The Winners of the Timber Home Living Readers’ Choice Awards

The best in home design, chosen by the real timber-frame enthusiasts: you!
In our third-annual Readers’ Choice Awards survey, we presented more than 125 entries in nine categories to our more than 54,000 Facebook friends and had them vote for their favorites. The result? This special section filled with fantastic homes (both big and small), inviting […]

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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10 Snow-Covered Timber Homes

The temps are dropping and the holidays are right around the corner. To get into the spirit of the season, we invite you to take a virtual walk through a winter wonderland of snow-covered timber homes. (Click on the image to read the full story.) Enjoy!










Riverfront Retreat: A Montana Timber Home

A serene, nature-inspired Montana timber home provides the perfect setting for soaking up a little R & R.
Story by Suzanna Logan
Photos by Heidi Long

Walking half a mile each morning to retrieve the morning paper might seem like an inconvenience to some, but to Brian Bachman, it’s a privilege. “It’s a great way to start the […]

Colorado Craftsman: Classic Timber Home

One couple builds a timber home with a nod to classic American style.

Open House: A Vermont Hillside Home

One couple builds a timber home that’s downright spectacular — both inside and out.

Hybrid Heaven: A Montana Custom Timber Home

One Montana couple boasts a mix of materials for a truly one-of-a-kind custom timber home in Montana – a real waterside retreat.
Story by Janice Brewster
Photos by Heidi Long


The art inside Chris and Rob Schumacher’s summer home on Whitefish Lake in Montana all depicts water in one way or another. In fact, the Schumachers were so […]

A Small Timber Home Built for Two

One lucky couple hits the jackpot with a well-designed timber home that’s just right for two.

A Small Timber Home Lives Large

A soon-to-be retired couple builds a small timber home that lives large in North Carolina.
Story by Nancy Berry
Photos by Roger Wade


Nearing retirement age, Randy and Cathy Clement began dreaming of building a small Craftsman-style timber-frame home somewhere in the mountains where they could spend leisurely days golfing, mountain biking and hiking. The Michigan couple began […]

Open Invitation: A Family-Friendly Timber Home

A California couple creates a warm and welcoming timber home in the Montana mountains.