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Current Obsessions: Fresh-Air Living

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Current Obsessions: Fresh-Air Living

April 17, 2021

A zero-waste gardening tip, the joyful return of a cheerful detail, and an online marketplace to peruse: Here are a few things on our (virtual) agendas this weekend.

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Above: The cult of the micro-apartment: 17 tiny spaces we’re poring over (including this bright small-space flat in London with an oversized window that opens, in warm weather, to a sunny terrace). Photograph via The Modern House.
  • “Label it late-pandemic buoyancy (or the fact that we’re all in need of a bit of fun),” writes Margot in this week’s Trend Alert; either way, scalloping is having a moment.
  • An attentive reader, Sara Krohn, started following writer/photographer Benjamin Swett thanks to the story Margot wrote several years back about his book New York City of Trees—and recently tipped us off to Swett’s new essay on, among other things, the light in Shaker dwellings. We’re also eager to get our hands on Swett’s forthcoming book on Shaker interiors, out this spring.
  • The Lost Kitchen in Freedom, Maine, is launching another online marketplace of local makers this weekend; take a look here.
  • At last: a look inside the home of the Netherlands-based couple behind Woodchuck.
  • 5 clever ways to use eggshells in the garden.
  • Plus, last chance to enter to win a spring bedroom refresh from Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams; enter here before midnight ET tomorrow (Sunday), and for more info, head here.

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