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Asian plants in my garden
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Asian plants in my garden

Want to travel and get away from it all? Why not put some Asian accents in your garden? Today, we are going to be interested in the many Asian plants which find their place in our beautiful French regions and which have more and more followers. How to choose and maintain Asian plants?

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Tutorial: a Jenga-style lamp with wooden pegs

Wood is a warm material that probably reminds you of memories of long games of Jenga. But if ! You know, this famous building game! We show you how to easily make a designer lamp inspired by Jenga, with wooden pegs. Equipment - 124 wooden pegs (7 cm long and 5 mm wide) - A few pieces of cardboard - Glue (glue gun recommended for more precision and speed) - A pencil - A cutter - A support The steps 1.
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Before / After: A new veranda to rejuvenate the house

This pretty country house has many advantages: a beautiful surface, a calm and green environment ... and a veranda. Unfortunately, the latter is dilapidated and unmarked. Its long design harms the overall architecture of the house and gives it a "packed" air. It is in response to this problem that the Vérand'Art agency intervened to replace the existing one, by imagining an architectural project sublimating the exterior as well as the interior of the building.
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Garden in the shade: how to bring light?

How to bring light into a shade garden? 8 essential points to shed light on your green space. The shade garden has the major advantage of being very green and fairly dense, since the plants benefit from a 'climate' conducive to growing at their own pace, with a balanced general humidity ... But its major drawback is the lack of light, and sometimes cheerfulness!
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6 grandma's tips for clean, white curtains

Curtains should be cleaned carefully. It is first important to consult the label to know if a dry cleaning is necessary. If you choose to wash them yourself, here are some natural and economic secrets, taken from our grandmothers, to keep your curtains fresh and held.
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DIY children: make a small articulated rabbit

Are you looking for a simple and fun activity to do with children? We suggest you make a pretty little articulated rabbit to assemble and decorate. It's the perfect activity for spring, especially since it requires little equipment and little time! The material - A rabbit-shaped template (to download here) - A sheet of card stock - Parisian fasteners - Markers - Scissors Budget: less than 5 euros Duration: 20 minutes Steps 1) Cut out the template…… for get the different shapes to assemble.
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2 simple DIY tips for a trendy office

An office is not just a piece of furniture, pencils and papers piling up. It is a place of life that should inspire you and make your life easier. Here are some tips to optimize your storage by creating a stylish workspace! Start by choosing your office! Does that seem obvious to you?
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Before / After: Black & white to enhance a small bathroom

The decoration experienced a wave of strong colors in the 70s and 80s before gradually giving way to neutral tones. Soothing and timeless, they have the advantage of combining with all styles, from the most classic to the most modern. In this small soulless shower room, the decorators of the Bel Ordinaire agency have decided to highlight black and white: after several weeks of work, the toilet space has taken on a fresh and modern look, perfectly in tune with the times.
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An apartment composter?

Compost is made from green, and therefore natural, waste. It is then used as a fertilizer in the garden but also as a fertilizer for indoor plants or planters located on your balcony. If the idea is still quite innovative in France, home composers are multiplying. They are no longer reserved outside but now take place in our kitchen.
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The 5 corners you always forget to clean

Discerning dirt on large surfaces is easy. What is less so, however, is to pay attention to these innumerable nooks and crannies out of sight that accumulate dust over time. gives you his tips for cleaning 5 corners generally set aside.
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Garden: water plants well, simple advice

Thanks to the advice of experts from the Plant Clinic, learn the right steps to maintain your garden. Today, Philippe explains how to use water well. Follow his analysis and recommendations on video! Watch the video [video id = "3" /] How to water well? All plants need water; but not at the same rate or in the same quantities.
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Tutorial: a pop art portrait of your cat

True whooping coughs of recent years, cats are everywhere. And if you are one of those who thinks that your protégé deserves even more attention, the tutorial of the day is for you! Today, we are going to learn how to make a resolutely decorative pop art portrait of your cat (or your dog, your rabbit, your giraffe…).
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A vegetable patch on his balcony: advice from Florent Imperiale

With the arrival of sunny days, we would like to be able to take care of our small vegetable garden ... But when we live in an apartment, we only dream of having the space to install one. Well know that having a vegetable garden in an apartment is now possible! On a simple window sill or on your balcony, you can plant tomatoes, eggplants or even aromatic plants ... Are you tempted by the experience?
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The egg cup welcomes the Easter eggs

For Easter lunch, why not make an egg-themed meal? Here is a selection of egg cups to feast on but also decorate your table! Easter eggs, a traditional dish Easter is an opportunity to take out your egg cups and taste eggs. The tradition of the egg, symbol of fertility, probably comes from the prohibition to consume eggs during Lent.
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Tutorial: a wooden trivet with geometric patterns

That's it, after five seasons of Top Chef, you have mastered the art of gourmet, crunchy and Espelette pepper. But before you embark on an Almost Perfect Dinner, you need to review the decoration of the table a little. So start with a simple but essential element: the trivet.
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Before / after: transform any bathroom into a minimalist and design room

French people are spending more and more time in the bathroom every day. Over the decades, this small room has abandoned its cold and functional aspect to make way for a beautiful space with neat decoration. If many styles have had the wind in their sails (seaside, nature, chic a bit ostentatious…), it is now the clean and Zen atmospheres which are preferred by individuals.
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An external concrete staircase: how to make the right choice?

If the concrete staircase has often been decried for its coldness and the massive aspect of its silhouette, it nevertheless represents an ideal model for an outdoor installation because of its durability, its attractive price, its wide choice of customization and its ease of maintenance. If its qualities are no longer to be demonstrated, choosing a concrete staircase adapted to its tastes, its needs and the specifics of its terrain is not always easy.
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Charlie Crane, a new designer furniture designer for children

Inspired by the minimalism of the Scandinavian lines of the 1950s and 1960s, Charlie Crane gave birth to pieces of furniture for babies and children that will charm parents who love refined kids' decor. Between elegant design, soft colors and modularity capable of accompanying toddlers throughout their growth, the models designed by Charlie Crane definitely have everything to please!
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