How Will Your Home Look and Live?

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

Log Home Wine Cellars

Ideas for creating your own detached wine storage structure.

Lighting a Log Home With Lanterns

Lanterns offer a variety of styles for lighting and decorating your log home.

Stairway to Heaven: Your guide to designing the perfect staircase

7 simple steps for taking your log home's stairways to the next level.

Tips for planning your home office

Make sure you have a door ... and make sure you don't have a TV.

Stairs an integral part of today’s log homes

Here's a quick look at the different types of stairs, and some terms you'll want to learn.

Choosing the right fireplace materials

There are many options today, and some old standbys are making a comeback.

6 loft-design considerations

Here are some questions to ask yourself when planning your loft.

Ask The Experts: Utility Rooms

Mud rooms are all the rage. Here's how to make sure they don't cause that after they're built.

Fireplace options

Choices abound when it comes time to plan that massive great room centerpiece.