Life 2023, February

Gluing sand-lime brick: mortar for building walls

Gluing sand-lime brick: mortar for building walls

In connection with sand-lime brick, one often hears the term “sticking”. What does it actually mean to glue sand-lime brick? And which "glue" is suitable?

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Mosaic eggs: How to make original Easter eggs

Mosaic eggs: How to make original Easter eggs

Mosaic eggs: Easter eggs with a difference. Surprise your guests for Easter brunch with home-made mosaic eggs. We provide the instructions for this

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Easter customs in Germany and worldwide

Easter customs in Germany and worldwide

Easter customs are not only in Germany, but all over the world. Here there are colored eggs, elsewhere the children are raised in the air by the head

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These activities work despite the ban on contacts

These activities work despite the ban on contacts

The ban on contact due to COVID-19 restricts us all - we have tips for you on how to escape the Coronoa blues and keep the work-life balance

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Tinker play carpet with children: Here's how

Tinker play carpet with children: Here's how

For handicrafts with children or as a handicraft idea for children's birthday we provide you with instructions and templates for this beautiful play mat

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Dishwasher: This is allowed in, but not

Dishwasher: This is allowed in, but not

Did you know that a baseball cap is dishwasher safe? Can silver cutlery also be included? Which symbol indicates whether something is dishwasher safe?

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Switching off the smoke detector: what to do in the event of a false alarm?

Switching off the smoke detector: what to do in the event of a false alarm?

The smoke detector beeps continuously or a false alarm has been triggered? We show you how to correctly classify the signal tone and how to switch your smoke detector off

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Toadstool: craft idea for children from 3

Toadstool: craft idea for children from 3

Craft idea for the children's birthday party: You and children from 3 years can easily re-craft these toadstools made of plaster bandages. That's how it's done

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Moving service: Choose the right moving company

Moving service: Choose the right moving company

Moving and leaving work to others? A dream. With our tips you will find the right moving service

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Connect the washing machine correctly - how it works

Connect the washing machine correctly - how it works

In this guide we explain how to connect a washing machine correctly

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How to reduce your electricity and water consumption

How to reduce your electricity and water consumption

Because of Corona, most people now spend significantly more time at home. We'll show you how to keep utilities under control

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Home office: Working in times of the corona virus

Home office: Working in times of the corona virus

Are you working from home for the first time in the corona crisis and do not know how to organize yourself? We help you stay productive

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Descale the washing machine: how it works

Descale the washing machine: how it works

The washing machine should be descaled regularly so that it works as long as possible. We explain how to do it

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Connect the dishwasher: useful tips

Connect the dishwasher: useful tips

If you buy a new dishwasher, the installer doesn't always have to come. Even as a layperson, you can easily connect a dishwasher. We show you how it works

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Cleaning the extractor hood: These home remedies are suitable

Cleaning the extractor hood: These home remedies are suitable

The extractor hood should be cleaned regularly. We explain how to do this here

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Dishwasher does not draw water: the reasons

Dishwasher does not draw water: the reasons

If the dishwasher does not draw water, this can have various causes. We explain what is behind it

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Defrosting the refrigerator: Tips for saving energy

Defrosting the refrigerator: Tips for saving energy

If you want to reduce your energy consumption, you should defrost your refrigerator regularly. That's how it works

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Clean garbage cans: this is how the stench disappears

Clean garbage cans: this is how the stench disappears

Cleaning garbage cans is important because the dirt creates stench, especially in summer. In our guide we answer all questions about garbage can cleaning

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Instructions: Set the front door

Instructions: Set the front door

A squeaky front door annoys in the long run. It is easy to set yourself. We will show you how to do this here

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Handicrafts with children: a sweet idea for Easter

Handicrafts with children: a sweet idea for Easter

Handicrafts with children are simply part of Easter. Here we show you how to make this pretty carrot garland yourself

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Seal the shower: DIY instructions and important tips

Seal the shower: DIY instructions and important tips

Here we explain why it is so important to seal the shower and how you can best do it

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Sew mouthguard yourself: Here's how

Sew mouthguard yourself: Here's how

A face mask can reduce the risk of infection in the corona crisis. This guide explains how you can sew it yourself

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Setting windows: tips against drafts

Setting windows: tips against drafts

If you set your windows correctly with our tips, you will eliminate jammed windows and drafts

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DIY: Simply build your own coffee table

DIY: Simply build your own coffee table

Looking for a coffee table? Just build it yourself. You can find the instructions here

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Walls with sand-lime brick: how it works

Walls with sand-lime brick: how it works

Depending on the type of stone, the wall made of sand-lime brick must be glued or bricked in the classic way. Our simple instructions for building the sand-lime brick

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Tinker photo mobile as a room divider

Tinker photo mobile as a room divider

Whether as a room divider or simply as a beautiful decoration: a photo mobile gives your apartment a very individual flair - here are our instructions

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Sense of Home - the new home magazine

Sense of Home - the new home magazine

Sense of Home, the new home magazine, will be available in stores from July 12, 2018

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Pleasure for children: making a lantern

Pleasure for children: making a lantern

On November 11th the time has come again: children sing along the streets and proudly present their homemade lanterns. We show,

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Competition: Conditions of participation

Competition: Conditions of participation

Participants must be at least 18 years old. The prize will be raffled off among the participants. We will send the winner in writing via Facebook

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DIY instructions: lanterns with forest animals

DIY instructions: lanterns with forest animals

Not all cats are gray at night. The inhabitants of the forest also lose color and show up in black. But candles in the folded

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IdeenMagazin: Our summer magazine: 220 decorating tips with a sunny effect

IdeenMagazin: Our summer magazine: 220 decorating tips with a sunny effect

The second issue of ideenMagazin 2017 will be at the kiosk for you on Thursday, May 11th: be it handicraft fun with polymer clay, Mediterranean table decorations or recipes

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Enie van de Meiklokjes: "I have a lot to discover"

Enie van de Meiklokjes: "I have a lot to discover"

Moderators Enie van de Meiklokjes is convinced that your furniture will find its way to it on its own. A personal insight into their living life

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Upcycling: suitcase shelves in vintage style

Upcycling: suitcase shelves in vintage style

With a few tricks, decommissioned, classic suitcases from the attic or flea market become stylish wall shelves for the apartment

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Make a rose vase in the shape of a tent

Make a rose vase in the shape of a tent

Instead of a simple, simple vase, roses now have an elegant, homemade wigwam construction. This is the

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The first day of school: invitation cards with a blackboard look

The first day of school: invitation cards with a blackboard look

School enrollment is the beginning of a new phase of life for parents and children that should be celebrated. An invitation to

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IdeenMagazin: Our collective edition

IdeenMagazin: Our collective edition

The collective edition 2017 of our ideenMagazin will be available at the kiosk from December 22nd. 420 gorgeous ideas for inside & outside on a total of 180

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Cloakroom made of hangers: sophisticated decoration idea

Cloakroom made of hangers: sophisticated decoration idea

This coat rack made of hangers brings variety to the entrance area and is very easy to build yourself

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Decorate mirrors: Original frames made of cake lace

Decorate mirrors: Original frames made of cake lace

With this simple idea, we embellish simple mirrors in an instant - and make them an attractive eye-catcher on the wall

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Table decoration: lightness in orange and pink

Table decoration: lightness in orange and pink

You can sew the charming table textiles yourself - from the valance blanket to the pompom pillow to the serviettes. This awakens the colors orange

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Frosted glasses: winter sculptures

Frosted glasses: winter sculptures

Simple vases or bowls made of glass now take the leading role on the table - in a play of light and white shadows

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