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Home Design Options

From interior and exterior design tips, to profile and corner style examples, here you’ll find inspiration for making your dream home look just how you envisioned it.


Window Shopping

Our go-to guide for choosing the best windows for your timber home.

How Will Your Home Look and Live?

This free download introduces some ideas to guide you while designing your special home.

A Timber Home’s Energy Envelope

In this free guide, learn how a timber home's foundation, walls, windows & doors and roof work together to control energy.

Traditional Wood Joinery

This article takes a closer look at timber framing, a building method that has been used for centuries.

The Role of Timber Framing

Timber frame design choices play an integral part in the final look of a custom home. Here are a few tips to get you started.

Your Timber Home: A Custom Creation

If you want to build a truly one-of-a-kind dwelling, check out this free guide.

Square Footage 101

As you examine multiple floor plans, it is important to understand how square footage is measured and how it will affect your budget.

A foot is a foot, so what makes one space count differently than […]

Riverfront Retreat: A Montana Timber Home

A serene, nature-inspired home provides the perfect setting for soaking up a little R & R.

Readers’ Choice Awards 2014 – Runners-Up

See the runners-up of Timber Home Living's second-annual Readers’ Choice Awards survey.

2014 Readers’ Choice Awards – Winners

Timber Home Living presents the best in home design, chosen by the real timber-frame enthusiasts: you.