blogwatch: where we’ve been clicking this week


Over at ShelterPop, we found a few easy ways to makeover your mailbox.

Ever wonder what the best way to clean your outdoor wicker chaise is? Well, thankfully CasaSugar is here with a helpful tutorial guaranteed to freshen up even the dirtiest wicker on your lanai.

ModFruGal shows us her secret to mimicking lacquer with minimal effort. The results are gorgeous — and are inspiring us to buy our own high pressure paint sprayer!

Even MORE helpful advice from Unclutterer: how to tackle the most troubled area of your home.

Can someone *please* buy us a set of these repurposed plates from foldedpigs dishware? (And if you’re wondering, we want the skull and cross utensils design, thanks.) Via Craft.

Even more reason to buy a pressure cooker: BPA exposure from canned goods far exceeds the amount from water bottles, according to the Huffington Post.

Beat the Summer heat with this adorable DIY sun shade at Design*Sponge.

Mark Bittman introduced us to We Patch, a Seattle-based site linking up yard-less gardeners with folks who are gifted with more square footage than green thumbs, creating food for both parties. Very cool — something we hope catches on!

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Art by Karena

Very Cute Mailboxes… :D :D