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8 essential items to master the art of the table
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8 essential items to master the art of the table

Hosting for the holidays is always a pleasure. This year again, live up to your reputation by setting up a chic and friendly table that will make an impression. Your guests expect nothing less from you! Set of 6 silver plates, € 40.99 *, Paris Price "We eat first with our eyes": this adage will serve as your guide for a successful table decoration.

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Trendy color associations for fall winter 2018-2019

A variation of green that evokes nature At the end of the year, greens are in the spotlight. From khaki to moss green, the interior universe takes on accents of undergrowth or meadow with notes subtly tinged with delicacy. These very vegetal tones hover a nostalgic breeze on the interior decoration, beautiful evocation of outdoor walks somewhat relegated because of imminent frost.
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Artificial flowers: the big bluff!

Who would have thought that "fake flowers" would be in fashion again? According to the American magazine Florists Review, 70% of purchases of artificial flowers are intended for the decoration of the house (against 23% to offer and 7% to decorate its place of work) and the main purchase criterion (at 65%) is the resemblance to the fresh flower (against 35% for its price).
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Design: roundness is in the spotlight!

Straight and clean lines? That's enough ! It must be said, the Scandinavian style and the minimalist had the effect of sanitizing our interiors by sometimes making them a little too rigid and impersonal. So to remedy this, the designers are constantly creating furniture and decorative objects with captivating and reassuring curves.
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5 styles of posters that will dress your walls

It is not easy to dress the many walls of a house. However, a few posters are enough! You just have to find the ones you like, which match the decor of your interior and also with the colors already present in your home. To help you make the right choice, here are 5 styles of posters that will decorate your walls.
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Decryption: the maximalist trend

Decomplex in the face of the omnipresence of the minimalist, free yourself from the dictates of storage and let your interior truly live… This is what maximalist decor offers us! Say goodbye to the sleek styles and immaculate hues inflicted by Scandinavian decor in recent years. Conversely, the maximalist decoration asserts its character and dares all eccentricities!
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English style: to be or not to be

The English style is curious that it comes in several ways, one very classic "so British", the other totally eccentric and downright "shocking". So the choice is yours. The first is combined in the mode of comfort, with large deep sofas, edged with a steering wheel hiding their feet, and often covered with a fabric with floral flowers in a good tone.
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How to best design your stair railing?

The stair railing: safety equipment above all The stair railing plays the same role as a railing: it must prevent anyone from passing through. Also, it will be necessary to opt for a height of 90 centimeters minimum between the step and the handrail, that is to say the upper part of the staircase.
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Bohemian or nomadic spirit

Nomadism is in fashion, the intermingling of styles is a hit and, by extension, the bohemian spirit takes root in decoration. "Bohemia, bohemia, that meant, we are happy ...", Aznavour already sang! A word that evokes the freedom to live according to your wishes, without constraints of any kind, not even aesthetic.
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Loop curtains

Lay on a gathered head 4 To 7 cm from the top of the curtain, pin and stitch with two straight bites your gathered tape. Remember that the heavier the fabric and the larger the width, the wider your pleat tape. 5 Pull the gathers threads which equip the ribbon and shape your gathers to obtain the desired width.
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A vitamin table for 8 at less than 15 euros

We love these stoneware plates in trendy colors: morello cherry, plum or mango. Sold at very reasonable prices: 1.90 euros per plate at Alinéa! A great opportunity to organize the most bohemian dinner of the season without breaking the bank. A fruity trio to mix without moderation on your table.
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Our tips for hiding unsightly cables

Near the TV corner, the office or even in the kitchen, electric cables always have the annoying tendency to gain ground and to become tangled. Result? They give the impression of disorder and spoil the decoration of your interior. However, there are many tips to make your connections a decorative asset.
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4 atmospheres for a trendy and scary Halloween

It was believed to be out of fashion, yet the Halloween party still has many followers. And if the children adore it, the older ones seem to find a growing interest in it. Pinterest is the proof since it is full of original ideas to create a decor as scary as it is fun! That's good, we've got you the best ideas for bringing terror into your interior.
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10 Chesterfield "very british"

Are you a fan of James Bond or "Bowler hat and leather boots"? Then the Chesterfield sofas and armchairs are made for you. With their characteristic upholstery and their large cushions, they perfectly symbolize English style furniture. But, if we still find traditional Chesterfields with beautiful patinated leathers, it is also now possible to find them with silvery shades, carmine red and even inflatable versions which are reminiscent of the first exploits of Philippe Starck.
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Create a contemporary garden

How to give a very personal touch to your garden so that it is representative of your lifestyle and your tastes. Eric Vallet, landscaper, manager of Arbora paysagiste des Pays de La Loire, in Torfou (49), gives us his advice. Interviewed by Charlotte Cousin What are the main types of gardens and their particularities?
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Clocks ahead of their time

Long gone are the days of grandmother's old clocks that clapped and clapped even the most awake. The clocks are now in the era of decoration and design and display resolutely modern, unusual or downright offbeat looks. The specialist Karlsson thus offers several resolutely design models such as the "Do it yourself" clock (Do it yourself!
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What travel memories to perfect your decor?

Whether you have the soul of a frequent traveler or that of a collector, you generally like to bring back a memory of your wanderings. Whatever the place, there is no shortage of tourist shops, full of magnets, key chains and other trinkets in the colors of the country visited. In addition to the kitsch side and catch-nigaud of this type of object, they are generally products “made in PRC” ie made in China… Not very typical after all!
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Choose a building plot

How do I find the perfect place to settle down and what steps should I take before getting started? Review of details with architect Pascal Camliti. Interviewed by Gilles Wallon What are the steps to be taken before choosing a site? You must first contact the town planning department or the departmental department of equipment (DDE), which instruct the building permits.
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Children: how to arrange a double AND personal room?

You have two children and you are sorely lacking in space to offer them a room for everyone. Many parents are confronted with this problem! Fortunately, there are many ingenious ideas for a common room. We prove to you that it is possible to have two children living together in the same room, with joy and good humor!
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Adopt the "Miami Vibes" trend!

Are you fascinated by Art Deco? Do you like acidulous and vitamin-rich colors? Are you attracted by the wild spirit of tropical style? Then you will love the Miami Vibes trend! And for good reason, it brings together these three decorative influences and offers us a striking trip to the American continent.
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