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A decoration kit for my holiday home
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A decoration kit for my holiday home

This summer leave with a small place reserved in your suitcases for decoration. And yes, you have rented a holiday home, but it is very likely that it is of a "generic" style. That is to say, to please everyone, it is often essential to favor a depersonalized decor. So it's up to you and identify your decor to make you feel at home.

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The installation of wallpaper with frieze

Cleanliness first To properly install the wallpaper, work with clean and suitable tools and avoid as much glue smudging as possible - or wipe it off immediately with a damp cloth. Wash your hands as often as necessary to avoid leaving traces on paper or paints that are always difficult to erase afterwards.
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5 tips to properly clean your children's games

They drag them on the ground, turn them and turn them over in their little hands which are not always clean…. and often end up mouthing them. We often forget, but children's toys deserve a good cleaning from time to time to limit germs, microbes and bacteria! Put plastic toys in the dishwasher All hard plastic toys without electronic components can be placed in the dishwasher.
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5 timeless decorative styles to adopt without hesitation

Are you moving in or want to change the decor of your house or apartment? Are you looking to appropriate a new style? Take a look at the 5 timeless styles to adopt without hesitation that we have selected for you! The Art Deco style © Shutterstock Present in our interiors since the 1920s, the Art Deco style is a must.
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Laying tiles on the wall

Preliminary calculations To calculate the quantity of tiles you need, measure the surface of the walls and allow about 10% margin for breakage, cuts - and possible subsequent replacements. Ignore small obstacles such as a wall-mounted sink or gas water heater, as they "consume" a lot of tiles given the cuts they involve.
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The decoration with colored ink

Inks In recent years, the range of inks has been enriched with many new products and many decorators are using them today, not only for stamp printing or for making patterns and calligraphy with a brush, but also for the actual wall decoration.
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Au Caillou Amoureux: the small, ethnic and unusual boutique

An Ali Baba cave, ethnic version… This is how we can describe this unusual shop in the center of Suresnes, in Hauts-de-Seine (92). Opened in April 2007, the shop is full of rare objects brought back from around the world by its fifty suppliers: mammoth shins, fossils, bird nests in still life, African masks, recycled objects from Asia ... For two years , Thierry Meunier lives his passion, sharing his taste for objects with a history: a chandelier made from recycled tomato cans, found in Africa, a mirror made of moped tires, an armchair for children made of electric wire or a beaded vase made in Asia .
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When can your insurer cancel your home insurance?

When your home insurance contract expires Generally and if all goes well, insurers automatically renew your home insurance contracts. But it is possible for both parties, insurer and insured, to terminate the contract before each anniversary of the signing of the contract.
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Computers, TV, tablets, phones: how to clean them properly?

We love our digital tools. To the point that we use them all day long without ever thinking of disinfecting them, to the point of living with real nests of bacteria. Smartphone, computer, tablet or even TV, no more germs, digital goes to cleaning! Cleaning a computer or a keyboard The laptop is THE germ trap of the digital world.
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Successful decoration "wild"

Living in the heart of nature or in the tropics, we all dream about it, right? Especially when you live in town and you are not lucky enough to have a garden. So to avoid moving, you bring nature directly into your home. And that's good because the summer trend is "wild" and wild decor.
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How to create a fun and practical children's room?

Do you think your child's room is too small to allow you to furnish it with fantasy? Even if he is a fan of pirates or super heroes, the total look is not mandatory! Useful and original furniture, practical and funny storage, here are 3 good ideas to offer him the bedroom of his dreams.
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Stéphanie Marin's siesta bar

Do you dream of taking a nap in a unique place? Discover the Nap Bar, a space dedicated to napping set up by the French creation house Smarin, created in 2003 by designer Stéphanie Marin. Conceived as an arty and avant-garde invitation to rest, the space marked the spirits by its most singular composition: pillow, special herbal tea, original lullaby and essential oils were there to encourage the curious to indulge in the arms of Morpheus.
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Black and white wall lamp

Material: Ordinary layer (grape format, 100 g) Colored black layer (grape format, 100 g) Adhesive polyphane 1 ruler 1 cutter 4 cm wide black canvas tape 1 25 cm diameter half-moon frame and 20 cm high Realization: 5 'Cutting In the Polyphane, cut a rectangle of 24 x 39.2 cm.
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4 essentials for a Zen room

1. Nature as the watchword © Shutterstock By definition, the decoration of a Zen room draws its inspiration from nature. So what could be better than inviting plants to honor him? Although they are not always recommended in a bedroom, some varieties have soothing, depolluting and even beneficial properties for sleep.
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Our tips for adopting velvet at home in style

Velvet is a fabric that we love for its touch and for the warmth it brings to our interior. It is the shaved part of a fur or fabric. It has existed since the dawn of time, finally since the Persian Empire if we want to be more precise. Long gone from fashion, velvet is back in force.
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3 atmospheres for your garden furniture

With the return of spring and the sun comes a desire to go out and enjoy sweet moments. And as style and decoration are not reserved for your interior, assume garden furniture in your image! Here are 3 atmospheres to inspire you… SOBER AND MINIMALIST Because we don't always have the luxury of having a large terrace, the PAOLO garden furniture folds with style to the constraint: compact and cozy, these 4 wicker armchairs can be stored under the table in the blink of an eye to take up minimal space.
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5 ideas for screens to subtly separate a room

The screen is a decorative asset which also has the advantage of being very practical. Indeed, thanks to it, it is possible to delimit spaces but also to have a little privacy. There are many models, so you can choose a screen that matches your personality and that meets your decorative desires.
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Focus on… Pampas grass, a new essential decoration!

While eucalyptus was, until now, THE vegetable trend, a majestic grass takes its place ... It is the grass of the Pampas! Also called feathered reed, this exotic and sumptuous herb is all the rage in all trendy interiors. It must be said, its flowering offers long plumed inflorescences with delicate hues varying from beige to silvery cream to pale pink.
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IMini Pets for iPod coming soon

During the big annual meeting of Apple Expo 2008, the iMini Pets stood out on the stand of the Japanese manufacturer Ozaki. The iMini Pets, these adorable plush toys of around 25 cm waddle to the rhythm of the sound of your Ipod. They move the head (except the panda), the mouth and the arms, which will not fail to amuse children, small or older.
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Sleeve sheer curtain fabric and knotted version

Step by step Sleeve sheer curtain 1 To calculate the yardage of fabric essential for making your curtain, take the measurements of the rod on the floor, then add 16 cm for the top drawstring and the bottom hem. On the sides, especially if your fabric is very light, make double tucked in instead and allow 5 cm more.
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