Built almost 800 years ago, the Royaumont Abbey, located in a protected environment, still stands today in the middle of ponds and forests. Its cloister and refectory are among the most remarkable and its magnificent gardens are ideal for strolling and exploring. Justine Marin, chief gardener of the Abbey tells us a little more about the three gardens established in the 4 hectare park.
As a child, while many dreamed of becoming a firefighter, doctor or princess, there were a few of us who had a completely different dream: to have our own store. A store with a flashing sign and a crate that "clicks" each time it is closed. Many have finally trod a completely different path and the world may not have needed as many ice cream stores.
As the housing shrinks, the bathroom is the room to be optimized par excellence. Sometimes a blind room, it can quickly become a confined and oppressive place. Fortunately, furniture, storage and decoration make these square meters an intimate and warm place in which one feels good ... Playing with colors to enlarge the space We know that light colors visually enlarge a room.
With the arrival of spring, it's time to clean up your kitchen! In order to save space in your storage units and to organize them better, but also to see more clearly in your room, it is advisable to empty all your cupboards and to sort them before cleaning the items you wish to keep. and find them a place of choice.
For its new summer 2016 collection, Sema Design wanted to open its horizons, mix graphic patterns and exotic prints, invite the charm of the East and Scandinavian design. A tableware with different colorful and trendy universes, to choose according to your tastes for an inspired breakfast or dinner.
When you love plants, you want to sublimate them! And for that, nothing like the planters to dress the plants and enhance them. We forget the unsightly pot to make the balcony a real decorative place! Betting on accumulation Decoration should not be neglected on the balcony: the plants you put in it can be seen from your stay, your living room but also from the outside.
Here is a cute idea to amuse children who can dress up the mouthpiece with all their favorite pencils. The making is not in itself very difficult but it will take thoroughness to cut and assemble all the elements which are a bit small: a hand of a grown-up person will therefore not be too much to carry out this nice decoration workshop of pencil.
Pastry chef of the double-star restaurant Caprice at the Four Seasons in Hong Kong, and elected best pastry chef in Hong Kong in 2016 by Tatler magazine, Nicolas Lambert is one of those expatriates who allow France to shine abroad. For, he agreed to open the doors of his personal kitchen where he used to cook with his partner, pastry chef for L'Eclair de Génie in Hong Kong.
The credenza is essential to the style of your kitchen. This horizontal covering behind the worktop is as much protection as a decoration. The choice of its material should not be left to chance and depends on several criteria, inherent to your needs and your cooking habits. Here are 4 types of splashbacks to adopt depending on the style of your kitchen.
Perhaps you have already seen it, exhibited in the Albert Kahn garden in Boulogne-Billancourt (92) or at a garden fair in your region? The concept of kokedama, graphic and innovative, is intriguing. This involves presenting a plant such as a small work of plant art, suspended or placed on a support (a slate, bamboo or wooden tray for example), by wrapping its roots in a sphere of specially developed substrate and coated with foam.
Are you going to adopt a dog? Rather than wandering the shelves of a pet store looking for the perfect leash, why not make it yourself? A comfortable loop for delicate hands, solid fastenings so that the dog can pull on the leash without risk, and voila!
In December 2014, Lille-design set up a project submission platform. Five designers with strong ideas, working in Nord-Pas-de-Calais are selected to join the incubator of the company. For a whole year, with the support of five business leaders, they developed, improved and made concrete their ideas with the same ambition: to develop new uses through design.
The latest addition to KitchenAid's Artisan line is called the Cook Processor and this multi-function food processor does it all for you - well, in the kitchen at least! The KitchenAid Artisan Cook Processor takes the brand's retro design and promises simple and precise use. We tested it at the office and we tell you everything.
Originally, simple little butterflies that live in the wild in the surrounding lime trees. But mites, there are multiple species. And some are not reluctant to settle in our precious homes. Here are some tips from grandmother to get rid of these junk that affect our wardrobes and our closets.
A pool enclosure can have several functions. It warms the water in the pool, facilitates the maintenance of the pool, creates a relaxation area or even secures a pool. To take advantage of a pool enclosure at the best price, you can buy a kit and assemble it yourself, or build your pool enclosure.
DUBBING AND PARTITIONING. Sound insulation, thermal insulation, water or fire resistance, indoor air purification ... the Placo® range offers a solution for every room in the house. Recommended for bedrooms and living rooms, the Placo® Phonic plate, blue in color, divides noise by two from one room to another.
Ultra simple, almost indestructible, the tomato, the salad, the radishes, the zucchini, the red beet and the leek are the essentials of any vegetable garden. Here are our tips for growing them well, in the ground or in squares ... And also for preparing them well. Enjoy your meal ! The tomato The tomato is the No. 1 fruit vegetable in the vegetable patch, and moreover the most cultivated, which also makes you want to cook!
The bathroom is no longer just a compulsory passage for a few minutes a day! Now it has its place among the living rooms of the house. Investing in the bathroom The bathroom is becoming more and more important in terms of home comfort. It is also more and more functional and design: nothing is left to chance on the decoration side.
Vegetables, flowers, aromatic plants: having a garden requires a little logic and a lot of patience. However, when you start gardening, you sometimes come up against the insubordination of Mother Nature, with the difficult choice of plant varieties as much as with the care they need. To help you create your garden in good conditions, we have reviewed the five most common gardening mistakes thanks to Charly de Jardiland.
Before installing or installing your pool enclosure, you must ask yourself the right questions in order to choose the model that best suits your needs. There are many models of pool enclosures. You have to choose the shape, the height, the material, the function and the possible options.
Saving space is one of the perpetual quests of our generation. Individuals today appreciate the beautiful volumes, which let the light circulate while offering large living rooms. In this Parisian suburban house, the owners lacked space and in particular rooms in sufficient number for their children.