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Restore a house

Have you had a crush on an old barn? Undertaking the refurbishment of an old building requires a lot of expertise. To embark on such an adventure requires a significant personal investment and significant learning. Explanations from Frédéric Charpentier, architect specializing in restoration.

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3 ideas of games for cats and dogs to make yourself

You may have already experienced this somewhat frustrating situation: you buy a state-of-the-art toy for your pet and ... it ultimately prefers to have fun with the packaging than with the toy. Since then, you think twice before investing a small fortune! Have you ever thought of making a toy for your cat or dog yourself?
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How to easily wash your curtains and curtains?

Do your curtains and sheers look gray? We give you all our tips for cleaning them without having to go to the laundry! Without forgetting our advice to maintain them on a daily basis and to restore their radiance! And because at home, we are adept at natural solutions, we give you our pipes to wash your curtains without having to use chemicals… 1.
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8 tips to launder your clothes and laundry

The all-white? We love. Bed linen, towels, table linen or clothes, we like the sleek, Scandinavian look, soft as a cloud ... until white turns yellow or gray. To keep our favorite fabrics whiter than white or to whiten them once stained, we pick from grandma's tips!
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Buddha decoration: wake up your interior!

More a philosophy and an art of living than a true religion, Buddhism always makes a little more followers. Far reminiscent of the statues of the temples of Thailand, Cambodia or Sri Lanka, it was therefore logical that the decoration took over the thematic Buddha to decline it in a multiple and varied manner.
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Kitchen / living room divider

A discreet separation This piece of furniture marks the passage from one zone to another of the room, without constituting a material separation. In addition to the structure fixed to the wall, a table can act as a worktop and dining table, while an upper platform accommodates and conceals the lighting system (spots).
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10 essential decorative objects that run on solar energy

An eco-friendly and trendy decor at the same time, it would be hard to say no ... as long as there is sun. Lamps, fountains or even barbecues, the new stars of decoration work wirelessly and without batteries to provide greener and cheaper energy: the sun recharges them, you can enjoy them at will, in style and without feeling guilty.
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DIY kids: make little ladybugs for fun

Today, the little ermine offers you a recycling workshop: it is with boxes of eggs that children can make lots of ladybugs for fun. Funny little toys, made by themselves and with 3 times nothing. term of material! And as you know, sometimes it does not take much to amuse our dear fair-haired heads: I am convinced that these little ladybugs will have multiple adventures once made!
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4 DIY to renew your interior at low prices

It is not uncommon to want to change or improve your living space. But buying new furniture or completely redesigning a room can be expensive. The solution ? DIY. And yes ! Your hands are your strength so use them. Thanks to good ideas but also some good tutorials, you can renew your interior at low prices.
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How to choose a smoothie blender?

The blender, an essential accessory in the kitchen The blender - not to be confused with the juice extractor or the centrifuge! - used to mix food. A blender isn't just for making smoothies. It can also be used to prepare milkshakes, fruit coulis, cocktails ... Some models of blenders are also heated, and thus make homemade soups.
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Carouche, industrial and inventive flea market

Caroline Giraud is not a second-hand dealer like the others. Interpreter of objects from the Carouche boutique, she offers, in her small boutique in the 11th arrondissement of Paris, a selection of industrial furniture, old or contemporary objects, in a resolutely modern spirit. It has been a few years since Caroline adopted the method of restyling old objects and furniture.
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Everything you need to know about plant propagation

If the reasons for multiplying plants are obvious, the choice of the process to be implemented is much less. Let us try to see a little more clearly in the means at our disposal. Sowing The most gentle, but also the most natural method is sowing. It is the mode of reproduction par excellence of nature.
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Kakemono from Asia

Material: Ordinary tracing paper (in roll 37 cm wide, 100 g) Photocopy of the motif (enlarged to 200%) 1 ruler 1 cutter Paint for ceramic or Soft brushes (n ° 4, 8 and 12) 2 round sticks (ø 15 mm, length 50 cm) Roller glue 1 small twist Fine satin ribbon Design: 3 'Cutting Cut a layer length of 90 cm.
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Dress up a small wardrobe

Proper cleaning If they are inexpensive, these small - and large - pieces of furniture often have a pitiful appearance. The first operation will therefore consist of a very serious cleaning. As the metal support is not very interesting, you will have to achieve a uniform background ... which implies a good repair.
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Step by step: make a plant suspension

The hanging basket: here is a device which, for a moderate cost, can produce a completely spectacular effect! It is enough to be convinced to observe the flowering of cities: plant suspensions are among the most noted compositions, both because of the beauty of plants (mixture of upright and drooping flowers) and their privileged location, at eye level.
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Make a Piggy Bank M. Magot

Material 1 balloon 3 rolls of standard plastered strips 1 pair of scissors 1 bowl 1 knife 4 cork stoppers 1 cork stopper 5 cm in diameter Universal glue 1 white cotton balloon ball 1 [news: 739781 cutter] 1 piece of large wire Acrylic paint pink, fuchsia and beige 1 medium brush-brush 1 fine brush 1 black felt Realization 45 'Molding and assembly of the pig Inflate the balloon to the desired volume, close with a knot and hang it.
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Decorations on porcelain: Plumetis cups

Material: 3 square cups Alcohol at 90 ° Thermosetting felt 1 roll of adhesive with reserve 3 pieces of foam (1cm x1cm) 1 pen holder Fine brush Fan brush Cotton swab Colors: Etruscan red (12), Agathe (04) , Jaune de Marseille (02) Realization: 5 'Carefully degrease the three cups with household paper soaked in alcohol at 90 °.
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Make puck magnets

Materials Magazines 1 box of washers (40 x 16 mm) 1 pencil Scissors 1 flexible magnet sheet (to be cut) Contact glue Realization 2 'Selection of images Locate small images in magazines: take a washer, drag it onto the pages until you find an image that perfectly matches its center hole.
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The 5 major decorative trends that will make 2019!

1. Caning: © La Redoute Interiors Adept of vintage and nostalgic decoration in retro style, you will be satisfied with the return of caning! Already present this summer, this artisanal technique of weaving in rattan fibers (mainly) continues its ascent in 2019. And for good reason, caning is invited on all the furniture of the house: from the armchair to the light while passing by the row , tables or even the headboard… And if we love it so much, it's because it is a guarantee of authenticity!
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