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timber frame home design

Wood is one of the most beautiful materials you can use in any construction project. It has been used since just about the dawn of human civilization as it is easy to use, strong, durable and often plentiful. However, you can’t just use any wood in your construction, and if you want to achieve a rustic yet refined look, you need to follow a few basic rules. If you’re considering the construction of a new rustic but refined rood home, you’ll be able to sit down with your residential architect and go over exactly what you’re looking for and what they recommend. However, there are a few basic timber frame home designs you should consider before moving forward with the project.

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rustic mountain homes

Is there anything better than a getaway home in the mountains? Every window offers a beautiful view. The thick trees around the home hides all sight of the neighbors. It’s almost as if you harkened back to the past where you lived on your own with a family and had nothing but a beautiful view and the wild. Of course now you may still have the Internet, television and excellent appliances, but the feeling and the view is the same. You just need to make sure your rustic mountain home preserves a bit of that rustic, rural feel to it in order to truly capture the great outdoors feel.

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rustic dining room

Whether you like to call it “old world,” or “mountain lodge,” a rustic look can bring a beautiful look to any room. Rustic style is a design style with an emphasis on rugged, natural beauty, nature-inspired textures, and unpretentious warmth. It is simple and earth.

Taking a look from mountain lodges and log cabins, rustic home decor focuses on natural materials, such as knotted wood, leather, wrought iron, wool and animal prints. When thinking about your rustic dining room, you’ll want to incorporate some of these elements. Of course, your personal style may be to add these design elements with a restrained hand.  Thankfully, there are plenty of options available to any home owner or designer who wants to incorporate a few new ideas into their rustic dining room. Here are some ideas.

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vacation home in the mountains

When off to Colorado for vacation this summer, it is time to decide what to do at the house. After all, it isn’t all going to be hiking and exploring the local, natural beauty. There will be plenty of that but, at the end of most days, returning home will prove necessary. So, what can someone do within their Colorado vacation home? There are a few options that help maintain the fun and really bring out the natural beauty of the surrounding areas.

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