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Ecology: a French start-up invents infinitely reusable gift wrapping

uses. Instead of using paper that will be unwrapped, torn and immediately thrown in the trash, this company suggests you purchase gift bags and coated cotton fabric squares. These pockets or squares adorned with beautiful prints are a much more eco-friendly alternative, since they are, accordi ...

08
Dec
2021

Making a mosquito repellent candle: the easy way

ural ingredients, you need: 50 g of beeswax 10 ml of vegetable oil (sunflower or olive oil for example) a glass jar of about 5 cm in diameter a cotton wick a wooden chopstick (Asian chopstick or skewer type) 20 drops of citronella essential oil 10 drops of real lavender essential oil 10 dr ...

01
Aug
2022

How to germinate a lychee seed?

to create optimal conditions for the germination of this type of seed, I advise you not to skip step number 2. It involves wrapping the seed in damp cotton or paper towel. Place everything in an airtight container, in the shade, and wait for 3 weeks. During this period, open the box occasionally t ...

28
Dec
2023

For Saint Barbara's Day, sow wheat and lentils

ing pretty cups or small plates. According to Christian tradition, you should prepare three cups, symbols of the Trinity. Line their bottoms with cotton and place a thin layer of wheat grains or lentils. Water copiously and place your cups in the light. The seeds will germinate quickly and g ...

30
Nov
2007

Decor: 5 Ideas to Refresh Your Decor for Spring

tdoors. Children's bedrooms are particularly well-suited to this seasonal makeover that should delight the youngsters. Children generally love woven cotton hammocks. To choose the right accessory, know that the larger the hammock with finer mesh, the more comfortable it is. To create the illusion o ...

21
Mar
2008

Ears: how to avoid earwax plugs?

vacuation of earwax, you can use : - a small tissue - An ear Hygiene spray - a reusable ear pick called oriculi. On the other hand, cotton swabs are not recommended and not just because single-use plastic models have been banned for sale in France since 2020! Even the cardboard ...

27
Sep
2022

How to dress for the beach?

ic materials like nylon, polyester, or faux leather • Dark colors • Closed shoes worn with socks! Clothes that are too close-fitting, like thick cotton skinny jeans or tight stretchy fabrics, are not suitable for a day by the sea if you don't want to end up with sweat or seawater stains ...

04
May
2023

Composting

ead leaves, straw - Used coffee grounds with filter, eggshells - Biodegradable litter from herbivorous animals - Pieces of 100% natural fabric (wool, cotton) Not compostable: fatty products, ashes, meat, fish, cheese remains, nutshells, animal litter and excrement. And among garden waste, diseased ...

30
Jan
2007

The day after the party: beauty tips for a healthy glow

puffy eyes on a day after a party. In particular, you can apply to your eyes: - two Tea bags brewed and previously placed in the refrigerator - Two cotton pads soaked in cornflower floral water - two small cold spoons. Note: If you want to use concealer to camouflage dark circles and reddened ...

26
Dec
2013

Decoration: the transitional style in 5 questions

e can be combined in this type of decor. The mixing of textures between different materials such as wood, polished glass, metal, leather, linen or cotton is one of the characteristics of this type of decoration. You can even mix various wood species, as long as you choose them in the same tone ...

08
Sep
2021

Maison Durable : the online store for a zero waste decoration

reusable gift bags and boxes, gift vouchers to be used on the site, but also discovery kits and gift boxes. The Shopping section logically gathers cotton shopping bags, tote bags, bread bags and bulk bags. So many small containers essential for all those who want to go zero waste and buy their gr ...

02
Feb
2022

Heat wave: 5 tips to cool down

ng cornflower water or Roman chamomile hydrosol with softening properties. After misting, don't let your skin dry, but gently dab your face with a cotton square. This way, your skin will stay moisturized and won't feel tight. 4- Take a foot bath... with salt water In the summer, as soon as th ...

17
June
2022

Terrazzo: a trendy material in decoration

ore discreet decorating elements like accessories. For example, you can buy bathroom accessories in this material, like your tumbler, soap dish or cotton box. You'll even find this pattern full of whimsy on cushion covers or a shower curtain: enough to easily boost the decoration of your diffe ...

02
Sep
2022

Nesting or how to transform your home into a cosy nest

l like staying there for hours well warm, do not skimp on the number of plaids and cushions! Go for the softest and most enveloping materials like cotton, faux fur, fleece, velvet or wool. Surrounding yourself with softness is a great way to create a warm and welcoming place to relax. 3- Opt ...

07
Oct
2022

The batik fabric: definition, origin and technique

What is batik fabric? The batik fabric is a polychrome patterned fabric created using a handmade method of printing on fabric. Cotton and silk are the two most common raw materials used to make this kind of patterned fabric. The word 'batik' comes from Javanese and means 'written with wax'. This ...

17
Nov
2022

The stag horn plant or Platycerium: characteristics and maintenance

f bark that you attach to the wall. To help the seedlings adhere to their support, Place moss or sphagnum moss over the root ball by holding it with cotton thread and keep this substrate moist. The same tips apply to repotting the plant. ...

05
Jan
2023

Decoration: what is the shabby chic style?

to: - antique furniture with wood patina - objects found at the flea market - traditional and authentic materials like wood, linen and cotton With these two guidelines in mind, you can easily create a shabby chic decor in a store or at home. This style lends itself particularly ...

10
Jan
2023

How to make homemade kombucha?

a into a glass jar and add the starter liquid. Place the mother on top of the mixture, placing the lighter, smoother side up. Close the jar with a cotton cloth (definitely not gauze that will let gnats through!) held with a simple rubber band. If you plan to make kombucha throughout the year, it ...

31
Jan
2023

Weather: 5 unusual facts about clouds

1- Clouds weigh tons. When you look up at the sky, cumulus clouds appear light and fluffy like cotton balls in the atmosphere. This type of cloud forms when water vapor in rising warm air cools and begins to condense into tiny droplets that remain suspended in the air. Despite their appearance, ...

28
Mar
2023

How to make a wabi sabi decoration?

se types of flea markets, prioritize objects made of raw materials such as wood, bamboo, and stone as well as natural fibers such as linen, wool, and cotton. Regarding the choice of colors, this decorative style favors neutral and soft colors evoking natural elements such as earth and water. You ca ...

12
Apr
2023