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How to properly clean your chimney?
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How to properly clean your chimney?

If you did not give your chimney a good cleaning in the spring just after an intense activity in the winter season, you can do it before the arrival of the cold weather. It is important to properly prepare your chimney before restarting it: it is an essential cleaning both in terms of safety, comfort and aesthetics!

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Tutorial: twisted earrings in suede

Contrary to popular belief, making your own earrings is much simpler than you think. Simple, firstly because the basic material can be summed up in just a few pliers, but above all because the specialist shops offer an impressive number of pieces to make them!
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Before / After: Simplify the lines to purify the bathroom

Like the kitchen, the bathroom often requires a total renovation when it has been poorly maintained for several years. This is the case with this Haussmann apartment located in the heart of the capital, in which serious updating was required. The owners called on the Camille Hermand agency to reinvent the different spaces and rethink the configuration of their bathroom.
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Recipe: pork stew with the Tupperware Micro Minute

What is usually the main ingredient in the casserole dish? Time ! All knowledgeable cooks will tell you, a good simmered dish spends hours in the kitchen cooking gently. Besides with electric slow cookers, we sometimes exceed 8 hours of (slow) cooking for an incomparable result.
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5 stick vacuums on the test bench

New star of our interiors, the broom vacuum cleaner is attracting more and more consumers by its simplicity of use and its practicality in everyday life. Compact, powerful, multifunctional, wireless but also ultra design, this type of model no longer has to prove itself. To finish convincing you, the editorial team invites you to discover the advantages of 5 stick vacuums that caught our attention.
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DIY kids: make a rabbit bookmark

For all children who love to read, this funny bookmark will only bring even more pleasure to reading, and for children who have more trouble with this activity, this funny little rabbit (which looks like a dog , I grant you…) will perhaps encourage them more to open a book… In any case, DIY is simple to do, the rendering is nice and it is a small creative leisure activity that will appeal to children.
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Smartrium, the connected kitchen furniture

In April 2015, during the Professional Kitchen and Home Furnishing Trade Show in Lyon, the Smartrium brand presented the very first connected furniture. Presentation of this hybrid bar and space saving. A considerable space saving The principle is simple: to be able to hide or use our electrical devices at any time.
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How to transform a child's bedroom into a teenage bedroom?

Haaa the transition from childhood to adolescence ... who does not remember! This very special moment in life when our little angel, once sweet and courteous, turns into a new being who displays sometimes confusing attitudes and behaviors. So to face this period of change, which is not always obvious, the editorial staff decided to issue you its instructions for use to transform their toddler bedroom into a stylish teen bedroom.
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Video: the garden in autumn

Thanks to the advice of experts from the Plant Clinic, learn the good gestures of the gardener. Today, Arnaud explains how to take care of your garden in the fall. Follow his analysis and recommendations on video! Watch the video Last harvest The end of summer does not mean the end of harvest.
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What practical storage for a small kitchen?

In a small kitchen, more than in any other small room, you have to be cunning to arrange the space and make it functional. The idea is therefore to bet on ultra practical storage. Here are some tips to help you make your choice. A trolley on wheels Again very trendy, the trolley on wheels is the ideal ally of a small kitchen.
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THE CAROLE AND FRANCOIS SALON

DUBBING AND PARTITIONING. Placo®, a solution for every room in the house! 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.
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How I saved my wallet with a cheap glass partition

The glass partition to delimit your rooms Need to delimit a room without insulating? The trendiest solution is of course the artist studio style canopy which ventilates the spaces while creating the desired separation. Discreet, full of charm and ideal to bring a certain cachet to your interior, the latter can be installed in the four corners of the house.
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Tutorial: a design lamp in wood and concrete

Through our experiences of creating wooden and concrete objects, we had the idea of ​​creating a lamp with these materials that we appreciate so much. So we made a fixed lamp but which gives an impression of movement, all inspired by the old industrial lamps. Today, we are going to teach you how to create a design wooden lamp and concrete lamp.
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How to protect your walls from the cat's claws?

How can such a small cat do so much damage by clawing on the walls? Repairs are often quite significant. On the program: go over the plaster, apply paint or reupholster the whole wall section! Here are some tips to avoid going through the "repairs" box ... Making its claws for a cat: the reasons When they make their claws, cats deposit pheromones, substances present in their pads.
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Electric heating: which radiators to choose?

Whether used as main heating or as additional heating, electric heaters present many interesting options today. It is advisable to read it in order to select the most suitable device for your home, as well as your needs. Radiant panels to benefit from natural heat, inertia radiators for global heating of the house or convectors for various passage rooms, here is a presentation of the 3 main types of radiators for electric heating of your home.
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5 steps to an effective household routine when you have an animal

For 2 years now, I have been a host family for an animal protection association: I keep a cat or a dog on a voluntary basis, until they are adopted. So I saw some of them pass by! And on the cleaning side, I had to fill up on tricks to be more effective. Step 1: with an animal at home, think about airing often Before embarking on large cleaning, we open all the windows!
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Designer Vincent Sheppard launches his creative furniture laboratory

In 2014, Vincent Sheppard, Belgian specialist in the Lloyd Loom process (woven paper technique), embarked on a third professional adventure. After an eponymous brand and Vincent's Garden, garden furniture made of unalterable materials, the designer created Atelier N / 7. A collaborative brand that gives designers from all countries the freedom to imagine new furniture with a single guideline: sober and functional designs and the use of natural materials.
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Océwood: a fence, millions of possibilities

The French group Oceplast, and its outdoor furniture brand Océwood had an innovative idea! Their concept? A range of decorative screens, in composite wood and aluminum, as well as online Pimeo customization. By combining eco-design, design and sustainable materials, this manufacturer made in France allows you to design your outdoor or indoor space to measure.
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Mat & jewski x Lenôtre: when pastry celebrates the Toile de Jouy

This year marks the bicentenary of the disappearance of Christophe-Philippe Oberkampf, the founder of the manufacture of Toiles de Jouy, who are a reference in terms of fashion and interior design. To pay tribute to this great man, Maison Lenôtre joined forces with designer Hervé Matejewski, in association with the fabric editor Braquenié, to create three pastries decorated with the famous Jouy prints.
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