blogwatch: where we’ve been clicking this week

stringgarden

CasaSugar interviews Holland-based Fedor van der Valk about his amazing string gardens.

The Smithy: an upstate NY blacksmith’s residence turned into a antique/industrial thing of beauty. And it’s for sale… At The Brick House.

Another house listing of interest: a 1964 dome house made of styrofoam. The interiors are FABULOUS. Why aren’t more houses made of styrofoam? At RetroRenovation.

DIY Banh Mi anyone? These Vietnamese daikon radish and carrot pickles are an essential component. Make your own, at Simply Recipes.

Use plastic pink flamingoes to discourage wild turkeys from ransacking your yard — at Little Hokum Rag.

DIY Father’s Day gifts! Clock’s ticking…. At Curbly.

That’s yard sale — WITH A ‘Z’ : a sneak peek into Liza Minelli’s Hampton’s yard sale, at DIY LIfe.

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Why aren’t more houses made of styrofoam? Because it causes cancer.

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/11/health/11carcinogen.html

nice diverse set of links. likes the string garden the most…. mainly as my Dublin location may hamper the vietnamese carrot bit ;)