Classic Design

Play up your log look by basing it on regional styles.

An appeal of building your log home is the opportunity to design it as you like. Doubts set in, however, because A) most people have never designed a home before and B) the few who have, haven’t designed a LOG home.
Learn how […]

Energy Efficiency 101: Innovative Homebuilding Techniques

Watch this video to learn the basics of how to create a home with energy efficient designs that will save you money and decrease your footprint.

Video: Making a Small Home Feel Large

If you’re thinking of building your own cabin or cottage, you’ll need to be smart about your home’s final design.

A Sense of Inner Space

Good design provides physical and emotional satisfaction.

Upward Mobility: Staircases for Your Log Home

Stairs in a log home are reason enough to have an upper level. Besides being easier to climb than ladders, staircases add an up-and-down look that plays against horizontal wall logs. And in homes whose loft overlooks the great room, stairs transition to eye-catching railings or coordinate with the logwork itself. Custom details turn them into […]

Rustic Decor: a Timeless Look

Rustic is the look of the past — and the future.

Log Home Makeover Magic

A stylish update brings warmth to the great room of a 30-year-old Colorado log home.

Guide to Window Treatments for Log Homes

Everything you need to know about trouble-free treatments to enhance (and protect) your log home's interior.

Our Guide to Shopping by Month

Looking for bargains all year long? Here are the best times to shop for home goods.

Visit the Inside of a Furniture Factory

See how Old Hickory has been making furniture for decades.