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Home Buyer Publications (HBP) was founded in 1983 and later purchased by Active Interest Media (AIM) in 2004. HBP is the leading producer of magazines, shows and web sites in two unique specialty markets—log and timber frame homes as well as old house restoration and renovation. Through our publications, online communities, shows and seminars, hundreds of thousands of interested home buyers and homeowners find the opportunity to achieve their home building dreams and enjoy the lifestyle. Whether it is a warm, cozy log home, a timeless yet contemporary timber frame or a beautifully restored and decorated old home, our readers are passionate and devoted enthusiasts.

HBP is a rapidly growing media company focused on enthusiast magazines and related consumer shows, internet sites and books. HBP publishes Arts and Crafts Homes, Country's Best Log Homes, Dream Home Showcase, Early Homes, Log Home Living, New Old House, Old-House Interiors, Old-House Journal, The Design Center Sourcebook and Timber Home Living magazines.

About our websites: has established itself as the leading online resource for log home enthusiasts. Whether your log home is still a dream or you are actively planning, building or even living in a log home, you'll find valuable information and resources on The website is powered by Log Home Living, Country's Best Log Homes, and the archives of Log Home Design, Log Home Design Ideas and Log Homes Illustrated. On LogHome.comyou can find the most comprehensive directories for log home companies, builders and dealers, floor plans, log and timber home shows and events around the country. also offers the internet's largest log home community—the Log Home Neighborhood - a destination for log home lovers to share stories, photos, videos, blogs and more of their log home dreams made reality. is the official site for Log Home Living Magazine which is the oldest, largest and most widely distributed and read publication reaching log home enthusiasts. For 26 years, Log Home Living has presented the log home lifestyle through striking editorial, photographic features and informative resources. is the premiere timber frame home site on the web, and is the online companion to Timber Home Living magazine. is for people ready to make their timber home dream a reality...or for those who want to keep on planning and dreaming about their future timber frame home. It combines respected editorial and expert advice with floor plans, resource directories, gorgeous photos and a community—Timber Home Nation - for timber home enthusiasts to interact through blogs, photos, video and more. - Since 1995 The Log & Timber Home Show has enabled exhibitors to meet the most qualified consumers, ready to pursue their log home dream. The Log & Timber Home Show is the premier marketplace for those seeking log or timber home packages, finishing materials, furniture, lighting, financing and more! The website is where consumers can pre-register for shows and seminars, check for dates and times, get directions, find the latest free workshop schedule as well as plan what exhibitors they want to see. Each three-day show offers free, hourly educational workshops presented by some of the top minds in the home-building business. is the premier online resource for restoring old houses. Users find a comprehensive directory of products and services for homes built before 1950, and join an active online community— - for people who love to share their old-house renovation experiences. The website is devoted to period-appropriate decorating, furnishing and design. Old-House Online offers inspiration and advice through photos of outstanding period-inspired interiors, educated guidance and references, and articles from Old-House Journal, Old-House Interiors, New Old House and Early Homes. The Products and Services Directory offers a compilation of the best companies in old house restoration, gathered from Old-House Journal and the Design Center Sourcebook. offers expert advice and perspective for those building, renovating, or furnishing a home in the Arts & Crafts spirit. We celebrate the revival of quality and craftsmanship, going beyond the narrow definition of American Arts & Crafts as a "style" confined to the first decades of the 20th century. Offering hundreds of resources, we showcase the work not only of past masters, but also of those whose livelihoods are made in creating well-crafted homes, furnishings, and works of art today. Here you'll find a portfolio of the best work in new construction, restoration, and interpretive design, presented through intelligent writing and beautiful photographs.

Arts & Crafts Homes and the Revival grew out of Old-House Interiors magazine, founded in 1995. The quarterly magazine covers contemporary practitioners as well as the historical antecedents of the continuing Arts & Crafts movement.

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