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Before / After: Simplify the lines to purify the bathroom
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Before / After: Simplify the lines to purify the bathroom

Like the kitchen, the bathroom often requires a total renovation when it has been poorly maintained for several years. This is the case with this Haussmann apartment located in the heart of the capital, in which serious updating was required. The owners called on the Camille Hermand agency to reinvent the different spaces and rethink the configuration of their bathroom.

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The different types of partitions

Whether you want to build or renovate a home, you will have to assemble, move or knock down a partition. To succeed in your work and not to commit an odd number, it is essential to know the partitions, their composition and their role. But a partition can also take another form.
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Our selection of trendy tea accessories

In Japan, in China as in England, the tasting of a tea is part of a whole ritual. So that you can recreate this special moment at home, we have selected a dozen trendy tea accessories. Good shopping ! Receiving friends for tea is not a very French ritual and yet a very pleasant moment.
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3 bulbs connected to the test bench

With the advent of smartphones, home automation has become much more accessible to the general public: from the roller shutter through the food processor or heating, individuals can now control many elements from their mobile phones. On the lighting side, connected bulbs and lights are multiplying and playing the card of versatility.
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How to use dead leaves in the garden?

Like every year in the fall, our gardens are covered with dead leaves. Collecting them takes a long time, a time that can seem lost if the leaves are not reused. What to do with these dead leaves? To find out, I turned to Maryse. This adorable grandmother, passionate about gardening, works with communities and more particularly associations and schools as part of TAP (extra-curricular activity time).
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Essential utensils for raw cooking

Raw cooking, more than a fashion, is a whole new way of consuming food. A practice that is particularly popular with vegans (who do not eat any food of animal origin). Do you also want to try it out? Above all, you must be properly equipped.
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Tutorial: customize your headphones with wool

Ah knitting, once you've tasted it, you can't help but think that each object would be even better dressed in soft wool! And because the cables of our headphones are not always very pretty, that over time they have gone from white to gray, today we will learn to customize them with [news: 739827 wool]!
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What lighting for the bathroom?

The bathroom is a room in the house where you spend a lot of time. Whether to relax during a wellness break or to engage in an activity that requires precision such as makeup or shaving, it is important to have adequate lighting. Ambient light or daylight: the lighting in the bathroom deserves careful consideration.
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What lighting for the toilets?

We do not always think about it, but the lighting of the toilets must be carefully chosen. Even if you don't spend a lot of time there, you do go there often. You might as well make this little corner as pleasant as possible and opt for a lighting system capable of withstanding numerous requests.
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Tutorial: a bracelet with golden nuts

After struggling with the assembly instructions, your new furniture is finally assembled. Finally, it is that you think until placing your gaze on these three screws and two remaining bolts at the bottom of the bag. Were these screws too much? No, certainly not. Will the furniture still hold?
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Interview with Noam Levy, founder of the Green Factory store

Going through the door of the Green Factory boutique propels you into a totally new universe, populated by strange containers and miniature trees. At the head of this extraordinary laboratory, Noam Levy has been experimenting under glass culture for several years. The young gardener opened the doors of his workshop to tell us about his journey off the beaten track, from the Kibbutz gardens to the 10th arrondissement of the capital, where he creates dozens of miniature landscapes every day.
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Aluminum worktop: good or bad idea?

Hardly alterable and resolutely design, an aluminum worktop is ideal for a modern and / or industrial style, in a kitchen, as outdoors or in an office. However, beware of this metal on certain points. We take stock. One of the least restrictive materials Among metal worktops, those made of aluminum have many advantages.
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Undesignable: the first flea market in Paris

Notice to all vintage lovers! Sunday, October 25, you will meet with around sixty exhibitors specializing in design from the 1900s and 2000s, from France and Europe. On the sidewalks of the Faculty of Sciences of Jussieu, in the fifth arrondissement of Paris, you can find small wonders in terms of furniture, lighting or decorative accessories.
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How to decorate your garden for Halloween?

Like every year, Halloween will be held on the day of the dead, October 31. On the occasion of this celebration, the Americans very traditionally decorate their gardens to prepare the evening during which the children of the neighborhood will knock on their doors to ask for sweets.
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Before / After: Modernize and optimize a small studio

This 30 square meter studio was attached to a much larger apartment. The owners wanted to make it independent so they could rent it. They therefore called on Julie Collet, architect and partner at the Lo Architectes agency. The challenge ? Make the bedroom more modern, and optimize the kitchen and bathroom space, to obtain a small corner where life is good!
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The ironing cloth by Brabantia

You are about to leave the office to go to a dinner and realize that the blouse that you brought to be able to change you did not support the trip well and is all wrinkled. Do not panic and unfold your Brabantia ironing cloth on a flat surface. In a few moments, your garment will be perfectly ironed.
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Before / After: Create a dorm in a vaulted room

The owner of the Mas de Cabassude, a wine estate located a stone's throw from the medieval village of Trets-en-Provence, wanted to create a pleasant and fun little dormitory for passing tenants. He called on the interior designer Nathalie Vingot Mei who fitted out, in the freshness of an arched room, a room for four children.
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More beautiful the jars!

For some time, the glass containers with large necks, which we know more particularly under the name of jars, have taken a big boost, far from the grandmother look they have been dragging for years! How? 'Or' What ? Thanks to new finishes, new shapes and accessories to personalize them.
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Swimming pool wintering: 5 mistakes to avoid

The wintering of a swimming pool is essential to keep it safe from frost. It not only conserves the quality of the water in the basin but also protects the equipment. However, if the wintering of the swimming pool is badly carried out, there is a strong risk of endangering the pump, the piping, the skimmers, the walls of the swimming pool or the liner for example.
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DIY kids: a garland of origami mushrooms to decorate the room

Here is an idea of ​​decoration, to do yourself and with children, to put a little cheerfulness in the room of our dear blond heads. For garlands and mobiles, think that origami is your best friend: with just a few sheets of paper, a little patience and thoroughness, and you get very pretty decor.
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Before / After: Create two separate spaces in a children's room

The owners of this apartment wanted to make an existing bedroom a room that could accommodate their two children, Sam and Victoire, in two separate spaces. The idea was that everyone could create their own bubble, despite their fairly significant age difference. Optimization was therefore the watchword during the two weeks that the work required.
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