every day for 30 days, be creative!).
15) Make dinner with your family/roomie or if you live alone, skip making dinner and order in.
16) Throw on your workout clothes and try out some free workout videos on YouTube.
17) Pamper yourself. Light some aromatherapy candles and give yourself an at-home manicure, pedicure, hair mask, body scrub and/or facial.

18) Skype a friend or family member abroad and catch up.
19) Digital clean up! Transfer photos to your computer from your phone, organize files on your desktop, delete old messages, etc.
20) Shop online and create your Pura Vida holiday wishlist.

While you’re shopping, check out our brand new water-resistant clutches!


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Halloween Costume Ideas

October 8, 2015 — by Griffin Thall


If you’re like us, you still haven’t thought about your Halloween costume and will be scrambling on October 30th to put something together that’s easy, but also awesome. Have no fear (except when you’re walking through the haunted house) because we’ve got you covered with these Halloween Costume Ideas:

30 Last-Minute DIY Halloween Costume Ideas

DIY Halloween Costumes for Teens: Emoji, Starbucks + Beanie Baby

75 Creative Couples Costume Ideas

Bracelet-inspired Costumes

Sailor = Anchor Wrap Collection


Gypsy = Cuff Collection + Arrow Charms + Feather Charms


Mermaid = Bubble Bath Pack


Hula Girl = Hawaiian Orchid Pack


Glam Rockstar = Studded Collection + Track Bead Collection


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Dorm Room Ideas

September 22, 2015 — by Griffin Thall


As the school year kicks off and you’re settling into your dorm room, we want to give you some ideas to personalize and pretty up your new space. The space might be small, but this means you have to think BIG. Here are some dorm room decor ideas that we love:

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