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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.

6 Festive Timber Frames Decorate for the Holidays
6 Festive Timber Homes Decorated for the Holidays
Find some seasonal inspiration for your home in our gallery of holiday timber homes. How will you decorate your wintry abode?
Donna Peak's Holiday Traditions
Donna Peak's Holiday Traditions
Editor in Chief Donna Peak reveals some of her family's favorite holiday traditions. What do your family traditions look like?
Timber-Frame Gazebo Inspiration
Timber-Frame Gazebo Inspiration
A well-designed timber-frame gazebo provides a flexible outdoor living space perfect for a range of gatherings.
Where to Place Your Chimney
Where to Place Your Chimney
What are the pros and cons for an interior versus an exterior chimney? We’re working on a limited budget and need to build some...
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3 Tips for Lighting Your Vaulted Ceiling
Successful lighting design in a timber home with cathedral and vaulted ceilings soaring 20-plus feet into the air creates an ad...
How High to Hang a Light Fixture?
How High Should You Hang Light Fixtures in Timber Homes?
How high or low should you hang your lighting fixtures? Here are a few quick guidelines.
Lighting Definitions: Lighting Styles for Your Timber Frame
Lighting Definitions: Lighting Styles for Your Timber Frame
Confused about all of the different lighting options out there? Here’s a brief overview of different fixtures.
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4 Types of Lighting Used in Homes
Light is light, right? Actually, no. A variety of light sources are needed for safety, livability and ambiance. It can help you...
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Answers to Your Timber Frame Stain + Sealant Questions
Choosing timber-frame appropriate stains and sealants will ensure your home is as strong as it is stunning.
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6 Farm House Decor Items We Love
You don’t have to live in the country to reap the benefits of farm-inspired home decor. Whether you’re looking for one signatur...
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How to Make a Little Kitchen Have a Big Impact
No matter your square footage, here are a few ideas for kitchen space savers.
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The Reason For Half-Baths
Half-baths shouldn't be ignored in your timber frame home; they serve a purpose. Make them stand out with tips from an expert.
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Creating a Budget-Friendly Bath in Your Timber Frame Home
Creating an amazing, budget-friendly bath has never been easier. Here are five tips to get you started.
The Best Master Bath for Your Timber Frame Home
The Best Master Bath for Your Timber Frame Home
Five tips to create the ultimate best master bathroom in your timber frame home.
The Benefits of Building a Hybrid Timber Frame Home
The Benefits of Building a Hybrid Timber Frame Home
Whether you want an eclectic look or a way to keep the budget in check, a hybrid timber home offers a variety of advantages.
How to Design a Functional Outdoor Area
How to Design a Functional Outdoor Area
Just a few extra elements will turn an ordinary patch of grass into a relaxing backyard retreat and outdoor area.
How to Add Groundcover to Your Log Home Yard
The 3 Key Components of Yard Design
A well-designed yard is broken up into three areas. Here's what they are and how best to use them.
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5 Timber Frame Farmhouse Kitchens
The kitchen. It’s the hottest room in the house, so it deserves your full attention. Use our gallery of gorgeous timber frame f...
How to Develop a Landscape Plan
How to Develop a Landscape Plan
To make the best use of your timber home's property, start with our easy 3-step process.
5 Ways to Incorporate Reclaimed Materials Into Your Home
5 Ways to Incorporate Reclaimed Materials Into Your Home
Here are a few of our favorite options on how to use reclaimed materials in your timber frame.