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Timber Home Design

A number of elements contribute to your unique timber home design. Get expert advice on decor, furnishings, timber frame finishing materials and floor plan design.

Outdoor Shower at Coastal Timber Home
6 Smart Tips for Outdoor Showers
Stop dirt, sand, and more at the door.
Rustic Mantel in Timber Frame Living Room
3 Ways to Achieve a Magnificent Mantel
The mantel is the perfect place to showcase your style and make a statement.
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5 Timber Frame Homes With Must-See Outdoor Entertaining Spaces
From outdoor kitchens to cozy fire pits, these timber frame houses embrace the best in outdoor living.
One-Level Waterfront Timber Home
Design Considerations for a Waterfront Home
Does the home of your dreams have a gorgeous water view? Today’s products and materials can make waterfront living a showcase o...
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How to Design the Perfect Entryway
When it comes to designing a foyer that welcomes, it’s all about form meeting function.
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Design Ideas to Dress Up Your Ceilings
Don’t let your timber home’s ceilings play second fiddle to other design elements in your home. Use these ideas to take them fr...
Kitchen by Centre Sky Architecture
This Rustic Kitchen is a Must-See
This rustic kitchen mixes it up with two sinks, a generously sized kitchen island, and a variety of natural and reclaimed wood.
Curved Staircase in a Timber Home
What to Consider When Designing a Staircase
Staircases, often taken for granted, can be one of the most important architectural elements in your home.
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11 Tips to Design the Perfect Entertaining Space
Must-have tips for planning the ultimate gathering spot.
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Get the Glam Look With These Timber Home Finds
“Luxury” doesn’t have to break the bank. Add some glam to your home with these glitzy finds.
Picking the Perfect Property
How to Pick the Right Piece of Property
Scouting your property early in the process can uncover hidden costs and design challenges. Here’s how to prepare.
Designer Vs. Architect
What's the Difference Between Architects and Designers?
Architects design homes. So do designers. What’s the difference, and how do you choose?
Stock Vs. Custom Home Plan
Should You Buy a Stock Plan or Go Custom?
While it’s no secret that a stock plan will cost less up front, a well thought-out custom design may be cheaper in the long run...
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What You Need to Know About the Most Common Wood Species
The details of each variety may seem small, but their effect is huge.
Truss Styles
Great Room With Fireplace and Large Windows
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Timber Frame Homes
Timber frame construction has been used for centuries and is increasingly popular today – here’s why.
the big finish
The Big Finish for Your Timber Frame
Take your timber frame to the next level with these design considerations.
outdoor area oakbridge
Designing the Outdoor Area of Your Dreams
Keep these 10 tips in mind when designing your dream outdoor space.
concrete prints
DIY Design: Concrete Imprints
Add your own fossil-like imprints to concrete to give your timber frame home an aged appearance.
wormy maple flooring
How to Maintain Your Wormy Maple Floor
Wormy or ambrosia maple is known for its white and dark wood tones, but it can lose color over time. Here's how to keep your wo...