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    Hearth to Hearth

    Hot tips for designing a fabulous (and efficient) fireplace

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    Room in Focus: Stairways

    More than just latter-day ladders, stairs enrich the log ambience.

  3. Private access to outdoor spaces, such as a balcony or deck, further secludes the homeowners. "The ability to go outdoors with a nice set of French doors has grown increasingly popular," architect Matt Franklin says.

    Room in Focus: Master Suites

    A log home can be a sanctuary in and of itself, with its off-the-beaten-path locale and quiet surroundings. But sometimes, you need an even more secluded space to truly relax. Enter the master suite. To create the space, you must first define it. "Typically, a master suite is a space that has its own master […]

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    Room in Focus: Entryways

    Exciting entries beckon and make people pause, not just pass through.

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    Room in Focus: Great Rooms

    Open floor plans present opportunities and challenges.

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    Room in Focus: Open Kitchen

    Here are four ideas to help you plan the heart of your home — the kitchen.

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    Room-by-Room Design Guide

    Gather ideas to design the main areas of your home.

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    Add a Natural Ambience

    Create an outdoor-inspired theme in any area of your home.

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    Hunter’s Heaven: Michigan Log Retreat

    An unplanned stop results in a treasured family retreat.


    1808 Log Cabin Project: Log Home Diary Entry #2, Bob Timberlake

    Blueprints and Third-Party Inspections Log Home Diary Entry # 2 Obtaining your building permit from the county and/or state can be an eye-opening experience, to say the least. Building inspection offices are for the protection of consumers against people who build or use inferior products. And when it comes to old log cabins, we have […]

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    1808 Log Cabin Project: Log Home Diary Entry #1, Bob Timberlake

    After only 18 months of searching, the 1808 team found the most undeniable setting for their historical cabin restoration.

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    Pre-Retirement Bonus

    by: Roland Sweet | Log Home Living If owning a log home is your retirement dream, why wait? Build now and use it as a second home before you retire. People who did just that told us why life's better when you plan for then but enjoy now. 1. You'll get acclimated easier.When Midwesterners Robert […]

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    Home Away from Home: A Weekend Home in Western Virginia

    A woodsy setting creates the perfect backdrop for the ideal getaway.

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    Try Before You Buy

    by: Editorial Staff | Log Home Living Living in a log home is an experience unlike almost any other. The log aesthetic surrounds and defines you. So, before you buy your own log home, it's well worth a preview to give you a taste of what log-home living is all about. Here are a few […]

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    1808 Bob Timberlake Log Cabin Project Diary

    Restoration of a 200-year-old cabin

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    Make It Great: Great Room Photo Gallery

    10 fantastic great rooms to jump-start your own great design

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    When It Rains, It Pours: Utah Log Home

    Multiple guests necessitate an additional log-home getaway for one California couple.

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    Winter Sports

    by: Editorial Staff | Log Home Living An in-depth travel resource on the web for winter's most popular sport, this site provides detailed reviews of ski resorts worldwide, grouped into a diverse set of interests such as "Mom-n-Pop Resorts," "Lack of Crowds" and "Scenery." A complementary blog also is available with staff reviews and […]

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    Great Log-Home Gifts Under $10

    Log Home Living | by: Editorial Staff Reusable Kids' Bags Bike Chain Bracelet Patterned Sticky Notes Designer Duct Tape Pinecone Wind Chime If your holiday shopping budget is a little tight this year—and whose isn't?—gather up your spare change to snap up one of these sure-to-please, easy-on-the-wallet gifts. Reusable Kids' BagsBy now you've probably gotten […]

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    Wine Down | No-Frills Wine Accessories | Clare’s Wares

    Log Home Living | by: Clare Martin Chalkboard-Panel Wineglasses Metal Bottle Carrier Antique Silver Corkscrew Anyone who's seen the 2004 film Sideways knows that there are a thousand different ways to enjoy a glass of wine—which probably explains why there are thousands of different gadgets out there designed to make wine more enjoyable. From chillers […]

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