21 Tips for Lighting Your Log Home

Use these quick and easy lighting tips to brighten up your log home.

Holy Home Gym | Designing a Home Workout Space

Treadmills are expensive clothes hangers. So use these expert tips to plan your space where you can sweat to the oldies, strike a tree pose and super set to your heart's content (literally).

Special Spaces | Unique Home Design Details

From quiet corners to neat niches, when you're designing your new log home, consider adding a few extra personal places.

Home Fires | 9 Tips for Designing a Hearth

9 hot tips for creating dazzling hearths in any room of the house.

Mud Haven | Mudroom Design Ideas

It's not the most glamorous room in your new home, but it might be the most useful—especially with new designs. Tips for creating the perfect mudroom.

Stop and Stair | How To Design a Great Staircase

With some planning, your staircase can be both functional and fabulous.

Lofty Aspirations | Tips for Designing a Loft

A timber home necessity, your loft is more than just a perch from which to appreciate the impressive view—it's also a blank canvas for your creativity.

Get in the Zone | What Is Zone Heating?

Many timber-home owners are warming up to the idea of zone heating, a new method that can save you a bundle on your energy bills.

Smart House | Home Automation for Your Log Home

Home automation and rustic living do go together—and create one incredibly efficient house.

Mudrooms: Down & Dirty | Mudroom Design Ideas

Keep your log home mess-free with a well-designed mudroom.