When the sun is shining, it is necessary to provide shade in the garden, on the terrace or on the balcony. Especially if you don't have a tree to sit under! Here is a small series of solutions to make the most of the garden by creating a few gray areas. Shade sails To protect you from the sun, nothing like a stretched canvas that will gently break the rays.
Available in recycled or natural materials, the flowerpot always rhymes with decoration but also with ecology! We have selected for you 12 eco-designed models in Pévétex, in recycled tires, in natural fiber or in eco-responsible wood: whether they are designer or more traditional, they will undoubtedly sublimate your interior, balcony or terrace!
Between France and Hong Kong, as much to say that the gastronomy is completely different. Exotic foods, combinations of flavors, cooking techniques ... If the plate is not the same, the kitchen as a room in the house also changes. Juliette, an expatriate in Hong Kong and more precisely on the island of Lamma, opened her kitchen for a little visit.
Exterior decoration is often overlooked in the house: individuals investing the garden only during the summer season, they do not always see the point of developing their exteriors in a sustainable manner. However, this additional space is a real bargain! It allows you to relax, have lunch, read or rest while enjoying the heat of summer ... The design of outdoor spaces is Slowgarden's specialty: founded by Claire Delahaye, the Marseille design office projects allowing to make the most of outdoor spaces, while playing with their constraints.
Their common name certainly tells you something, the Bouroullecs - Ronan and Erwan by their first name - have shone on international design for more than 20 years. Associated in 1999, they, as a family, designed for many manufacturers such as Issey Miyake, Ligne Roset and, more recently, Mutina. They now exhibit their work around 4 emblematic exhibitions in Rennes in Brittany.
Bonsai growing comes from an ancient Chinese tradition of potting wild trees taken from the wild. This ancestral tradition became an art form which today counts many amateurs. But the art of bonsai requires a constant requirement, reserved for enthusiasts who will be able to show a lot of patience.
What if tidying up your house made it possible to live a better life? This is what Élise Delprat-Alvares, passionate about tidying up, and Pauline Levasseur, home organizer by trade, defend in their book Range ta vie! (ed. Larousse). We went to meet Élise Delprat-Alvares so that she could explain her tidying up philosophy and give us some tips… What did you learn from your meeting with Pauline Levasseur, home organizer?
How to keep the house clean? Vast question… What do your dog / cat / child / spouse think? No, we laugh, we don't want you to argue ... Quite the contrary, we offer a small guide to download to see more clearly with household chores and their recurrence. Whether you like cleaning or not - raise your hand!
Here are cute rabbits that can hang everywhere in your children's room to beautifully decorate their little world. You will be able to use them in garlands, in mobiles, in simple suspensions and to decline them in size, and in colors… And of course, the children will be able to have fun making these nice decorations themselves!
Nothing is more painful than to notice unsightly traces of the iron on his precious clothes, or to notice that the iron sticks more and more to the fabric during ironing. To avoid these inconveniences, it is enough to clean the soleplate of its iron. Fortunately, grandmother's tricks are legion.
With its clean lines and its refined use of natural materials, the Scandinavian design fully deserves its reputation, so that vintage pieces are snapped up in flea markets. So why not make your own Scandinavian furniture yourself? Today we will learn how to create a small Scandinavian-inspired wooden table.
There are small tables more garnished and welcoming than larger and prestigious. Size is not everything, and even if your field of expression is limited to a few square meters in the sky, think of it as if it were a garden. This lack of space will require just a little more rigor, a good knowledge of the constraints of growing in pots and compliance with a few rules of composition to achieve successful staging.
Global warming is omnipresent in the news. However each winter we experience episodes of extreme cold including frosts or snow. During the winter season, it is more difficult to move around safely in your garden, on your terrace or on your balcony. How to do ?
Are you looking for how to recycle your old boxes? With little equipment and a lot of imagination, we suggest you make a design lamp with the most beautiful effect! Equipment - Cardboard - An LED bulb and its support - A small piece of fabric - A piece of Velcro - Glue - A ruler - A pencil - A cutter or scissors The steps 1.
For centuries, vases have been an integral part of decoration. All in curves or rectilinear, transparent or colored, small or XXL, they decorate our interior with style and lightness! Here is a selection of decorative vases for less than 25 euros. An ancestral tradition Flowers play a very important role in our society: offering a bouquet is an attention that we reiterate on all kinds of occasions, be it a birthday, an invitation, a a declaration of love… Arranged in a vase, the flowers are beautifully highlighted and decorate the house with a fresh and vegetal touch.
Oops, an ugly stain on my beautiful wallpaper! Do not panic, before embarking headlong into cleaning, we inquire. Grease, ink or sauce stain, each accident has its solution. One watchword: know the nature of your wallpaper and act quickly to avoid encrustation.
To make your shower a space of well-being, start by betting on a decor that suits you. It starts with the choice of shower curtain: colorful, original patterns, there are endless to decorate your bathroom to your taste. Here are some ideas to help you choose yours.
You always need small appliances in your kitchen. When sharp knives and super powerful microwaves are no longer enough, there comes the urge - if not the necessity - to get electric choppers and other juice machines. For this summer 2016, Brandt helps you and selects a few devices that you will soon be able to do without.
No matter how much talk of the death of the written press has been announced, there will never be anything better than looking for your favorite magazine at your tobacconist, to devour it page by page, comfortably installed in a sofa. Today, we are going to a little more perpetuate this ritual by learning to make a retro magazine rack in wood and leather.
Good or bad associations? Many varieties of vegetables have the same nutritional requirements. If you combine them in the vegetable garden, they will naturally try to develop at the expense of the others. Don't make the wrong associations - Never plant peas or beans near rows of vegetable bulbs like onion, garlic or shallots.