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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 photo by Flickr user Janelle. No parent is sure how, but children seem to have decided that parents and adults all enjoy doing the cleaning. They believe this so much that they will do everything they can to make sure you do it all. If this... Continue reading
Posted 5 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 photo by Jeremy Levine. Refinishing your kitchen cabinets can give the room a whole new look. If you don’t have the budget for a complete kitchen overhaul (although that’s a lot easier now kitchen manufacturers offer free design services!) then you can forget about completely renovating... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 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 Betta Living. The foot of the bed is usually one of the most neglected places in the home when it comes to accessorizing. Hardly anybody really thinks about making this spot look good in general. However, if you know what to do, you can... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. Ovens are possibly the most essential appliance in the kitchen and they’re often one of the room’s most standout features. But because they are used so regularly, the oven can get filthy within no time at all which can have a major effect on the appearance and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 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 photo by Heather Hancock. If you’ve decided to remodel your bathroom, you might consider installing tiles. This can seem like a mammoth task, and as there are so many variations of tile to choose from, it’s difficult to know where to begin. If this is a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. Photo of beautiful Western Australia by Adon Buckley. Investing on land and home properties is definitely a good idea. It could be well profitable especially after a couple of years. However, just like when venturing other businesses, there are still some risks so it is important that... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. We are reliant on a constant supply of water for so many aspects of our daily lives – drinking, washing, cleaning, etc. – but that doesn’t mean we should ever use more water than is necessary. Water is life in so many ways and one of the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. Gazebo kits from Forever Redwood can transform your backyard into an amazing outdoor living space friends and family will absolutely love and enjoy. Our gazebo kits are handcrafted from the finest quality redwood available. The California Redwood used in our kits is over a third thicker than... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 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 Thad Zajdowicz. All of one’s earthly possessions are packed into a large truck, the family SUV is full, and a friend is following behind, as the move begins. The old home awaits new tenants, and the new abode is ready for the arrival of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 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 of the anodised aluminum exterior of the National Museum of Australia by Sam Ilic. The surfaces of buildings need to be protected against damage from the elements, including fierce sunlight and heavy downpours. Anodising is one effective way to make sure that buildings don’t become... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 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 Sean Naber. Cats are wonderful pets, but when they're feeling playful, they can turn into little destruction machines. Claw marks, bite marks, and items knocked over all happen when you have a feline companion. Try creating an obstacle course especially for your cat, so... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 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 Steven Lee. Life hacks are a good way to make things much easier. From saving money on bills to creating more space at home, there are dozens of different ways to take advantage of these life hacks. Read this helpful article in order to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 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 Stuart Pilbrow. On one hand, the blinds industry might not appear to be overly glamorous. However, if one analyzes behind the scenes, a different story is emerging. Sure, we can talk about some of the big technological advances in this industry and if you... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 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 Auburn Alumni Assoc. Paving always looks professional, but it involves a little more than just laying them in the right place, and if one has no experience in this field, it could turn out to be a nightmare. Laying a path or terrace is... Continue reading
Posted Oct 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 image by Gavin Dudeney. Everyone is doing it. It’s cool to do. People of all ages should be doing it. We should do it more. What are we talking about? Recycling of course and this is a buzzword that everyone seems to be talking about nowadays.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 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 image by Federico Moroni. Many people think that a roller shutter is just for keeping out prying eyes as well as helping to keep the business as secure as possible. Shutters in Perth are often neglected as an advertising space. Using the shutters are advertising can... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered
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Note: this is a partnered post and consideration was received for its publication. If you live in an area where it snows, you are probably ready to pull out the snow blower and shovel and pack away the lawn mower and all of your other summertime lawn equipment. BEFORE you simply throw your tools and equipment into the shed or... Continue reading
Posted Oct 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 image by Patrick DB. Moving to a new property is far from a simple task. For starters, property hunters have the huge task of finding a property that appeals to them, and then they have to go through the process of hiring lawyers to do their... Continue reading
Posted Oct 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 image by Bernard Walker. Nightstands are an integral feature aesthetically speaking and at the same time have a functionally performative role that they play in rooms. They are a perfect location to keep that glass of water handy along with a beautiful lamp for your late... Continue reading
Posted Oct 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 image by Frikjan. Selecting the right water sprinkler for your lawn can seem like a difficult task as there are many to choose from and a lot of companies selling them. Which one is right for me is a common question so don’t feel silly as... Continue reading
Posted Oct 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 image by Annie Corrigan/WFIU. Of course, this applies to all industries, and more often than not, using the wrong tools creates a problem. A tool is designed to do a specific job, and it is vital that one uses the right tool for whatever specific task.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 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 Aaron Anderer. Many people install security systems in their homes and businesses. These systems help to keep property and belongings completely secure. However, it is important to be able to recognise when a security system might be malfunctioning. A security system which is not... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 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 Tom Rolfe. Letting light into your living space is an incredibly important yet easily overlooked aspect of home design. How so? For starters, the benefits of natural light are well-documented to increase our moods and help us feel that we're not living in some... Continue reading
Posted Oct 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 Stephen Harris. Most basements are considered to be scary places with the huge lack of lighting and decoration. But with proper decoration hints you will be able to transform the whole space and make it appealing and pleasant to spend time at. Do not... Continue reading
Posted Oct 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 JC Bonbon. An electrical rewire means replacing some or all of the wiring in the home, and this is a job for someone who is both qualified and experienced in rewiring residential properties. Due to the dangers of working with electricity, wiring must conform... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2016 at Hewn and Hammered