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Microplane, the grater specialist celebrates 20 years
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Microplane, the grater specialist celebrates 20 years

Cooking enthusiasts know it well, and make it their unwavering ally when going behind the stove: the Premium Classic grater-zester has not aged since its creation in 1994! Made in the United States where it was created and then improved over the years, the best seller of Microplane is distinguished by its original design like a wood file, but also by its unequaled culinary performance.

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A cozy sofa

In XL version with a corner, convertible, multi-position with a Lounge module or even with Relax function ... The 2016 sofa multiplies the proposals and tips. Here are the best news of the moment! Today's sofas: style, modularity and functionality! First of all, know that the size of your living room is decisive in knowing which model to turn to.
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Gifts to avoid for Valentine's Day

"Oh thank you my love, you shouldn't have ..." We have all known this awkward moment when we receive a slightly moldy Valentine's Day gift that we would have done well. And yes, the intention is not always enough ... There are some precautions to take to escape the couple crisis. So to avoid missteps this year, good taste, tact and delicacy will be required.
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The advantages of the sanibroyeur

A sanibroyeur, also called a toilet grinder, is a device that grinds the different elements that are found in the water of the WC in order to facilitate the evacuation. The sanibroyeur stands out as a real alternative to benefit from WCs where it is not always possible to have them. How does a sanibroyeur work?
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How to find more space in a small kitchen?

Small kitchens, although charming, can sometimes be a real Chinese headache. Especially when it comes to bringing in all of our little things. Crockery, kitchen utensils, pots and pans suddenly seem to take up a lot more space than expected. So how do you find storage space where there is none?
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How to choose and find your (cheap) lights?

Bring light touches where they are missing Whether you do all your decoration around a favorite lamp or it comes like the icing on the cake to perfect the atmosphere of a room, keep in mind that a light is a determining element of your decor and therefore it must be chosen with care.
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Before / After: restructure the space into three children's bedrooms

In this Haussmannian apartment, the owners' request was a bit special. It was necessary to transform a fairly narrow space composed of a parental bedroom and a children's bedroom into three separate children's bedrooms. This site therefore required the complete demolition of the existing partitions, floor, fireplace and bathroom, to become a metallic cocoon with an industrial style.
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Scandinavian tableware: a clean but warm design

Appreciated for its simple shapes and warm patterns, Scandinavian tableware has seduced for decades. Deciphering a style that does not contradict its success. Scandinavian tableware with recognizable shapes Traditional Scandinavian tableware is characterized by clean lines, unadorned, like Scandinavian design in general.
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Frozen pipes: what to do?

Freezing water pipes is a recurring problem that many homes face every winter. When the outside temperature drops below 0 ° C, some parts of domestic pipes are attacked by frost which creates cracks, causing significant material damage.
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The accessories for successful pancakes

A smooth and creamy pancake batter is not enough for successful pancakes. A tasty candlestick also requires practical and well-designed accessories, which take place in the kitchen or directly at the table with the guests. From the ceramic crepe maker to the shaker, via the wooden spatula, discover what are the essentials of a memorable pancake party!
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What color should you choose for a narrow kitchen?

The configuration of current interiors often leaves plenty of room for the living room, to the detriment of the kitchen and the bathroom. Having a narrow or long kitchen at home, however, is not inevitable ... Follow our advice to choose the colors that will enhance your small kitchen!
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Tutorial: glass bottles revamped in designer wall vases

My first is particularly bulky in the trash, my second takes thousands of years to decompose in nature, I am, I am ... Well, okay, the title of the article may have sold the wick a little too fast! Today, it's glass that we're going to be interested in with a very original idea for recycling empty bottles.
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What light fixture for his dining room?

Distribute the lighting well in the room The dining room is a very specific room which stands out for its long format and layout. It must be well lit, if possible by several light sources, so as not to leave any area in the dark. In a modern interior, the dining room is often integrated into the living room or the kitchen, for the sake of saving space and optimizing space.
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Uses of black soap in the garden

Black soap has been used since time immemorial. Made from vegetable oil, most often olive oil, it is appreciated for its many benefits. Indeed, black soap is a natural and effective cleaner. Thanks to the fatty substances that compose it, it also has nourishing virtues as useful on the body as for the maintenance of the house.
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New plants and flowers for your garden in 2016

Each year, the nurseries present their customers with the plant innovations developed by the 'breeders'. In the fall of 2015, the new catalogs were validated, and the new cultivars will soon be revealed over the seasons, at the head of the gondola of your favorite retailer! Here are some examples of those that you will be able to discover in a few weeks or months.
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4 tips for storing your household linen

Ah the household linen! It causes each of us a lot of concern ... Where to put it away and how? How to keep it clean? So many questions with multiple answers. To help you see a little more clearly and allow you to set up a way to store the household linen that suits you, here are some tips.
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Ceiling insulation: the advantages

Good insulation of the ceiling is essential, whether for reasons of economy, comfort or even aesthetics. Good news, whether you have a tight or generous budget, ceiling insulation has become accessible to everyone. tells you all about its benefits. Soundproofing No one likes to hear the neighbor's heels snapping above their head.
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Seed bombs: what is it?

Promote plant emergence by leading your own gardening guerrillas. Whether to attract butterflies, sprinkle colorful spaces in your nature area or green fallow lands close to your home, use seed bombs. You can even make it yourself. To tell you more about this process, we interviewed Jean-Sébastien Griffaton, director of Radis et Capucine, a company based in Trélazé in Maine-et-Loire.
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Build a log house using the art of logging

The art of the log makes it possible to build a house using wooden logs. Thanks to this still too rare process, each house is unique and perfectly meets the needs of the owner. The log houses are also economical and ecological. To learn more about the art of logging and the construction of log houses, we got in touch with Sébastien Salles, craftsman of the logging company and responsible for CSC Construction, a company based in Corrèze.
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10 dining chairs that have style for less than 100 euros

The dining room chairs generally complete the decoration of the space dedicated to meals. Whether chosen in accordance with the style of the table, or on the contrary completely opposite, they must remain comfortable, practical and decorative. Follow our shopping tips to create a refined table that will delight your guests!
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3 tips to receive your family at home

The end-of-year celebrations are often synonymous with reception: family members sometimes come from far away to share a friendly moment during Christmas ... So that these few days are as relaxed as possible, good organization s is essential! Follow the guide to receive your loved ones in a welcoming, simple and efficient way.
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