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Redesign is fun

Redesign- Trapper hat with Siren

Take for instance one old sweater, and old furcoat from your mom or grandmother, some pieces of leftover fabric and your own inspiration!

Make your own pattern, buy one or check out the net for some

 free downloading sites.

Redesign is popular

Check out all these items on Youtube and get inspired!

Redesign is good for the Planet

The more you recycle, or reuse an item,

 the less impact your shopping has on the environment. By recycling, you eliminate waste, prolonge each items lifespan and is it definitly a sustainable way of treating your fashion needs!

Want to know more about fashion and sustainability?
Check the link…

Redesign - Trapper hat with Siren

An easy example

Trapper hat

Look her for a free pattern and tutorial: SeeKateSew that's what we did!

Redesign old garments

With one old sweater, an arm from my mom's old furcoat, some scraps of fabric and a sewing machine, the hat was made in a few hours.

The lether ribbons are from an old pair of trousers and the result is quite nice, no?  

Redesign is fun

Inside is also important

Inside the hat we used a golden fabric from an old party-top and lined the top with some quilted cotton for those cold winterdays.

Final touch is the label, which can also be use as a loop should uou need to hang your hat somewhere...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Myrtille & Framboise

Teach Your children to speak a foreign language while spending an enchanted time with them.

“When I’m older, I will be the King of Animals” is the first book published in French and English by Myrtille & Framboise, independent publisher on iPad.

The Author, Anissa Sauvageon, takes us into a graphics world that uses the potentialities of iPad: sound atmospheres, animation and interaction simply by touching the screen.

The interactive touch screen enables learning of French and English. This story has been translated by Jean-François Sené, Associate Professor of the University and in particular translated poems by Samuel Beckett wrote many short stories and poems.

This original application allows to take advantage of the educational dimension of digital media: animation and interaction, play activity of the reader who can take the place of the narrator, highlight some passages when following the narrator’s voice, or turn off the sound for a silent reading at his/her own pace.

Myrtille & Framboise sur Skolpure

The Book is available in
French Version and

English Version

Responsible author:  Anissa Sauvageon

Myrtille & Framboise at Skolpure

See more at: Myrtille & Framboise

Les Enfants de la Scène

L’association « Les enfants de la scène » a été créée en septembre 2010 à l’initiative de Christine Yordamian et Stephen Melchiori, ses fondateurs, pour promouvoir l’enseignement, la promotion et la mise en pratique des arts du spectacle pour les enfants et adolescents de 4 à 18 ans.

Cet apprentissage concerne tous les secteurs du spectacle vivant : théâtre, danse, comédie musicale, chant, musique.

Les enfants et adolescents sont initiés aux techniques de la scène mais également au rapport avec la caméra.

Vocation

L’association a pour vocation également de réunir autour de cette mission, des adultes conscients de l’intérêt de cet enseignement et auxquels pourront être librement associés comme parrains et intervenants ou encadrements ponctuels ou réguliers ou conseils, des professionnels du spectacle tous secteurs confondus soit au travers de cours, d’ateliers ou de stages.

Des spectacles écrits mis en scène chorégraphiés, filmés et photographiés pourront en découler chaque année soit récurrents soit uniques. Des tournées ou répétitions pourraient être même envisagées pour ce qui s’appellera par voie de déclinaison La compagnie « Les enfants de la Scène ».

OBJECTIFS DE L’ATELIER THEATRE

Répétition générale au théâtre du Ranelagh Crédit photos Christian Gidon

 

L’objectif de cet atelier théâtre n’est pas de former de futurs acteurs mais d’apprendre aux enfants et adolescents à devenir la personne la plus importante de leur vie !

Apprendre à s’aimer pour être aimé c’est cela que le théâtre apporte. Un éveil sur soi, ses émotions, sa voix, son corps pour pouvoir évoluer sur une scène mais aussi, tout simplement pour savoir communiquer dans un groupe et prendre confiance en soi.

Les séances sont donc basées sur un travail à la fois collectif et individuel avec une dominante essentielle : LE JEU !

Avec la musique et la danse, le jeu est pour moi un outil essentiel pour permettre aux enfants de s’épanouir sans inhibitions. Jouer, c’est expulser, c’est mettre en scène nos peurs, nos angoisses, nos joies et nos colères.

Une fois l’enfant en confiance, nous pouvons donc aborder tout naturellement les techniques théâtrales à savoir le travail sur  la voix, la respiration, la diction, la lecture, la mémorisations de textes et les improvisations.

Présentation d’un spectacle en fin d’année.
Regarde plus sur: www.lesenfantsdelascene.fr

Dima Terroir Maroc

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L’originalité du concept

repose sur la maîtrise complète du processus, allant de la détection et de la transformation des produits, à la commercialisation sur le marché local, et à l’exportation.
Les produits sélectionnés puis référencés par DIMA TERROIR MAROC répondent à un cahier des charges particulièrement précis, garantissant un approvisionnement limité quantitativement, une régularité qualitative contrôlable, une capacité d’adaptation dans la conduite des cultures ainsi qu’une volonté affirmée d’évoluer vers des marchés spécifiques ou des filières différentes (Gastronomie / diététique – cosmétique – pharmacie / parapharmacie – textile).

Le concept DIMA TERROIR MAROC a donc pour buts le développement et la commercialisation d’une gamme évolutive de produits issus du terroir marocain de très haute qualité, porteurs d’une forte authenticité, capables d’obtenir les classifications et les certifications indispensables (Appellation d’Origine Protégée, ECOCERT, Classification ISO.).

Le concept DIMA TERROIR MAROC comprend prioritairement un volet humain, composant essentiel pour prétendre obtenir un développement durable.
La mise en avant de ces produits permettra d’améliorer le niveau de vie des producteurs, tout en dynamisant, surtout auprès des jeunes locaux, l’image de leur terroir.

Les entrepreneurs de DIMA TERROIR MAROC se sont résolument engagés dans la voie du Commerce Equitable et du Développement Durable, préférant mettre en avant des produits ‘’haut de gamme’’, plus valorisants pour les producteurs structurés (Coopératives, GIE, Associations rurales…).

See more: www.dimaterroirmaroc.com

Hege-e

Fashion with its own agenda

Visionaries occupy a lofty perch in the fashion industry. Designers with provocative ideas–like Hege Edvardsen– are the ones who make the blood beat a little faster in the veins of true fashion addicts. “If you want to reach everyone with your work, it just becomes boring. I have a personal agenda,” Edvardsen explains.

Work by Paris-based Edvardsen is as much about art as it is about fashion. This avant- garde designer/stylist makes beautiful clothing with sculptural qualities, creating dramatic silhouettes. She finds inspiration for her designs in film, literature or in a fabric.

Edvardsen has in the past photographed her own collections, done the styling, make-up and even sometimes served as the model. “In the beginning I wanted total control, and I ended up working like a dog. Now I am cooperating more with other people. But I still enjoy styling editorials and my own collections/lookbooks ”

“When you go far away from your home you get a different sort of perspective about who you are,” says the designer, who comes from the northern Norwegian town of Tromsø.
Interviewed by  DAVID BARTAL

From the collection ELLE, photos by Petter Wallbo.

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More works from Hege Edvardsen: www.hege-e.com

La Garçonnière Restaurant

La Garçonnière Restaurant.

98 rue Michel-Ange
75016 Paris
Quartier: 16ème

Tel: +33 01 46 51 27 50

Go to the heart of the 16th arrondissement and find peace and pleasure.

Terrasse all year around, good atmosphere, great food, nice selection of wines on glass and by bottle. The Chef, Bruno Chartier is a true gormand, he changes the daily specials presented on the chalk boards. French cuisine.

Book a table in advance, it is a popular place and often packed with local and regular guests.

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Would you like to see Bruno Chartier make his Signature dish: Bar piqué au Fenalår?

Bruno Chartier Bar piqué au Fenalår

Horaires:

lun.-dim. 12:00 – 15:00

lun.-sam. 19:00 – 23:00

Cartes de crédit acceptées: Oui

UrbanCatch

UrbanCatch Products

Luxury Fashioned by Nature

From food to fashion.

Norwegian design created in fish leather.

Fashion with a conscience.

Our luxury goods are a new innovative use of traditional materials.

Materiels:

Specially prepared natural fish leathers from the cool waters of the North Atlantic and Norwegian Seas.

Crafted by our skilled designers retaining the skins of these beautiful wild creatures which would otherwise go to waste.
Inside is made from veal leather and the soles are either rubber or leather. No use of porc.

Design:

A special natural product fashioned by nature that looks good on you.

Drawing inspiration for from the rugged, wild and beautiful Norwegian coast Urban Catch provides unique and original products for those who require fashion with a conscience.

Production:

Every item is handmade by skilled craftsmen.
In the past, production was made in Istanbul, Turkey. In the future, all production will take place at Nye Voss Skofabrikk in Norway.

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Unique and special:

Certain models are produced up front and will be available in stock. Other items must be made by order.
Please see each products separately.
Sizes: Normal shoe sizes are 38-40 for women and 42-46 for men.
You can order any size you wish, small or big, just let us know, and we will make your shoe!

Each item is unique and is numbered individually.

Maintenance:

The leather is remarkably strong and need only light maintenance. Brush off sand and dust with a soft, humid cloth or a soft brush. Use normal shoe polish. Choose natural color for natural and bright colored skin, and brown on dark/brown skin.

See also www.urbancatch.no

Tind Spekemat

Tind Spekemat, Norway

Stranda mountains

Where snowy mountain peaks meet the crystal blue fjord, lies Stranda.
Here, in the beautiful and rough west country of Norway,
there has been a rich tradition and knowledge in producing cured
meat products.

History


With the aqusition of the first meat grinder in the late 19th century, Karl Ringstad, who later founded the original company
Ringstads Pølsefabrikk, made the first product in 1884. Tind Spekevarer are built on this tradition.
In 2005, after decades of industrial ownership under different names, Tind Spekevarer was established as a employee owned company

Passion and knowledge

Tind Spekevarer

In Tind we link our passion for food, and wide knowledge of production, with a true spirit of teamwork.
We take the time necessary to make cured meat products the way we think they ought to be.
Our products are based on traditional craftsmanship,
And the inspiration of the development in new tastes. Tind cured meat products are equally suited for traditional courses as well as in new and ecxiting dishes.

Sheep farming

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Most of the farms are situated in the Unesco’s World Heritage Area, and we feel obliged to take care of the landscape as well as the traditions in sheep farming. From the sheep are only 2-3 weeks old, they eat only what nature gives them. They graze in our area anywhere from the seaweed belt on the shore till the highest peaks of 1700meters altitude. They trace the snowbanks and eat a great diversity of herbs. We believe it gives flavor and a marbled fat layer to the meat.
The lambs are born late in the spring and are let out as soon as the winter lets go.
They graze outdoors most of their lives and helps shape the natural landscape.

Awards

Each year premium meat products are evaluated, and Tind took 8 gold medals and four silver medals of 12 possible.
Welcome to an experience full of natural flavors.
For French version, click here! Cliquez ici pour la version francais

See more here: Tind Spekemat.no

Société TIND partenaire de SKOLPURE

TIND SPEKEVARE 

Tind produit de façon traditionnelle des viandes fumées 100% naturelles (jambons d’agneaux, saucissons de rennes et d’élans).

Norwegian nature at Skolpure

La Norvège – nature

Entre les sommets enneigés des montagnes à l’ouest de la Norvége, on découvre un fjord bleu cristal, dans ce beau pays.

Il existe une vieille tradition spécialisée dans la production de viande fumée.

Histoire

TInd Spekevarer at SkolpureAvec l’acquisition du premier hachoir à viande à la fin du 19ème siècle , Karl Ringstad , qui a plus tard fondé la société d’origine, Ringstads Pølsefabrikk , a créé le premier produit à base de viande fumée en 1884 .

La société Tind Spekevarer s’est  construite sur cette tradition .
En 2005, après des décennies, des changement de nom et de propriétaires, Tind Spekevarer est devenu une coopérative, détenue par ses employés.

Passion et savoir faire

Tind Spekevarer products Skolpure

Tind Spekevarer nous livre sa passion pour la gastronomie et une grande maîtrise dans la production, avec un vrai esprit d’équipe.

Nos produits sont basés sur l’artisanat et l’inspiration des goûts nouveaux.

 

L’élevage ovin

Stranda mountainsLa plupart des fermes sont situées dans une zone classée patrimoine mondial de l’UNESCO, nous nous sentons obligés de prendre soin du paysage ainsi que des traditions dans l’élevage de moutons.

Les Brebis de 2-3 semaines ne mangent que ce que la nature leur donne. Elles broutent dans notre région allant sur les plus hauts sommets jusqu’à 1700 mètres altitude.

Elles mangent une grande diversités d’herbes.

Produits haut de gamme

Tind Spekemat tapas SkolpureChaque produit haut de gamme à base de viande fumée est évalué annuellement  et Tind a  déjà remporté  8 médailles d’or et quatre médailles d’argent.

Bienvenue à une expérience pleine de saveurs naturelles .

Autres articles sur Tind: Tind in Paris

Regardez plus sur Tind et leur produits, et visitez notre shop.

Bon appétit!

 

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Organic wine

Organic wine

3 main types:

Bees in ecovine at Skolpure

  1. Biodynamic wine- based on the writings of Rudolf Steiner, using homeopathic preparations instead of chemicals, natural fertilizers (dung) and manual ploughing in the vineyards. Harvesting and bottling according to the phases of the moon.
  2.  Organic Wine- no use of chemicals or artificial fertilizers/pesticides in the vineyards. 
  3. Natural wine/Orange wine: Back to nature.
    No cultivated yeast, no artificial fertilizer, no added sulphites, no filtering.
    Produce wines as they would have tasted 2000 years ago.

What are the differences

between Organic and Conventional wines?

Healthy soil ecowines Skolpure

Healthy Grapes

  • A natural approach to treating the vines means that they have improved immunity against sickness and develop deeper root systems to take up nutrients from the soil.
  • This gives healthy grapes which produce good wine and

Healthy Soil

How does it feel

  • Organic wines are more flavorful
  • By using natural yeast in fermentation we get an authentic rather than a manufactured taste profiles
  • Organic wines are a more authentic representation of the place where they were made than conventionally grown wines available on the market from the same regions. Roots go deeper in search of nutrients and water and take in characteristics from the local geology.
  • The flavors are cleaner, clearer, more intense, and the wines have more texture.

What are the impact

  • Ecowine steeltanks
  • More anti-oxidants- vines sprayed with chemicals have 80% less Resverotrol (found in red grapes which lowers cholesterol and prevents cell oxidation).
  • More vitamins and minerals: Organic crops contain significantly more vitamin C, iron, magnesium, and phosphorus and significantly less nitrates than conventional crops
  • Lower sulfur levels have major benefits for eczema, migraine and asthma sufferers.

How does it keep

  • Organic wines will evolve in much the same way as Conventional wines in the cellar
  • Natural wines should be stored at less than 13 degrees due to the low levels of SO2.
  • Warm temperatures can initiate premature oxidation.

ecowines at Skolpure

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Looking for a Barber Shop?

Do you wear a beard?

 

Wouldn’t it be nice to get a real, nice old-fashioned barber treatment?

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Looking for a Barbershop?

If you’re in Paris you definitely can get on in the 5th arrondissement,

not far from the huge University of Jussieu.

La Clé du Barbier, its the name to look for….

Did you know that the barber use to keep one knife for each day, letting them rest and regain force in between the battles.

The barber kept them I a locked box, the key was his precious property, hence the “Key to the barber” name of this quaint barbershop in 5, rue Linné.

An old occupation filled with tradition and good stories. You probably know that the barber used to be some sort of half-doctor, dentist, bandagist as well as hairdresser and what have-you. Where else to go when you need help?

Barber, Skolpure in Paris

In our modern days, you go to the Barbershop to get treatment for; your hair, skull, moustache, beard, nails, superfluous hair, not enough hair, unwanted and unexpected hair.

In short; the Beauty parlor of the modern man.

A treatment at this Barbershop always ends by steaming hot towels and a nice moment of bliss when you forget everything else but your own pleasure.

If you’re a guy, and you are in Paris in need of a shave or just having a bad hair day, look them up, they are young, fun and fine.. Tell them you come on behalf of SKOLPURE, and see what happens….

Visit them on Facebook, we did….

See what other people say about them:OhMyHomme

Movember

Did you participate in the action Movember this year? You know, when you start from scratch on Nov 1ast and let your moustache grow a whole month in order to support the work contre Cancer. Should you decide to get rid of the Moustache in December, you know where to go!

Francais:

Les petits plus qui font un tout…

Plus encore, tout soin esthétique ne serait pas complet sans la partie bien-être et relaxation, le massage post-rasage et l’application de serviette chaude sont un must que vous ne trouverez ailleurs que dans un Barber Shop : ils vous feront un bien fou ! Enfin, n’oubliez pas que le barbier est un spécialiste capillaire, il saura vous donner des conseils avisés sur les produits d’entretien les mieux adaptés à vos cheveux, votre barbe ou votre moustache.

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Adresse:

La Clé du Barbier
3, rue Linné

75005 Paris
Tel: +33 09 75 18 37 28

Presentez vous de la part de SKOLPURE, et verrez ce qu’il se passe…

 

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Happy Money; the Science of smarter spending

Elizabeth Dunn and Michael Norton wrote this book in 2013, and it has become quite a “Buzzer”

Happy Money: the Science of smarter spending

Happy Money by E.Dunn & M.NortonHere’s a review written by Adam

The goal of the book is NOT to help you earn more, but to change the way you spend your money. Here are five principles the authors put forth to summarize the research of happiness and spending habits:

1. Buy Experiences

Rather then spending your money on material objects (even bigger houses!), you will be more satisfied with experiential purchases, which will be more likely to connect you with others, produce more positive memories, and not result in buyer’s remorse. If you’re looking to buy an experience, make sure it connects you with others, provides a memorable story that you’ll enjoy telling in the future, is linked to your sense of self or who you want to be, and provides a unique opportunity that can’t easily be compared with alternatives.

2. Treat Yourself

The more you are exposed to something, the less impact it will have. Don’t do your favorite things every day, don’t eat your favorite food or drink your favorite latte every day. You will enjoy it more if you make it an occasional treat. At the same time, you don’t need to take it to an extreme: Minimalism doesn’t actually result in bliss, what matters is your mindset, and ability to enjoy the small pleasures in your life.

Happy Money3. Buy Time

Many people sacrifice much of their time in efforts to save a little money, e.g. through comparison shopping (which can also influence us to pay more for features that won’t actually make us happier). Other people spend a lot more time in stressful activities, e.g. working, in order to make more money. Watching less than 30 minutes of television per day can also be more satisfying, while spending more money on a bigger TV may only result in more time spent alone. Spending time playing with your child or walking your dog will provide more payoff. Consider how any given purchase will affect your time.

4. Pay Now, Consume Later

While iTunes and Amazon allow you to immediately consume our products, it can be counterproductive, because many of the pleasures of things we buy come prior to actually getting them, e.g. the planning phase of the trip. Waiting for things will make them more enjoyable when the wait makes you think about the details of how good it will be, when it makes you drool (literally, as it might in waiting for a piece of candy you really want), and when your consumption of the item won’t last very long.

Sharing is caring - Skolpure5. Invest in Others

Finally, spending money on other people can provide more happiness than spending on yourself. The amount doesn’t matter—what’s important is that you don’t feel pressured or compelled to give: in fact, you are likely to feel worse after giving when you feel compelled to give. It is also beneficial to connect with those whom you give to. Be knowledgeable of the cause or purpose of your charity.

Try tracking your expenditures for one week, according to these five principles. See what falls outside of these categories, and what you can move around.

Watch Elizabeth Dunn explain her findings in this video.

The book also made it to the Norwegian press:

 

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