7 More-Than-Great Great Rooms

Many log home owners may consider the great room to be the heart of their homes. Take a look at these seven outstanding great rooms — and click the photos to take a tour of the rest of the homes!

1. Gathering Place: Log homes aren’t just about the logs. There’s also how they’re featured in the home’s […]

A Dream Log Home in Ohio

A couple’s hard work pays off in the home of their dreams.
Story by Roland Sweet
Photos courtesy of Coshocton Crest Lodge

Few people build their own log home these days, but some relish fixing up old ones. Mike and Chelsea Palubiak are two of those people.

The Ohio couple bought their log home in 2011, intending it for […]

More Than Logs

When building a log home, you must know how to account for the non-log materials necessary to complete your home's overall look.

The Downside of Uplift

6 reasons why cathedral ceilings often fall flat.
By Mercedes Hayes

It’s no secret that a cathedral ceiling is all the rage in log homes. I would venture to say that for resale, this kind of look sells the house quickly. A vaulted ceiling implies lots of windows, hence lots of light, which is at the top […]

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.

Lakeside Living

A Wisconsin half-log home delivers full-log satisfaction.

Old is Gold

Buying a used log home doesn’t mean furnishing it from scratch.

How Will Your Home Look and Live?

This free download introduces some ideas to guide you while designing your special home.

Log Home Makeover Magic

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

Hearth to Hearth

Hot tips for designing a fabulous (and efficient) fireplace.