Of course, a very special comfort in our home bring natural materials, minimum tillage, and all sorts of crafts from them. To do a picture of them with their hands not only fast, but also very nice. Besides, this way you will be able to bring your interior with a more eco-friendly style.

Brought with sea shells, stones and stars — and don’t know what to do with them? Do not rush to pour into a bowl, better stock up:

1. a set of deep framesdetermine the depth depending on the size of the shells,
2. colour blue or blue cardboard,
3. scissors,
4. superglue.

Further, the task is clear without words. As you already guess — cut squares of cardboard to the size of the frame. Then pasted on them shell and inserted inside. Voilasea picture with your hands is born! If the shades of blue in this room to anything not suitable, then you can replace them with any other color.





Each of us have a favorite color, we can watch endlessly. Or interior eagerly asks to add a shade of Aqua or piercing purple. If you look carefully at the photo designer interiors, you might notice that abstract paintings often play the role of color support. Will do the same?


1. canvas,
2. brush,
3. paint,
4. water.

Mentally divide the host into several parts and begin to do a color range from dark to light. Do not try to get the perfect transitions! You can always do the right places darker or lighter by adding paint or water. Working with acrylic is easy. But it requires speed, as it dries quickly. In short, to make a picture for interior by hand, like in the following pictures, you will take no more than an hour. Will only have to choose a frame for the newly masterpiece or leave it in a little unfinished form.



Want to introduce You to the roll. Cakes Black forest on the website, of course, abound, but the roll I have not found. When I saw this section of the roll on the Internet, then was conquered and decided right away that we bake. I think most understand me when some recipes put off in my head and all going is going to cook and what he saw and immediately go to the kitchen (provided that all the ingredients are). And I just Bank a cocktail cherry invitingly waited.

Easy sponge cake, chocolate mousse and whipped cream with sweet cherry under the glaze of dark chocolate. Everything I love. The roll is prepared quickly, only with registration fumbled. Not very pleased with the look of the chocolate plate

ROLL BLACK FOREST (1) Ingredients



chicken eggs 4 pieces
sugar 100 g
flour 30 g
cocoa powder 25 g
baking powder 1 tsp.


chocolate mousse

milk 150 ml
sugar 40 g
egg yolks 1 piece
corn starch 15 g
chocolate 100 g
cream 33-35% 175 g

whipping cream

cream 33-35% 150 g
sugar 20 g
cherry cocktail 200g


water 70 g
sugar 100 g
cocoa powder 50 g
cream 33-35% 70 g
gelatin sheet 1 layer

decoration (optional)

milk chocolate 30 g
cherry cocktail 1 handful

Method of preparation


First make the chocolate mousse, because it still needs to cool down. In a small saucepan put hot milk and 20 grams of sugar. In a bowl beat the egg yolk and the remaining 20 grams of sugar before lightening. Add in beaten egg yolk corn starch. Again beat.
ROLL BLACK FOREST (3) Then pour a thin stream of hot milk. All the time to stir the mixture with a whisk.
ROLL BLACK FOREST (4) Pour the milkegg mass back into the skillet, return to heat and cook on medium heat for about 2 minutes, stirring constantly so that the egg yolks are not curled, until thick.
ROLL BLACK FOREST (5) Remove from heat and add broken pieces of dark chocolate. Stir with a spatula until smooth. Cover with cling film a bowl with the cream in contact with the surface of the cream so that the cream did not form a crust and not made the condensate. Cool to room temperature.

Prepare the biscuit. To turn up the oven to 200 ° C. Baking lay parchment, greased.
Whisk 2 eggs, 2 egg yolks and sugar for 5-7 minutes until the weight increase 2-3 times.
ROLL BLACK FOREST (7) Add the sifted flour, baking powder and cocoa powder. Gently stir paddle movements from the bottom up

In a separate mixing bowl, beat 2 egg whites until status when turning bowls, proteins do not fall out from it.

ROLL BLACK FOREST (26) Gently stir the whites into the dough blade movements from the bottom up. Pour the batter on a baking sheet and bake for 7-8 minutes at 200 degrees.
The cake cool until lukewarm state. Soak liquor or syrup. I have the syrup from a cocktail cherry.
Cut the sponge cake into 3 parts. One part of a large 30 by 22 cm, and two parts of «the bottoms» our roll 7 30 see
While I cooled the cake, I built the form roll. I took a great gift package made of cardboard, wrapped it with foil, curved it and placed it in great shape, leaning to the side so that the width between the top walls was about 8-9 cm (i.e. 7 cm bottom roll + the thickness of the crust). Thus, could the workpiece for roll form «polytropa».
ROLL BLACK FOREST (12) Put it soaked the cake.

Will fleshing out chocolate mousse — chocolate cream just to cool down. Whip the chilled cream (175 grams) to sustainability and to mix them into the cream.


ROLL BLACK FOREST (14) Put ¾ of mousse on the cake, smooth. The rest of the mousse put into the refrigerator.




Cover mousse first strip of sponge cake. A little squeeze. Cocktail cherry strain through a sieve of excess juice. Whip the chilled cream with sugar and place on a cake (leave a couple of tablespoons of the decoration of the ends of roll). Put a cocktail cherry on a Chantilly cream, a little sinking it into the cream.

ROLL BLACK FOREST (16) Cover with a second strip of sponge cake. Gently press the cake to cream, gluing the bottom. Roll well cooled.
ROLL BLACK FOREST (17) Before serving, drizzle with glaze. The glaze should be prepared immediately before glazing.
Pour the gelatin plate with water. In a small saucepan mix sugar, water and cocoa, to dissolve the sugar. Bring mixture to a boil.
ROLL BLACK FOREST (18) Add the cream and again bring to a boil.
Remove from heat and add the drained gelatine. Stir well and strain the glaze through a sieve. Allow to cool to room temperature.
ROLL BLACK FOREST (19) Well chilled roll to straighten the ends, set on the grill, under which substitute baking sheet or a large form. Apply a thin layer of the remaining quarter of the chocolate mousse. At this point, the roll can already serve and entertain, but you can continue decoration.
ROLL BLACK FOREST (20) Apply the glaze, allowing it to spread. The glaze is quite thick and sweet. With the back of a spoon to put an arbitrary figure. Remove in the cold.
ROLL BLACK FOREST (21) Chocolate plate. I melted milk chocolate in a water bath. On a cutting Board laid paper with the drawn rectangles of size, a little more than the ends of the roll, about 9*11 see Above «code». He had caused the melted chocolate. And put away in the fridge to harden. In about 15 minutes with a knife struck the border of the rectangle on the chocolate.
ROLL BLACK FOREST (22) Once the chocolate is well frozen, to separate it from the file and glue on the ends of the roll on the left cream.

ROLL BLACK FOREST (23) ROLL BLACK FOREST (24) ROLL BLACK FOREST (25) Decorate next cocktail cherry.Help yourself!


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