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hewn & hammered
North America
Hewn & Hammered is devoted to all aspects of the Arts & Crafts movement and its revival, including Mission, Prairie and Craftsman art, craft and architecture.
Interests: graphic design, typography, arts & crafts architecture, grammar
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If you want to save money on home repairs, you must learn to do common repair tasks. This requires not only gaining skills in home repair tasks but also buying tools that are best for each job. With the right home repair tools by your side, DIY projects can be done quickly without breaking a sweat. When you don't have... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. Summer is the time of year when a lot of homes undergo a facelift. And although many homeowners consider décor trends, the majority don’t consider the safety aspects of their revamp. So, some home improvements can and do end badly. When renovating the home for the warmer... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. CC-licensed image by Michel Ngilen. When you make home renovations, you want your dollars to be well spent so the upgrades help increase your home’s value. Some home improvements offer a bigger return than others. Before you sign on the dotted line for extensive renovations, make sure... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Hewn and Hammered
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This post is the result of collaboration between Homesthetics.net and Hewn and Hammered. Interior design is by no means simple but nor is it complicated. A good interior design is bound to the inhabitant, the materialization of his own taste, needs and an expression of comfort and familiarity that creates him the feeling of appurtenance that any individual would expect... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
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This post is the result of collaboration between Homesthetics.net and Hewn and Hammered. Do it yourself projects have been here for a while now and their effect on the world is extraordinary, these simple crafts are an extraordinary alternative to mass produced items and they include in the process time spent with loved ones, memory forging, recycling, reusing and repurposing... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. With all of the home improvement and renovation shows on TV now, it has become more popular than ever to take on a project that revamps the home. Some of these projects are long but others can be done in a matter of a few days. Depending... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. CC-licensed image by Colin Knowles. Montreal condos may not be as expensive as those in Toronto and Vancouver, but it can still cost a pretty penny. Moreover, it’s not only the price of the property that you need to worry about. You also have to buy furniture... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. After so many years of everything from kitchen sinks to patio furniture to the flooring we walk on every day being made from synthetic materials, trends in home design are finally doing a 180° turnaround, bringing the beauty of nature indoors. Now architects and interior designers alike... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. Image by Doorstore. Deciding which style, what size, which material and what colour your front door should be can take a long time and not only do you need to make sure that the door will make a good first impression, but it will also need to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. Image by RedRhino Flooring. Epoxy floors are becoming increasingly popular in commercial, industrial and residential settings. There are different types for specific purposes. Some them include, but are not limited to self-leveling, self-dispersing, mortar, graveled, terrazzo coatings, antistatic coatings, and vapor barrier. Self-Dispersing Epoxy Flooring This type... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. Image by The Garden Issue. The happy individual that gets to call a portion of land under his feet home, garden, backyard surely has to take advantage of this immense opportunity. Regardless of how you currently use your backyard there are a few things you can do... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. Image by Homesthetics. Spring is here now, unraveling its immense beauty on our humble world. Nature is shaping the realm beautifully, changing everything in a short period of time, preparing us all for the summer, a wonderful season to take advantage off. In spring we start working... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. Image by Homesthetics. With the current economy, every responsible individual attempts to reduce the amount of money spent in carrying out any activity and therefore directly minimizing the carbon footprint. A sustainable responsible attitude becomes present, one able to change everything. What is DIY? DIY refers to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
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$110, free shipping. Where is the Q-bert version, though? Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2016 at you didn't know you wanted this
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. Image by Homesthetics. The world today is corrupted from many points of view but our biggest and most important concern is pollution and sustainability. Air, water or earth, every medium is polluted, corrupted, damaged. To these problems there are fast answers one might offer: recycling, repurposing and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. Color is interesting to say the least, it can model our state of mind, it can influence our health, it can determine the outcome of a day or improve your productivity or sleep. Color is magical and it should not be overlooked in interior décor whether we... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
Wow. A little out of my price range, Tom!! I'd like to hit up the open house, though, if they have one :)
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. CC-licensed image by Jo Naylor. Water damage can wreak havoc in any home that it decides to hit. This is something that you might not want to deal with, but when the time comes, you have to know what to do. When the water ruins everything that... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
Too many cages. $12. Or if there’s never enough, there's always this. Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2016 at you didn't know you wanted this
To all the ladies of the world. And don't forget them girls. 14 bucks. Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2016 at you didn't know you wanted this
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. CC-licensed image by Al_HikesAZ. Since Native American textiles and pattern design are a strong influence on Prairie and American Craftsman design, we thought you might enjoy this: If you are looking to do a design project in your home, you may be considering doing a Native American... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. These days, it isn’t unusual for a home to have an outdoor (or indoor) swimming pool. In many countries, swimming pools are a common accessory and in states like Florida, even smaller homes have swimming pools in the backyard. But if you don’t yet have a swimming... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. Generally speaking, summertime is the best season for outdoors projects. Painting the exterior of your home, adding a new room, or major lawn design should all be done when it’s bright and sunny out. But there are numerous tasks that can be performed in the colder months.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. CC-licensed image by tpsdave. Any type of domestic building work is expensive. You have to pay for services, materials and other expenses that mount up during the lifetime of a construction project. There are certain parts of a construction project that are more important than others. Once... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. CC-licensed photo by Keka Marzagao. Heating and cooling is the largest contributor to the cost of housing or running a brick and mortar business. The structure itself might have a loan, but heating and cooling tend to consume the most energy. Unlike a fixed loan, the energy... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered