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Meeting with Justine Marin, head gardener at Royaumont Abbey
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Meeting with Justine Marin, head gardener at Royaumont Abbey

Built almost 800 years ago, the Royaumont Abbey, located in a protected environment, still stands today in the middle of ponds and forests. Its cloister and refectory are among the most remarkable and its magnificent gardens are ideal for strolling and exploring. Justine Marin, chief gardener of the Abbey tells us a little more about the three gardens established in the 4 hectare park.

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A baking and sausage robot signed Brandt

Brandt's new robot is revolutionary! The appliance brand was inspired by professional machines to make an all-in-one robot for individuals. You can cook all kinds of food and recipes with one tool. An innovative combo The appliance has six speeds and a pulse function, ideal for looting ice cream or for mixing large pieces of menu.
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10 lamps for less than 50 euros for my living room

The living room is the essential room in a home, probably the one where you spend the most time during the day! Reading, television, relaxation, receiving friends and family ... The activities that take place there are very varied, and require flawless lighting. It is therefore essential to multiply the light sources, which must be intense without being direct and too powerful.
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Tutorial: how to redo the seat of a chair?

You have found a nice chair for a few euros during a garage sale, but you are wondering if the little mermaid motif will not make your living room a little "too much"? The DIY gods heard you, and asked us to fix it! Today, you will learn how to customize a chair by changing the fabric of the seat.
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Connected light bulbs: what practical uses in the home?

Connected light bulbs: what practical uses in the home? You can now manage and control your lighting remotely! The bulbs follow the movement and become connected, too, to your iPhone or Android. The connected lighting market alone represents nearly a million euros in turnover in France.
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Tutorial: a necklace with a triangle pendant

Jewelry is a bit like shoes; we like to match them with each outfit. So when in addition you make them yourself, you can endlessly decline your favorite model! Today we will learn how to make a triangle pendant. The material - flat pliers - a cutter or razor blade - two loaves of Fimo dough - two golden rings - a golden chain 40 cm long - a spring clasp - a needle Budget: about 15 € Duration: 1 hour (not counting the cooking time) Steps 1.
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Cooking utensils signed Cyril Lignac

For over fifteen years, Michelin-starred chef Cyril Lignac has been delighting us with his refined recipes, a clever blend of French terroir and new cuisine. From the valleys of Aveyron to the hushed tables of his Parisian restaurant, the cook with a singing accent has become the leader of an uninhibited gastronomy accessible to all.
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Mistakes to avoid when laying rock wool

Rock wool is widely used today due to its insulating capacity and low cost. However, to take advantage of the advantages of this flame-retardant mineral insulation for a long time, but also to protect your health, you must at all costs avoid certain errors when laying rock wool.
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Tutorial: coasters with wool beads

Whether you are a fan of tea, beer or lychee juice, having a set of coasters is a real necessity to preserve your furniture. And if they're cute and homemade, it's even better! Today, we are going to learn how to make pretty coasters with wool beads. The material - a 10 cm diameter coaster or a thin wooden circle of the same diameter - 200 small felted wool beads - a tube of glue or a glue gun Budget: around 15 € Duration: 1 hour Steps 1 .
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The advantages of rock wool

Rock wool is a sound insulator and a thermal insulator. It has a multitude of advantages which makes it an easy to use material and at the best price. Made from basalt, a material from volcanic rock, rock wool is a certified product. Its performance is recognized since it is used by individuals and professionals.
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Get rid of cat or dog fleas

Fleas: treat their interior at the same time as their animals. So small, fleas can seem vulnerable: a stroke of pschitt and it's over! Except that behind this tiny parasite hides a formidable invader. Able to produce 50 eggs per day, for 3 weeks, a single flea can be at the origin of an entire colony!
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Make your own furniture with Drôles d'Oiseaux

Unveiled in preview at Paris Design Week 2015 and unearthed by the talent editor, Du Côté de Chez Vous, Drôles d'Oiseaux is a project imagined by the design studio Fritsch-Durisotti. Combining creativity and "Positive Design", this new concept is part of the "do it yourself" movement.
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Before / After: Transform a living room into a child's bedroom

When Cyril and Camille received this beautiful Haussmannian apartment as an inheritance, they had no idea of ​​the amount of work that this acquisition would involve. Dark and old-fashioned kitchen, freezing bathroom, tired decor… You had to inject a good touch of cheerfulness and freshness into all the rooms!
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Brandt presents its electric piston coffee maker

The brand of home appliances Brandt is diversifying and now offers an electric piston coffee maker that will revolutionize your breakfasts. On the menu, a grand cru with aromas revealed thanks to its ingenious functioning. With a modern and elegant design, this ultra contemporary appliance will go in all types of kitchen.
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Japanese garden

The Japanese garden, full of delicacy, has won the hearts of Western gardeners. Today very popular, it is found everywhere, in town as in the countryside. But to avoid risking false notes, it is better to know how to decipher it. We met Nahoe, a landscaper for whom the Japanese garden is a homecoming.
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How to choose the right kitchen table?

The different models of table for the kitchen Choosing a kitchen table is first of all selecting a shape: the square table which is certainly the most practical, because it is perfectly suited to small spaces, the round table, more warm and friendly than the square table, because it has no corners; however, it is less functional, the rectangular table which can accommodate more people and which therefore requires a room of substantial size to receive it, the bar table that is accompanied by chairs or high stools in order to have breakfasts or meals on the go.
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Tutorial: transform a woolen glove into a pretty teddy bear

Three years and already his fourth pair of gloves, it's crazy that they grow quickly at this age! Besides, all these changes of clothing, it is an opportunity to teach them to give a second life to an object. Today, find out how to turn a glove into a cute teddy bear. The equipment - a woolen glove - scissors - a needle - sewing thread - embroidery thread - cotton wool - chalk - wire - a ball of felt for the muzzle Budget: around 5 € Duration: 2 hours Steps 1.
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In the kitchen of pastry chef Philippe Conticini signed Ixina

Welcome to the fabulous laboratory of pastry chef Philippe Conticini! The famous Chef adds a new string to his bow by offering workshops around taste, in order to share his knowledge and his work on different flavors with amateurs. Open from the end of September, these high-precision courses will delight foodies and lovers of fine cuisine!
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Tuto kids: an autumn mobile

Maeva is a graphic designer and illustrator, and makes adorable decorations with origami. We had already invited him on déco.fr for his tutoring of jellyfish in plastic bottles. Today she returns with another great DIY idea for children, a nature mobile to create from treasures picked up in the park.
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