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Here’s a peek at what’s inside of the Arts & Crafts Homes Winter 2015 edition.

A Letter from the Editor
I learned a new word.
by Patricia Poore

Utility Spaces
Whimsical tile enlivens a bungalow bathroom.
by Patricia Poore

Bringing It Back
Texture and the decorated wall.
by Mary Ellen Polson

Details
Using the new light bulbs.
by Mary Ellen Polson

Restoration
With Victorian Shingle Style elements as well as early Craftsman features, this modest house asked for a transitional treatment inside.
by Brian D. Coleman | photos by William Wright

The Guild
The Cabinetmaker, Dale Barnard had already made a specialty of period work when he discovered Greene & Greene.
by Mary Ellen Polson

New Work
English-leaning outside with an American Arts & Crafts interior, this stunning new home has simple massing punctuated by a two-story window bay.
by Patricia Poore | photos by Troy Thies

Motifs of the Revival
Thistle-themed work.
by Patricia Poore

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I learned a new word.

by Patricia Poore
Every once in a while I forget a term and come upon it again, and I’m always glad to have in back in my language armamentarium.
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The Guild: Dale Barnard

by Mary Ellen Polson
He'd already made a specialty of period work when he discovered Greene & Greene.
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Bungalow Between Eras

by Brian D. Coleman
Not the typical Craftsman house, this transitional bungalow has elements of Victorian Shingle Style. It offers the elegance of the late 19th century with the honesty of Arts & Crafts design.
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The Language of Arts & Crafts

by Patricia Poore
English-leaning outside with an American Arts & Crafts interior, this stunning new home has simple massing punctuated by a two-story window bay.
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What’s in Your Socket?

by Mary Ellen Polson
Finally, technology is catching up with aesthetics. You can stop stockpiling energy-gobbling incandescent light bulbs.
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The Decorated Wall

by Mary Ellen Polson
Textural treatments are authentic—and back in fashion.
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Carpets and Rugs for Arts & Crafts Style Homes

by Brian D. Coleman
Don’t get hung-up on a familiar handful of hand-knotted designs by Morris and Stickley. You have many choices, including hand-tufted, flat-weave, Caucasian, and Mexican rugs. In fact, few things will give you as much pleasure as choosing carpets for your home.
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Art & Craft of the Accent Pillow

by Mary Ellen Polson
As Victorian excess waned, a new style appeared, inspired by simplicity. For the first time, the idea of middle-class comfort included accent pillows. Inglenooks, the built-in benches around the fireplace, were often loaded with hand-embroidered pillows to encourage cozy family gatherings.
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