Hello people of the internet!!! On today’s ‘YouTube Wednesday’ we’re going to discuss an awesome new YouTube channel that every book lover will want to subscribe to right now (well finish reading this post and then go subscribe to the channel…ok? Ok). On this channel Zoe gives her viewers book recommendations, shows us book/bookmark hauls, and proves that she’s a fangirl just like the rest of us (so we can all obsess over our OTPs together yay!!!). So if you’re ready to release your inner nerd then let’s talk about some of the videos on this amazing channel. Ready? Ok, let’s go!!!
The first video that we’re going to talk about is Zoe’s ‘BOOK UNHAUL! [#1]’ video which was uploaded on June 28th, 2014 (you can check out this video below). Honestly this is one of the first book unhauls that I remember watching and I really like the concept of this type of video. Just in case you’re not familiar with this type of video, a book unhaul is when a BookTuber discusses books that they are going to get rid of because they did not enjoy the book, decided that they will probably never read the book, for various other reasons. These are really great videos to check out because you can get a person’s honest opinion about a book before spending money on it. After watching several videos on a BookTuber’s channel you usually get a good idea of what their personal tastes are, and if you have similar tastes then their opinion of a book will probably match your opinion. The next book that we’re going to talk about is Zoe’s ‘BOOKS I’M TAKING TO COLLEGE’ video, which was uploaded on August 22nd, 2014. Now as every book lover knows, if we could we would literally carry our book collections with us everywhere (and I realize that you can do that with e-books but that’s a different topic for a future blog post). If you are/will be living in an apartment or dorm room in the near future then this is an excellent video for you to check out because honestly it can be hard to leave books at home when you now you’ll be away from them for a while (ok we have to resist using #thestruggleisreal here…must resist…ok we obviously can’t because the struggle really is real).
Now we’re going to discuss Zoe’s ‘MY FICTIONAL BOYFRIENDS TAG’ video, which was uploaded on May 28th, 2015. Now we know we’re all fangirls/fanboys at heart, and because of this we honestly have a very deep emotional connection to our favorite book characters (and because of this so many ships are constantly set loose on the world). This is a really fun video that you will definitely have on replay, and a entertaining tag that you can play by yourself or with friends. The final video that we’re going to talk about is Zoe’s ‘BOOKS I WANT TO BE ADAPTED’ video, which was uploaded on December 30th, 2015 (you can check out the video below). If you love books (and you obviously really do if you’re still reading this post), then you know that you have a list of books that you think deserve a TV and/or film adaption. With the trend of so many of our fav books already getting adaptions, it is very likely that your favorite novel could get a small or big screen adaption some day. I highly recommend this video because Zoe gives a very interesting list that’s full of variety, so you’ll definitely find something you like on this list.
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Hello people of the internet!!! On today’s ‘YouTube Wednesday’ we’re going to discuss an amazing YouTuber that y’all HAVE to check out. If you’ve never heard of Jordan O’Brien (aka TheGentlemansCove) then get ready to meet your newest favorite fashion YouTuber. His channel will help all of y’all out there keep up to date with all of the latest fashion/hair/accessory trends. Whether you’re a guy who wants to fine tune your style, or looking for the perfect fashion related gift for the special guy in your life this holiday season then keep reading. Now let’s get to the videos. Ready? Ok, let’s go!!!
The first video that we’re going to talk about is Jordan’s ‘David Beckham H&M Inspired Hairstyle – How to style tutorial’, which was uploaded on November 18th, 2013 (you can check out the video below). If you want a cool new look then you’ll love this video. In the video Jordan explains step by step how to get this look, and tells you all of the products that you’ll need. With more than 1 million views, this video definitely proves that Jordan is the go to guy for all of your hair styling needs. Next up we’re going to talk about his ‘Back to School | Mens Fashion 2014 | Mens Fall Fashion’, which was uploaded on September 16th, 2014. If you want to revamp your wardrobe then this is the video for you. Whatever your personal style is you will find an outfit that’s perfect! In this video Jordan models the outfits, and tells you what each piece is and where to get it. Even though it’s a Back to School video, these are outfits that you can rock all year.
Next up we have Jordan’s ‘3 Things To Know About Cologne | Best Mens Fragrance’ video. This is the perfect video to check out now that the holiday season is upon us because it perfectly explains how to find the right cologne for any guy you may be shopping for. Jordan also talks about a very cool subscription service that you should check out if you or someone you know is always on the hunt for a great new fragrance. There were A LOT of incredible videos to choose from so I really had a hard time narrowing down this list. I highly suggest that you watch the other videos on this channel because there is a lot of cool stuff on it. The last video that we’re going to talk about is Jordan’s ‘How To Style Suits | Mens Fall/Winter Fashion 2015’, which was uploaded on November 17th, 2015 (you can check out this video below).This is another perfect holiday themed video, for anyone who is going to any Thanksgiving/Christmas themed events, or if you just want to add a little sophistication to your style. If dressing up isn’t your thing, there is a more casual suit look that is the perfect combination of style and comfort. In this video Jordan also tells us all about a subscription service that allows you to customize your own suit even down to the style of buttons on the jacket. How cool is that!?! This is a must see for all fashion fans out there!
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Hello people of the internet!!! On today’s ‘YouTube Wednesday’ we’re going to continue our Back To School trend and talk about a YouTuber that will help you make AMAZING DIY projects. With school right around the corner you have to save all the money that you can because school supplies, clothes, books, and everything else is expensive (and of course you gotta go to school looking cute). So if you wanna go to school with inexpensive, unique, cute supplies, t-shirts, or room décor (or dorm décor for anybody in college), then please read on to see why ‘DIYlover89’ will be your new fav YouTube channel. Ready? Ok, let’s go!!!
The first video that we’re going to talk about is DIYlover’s ‘Instagram/Polaroid magnets!!’ video, which was uploaded on January 15th, 2014 (you can check it out below). This is a really cool video that will show you how to take your favorite Instagram memories, and make them into cool magnets that will make your room or locker look completely unique. Bonus points, these magnets will also hold your important papers so you won’t lose anything! The next video that we’re going to talk about is DIYlover’s ‘DIY Tumblr inspired room décor ideas!’ video, which was uploaded on July 19th, 2014. This video has 3 projects that you can do in order to end up with cool pillows and room décor that will make your room Insta & Tumblr approved. The video takes you step by step through each project so any one can follow and end up with an incredible product that your friends will all freak out over.
Next up we have the ‘DIY phone cases designs’ video, which was uploaded on March 20th, 2015. Now we all know that your phone case is a HUGE part of your Back To School style. You definitely want a lot of phone cases that will help take your outfits to a new level because your phone is one of your greatest accessories. This video will show you how to make super cute phone cases that are inexpensive, and completely customizable, so you can add your own style make them the cases however you want them to be. The last video that we’re going to talk about is the ‘DIY Back To School Ideas & Supplies’, which was uploaded on July 25th, 2015 (you can check out the video below). This video will show you how to make cool pencil holders, customized pencils & glue sticks, keychains, paper clips, and bookmarks, all inspired by some of the summer’s hottest movies. These are super easy/fun projects that you can do in order to have unique school supplies that everyone will be jealous of, or you can get your friends together, and go to school with really awesome matching school supplies that no one else will have. The possibilities are truly endless!!!
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Hello people of the internet!!! On today’s ‘YouTube Wednesday’ we’re going to talk about a band that a lot of you may already be familiar with. If you’ve ever heard of the indie pop rock band ‘King The Kid’, then you’re already familiar with the AMAZING new band that we’re going to talk about, ‘Future Sunsets’. After ‘King The Kid’ disbanded, two of the members, David Michael Frank and Jose Mostajo, decided to evolve their sound and Future Sunsets was born. In 9 short months, Future Sunsets has already proven to have a loyal fanbase, with 7,421 subscribers, and 288,047 total channel views. So please read on to see why you will have Future Sunsets’ music stuck in your head all year long! Ready? Ok, let’s go!!!
The first video that we’re going to talk about is Future Sunsets cover of ‘Rather Be’ by Clean Bandit feat Jess Glynne, which was uploaded September 30th, 2014. I really liked their take on this song, because they kept the upbeat fun vibe that made this song so popular, but also added their own flair that makes this rendition unique. This song was a VERY strong start for Future Sunsets’ YouTube channel, and will definitely make you excited to see more from the band (you check out the video below to find out for yourself). The next video that we’re going to talk about is Future Sunsets’ cover of ‘Bailando’ by Enrique Iglesias, which was uploaded on December 31st, 2014. I thought that this was such a interesting choice for the band, and they were honestly able to pull it off very well. It’s fun to see a band you like take a chance with a song that’s a little different than what they typically do, but equally entertaining. You will definitely play this video over and over, and love it more everytime.
Next up we have Future Sunsets’ cover of ‘Iris’ by Goo Goo Dolls, which was uploaded on March 21st, 2015. This is a song that EVERYONE knows, whether you’re a fan of this genre of music or not. Because of this, there is definitely a added pressure to make an amazing cover, and the band perfectly hits this mark. They are able to not only make a rendition of this classic that is very well done and keeps your attention, but are also able to really make you feel the emotions that the lyrics convey. This cover definitely deserves 5 smiley face (because as I’ve said before, smiley faces are cooler than stars). The last video that we’re going to talk about isn’t a cover, but is a really awesome original song that you just gotta check out! Future Sunsets released the lyric video for their song ‘Without Your Love’ on December 16th, 2014 (you can check out the video below). This is a really cool song that has catchy lyrics, and upbeat vibe, and will instantly hook you as soon as you start to listen to it. It has a lot of the same elements that made fans fall in love with this band, but also show that they are constancy evolving and making their sound even better. I could definitely see them not only seamlessly integrating into mainstream music, but also stand out in such a way that will make them a cross-genre hit.
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Hello people of the internet!!! On today’s ‘Monday Memos’, I’m going to help put a little magic into your Monday. Now if for some crazy reason you haven’t heard of 17 year old magician Collins Key, you are definitely missing out. This superstar has taken the magic/illusion industry to a whole new level by finishing in 5th place season 8 of America’s Got Talent, presenting at the 2014 Teen Choice Awards, and opening for Demi Lovato on her 2014 ‘Neon Lights Tour’. So now let’s check out some videos that are guaranteed to leave you spellbound. Ready? Let’s go!!!
The first video that we’re going to talk about is Collins’ 2013 audition for the reality show ‘America’s Got Talent’. For his audition, Collins performed a trick that teleported a dollar bill into a sealed bag of chips. This is a really cool trick that will leave you wondering how he did it (you can check out the video below). Although the trick is awesome, one of the most impressive things about his audition, was how at just 16, Collins already proved that he could compete with the the most seasoned of showmen. The next trick that we’re going to check out is Collins’ performance for the ‘America’s Got Talent’ Vegas Week. This trick consisted of Collins mentally ripping a page out of a book, writing a word on the ripped page, and then teleporting that page into an envelope that a person is seated on. Again, this trick will leave you amazed, and will make you want to see more from Collins. Even though he didn’t win the competition, Collins definitely made his time on ‘America’s Got Talent’ count, and in doing so made us all fall under his spell.
Collins also has a very cool YouTube channel where he posts fun challenges, Q&A videos, and you guessed it, magic tricks. Let’s check out one of their videos right now! In this video, Collins does a trick in which he has a person pick a random card, and then sign the card. Then he does a lot of cool Harry Potter magic stuff, and another card takes a bite out of the random card, and then he finds that bite in the other card (yeah I know it’s a little confusing when I try to explain it, but check out the video below and you’ll see the awesomeness). Also, Collins gets bonus points for included One Direction’s drummer Josh Devine in this video because that’s just really cool! Ok the last video that we’re going to talk about isn’t actually a magic trick video, but is instead a magic trick revelation video. In this one, Collins explains how to do a trick with a scarf and an egg. Y’all should definitely check this one out, because it is guaranteed to freak out your family/friends, and will liven up any party.
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Hello people of the internet!!! On today’s ‘YouTube Wednesday’ we’re going to discuss an amazing beauty/fashion guru duo that will entertain you and give you awesome advice. If you haven’t heard of the channel ‘ToThe9s’ then you NEED to do that right now (well finish reading this blog post then hop on over there). ToThe9s was created by Vancouver college students Cassie and Ricci, who both are naturals in front of the camera. This duo’s diverse range of beauty/fashion/& DIY videos will have you instantly hooked and constantly checking your subscription box for new videos. So now…let’s get to the videos. Ready? Ok, let’s go!
The first video that we’re going to talk about is ToThe9s’ ‘DIY iPhone/Android cases’ video, which was uploaded on November 19th, 2013 (you can check out this video below). This video shows you that with a little work, you can have as many cool and unique cases as the internet can produce. The video is very detailed so you’ll know exactly what to do, and one of the girls even tells a quick story about how she use to sell these types of cases for kids at her school (which is a great idea to earn a little money for the summer btw). Next up we have ToThe9s’ ‘DIY Ripped Knee Jeans’ video, which was uploaded on April 19, 2014. This is a really cool video because it shows how you can easily transform any jeans into ripped jeans. The video is easy to follow, and help you create your jeans in just a few minutes. You gotta love a DIY video that helps you always stay in style.
Ok, let’s moved on to the ‘BACK TO SCHOOL LOOKBOOK: College Edition’ video, which was uploaded on September 15th, 2014. Even though it’s summer right now, eventually we all have to go to back to school so this is an excellent aid if you’re nervous about starting college or just school in general. The videos shows a lot of really cool looks that you can easily adapt to fit your individual style. This is the perfect way to start school in a fashionable way (before mid terms hit and you live in sweat pants…it happens just wait and see). The final video that we’re going to discuss is ToThe9s’ ‘Simple Summer Outfits’ video, which was uploaded on June 11th, 2015 (you can check out this video below). What I really love about this video is that all of the outfits have a very minimalistic feel, which is perfect if you want to look effortless cool. These looks are also a great way to shake up your summer style so you can grab those extra likes on Instagram (#instafamous !).
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Hello people of the internet!!! On today’s ‘YouTube Wednesday’ we’re going to discuss an awesome singer/songwriter whose smooth vocals will make you hit the replay button again and again. Remember the name Travis Atreo because this artist is about to make a big splash in the main stream music industry. According to Travis’ official Facebook page, he’s currently working on his debut solo EP which should drop in 2015 (so get excited!!!). So let’s move on to the part y’all really want to see…THE MUSIC! Ready? Ok, let’s go!!!
The first video that we’re going to talk about is Travis’ rendition of ‘Thinking Out Loud’ by Ed Sheeran, which was uploaded on October 12th, 2014 (I couldn’t embed the video into this post, but you can check out the cover here: Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran (Cover by Travis-Atreo). Now this is a song that is difficult to cover because it not only requires vocal skill, but also the ability to really portray the emotions behind the lyrics. Travis does a great job of really pulling at your heartstrings and immersing you into the song. Trust me once you hear his version, you’ll want to replay it again and again. Next up we have Travis’ cover of ‘Sledgehammer’ by Fifth Harmony, which was uploaded on January 14th, 2015. What I really like about this choice, is that Travis is able to show that he not only has the ability to make us cry, but can also perform a fun song that you’ll want to get up and dance to. These covers will only get you more excited for his original songs because of the amazing artist range Travis has already shown us.
Now we’re going to talk about Travis’ version of the hit song ‘See You Again’ by Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth, which was uploaded on April 15th, 2015. This is another cover that will have you crying, but also constantly pushing the replay button (this cover is multi-talented like that). With a unique sound and the ability to hold his audience’s attention, from the very first note, Travis has proven that he’s ready to be a competitive main stream artist that you instantly recognize on your radio. The last song that we’re going to talk about is Travis’ original song ‘Baby It’s Christmas’ which features former ‘Teen Wolf’ & ‘Arrow’ actor Colton Haynes, and was uploaded on December 3rd, 2014 (by this I mean the piano version of this song, I couldn’t embed the video in this post, but you can check out the link here: ORIGINAL Baby It’s Christmas (Piano Version) feat Colton Haynes). This is a really cool song that you will want to listen to all year long. The lyrics tell a beautiful story, and the interesting mix between Colton’s strong country vocals & Travis’ smooth R&B vibe is the best present of all.
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Hello people of the Internet!!! On today’s ‘YouTube Wednesday we’re going to talk about another INCREDIBLE YouTuber that is quickly on the rise. Elaine (aka Heylaine) is a beauty/fashion/DIY guru who will have you smiling, laughing (and taking notes), as she explains how to get Instagram worthy hair, makeup, and home decor. Y’all definitely NEED to check out her channel now, because you don’t want to be lost when all your friends are addicted to her channel and you’re like “what?” (Btw in only 4 months Elaine has earned 3,829 subscribers, which is beyond amazing). So now let’s get to the videos! Ready? Ok, let’s go!
The first video that we’re going talk about is Elaine’s ‘My Everyday Makeup Routine’, which was uploaded on March 5th, 2015. This is a really great video for anyone who loves makeup because this particular look is easy to manipulate depending on whether you’re going out, hanging with friends, or are on a date with Netflix. You can check out the video below! Next up we have her ‘HUGE Spring Clothing Haul 2015 | F21, Topshop, Brandy Melville & More!’, which was uploaded on March 24th, 2015. Y’all knew that there had to be a haul video because hauls are AMAZING! I think that you can really learn all about a YouTuber’s sense of style busy checking out their hauls, and this makes us feel like they could be our style BFFs. Also, haul videos give you the illusion of shopping without you actually having to spend money so it’s a win for everyone.
Now let’s talk about Elaine’s ‘DIY Room Decor for Spring | & Tumblr Inspired!’, which was uploaded on April 30th, 2015. This is a really fun video that will teach you how to make some really cool, inexpensive decor pieces that will help you makeover any space for the spring. These pieces are all easy to make, very customizable so you can add your own unique style to each project. Another great thing about this video? You can save money by creating the pieces yourself, and spend that money on some of the cute stuff you saw in Elaine’s haul video (yay!). Lastly we’re going to talk about Elaine’s ‘How Girls Get Ready in the Morning | Morning Routine!’ video, which was uploaded on May 17th, 2015. This is a really funny video that really allows us to see Elaine’s bubbly, fun personality, and her natural on camera charisma. You will definitely relate to this video (because #TheStruggleIsReal…seriously it is), and will find yourself watching it again and again. This video will not only make you become an even bigger fan of Elaine, but will also leave you anxiously awaiting her next video (check out the video below to see what I mean).
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Hello people of the Internet!!! On today’s ‘YouTube Wednesday’, we’re going to look at a rising YouTube star that you’ll instantly want to subscribe to. Clarissa May is a 15 year old beauty/fashion/DIY guru and dancer. Along with her beauty channel, she also has a dance channel called Live On Pointe, where she posts Q&As, tutorials, demonstrations, and a lots of other cool things related to dance (definitely check this channel out too). What I like most about Clarissa’s beauty/fashion channel, is that she really shows off her creativity with her channel, and constantly pushes the quality of her videos to higher and higher limits. So…now let’s get to the videos! Ready? Let’s go!!!
The first video we’re going to talk about is Clarissa’s ‘Get Ready With Me Photoshoot’, video which was uploaded on August 30th, 2014. I love how Clarissa explains her process step by step so it’s easy to replicate this look. This is a really good video to check out if you want to find a new look for any upcoming events such as graduation, or a party. Ok, the next video we’re going to talk about is Clarissa’s ‘DIY Starbucks Frappuccino Costume’, which was uploaded on October 26th, 2014 (you can check out the video below). I think y’all will really LOVE this video because it’s really creative and inexpensive to make. Another good thing about this costume idea is you can customize it to fit your individual style, and you can look cute for any selfies that the day brings (and if you take a selfie holding a Starbucks drink that’s the same as your costume then you can bring a new meaning to the #twinning!).
The next video we’re going to discuss is Clarissa’s ‘Silver Smokey Eye for Beginners’, which was uploaded on February 19th, 2015. Now if you’re like A LOT of us, we’ll, smokey eyes lead to issues. I mean what’s worse than spending all these time struggling to make your eyes look awesome and then someone asks “why do you have two black eyes” (#epicfail). The final video that we’re going to talk about is the Clarissa’s ‘Pinterest in Real Life’, which was uploaded on May 1st, 2015 (you can check out the video below). I thought that this was a fun change from the usual videos we discuss because it’s a really funny, comedic video. The video explains what happens sometimes, when we try and fail to mimic stuff we see on Pinterest. It’s a really funny video that’s honestly not only hilarious, but so relatable.
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