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Before / After: Open up an apartment to make it brighter
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Before / After: Open up an apartment to make it brighter

It is in Neuilly sur Seine that the Ouest Home agency opened the doors of a beautiful apartment completely renovated by him. At the head of this architectural office, specialized in the enhancement of high-end interior spaces, Nicolas Lefièvre-Lecallo has successfully carried out complete renovations since 2007.

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5 grandmother tips for cleaning your cutting board

A cutting board is a real bacteria nest. Food residue gets into the grooves made by the knife and does not necessarily disappear after a simple cleaning with washing-up liquid. It is first advisable to choose a wooden board. Wood is porous and can warp, but it is more easily washed and germs cling to it less than on plastic.
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Inspirations from elsewhere

No need to go far to bring back souvenirs and authentic decorative items. A little shopping and there you are with an interior that reflects your travel desires. Follow our advice to find the pieces of the moment. Immediate boarding ! Asia, Africa or why not the Nordic countries?
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Before / After: Create storage space in a small studio

The French architect Cyril Rheims is well known for his know-how in the layout of small spaces. Its platforms, modular storage and ultra minimalist cupboards have already proven themselves with many individuals. Saving space represents one of the major challenges of our decade, owners of studios and small apartments must now use many tricks to store their personal belongings without encroaching on living space.
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Pretty wooden decorative objects for children

Are you looking for inspiration to decorate your little one's bedroom? Do not move ! We have what you need: a selection of wooden objects, the trendy material of 2016. Often raw in a Scandinavian and Nordic spirit, sometimes declined in pastel tones, this noble material that is wood softens by adopting adorable cloud or star shapes.
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Concrete staircase: how to clean and maintain it?

Over time, concrete stairs tend to clog, crumble, and can even, if you are not careful, become stained. To maintain their good effect, it is therefore important to maintain them regularly. To help you in this not always obvious task, the editorial team invites you to discover its advice and tips for cleaning and maintenance in the rules of the art of your concrete staircase.
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Before / After: Transform an old stable into a designer living room

It is not always easy to enhance your real estate assets without distorting your property. Renovation and architectural past do not always go well together ... While some owners seek on the contrary to respect the original spirit of their habitat at all costs! The two facets are not, however, incompatible, as this amazing renovation operated by Vérand'Art proves to us.
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Karine Lanny: for a colorful design

Artist, designer, interior decorator ... Karine Lanny is a self-taught multi-faceted. Passionate about natural materials and colors, she founded her brand, Monochromic, in 2013. Then came the Muettes, Divine and Supernova, objects and symbols revisited with modernity, fun and shifting.
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Small kitchen: how to bring your fridge?

Bringing a traditional refrigerator into a small kitchen is often a headache. Unfortunately, the dimensions of the standard appliance are not suitable for small areas. If you forget the American fridge, you don't have to settle for a camping cooler!
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How to organize open shelves in the kitchen?

In the kitchen, the open shelves represent perfect storage spaces for our dishes or condiments. If they are practical, they can also become a key element in the decoration of our kitchens, provided they are well organized. What if we told you that we have found tips to make this storage area a useful, practical and aesthetic space?
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5 ways to beautify your wardrobe

Boost your wardrobe If you are lucky enough to have an empty corner of the wall but you do not want to saturate the room with imposing furniture, play on the hanging. Hang beautiful pictures or pretty frames above a series of hangers, hang lanterns or a pretty banner with pennants.
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Repair cracks in the ceiling

It is a fact, over the years, a house changes. They say she works. This is why walls and ceilings, especially when made of plaster, tend to crack. These cracks can also appear after a water damage or a more important event such as a landslide.
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Tutorial: a carpet with cork stoppers

Wine lovers, the tutorial of the day will enchant you! Keep the corks of your bottles and learn how to create this original carpet with corks. The material - a bath mat (make sure that one of the sides is non-slip) - cork stoppers (count about 200 stoppers for a 70 x 50 cm mat) - a glue gun - a cutter Budget: about € 10 Duration: 3 hours Steps 1.
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How to successfully install your roller shutters?

Do you want to install your roller shutters yourself? It is entirely possible if you are well prepared. Before you start, here are some time-saving tips for successfully installing your shutters and choosing the method that is best suited to your window configuration. What pose for what type of window?
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The revival of the industrial style

As in a loft or an artist's studio, appropriate the codes of these open spaces. On the program: metal, wood and concrete to make your interior a very trendy place ... or simply give it back the look! The renaissance of a style It was at the end of the 1960s in the United States that penniless American artists invested old disused factories to make their workshops.
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What indoor plants can thrive in the shade?

Indoor plants, shade and light Contrary to popular belief, indoor plants don't all have the same light needs. Some of them can therefore quite please and flourish in dimly lit rooms, even very dark. Whether it's green plants or indoor flowering plants, shade-loving plants are also ideal for bringing a touch of life and color where the light is not very present.
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DIY: personalized plates

Tired of your current plates, but don't want to throw them away? Give them a second life thanks to this tutorial, very easy to reproduce at home. It's up to you to let your creativity speak, to personalize them and create the decor of your choice! Dress up your plates everyday No need to be an artist to dress up your plates and brighten up your table with colors and patterns.
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The mistakes to avoid when choosing your external staircase

An integral part of your garden or terrace, the outdoor staircase requires your full attention: choice of material, safety requirements, decorative styles ... Many criteria must be taken into account to make the best choice. Find out the mistakes to avoid before embarking on construction work.
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Before / After: Enhance an interior with vintage decoration

Here is a rather interesting exercise in style, both in its simplicity and in the final result. This huge apartment was almost empty when its owners called on Holly Marder, journalist and interior designer. The accommodation, located in The Hague, was very basicly furnished (bed, table, etc.) because its owners intended it for daily rental.
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Take out the trunks!

Formerly reserved for travel, then relegated to the attic, trunks are nowadays essential as a decoration! Varied shapes and materials, they bring character to our interior while combining style and practicality. Trunks: trendy storage The year has just started and your interior already needs a little storage.
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