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The bangkiraï, newcomer to the exotic wood market
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The bangkiraï, newcomer to the exotic wood market

Robinia, teak, merbeau ... are all names to describe the different types of wood we use to enhance our exteriors. Coming mainly from Asia and sustainably managed forests, they offer incomparable characteristics. A new essence has just appeared on the market today: bangkiraï.

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10 table runners to dress your meals

The table runner is back! No need for special occasions to take it out, it dresses your table in all circumstances, soberly and elegantly, sometimes even with humor. It is found in all styles of fabrics (linen, cotton ...), available in a multitude of colors, patterns and atmospheres.
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5 animal trophy ideas to install at home

If animal trophies cause a sensation in the world of decoration, it is because they bring authenticity and originality to our interiors. But to be on trend, we say stop to traditional hunting trophies and revisit them with more playful and modern materials. From the wooden toucan for an exotic look to the resin buffalo skull for a bohemian interior, including cardboard insects in the cabinet of curiosities style… Discover 5 ideas for animal trophies to install at home!
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Easily make a silver garland

Material 1 braided mat made of medium quality steel wire (in DIY stores) 1 electric garland of 20 bulbs approximately 5 'realization Making the mesh tube If your hands are fragile, put on rubber gloves because the metal shavings are slightly sharp. Find one end of the weaving of the metallic braided mat and undo the braiding until you get a mesh tube of about 2.5 m.
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When "It's clean" takes action

Danièle Odin is one of the two hosts of the program "C'est du propre!", Broadcast on M6. With her accomplice Béatrice de Foucauld, she published two books of practical advice for housekeeping ("C'est du propre!", Éd. Hachette Pratique-M6 éditions). Interview by Pierre Tessier How to remove traces of lime in the kitchen or in the bathroom?
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OutDoor 2018 collections

In 2018, the exterior decoration is placed under the sign of escape. The different styles of outdoor decoration invite us to travel to France and around the world, to rest and finally to feel good in our garden, terrace, balcony. Through natural materials such as rattan or teak, but also more industrial materials such as metal or resin, the 2018 outdoor trends at Maisons du Monde are sure to amaze us ... and convince us!
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6 things to check before you own

Between the search for the ideal property, the list of work to be planned, the vices to be detected and above all the budget that you had set for yourself and that you must respect ... You no longer know where to turn! But one thing is sure, you want to own it and you want to do it right.
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The “Swedish cleaning of death”, the new foolproof storage method!

After the Lagom and the Marie Kondo method, here comes a new way of life: the Swedish cleansing of death! From the book by Margareta Magnusson, “L'art de ranger” - original title “The gentle art of Swedish Death Cleaning”, the method is intended to be slightly more radical. The Swedish artist evokes the idea of ​​döstädning, a concept which consists in orchestrating a great sorting of his belongings before dying.
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6 tips for developing an evolving children's room

From birth to childhood to young adolescence ... The child's bedroom undergoes more changes than any other room in the house. And these upheavals are happening much faster than we imagine. It must be said, children, it grows roughly fast! So that the room adapts to your child's growth, there are a few decorative tips.
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The mistakes to avoid in an industrial style decor

Don't buy only new First of all, you have to keep in mind the codes of industrial style. Coming from New York lofts, artists' studios and old factories converted into housing, the industrial style is directly inspired by the great working era when the factories were running at full speed.
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The To Do List of the special autumn garden

Clean, harvest the last summer vegetables and fruits, trim the shrubs, protect from the cold and frost ... Here are some examples of things to do in the garden when fall arrives! In order not to forget anything, we have put together a To Do List special for the autumn garden. There is only ... 1. Plants and flowers: plant and maintain © Photo Lauren Ferstl on Unsplash While summer gives way to autumn, the colorful garden gives way to a more sober (but no less poetic) landscape.
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Build a wooden house

Choosing a private home is not easy because it is often the most important purchase of a lifetime. Like many French people, maybe you are interested in a wooden house. Synonymous with comfort and quality of life, these constructions originating in the Nordic countries have known, for a few years, a great success and could constitute the habitat of the future.
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The new ecological paint ranges

Give your interior a facelift with paintings that are both environmentally friendly and decorative, it's possible! Discover the solutions available to you. Often, in the consumer's mind, green rhymes with ... not beautiful. As if it were impossible to respect the environment and obtain pretty decorative effects.
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Six decor rules to bluff your friends

But where did you find that? It's great as a decor idea! These are phrases that we like to hear. Six golden rules. We can do this by spending reckless sums but also by being smart. With a few well-chosen accessories, you boost your interior without going through the over-indebtedness commission.
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Seamless plumbing

The scope of PVC has widened considerably with the appearance of tubes and fittings suitable for supplying hot and cold water. This material makes it possible to carry out a complete installation without welding. Plastic generation This is going to appeal to all those who apprehend welding work (moreover very accessible, even to a beginner): CPVC (superchlorinated PVC) tubes, assembled by glued fittings, are suitable for supplying water under pressure sanitary appliances (sink, shower, sink, bathtub), sinks, toilets, water heaters, washing machines ... Bonding, some of which may have feared weaknesses, turns out to be perfectly waterproof, in the case visible installations such as for embedding.
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Combining Feng Shui and ecology from construction

A graduate of Western Feng Shui, Laurence Dujardin offers her consultancy services in France, Belgium and Switzerland. She is also the author of "Create or furnish your Feng Shui home - The 10 key stages of change", published by Le Courrier du Livre. Interview by Nadège Monschau Do the principles of Feng Shui play out when choosing the terrain?
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How to create a beauty corner at home?

We see them in star lodges, in films and princess tales ... The dressing table is the most glamorous piece of furniture that can be found in a house. And for good reason, it offers a privileged moment to its user. To create your own beauty area, we have brought together all of our decor ideas!
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8 tips for buying your decor online

In 2017, we were 37.4 million French people who made a purchase on the internet. The boom in online sales has allowed the world of decoration to take pride of place on the web. Result? The decor is democratizing and the offer is becoming richer. The good news is that in a few clicks, you can redo your decor, but the less good is that you no longer know where to turn!
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Vinyl floor and self-adhesive tiles

Even if their smooth and shiny appearance does not create a very warm decor, their ease of maintenance and their cleanliness make them precious in places where people with asthma or allergies to dust mites live. Laying principle The operation looks like it is mistaken for laying carpet, except that the vinyl must be glued, with glue, double-sided adhesive, or on fixer.
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5 decorative faux pas to avoid absolutely

It's no secret that perfection does not exist! And depending on the tastes of each, the decoration of one may seem corny to the eyes of another. But one thing is certain, there are - as in mode - basic rules to know! Whether it is the use of colors and respect for proportions, the importance of lighting or the use of patterns, we tell you everything to make a success of your decor without making a mistake!
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