blogwatch: where we’ve been clicking this week

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DIY-up these fabulous urchin-style ornaments to augment your holiday decor, at Curbly

Over at the New York Times, Mark Bittman extols the virtues of brown rice, and gives a myriad ways to use it, from salads to pancakes.

A Shelterrific shout-out, at Picnics in the Park. Blogging makes the world a smaller place, indeed!

This home in Nigeria is constructed from plastic bottles, and it’s bulletproof, and climate controlled to boot! At Archinect.

The Style Files has us wanting rolls upon rolls of this faux boisscrap wood wallpaper.

How to set the perfect formal Holiday table, at CasaSugar.

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