Good for the wallet and good for the planet! This slogan alone should motivate us to pay more attention to the energy unnecessarily spent in our home. If certain reflexes - turning off the light when leaving a room or turning off the tap while brushing your teeth - have now become habits, there is still a lot to do to further reduce your expenses, whether in terms of electricity or electricity. 'water.
Foldable furniture, discreet light fixtures and extendable table ... 3 must have to take advantage of the beautiful days by optimizing the space of your small exterior. Opt for foldable furniture To furnish a small exterior, nothing is more practical than furniture that plays on transformations. Want to enjoy a brunch on the terrace without saturating your space?
This ecological and traditional wall covering has been used for a very long time in Moroccan hammams and is the material of the moment when we talk about interior decoration. Tadelakt, in Arabic, means "to caress", "to massage", which has nothing to do with hammams, but rather with the implementation, which consists in smoothing the coating for a long time, to give it this soft texture. to the touch that one would believe caressing marble.
Have you recovered an old metal piece of furniture? Or do you just want to give your metal furniture a boost? We give you all our advice to give it a second life through painting! Cleaning and stripping, protection and undercoats, painting and customization… Discover all the key steps to repaint a metal piece of furniture!
The table lamps complement the efficient but often somewhat impersonal lighting of fixed or more technical devices with their softness. Pottery brought back from a trip, a piece of driftwood collected by the sea, an astonishing pebble ... Use your imagination and give free rein to your creativity to design a unique piece ... while respecting certain rules which will allow this beautiful object to enlighten you.
The reputation of terrariums no longer needs to be rebuilt. Indeed, many of us love these mini indoor gardens. To change relatively classic models, we unearthed our favorite inspirations from atypical terrariums. In a bell, on a stand, suspended, in the form of balls, graphics, diverted… Discover 8 styles of terrariums that will change your interior!
Besides their pretty transparent finish, the huge advantage of the stains is their ease of repair. Just sand and iron a new coat! Of course, do not wait for the stain to flake and or flour to intervene, otherwise you will have to strip the support. GOOD TO KNOW Even if they exist in a wide range of colors, the stains can be easily tinted with universal dyes, pigments or fine art colors (unless otherwise specified on the packaging).
Insects are our friends, they are essential to nature and therefore in our garden. However, today, the massive use of pesticide and the craze for impeccable gardens dramatically reduce the amount of small animals. Do you believe in biodiversity? Do you want to make a gesture for the planet?
From comfort at low prices to the most demanding cocooning, discover our shopping selection of garden furniture that will accompany your summer. The low price Let's start this selection of garden furniture with the set of 4 SHRINK pieces. Composed of a two-seater sofa, two single-seat armchairs and a tempered glass coffee table, the SHRINK garden furniture rhymes with comfort and low prices.
Do you dream of a more spacious house without having to move? This is possible with raising, a technique of creating additional surface on the roof without encroaching on the ground. A good alternative to create a new room without major work. What are the stages of this type of extension?
The dining room is one of the most important parts of an interior. And for good reason, we meet there as a family at the end of the day and we share special moments with our loved ones. So many reasons to make it a reunion place where conviviality is the key word. Whether large or small, whether it is open to the kitchen or shared with the living room, we offer you all our advice to optimize your dining room.
The right term When the dilution of lime exceeds 1 volume of lime for 2 to 3 volumes of water, we speak of whitewash ... With 1 volume of lime for 4 to 6 volumes of water, it becomes etching . The base and the manufacturing therefore remain identical. You will always add 1% casein (or other fixative) to the initial weight of lime.
Step by step 1 First make sketches to find the correct pattern, then draw this scale drawing on your graph paper. 2 Make your stencil. 3 In plastic cups, prepare your colors, mixing the shades or using them as is. 4 Put your stencil in place and maintain it with thin adhesive tape.
Curious, no flower will resist the pleasure of passing its head out of the vase, through a thousand butterflies posed here and there. Material: Blue, green, pink colored layers (grape format, 200 g) 1 ruler 1 glass 1 cutter 1 positionable cookie cutter Double-sided adhesive tape In a grape format tracing sheet, you can make several vase covers.
The summer is just around the corner. And who says summer, says aperitifs and cocktails on the terrace! Mojitos, Cuba libre, Bloody Mary, Cosmopolitan… What if you passed behind the counter? No need to be an expert in mixology to concoct crazy cocktails. Here are some essential tips! The essential equipment The shaker is the basic accessory to prepare a large repertoire of delicious cocktails.
Light, these vases will be happy to welcome children's daisies and other wild flowers… Material: - 1 small tube of recovery florist - Painting for stained glass - Reinforced nylon thread - 1 flat clamp - 1 broken ring of 20 mm diameter - 2 crushing pearls - 1 small peach lead Realization: 5'Preparation Cut a length of nylon thread between 30 and 50 centimeters.
Plage, a specialist for more than 20 years in interior decoration of floors and walls, presented its new collection of floor adhesives at the Maison et Objet 2008 fair. "Special tiling" adhesives Good news for tiling: Plage has created stickers specially for them.
The collaboration of Plumen and Wool and the Gang marks the return of macramé in our interiors. The brand of stylish bulbs and lights is associated with the website selling knitting and crochet kits. From this union are born three models of pendant lights. Hanging above your dining table, on the ceiling of your bedroom, or even in your hallway, they will revive with panache a forgotten fashion from the 70s.
Owning a beehive, making honey ... Is it a new fashion? It is a widely shared desire that is increasingly confided to us by visitors who come to meet us. The drama experienced by bees today is no stranger to this new hive craze, which is far from being a fashion.
An old ribbon, scraps of fabric, a placemat to recycle? Lace is trendy and DIY options are jostling at the gate! Grab the scissors (gently) and prepare the glue gun, we will explain how to transform lace into a decorative marvel for the home, a meal or a wedding.
We thought it was outdated and cheesy. However, the wall frieze returns to the front of the decor scene and stands out as a flagship trend of the year 2019. Discreet, graphic or with realistic patterns, horizontally or vertically, in the basement or in height ... D 'a strip, the wall frieze energizes the space, gives depth to the rooms and highlights the details.