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.

Comfy Cabins & Dreamy Spaces

Log cabins are as much about mood as they are structure or size. Their charm and coziness make all who enter feel instantly welcome. And they indulge any decor, including whimsical and eccentric. Here’s a sampling of cabin styles and settings to inspire your own cabin dream.

9 Wintry Log Cabin Getaways

Winter is in full swing all across the country! Whether you love the cold or you’re already waiting for spring’s return, there’s no denying the cozy, rustic appeal of a snowy cabin in the winter. Escape your cold weather blues with some virtual wintry cabin inspiration (and click on the image for more on each […]

6 Things Every Reading Nook Needs

The coziest spot in your home isn’t complete without these essentials.

1. Some privacy. How can you escape with your favorite page-turner if you’re right in the middle of your main living space? Keep your reading nook separate from the rest of the house by tucking it into another quiet space, like this closed-off office or […]

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.