blogwatch: where we’ve been clicking this week

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This apartment in Nimes, France manages to make unfinished, de-wallpapered walls look chic and textural — at The Style Files.

Trick out your yoga gear with Finnish style : DIY Marimekko yoga bag, at Always Mod.

Kick autumn in to high gear and celebrate all things apple-y and delicious, at Fresh Home Blog.

Great gates: a modern roundup, at Casa Sugar.

At Bloesem we spotted this playful yet cozy bedding from Dutch design firm Snurk. LOVE.

Good to know: why decorating with salvaged pallets indoors is a bad idea, at Curbly.

NotCot got a sneak peek at what’s new from Dyson, like their new covetable Dyson Hot fan heater.

What could be bad about potatoes cooked with a smoky, paprika-infused tomato sauce? Not eating them right now! Patatas Bravas, at Simply Recipes.

image courtesy of Marie Claire Maison.

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Speaking of Dyson, has anyone else seen the new Dyson hand dryers in public restrooms? I don’t use public restrooms very often, but now that my daughter is recently potty trained, we’re visiting them all the time. Anyway, in the two restrooms we used last weekend, both had the new Dyson hand dryers. They’re certainly interesting and do work, but they scared the bejeezus out of my pre-schooler as they’re so loud. One restroom had paper towels as well, but the other had nothing else to dry hands so she ended up drying her hands on my jeans (being a mommy is such fun!)