Summer is here and with the heat, the desire to quench your thirst with sorbets and ice cream! So much the better, because this is the "recovery" moment: collect the ice cream sticks, wash them carefully and keep them in a corner until you have a certain amount… And the moment will come when you can go out and make very original puzzles with your dear blond heads that will amuse them a lot.
INSULATION. Rock wool is an insulating material with multiple performances: Fire-resistant, anti-noise and anti-waste - ROCKWOOL stone wool insulation will assure you a real thermal and acoustic comfort. ROCKMUR KRAFT is used for the insulation of all types of vertical walls between the framework and all types of masonry counter-partitions.
Find a retro piece of furniture on a flea market, nothing could be simpler. But when it comes to cleaning it, repairing it, varnishing it… it's not the same story! To have some good advice I picked up my phone to make an appointment with Marie (aka Les Petits Meubles de Marie), always looking for rare pearls that she restores, pumices, paints… to give them a new life.
Everyone knows that cuttings (from the old French cut, push, sprout) is a necessity, for all budding or experienced gardeners, in order to conserve, rejuvenate or multiply the favorite plants of the garden or of the house. Nothing could be simpler and easier to implement, provided you take care of a few details that increase your chances of success.
To make lots of nice little things with children, packaging recycling is your best ally. Here, for example, we suggest you keep the kiri or fresh cheese box-type cardboard boxes and customize them to make pencil boxes, pretty and very practical for storing the piles of pencils and felt-tip pens of children who are lying around all over the house!
Decorative, original and elegant, stem shrubs can play a key role in exteriors of different configurations. These small trees are a plant creation that is increasingly used by landscapers, and is particularly valued in nurseries and garden centers. Here's how to make them, maintain them and stage them.
Imagine light, modular, modern and scalable furniture that follows you everywhere. Whether you are more of a nomad or you simply like to change the style of your interior regularly, the range of USM mini furniture should appeal to you. Ingenious accent furniture, boxes, discreet coffee tables, chests of drawers with multiple storage… each room imagined by the Swiss company USM has been designed to adapt to all desires.
A well thought out layout The laundry room often comes down to a reduced space of a few square meters that you have to know how to optimize: so start by having wall shelves that can cross the whole room and rise almost to the ceiling. You will place on them many storage boxes that will allow you to no longer leave your laundry products and other laundry items of all kinds lying around.
At work, everyone has their own little routine: the hour at which they prefer to have lunch, break times, the most productive hours and above all, an organization of their own office. This last element is one of the keys to efficiency. The way you use and physically invest your workspace influences the way you work.
Haussmann-style apartments have the particularity of presenting certain rooms in a row, a configuration not appreciated today. Doors pile up, forcing individuals to juggle interior design! In this large apartment located on avenue Carnot in Paris, the owners wanted to completely revise the layout of the spaces to transform the two adjoining rooms into a beautiful master suite.
Today you have only one thing in mind: dinner with friends planned at your house tonight. Everything was planned, you were going home earlier from work so you could put yourself in the kitchen and do the bit of cleaning (the one you had promised to do the day before). You could already imagine yourself impressing your guests with the cleanliness of your apartment and the delicious smell coming from the kitchen.
Jenna Sue is a graphic designer and blogger during her leisure hours. The young woman, passionate about recycling and decoration, undertook the renovation in 2015 of the bathroom reserved for guests in order to give it a more cozy style. The piece was stamped in the 70s colors from floor to ceiling and did not please the young woman or her husband.
When the designer of decoration Flamant joins the expert in painting Tollens, this gives a collaboration of paintings imagined to create decorative harmonies in line with the art of living Flamant. For 2016, the duo unveils a new collection of 5 shades that are both authentic and contemporary.
1. Do not neglect the seasonality of the flowers in your garden To arrange a superb flower garden, one of the most important things to keep in mind is that you have to anticipate the flowering periods so that the garden stays well stocked and colorful all year round ... and not just a few months a year.
When the exteriors and the terrace are left abandoned, the house can quickly take on an old-fashioned and neglected appearance. However, sometimes it is enough to replace a major element to revive an outdoor space! It is with this in mind that the owners of this small Marseille house called on the Slowgarden agency, which specializes in the development of outdoor spaces.
Curtains are now an integral part of a soft and warm interior. Thick or in light veil, transparent or very colorful, they dress our windows every season while protecting us from outside looks. Here is our selection of decorative curtains for less than 35 euros per pair. Let your imagination run wild Windows and picture windows look very naked when not surrounded by pretty fabrics!
Having a pool is the dream of many of us. So when it is possible to complete this project, we want the best. We want an exceptional pool! Whether natural or not, exceptional pools integrate perfectly into their environment and can be personalized endlessly.
The only "green space" for many city dwellers, the balcony is precious and its decoration should not be left to chance. So to transform these few square meters into a miniature garden, Pierre Alexandre Risser, landscaper, gives us his professional advice. Interview by Caroline Delman What are the parameters to take into account before embarking on the development of your balcony?
Having a swimming pool is a chance. To take full advantage of it, you need to secure the pool. Indeed, according to the Law Article L 128-1, private non-enclosed underground pools for individual or collective use must be provided with a standardized safety device aimed at preventing the risk of drowning.
Focus on the brand "Rue Monsieur Paris", which brings up to date the marquetry, decorative technique dating from the 14th century. Meticulous know-how for an impeccable finish. Designer and high-end furniture, symbol of a French art of living. Neat, chic and elegant, welcome to the world of "Rue Monsieur Paris"!
Do you like the vintage look but you don't know how to adapt it to your kitchen? Whether you like the retro country style, the old school atmosphere or simply mix modern and vintage, there are a multitude of solutions for less than 200 euros to simply redecorate - and quickly!