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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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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. CC-licensed image by Pierre Vedel. The cost of home renovations can cause some people to have sleepless nights. However, don’t despair: it simply is not necessary to spend thousands of dollars on new furniture. Do it yourself Pallet furniture is a cost-effective and stylish alternative. This guide... Continue reading
Posted 6 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 Danny Votra. Choosing whether to install an asphalt driveway or a concrete driveway can be a difficult decision. It is one which requires some careful thought before making the final choice, as it is an important addition to any home. This guide is designed... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 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 Kenneth Lu. Room light is often so overlooked and yet it is paramount to good interior design. Without sufficient room lighting, the entire area will wear a dull and dreary look. So, even if your room has furniture, items of the highest class, the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 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 Timo Newton-Syms. The garden area is a place that most people utilise, especially in the summer months, and with innovative LED lighting solutions, one can transform an open area, and add character to the property. Subtle lighting that highlights the boundaries of the property,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. Photo by Hewn & Hammered. Purchasing a property requires a significant investment, and then there are the added costs of maintenance, energy bills and food. However, home ownership is usually something most people aim for, and that makes the expenditure well worth it once they have a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
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This post is the result of collaboration between Home Esthetics and Hewn and Hammered. CC-licensed photo by Gail Frederick. Installing a pool in your backyard can be an exciting adventure when done correctly. Your modern mansion can be transformed in the process completely greatly emphasizing the living quality and the property value alike. It is recommended to plan this insertion... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. Green sure seems to be the thing these days. Green manufacturing, green policies, green packaging, green building… it’s everywhere. And for good reason. Environmentally friendly practices and products help us be less wasteful with the Earth’s resources, not to mention they’re often less expensive too! Green practices... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. Creative Commons-licensed image by PhotoAtelier. When searching for an experienced plumber who can repair, install and maintain, look no further than the net. Whether it’s a leaky boiler, a burst water pipe or a flooded kitchen, dedicated plumbers are waiting for a call. Teams of reputable plumbers... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. Creative Commons-licensed image by Mark Moz. Many people decide to move home, maybe a few times in their lives. It’s very important to have a home looking good for new owners while making sure a good estate agent deals with the sale. Buying and selling property should... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. Royalty-free image. When the economy hit rock bottom at the latter part of the last decade, many dads were displaced from jobs they had been doing for countless years. Unfortunately, many times there were others with a longer history with the companies they had been working with... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. Royalty-free image. Home design is largely holistic, with every component being just as important as the next. Many people forget to make roofing decisions until they're completing the final steps in the design planning process. However, the aesthetic appearance of the roof is perhaps one of the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 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 John Loo. DIY furniture is fun. DIY furniture is creative and DIY furniture is cheap. Thanks to our hectic cubicle-bound lifestyle, we mostly fail to shell out the time required to shape our own home décor ideas into reality. However, there are days when... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. share this image on your site <p><strong>Please include attribution to The Brighton Bathroom Company with this graphic.</strong><br /><br /><a href='http://thebrightonbathroomcompany.co.uk/blog/luxury-bathroom-facts'><img src='http://thebrightonbathroomcompany.co.uk/images/uploads/blog/tbbc-luxury-bathroom-infographic.jpg' alt='Luxury Bathroom Features' width='625px' border='0' /></a></p> Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
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This post is the result of collaboration between Homesthetics.net and Hewn and Hammered. There are a few sets of colors out there with weird names like fuchsia, sarcoline, wenge, Mikado, taupe and even amaranth; true colors that surround us daily, colors that do define the world and space around us, colors that help us perceive and see in depth in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 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 Wicker Paradise. A simple way to make your outdoor space lively is to plan. You have to know what to include and where to include it. Creativity comes with knowing the theme you want to add. For example, if you want to include furniture,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 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 Scott Lewis. Whether you have just purchased a new home or are looking to perform renovations, the type of flooring that you choose is likely to be one of your main focuses. With the many options that are available, however, deciding which flooring is... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 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 Roger Mommaerts. After a long winter, it’s time to dive into some spring cleaning, both inside and out. Your home undergoes a lot of stresses throughout the seasonal changes from colder darker months to the warmer but sometimes soggy spring. Especially in older homes,... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
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This post is the result of collaboration between Homesthetics.net and Hewn and Hammered. In our world, every day thousands of glass bottles are taking shape in industrial sites, ready to receive our favorite beverages, ready to be labeled and shipped to our local store from each and every one purchases the bottle for its contents, consumes it and discards it.... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 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 Jeremy Levine. Whether you've got a small or big bedroom, your personal comfort should always matter and come first. Nothing beats having a serene retreat after a long and stressful day. It is your bedroom that you look forward to when you get tired... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 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 Jeremy Levine. For Millennials, buying a home represents a difficult decision in some ways. Many of these young adults were in high school or college when the last housing bubble burst and the Great Recession took hold across the country, so they have been... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
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 May 23, 2016 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 May 23, 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 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 May 20, 2016 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