In this old apartment built in the 1800s, the young couple of owners wanted to keep the old charm of the place while having a more modern home and a more functional living space. The idea of the Lyon architect Tiphaine Thomas was to decompartmentalize the spaces to create a large living room with an American kitchen, and to arrive at the right mix between vintage and contemporary style.
We had left Natacha very proud of her DIY Christmas decorations, here she is again, in great shape to tell us about her disappointments with the Christmas trees… Dear readers, it will not have escaped you, the time is up, this is it , we can no longer pretend today: Christmas is getting too close for us to act as if we had not seen the fairy lights reflected in all the windows of our neighbors.
Tie & dye is a coloring technique born in the late 60s in the United States: the expression literally means "to tie" (to tie) and "to dye" (to dye). It comes from fashion, which consisted of dipping twisted fabric in a colorful dye to create a gradient effect, very fashionable in Hippie times.
Paris is full of pretty courtyards where sometimes abandoned old locals hide. It is in one of these paved recesses, located under a large carriage door, that the architect Flora Auvray put all his know-how to work. His challenge? Transform an office of 55m2 that has been vacant for several years into a modern and comfortable double pied-à-terre.
Roblin is a brand of the Franke group which has existed since 1965. Initiated by Pierre Roblin, the best worker in France in the art of metallurgy, the Norman brand is a specialist in air extraction and cleaning. To celebrate her birthday with dignity, she had the good idea to design new models of hood.
This year, it says: Christmas will shine under the sign of gluttony! To make young and old dream, the tree is adorned with cakes and pastries, candies and barley sugars ... as real as life. Follow our shopping guide for a unique and tasty party decoration! Put your guests in appetite To change traditional round balls and red and green suspensions, why not bet on fake delicacies?
To think ecological, the recipes are simple: just put plants that require little maintenance and are adapted to the soil, while limiting mechanical and chemical interventions as much as possible. Amaury Gallon, landscaper-botanist, testifies. Interview by Charlotte Cousin What plants do you recommend when building an ecological garden?
The drop of too much on the brush and there is a nice stain of paint just damaged your work clothes. Fortunately for you, there are tips to remove it, provided you act quickly. And to help you, the editorial team gives you its advice. A stain of paint? Act quickly!
The thermodynamic water heater, also known as the thermodynamic cumulus, is one of the most ecological water production devices on the market. Efficient and particularly economical, it represents an ideal solution to meet the domestic hot water needs of the whole house.
If concrete was a person, here is what his profile could say: under his air of hard and insensitive material, he is someone who knows how to be very fine. Very comfortable in society, he knows how to adapt to each situation. However, beware of those who do not use the right methods: it can also be very fragile.
An owner wishing to carry out work to improve overall energy performance can apply for a zero-rate eco-loan (also known as eco-PTZ). If the approach is simple, it is still necessary to respect the principle of eco-conditionality, opt for work giving entitlement to this type of loan and choose a bank authorized to offer an eco-PTZ, one of the major measures of the Grenelle of the environment.
Fancy a new mural to modernize or give a new look to your interior? To help you succeed in your painting project, the editorial team invites you to discover the different steps to follow for a successful application of acrylic paint. From site preparation, to the choice of material through the passage of the roller, Deco.
Television punctuates our daily lives. Ideal for an evening watching a good movie, to follow the information, it is not a design object either. How to blend it into our decoration without attracting the eye? give you his tips to hide your TV with ease!
This year, to spend a month of December - almost - serene, the editorial team is bending over backwards to help you be on top of the organization. Every year it's the same thing, you find yourself on December 24 looking desperately for a gift for your mother-in-law, a turkey recipe to cook in 15 minutes max, a pretty but not kitsch centerpiece, Christmas balls that do not break because of the cat ... In two hours, we do not hide it, the task will not be easy.
Mariel, alias Marie-Laure, moved to the city of Christchurch, New Zealand. On her blog, Where on Earth?, She tells her readers about her travels, but also her everyday life, surrounded by her husband - a former rugby player - and her children. She also brings her view on the culture and the media of the country as well as that of the New Zealanders on the French.
Here is a DIY idea that will appeal to both little girls and young ladies. Some will prefer to make this small drawer box to store their jewelry, others will plan to use it as a decorative box to store thumbtacks, paper clips and other odds and ends lying on the desk, others will imagine it. to store the hair clips and elastic sown everywhere in the bathroom ... In short, here is how to make a pretty drawer box useful for storing many small things ... Cherry on the cake, the realization is ultra simple and the necessary equipment ultra basic.
December 1 is fast approaching so don't waste time and treat yourself to the Advent calendar that will allow you to count the days between you and Christmas. Zoom on these very greedy calendars. If at the origin, the calendars of Advent are a Germanic tradition where one discovered every day a word of the Gospel, the calendars with small windows now reveal each day a delicacy or a small toy to delight the children.
Winter is indeed here, and with it the cold and the desire to get warm once back from the office! The call of the TV set is often much stronger than the urge to cook. To prepare a nice meal tray, for you or for your guests, you have prepared a shopping selection of the most trendy models!
Specialist in small decorative objects and young and colorful gifts, SEMA Design offers you a brand new tableware service for the fall. Come and discover warm colors and patterns, which wake up and brighten up our cold days. presents the 3 flagship collections of autumn: Tommettes, Mon Potager and Loza.
Ah, shared life! It's a lot of great times, but also a lot of complications. A life in harmonious shared accommodation requires excellent organization and the notion of respect for others. The biggest sources of conflict often revolve around two themes: food and hygiene.