The successive dynasties of China marked the decoration and the Chinese furniture of a very particular style, at the same time elegant, refined and sober. When we think of this style of decoration, we imagine both dark wood furniture, in natural materials such as bamboo, with sober and Zen lines and at the same time lacquered, shiny furniture, very elegantly decorated with using inlays and inlays of refined materials such as mother-of-pearl or enamel ... For a room that will remind you of a "Beijing" atmosphere, you will thus be playing on two tables ... You will therefore need: - Sufficiently dark wooden furniture like teak or mahogany for example.
After our great interview with Eve from the Mini Reyve blog, it's Cécile - alias Poulette Magique we love - to respond to our interview with mom. Cécile has been blogging at the end of 2009 on Poulette Magique where we discover her world through her kids, decor and DIY tickets. A collector mom who shows us her world of hers in photos and good humor!
Invisible and odorless, air pollution is present in many interiors. To cope with the presence of toxic substances, certain plants prove to be important allies. Thanks to the photosynthesis principle, plants transform CO2 into oxygen. Result? They clean the air by absorbing pollutants.
Impossible to miss, they are everywhere! From boutiques to decorative magazines to the most fashionable hotels and restaurants, filament bulbs brightly brighten any interior. Vintage or contemporary, sober or colorful, suspended or mobile ... One thing is certain, the filament bulb is exposed and this, for our greatest happiness!
Synonymous with conviviality, large tables are in the spotlight in summer. Never has the art of hospitality been so successful. Extendable tables, pergolas: Practical, summer furniture! Who says big tables, says adequate furniture. You will become a reception pro with the extendable table models like WHISPER, which can accommodate up to 10 guests.
Toolbox Trowel Trough Coating knives Sandpaper Corner knife Filling powder coating or all ready with variable particle size You can do it yourself, using water-based coating, with variable particle size loads , or buy it ready to use. It is a finish that will do wonders, especially on new and a little too "wise" walls.
Are you lucky to have a fireplace? After enjoying the heat of the flames, the fire gives way to ashes. Like many, you don't pay attention. However, wood ash, in addition to being a natural element (provided that it comes from dry and untreated wood), contains significant properties for the maintenance of both the interior and the garden.
What shutters should I install on my facade? Not so easy to answer given the plethoric offer. Here are some things to help you make the right choice. The shutters create complete or partial darkness in the rooms, of course. But they also serve as a solar barrier by stopping 95% of the sun's heat.
If you are interested in decorative trends, you are aware that the bench is all the rage in all the trendiest interiors. We gladly use it as a decorative accessory in an entry, as a footboard or as a place of relaxation in the living room. Anyway, the benches are infinite to meet the decor styles of each!
Synonymous with comfort and relaxation, the cushion is the ultimate cozy accessory. Commonly used indoors, the cushion is also a great ally to create a cozy nest outdoors. How to choose cushions suitable for garden furniture? Which models for which decorative styles? What material should be preferred for easy maintenance?
Very popular in the 70s, brass resurfaces in our interiors. Composed of copper and zinc, it is nicknamed yellow copper or Florentine bronze. With its brilliant reflections, it elegantly reflects all the light that is offered to it. But if we love him so much, it's because he knows how to adapt to all decorative styles.
This year, the famous "Series 7" of Arne Jacobsen is 60 years old. And it is celebrated! Far from retiring, the design icon is celebrated through the exhibition "7 cool architects" at Bon Marché, where seven great architects interpret and revisit it in their own way. A first in France! The 7 Series: the best-selling Danish piece of furniture in the world After a world premiere at the Design Museum Gent in July 2015, the exhibition "7 cool architects" lands at Le Bon Marché and intrigues professionals and curious passers-by.
In some very refined atmospheres, you will certainly want to start making curtains whose head is adorned with these beautiful round pleats ... which are only made by hand! Deep and generous, these folds reveal the lining: a good opportunity to choose a colorful and silky fabric.
A flat tire ? Chic then, we finally have a good reason to make a homemade planter. A DIY that has a little effect in the garden, placed on the ground or stacked, with a flat tire or even a load of old scrap tires ... And sworn, not a neighbor will have the same! The material Tires Slate felt or chalk A good cutter Recovery boards for the bottom Geotextile and a stapler Spray paint Soil compost Plants Screws and a screwdriver (optional) Steps 1.
France has the largest pool of private pools in Europe, with 1.7 million private pools. If the French are champions of all categories in the matter, it is not always the same for the decoration of the garden, the aesthetics of which are sometimes perplexing. Having a swimming pool is undoubtedly a "plus" for your property ... you must however know how to develop it!
Nothing like a green wall to give life to a room. Yes, but the design of such a work is not easy. Not only can it quickly be expensive, but you also need to know how to maintain it properly. Never mind, there are other decorative alternatives to imagine and improvise an atypical plant wall!
The step by step 1 On the floor and on one of the walls, trace the location of the partition and mark the first row of bricks with a line parallel to 8 cm from the first. 2 Scratch the wall for good adhesion of the mortar. 3 With white mortar, pour a soleplate about 4 cm thick and put in 2 twisted irons before smoothing the surface.
Real suite or single bedroom, the parental bedroom is the parents' decompression chamber, the second wind for couples and the zen bubble for adults. Inevitably, we dream of an optimized layout that promotes both moments for two, peaceful nights and invigorating mornings! The solution ? Follow a few simple rules to properly arrange your master bedroom.
To design a warm living room, it is not enough to buy pretty furniture and nice decoration: we must also think of parameters such as the brightness, the storage space or the layout of the room. Let in natural light © Lapeyre Let things be clear: for a living room to be warm and pleasant to live in, it is imperative that it be bright.
Scoop: no vacuum cleaner is self-cleaning, not even the most modern robots, not even the latest models without bags. To boost performance and keep the house healthy, a vacuum cleaner can be cleaned from time to time! And no need to invest in high-tech gadgets, our grandmothers already knew how to do it.