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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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As 2019 comes to a close, new home decor trends are on the rise for 2020. Some of our favorite trends this year are making their way into the new year, while other trends are just starting anew. Keep your home trendy and classy with these five ongoing and new home decor trends. Bring Life to Your Home Add some... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Hewn and Hammered
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Moving into a new home or apartment is a very exciting time. Whether you’ve made a move across the country or just down the block, there’s a lot to do to get ready to move, actually move, and move-in. Here are a few ways to help your move-in day go as smooth as possible. 1) Prep the House Homes are... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2019 at Hewn and Hammered
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Code scaffolding is a term that gets thrown around quite frequently, in many industries. Scaffolding is now such a ubiquitous term that any form ‘supporting framework’ or structure is referred to as a scaffold, even if it is a virtual thing, such as the framework that computer code for applications is built around. What interests us, of course, is not... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2019 at Hewn and Hammered
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A pool is a great asset to add to any home, and can be a great way to cool off after a warm day. However, if it is not properly maintained, it can become dirty and undesirable to take a dip in. Fortunately, there are simple interventions that you can implement in order to maintain its cleanliness. Here are some... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2019 at Hewn and Hammered
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Brown — sometimes that’s all you see after an especially cold, long winter. Your yard is one of the parts of your home that can be a place of refuge and rest, so having to bring it back to life after every winter season may not be your idea of fun. Fortunately, you can protect and preserve your yard by... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2019 at Hewn and Hammered
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Today, it is not uncommon for the entire family to pull up stakes in one city and move to another state or country. The moving experience for every family can be vastly different based on the plan that they create and the parameters in the time that is available. In some cases, the family may only have a month or... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2019 at Hewn and Hammered
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Owning property seems like it is a super simple way to make money. You have an apartment, charge rent, and watch your income increase. While property ownership can be a great source of income, it can also be a lot of hard work. There are enough needs of the apartment and tenant that can keep you busy like this is... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2019 at Hewn and Hammered
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Well, that's the asking price, at least. Unfortunately, parts of it have had the gorgeous redwood and oak paneling whitewashed, which should land someone in prison in my personal opinion. Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2019 at Hewn and Hammered
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Installing a concrete driveway requires a lot of planning and heavy labor. When well done the drive you will offer service for along time. Below is the process of installing a concrete driveway. The most critical requirement of a good solid concrete driveway is the sub-base beneath. Too soft and wet soils make the bearing rock shift, leading to the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2019 at Hewn and Hammered
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You don’t have to assume that all repair jobs are always difficult or time-consuming. You don’t have to be a bonafide handyman in order to tackle basic home repair projects at all. If you notice any issues that pop up around your living space, you may be able to tackle them all by yourself without recruiting the assistance of a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2019 at Hewn and Hammered
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The essence of a home is felt by everybody who steps foot in it. Whether one is a hermit or not, the quality of a home comes from its many layers. Furniture finds a place in these layers. This place is of no small importance and a homeowner wants to be mindful with how they go about choosing furniture for... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2019 at Hewn and Hammered
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A craftsman is a maker of goods that are usually formed using an artistic ability. This makes the craftsman's work very valuable. Craftsman's pieces can be made with tools or with their hands. The skills that they use to create the pieces are often of professional quality. Craftsmen often have to receive some form of education or training to perform... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2019 at Hewn and Hammered
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I’m sure you’ve been online and seen many articles written that detail the many uses of pallets in home decor. Nothing wrong with that, people have made some really cool stuff that way. I wanted to suggest a handful of uses for pallets that get outside the home decor arena. Some of them fall into the category of home improvement... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2019 at Hewn and Hammered
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Have you ever dreamt of building a log home? Many of us dream about living in a beautiful, towering log cabin somewhere, surrounded by nature and cozy wooden walls. Building your very own log cabin isn’t as simple as it may seem, however. There are many things that people who dream of building a log cabin aren’t aware of. Financial... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2019 at Hewn and Hammered
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There are many different flooring materials to choose from to achieve the look you want for your home. Today, farmhouse styled design is at an all time high. When it comes to your flooring, homeowners can use rustic materials to bring their farmhouse design to life. There are several ways to get a rustic look with your flooring, including hardwood... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2019 at Hewn and Hammered
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In terms of improving your energy efficiency, there are few more effective ways to do it than by adjusting your insulation strategy. Every home has basic insulation in the wall cavities and other spots, but that leaves something to be desired for many homeowners. In case you need a boost in energy efficiency and want to accomplish it by upgrading... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2019 at Hewn and Hammered
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As a homeowner, you know that keeping your home in order is not easy. Your house can seem like there’s one problem after another--therefore, being prepared to fix any problem when it occurs as fast as possible requires the right tools to tackle them in short order (or at least knock out the projects until the professionals can handle them).... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2019 at Hewn and Hammered
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If you live in an area that has even a remote chance of experiencing a tornado, it’s probably a good idea to have a safe room. A strong enough tornado can completely devastate your house and cause serious bodily harm or even death to you and your loved ones. Many people think that building a tornado safe room is complicated... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2019 at Hewn and Hammered
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I’ve always liked this online shop – lots of great items from a wide variety of designers (Dard Hunter, Tiffany, Sullivan, William Morris, Laura Wilder, FLW and more) and vendors – but I think this recently-redrawn 1882 William Morris pattern is one of my favorite designs. I think it’d look especially nice on pillows on a sofa, or maybe a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2019 at Hewn and Hammered
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One of the best things about moving into a new space is the opportunity to redefine yourself as you decorate your home. When decorating however there are a few mistakes that people commonly do that make their homes look cheap and out of date. Here are 8 home decor errors to avoid. Pictures Pictures are such a large statement in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2019 at Hewn and Hammered
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Bed bugs extermination requires professional approach and specialized equipment. DIY treatment may not be the best option for this task. Find out more about the benefits of professional bed bugs removal in this article. Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2019 at Hewn and Hammered
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With so many different ways to make money, the choices can be overwhelming. Therefore, if you want to find the best fit for you in the business world, you need to identify a business idea that will not only pique your interest but also provide you with the income and profits that you expect to earn. Thankfully, there are some... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2019 at Hewn and Hammered
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Organizing your garage can be a big job but once it’s done you’ll be amazed at how much more space and function your garage has. When your garage is organized it will be easy to find anything that you need from seasonal clothes to sport equipment and you might finally have room in the garage for your car again. Here... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2019 at Hewn and Hammered
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image: wind cowls provide passive ventilation and heat recovery With climate change on the rise, finding ways to provide us with energy that is renewable, efficient and kind on the environment is becoming more important by the day. However, heat ventilation systems are there to help, by making sure that we get the most out of our heating systems. They... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2019 at Hewn and Hammered
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It doesn’t matter what people say, bigger is always better. Particularly when it comes to living room spaces, this couldn’t be truer. Unfortunately, most of us don't have unlimited pockets. Or, we don’t have any more land to extend our existing living room into. It means that we’re left with two options; either move home or try and trick others’... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2019 at Hewn and Hammered