A log cabin may be more a state of mind than a particular look. For most owners, a cabin is a cozy home in a place that feels special. Here you will find articles that visit such homes, and talk about the various aspects of building and living in a cozy log cabin.

10 Tiny Houses You Can Rent

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably noticed that tiny houses are taking the residential market by storm. But could you really live in a teeny tiny house all the time? Why not try before you buy with one of these 10 tiny houses located in 10 different states. (Click on the picture […]

7 Hot Looks for Your Outdoor Hearth

As the thermostat drops, nothing can replace the permeating warmth of sitting hearth side in your custom wood home — and who says you can’t bring that same comfort outside? For instant ideas and inspiration for your outdoor hearth, check out seven of our favorites. Plus, you can click on each photo to take a […]

Cozy to the Max: How to Use Your Small Space Effectively

15 steps to get the most from a small home.
Small log homes remain popular for two reasons: They’re affordable and provide close-quarter comfort. Squeezing everything into a cozy design can be challenging, however. When planning your small home, it helps to have a couple of tricks up your sleeve.

1. Borrow space within an open floor […]

A Sense of Inner Space

Good design provides physical and emotional satisfaction.

Naturally Appealing Hybrid Log Cabin

Untamed surroundings influenced the owners of this three-bedroom family retreat. Outside, it is a rustic cabin; inside, every room has its own personality.

Big Gains in a Small Log Home

A Georgia log home features big views, a small footprint and an energy-efficient design.

The Mini-Mountain Log Home

A Colorado cabin goes for a lodge look with natural materials.

West Meets East: A Japanese-Influenced Log Home

The cityscape of Vancouver provides Eastern inspiration to a log home.

Worth the Wait

An open floor plan and wraparound porch complete a dream 30 years in the making.

Planning a Small Handcrafted Log Home: North and South

A homeowner brings the northern way of life to New Mexico via a small, handcrafted log home.