Stone Fireplaces For Timber Homes

A natural choice for wood houses, stone fireplaces look right at home in a timber frame.

Most timber homes just wouldn’t be complete without a fireplace, and stone fireplaces are often homeowners’ first choice. If your new timber home will include a stone fireplace, here are the basics behind the hearth.
Design and Decor
Stone fireplaces can look […]

5 Design Ideas for a Cozy Timber Home

Longing for comfort? Follow these five design ideas and soon your timber home will be the coziest place around.

What does “cozy” mean to you? A mug of coffee on the porch during sunrise? A good book to curl up with in front of the roaring fire? Or maybe it’s just the feeling of comfort and […]

WINTER IS COMING: Find the right heating option for your home

The facts behind three of today’s most popular home heating sources.

How to Choose an Area Rug

Points to consider that will help in your quest for the ideal rug for you and your home.

Delineating Space in an Open Floor Plan

While uninterrupted layouts have their benefits, you may need to do a lot of thinking about how to delineate each of the areas within open floor plans.

Photos courtesy of Kalaty Rug Corporation

In today’s open-plan homes, comfort knows no boundaries. Airy open living spaces are more popular than ever, offering unobstructed interior views and traffic patterns […]

A Guide to Rug Care

A handsome area rug can have a major impact on a room. Choose carefully, and your rug will set the tone for an entire space, bringing warmth and dimension through pattern, color and texture.

Photos courtesy of Kalaty Rug Corporation

Because of its influence on your room’s overall style, choosing an area rug is a big decision […]

10 Ways to Make a Splash With Color

In a wood home, you run the risk of being surrounded by brown, brown and — you guessed it — more brown. Instead, add a little color. Need some inspiration? Check out 10 of our favorite bold and beautiful timber spaces.

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The Cost of Building a Timber Home: Finishes

When you’re ready to put the finishing touches on your home, you’ll need to know what options you have. Get the best tips for adding amenities, decor and personal flair to your home right now.


5 Must-Have Rugs for Your Porch

The weather’s getting ready to cool off, which means we’re getting ready to spend the last lazy days of summer soaking up the spectacular weather. Make your outdoor spaces even homier with these five beautiful outdoor rugs, and say so long to summer in style!

Creating an Inviting Timber Home Entryway

Set the right tone for your home at its onset with an inviting entryway.
By Whitney Richardson

First impressions are always important — your home’s included. And although curb appeal definitely has its place in your design, what visitors see as they enter your home will define their expectations for the remainder of their stay.

Creating an entryway […]