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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. 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
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. A holiday is a time of being grateful for the family, friends, and amenities you have. Why not show how grateful you are to have a home by completing a few quick remodels before your friends and family gather for the holidays? You and your guests will... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2015 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. Are you looking for bathroom remodeling ideas? Something different from the same old style you’ve had forever? The latest trends revolve around keeping things clean, simple, and practical. Creative, modern, and chic might not be for everyone, but they certainly add an innovative look to your home.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2015 at Hewn and Hammered
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Lard of the Jungle for $26, free ship. Continue reading
Reblogged Nov 18, 2015 at you didn't know you wanted this
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Look like a Russian oligarch's teenage son for just $30. Continue reading
Reblogged Nov 18, 2015 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. Whether you live in an apartment or have a tiny backyard but would love to use your green thumb, consider making a vertical garden. Vertical gardens are becoming extremely popular in urban homes where horizontal gardening space is limited. Aside from providing beautiful, living decor, vertical gardens... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2015 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. CC-Licensed photographs by Gnomedude and Joanna Poe. Oil heaters store a light petroleum in a tank and use it to fire a hot water tank or a household furnace. The advantages of oil is that it can be transported by a vehicle and many oil heater can... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2015 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. CC-Licensed photograph by Jeremy Levine Design. Your home is your castle, so it only makes sense that you’d want to improve the way you live your life at home. Remodeling projects can be as cheap as buying a bucket of paint, or as pricey as doing a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2015 at Hewn and Hammered
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$10, free ship, and yes I love cake. Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2015 at you didn't know you wanted this
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And in this case, the small is just about a kids large. How can you afford not to buy it? Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 23, 2015 at you didn't know you wanted this
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Wish these came in kids sizes, too. Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 23, 2015 at you didn't know you wanted this
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I'm not sure why these bike lights aren't for sale all over bike shops here in North America. They're about $2-$4, free shipping, and sometimes come with batteries (mine did). The laser is super bright, the tail light LEDs too, and very visible. A really great addition if you ride... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2015 at you didn't know you wanted this
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These range in price from $3,000-$7,000, and come in a wide variety of styles, colors, and engine sizes. Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2015 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. 1. Remodeling the Kitchen Most people consider the kitchen to be the heart of the home, and because of this, updates in this room pay off. According to HGTV, you can expect to recoup 60%-120% of your investment on a kitchen remodel, as long as you don’t... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2015 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. Creative Commons-licensed photograph by Paul Mison. House sellers can make terrible mistakes when dealing with property. These errors in judgement and holes in their knowledge can cost them thousands or tens of thousands of pounds and one of the most desperate is the use of a scurrilous... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2015 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. Creative Commons-licensed photograph by Benny Lin. There are so many options for improving your home’s interior. Painting the walls, reupholstering furniture, adding new decor elements, and dealing with clutter are all excellent options for giving the interior a “facelift,” as is purchasing and installing new flooring. The... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2015 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. Creative Commons-licensed photograph by David Lofink. If your home is severely cluttered and you can’t go a day without clenching your fists in frustration because of it, it may be time to consider bringing in some handy hacks to help free up space in your house. The... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2015 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. Creative Commons-licensed photograph by Rubbermaid. Keeping your home tidy and free of clutter can seem like a challenging task in the beginning but it is important to push past your doubts and defeat the clutter bug. These simple tips will ensure that you de-clutter your home in... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2015 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. Creative Commons-licensed photograph by Martin Pettitt. Whether you are buying your underfloor heating from a specialist such as The Underfloor Heating Store or picking up a budget kit from your local DIY store, all underfloor heating essentially works the same way; to ensure your home is free... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2015 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. Tiles can crack for a variety of reasons, from heavy furniture to constant foot traffic from passers-by. Whether your tiles are ceramic or made from natural stone, cracks and chips can quickly ruin the appearance of your walls or flooring. While cracked tiles might seem impossible to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2015 at Hewn and Hammered
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I recently heard from 29-year-old Riley Fuller, a New Hampshire-based woodworker currently apprenticed to his uncle, the great Michael Coffey. Riley readily acknowledges that he has huge shoes to fill; Coffey, after almost 60 years of woodworking, is generally considered one of the greatest wooden sculptors and furniture designers in the world. That said, I think you'll agree with me... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2015 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. A kitchen is a place where all the action happens. Countertops definitely see a lot of action in the kitchen space. Because of this specific reason, they should be properly maintained, cleaned and protected. Just like any other surface, these high traffic areas should be cleaned in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2015 at Hewn and Hammered
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no comment, except: maybe if you were confused or something? or is it a jews-for-jesus thing? Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2014 at you didn't know you wanted this