blogwatch: where we’ve been clicking this week

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Who knew the 18th & 19th centuries were so chic? Psychedelic Federalist wallpapers, at Readymade.

The Nub chair by Patricia Urquiola: like an atomic windsor chair. Via notcot

Smitten Kitchen went to Marcus Samuelsson’s Red Rooster, and all she brought us was this recipe for sour cream cornbread with aleppo pepper.

Make an INSANELY easy MCM-inspired planter with inexpensive Target pots — thanks again, Curbly!

DIY life shows us how to dress up vintage black & white photos with bright & colorful matting — a great Mother’s day idea!

Put down that Morton’s salt! Harold McGee introduces us to the wide world of salt, and why it’s so important to go natural.

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