Planning a Sentimental Journey Vacation Cabin

An unexpected purchase leads one Wisconsin couple on a path toward the vacation cabin of their dreams

Log Home Planning Tips | 14 Questions for Planning a Log Home

Fifteen questions to ask to prepare you for building a log home—from construction to finance and everywhere in between.

Off the Radar: Local Secrets of Our Top 10 Log Home Locations

From the best fishing holes to the annual festivals everyone waits for, learn the secrets only the locals know about our Top 10 Log Home Locations.

Planning Help Online | Furniture Placement

Make your furniture planning a breeze with these programs that will simulate your room's design-no heavy lifting required.

Planning Help Online| Finishing Materials for Your Home

Want to know what your home’s finishing materials (countertops, windows, cabinets, floors) will look like before you plunk down your hard-earned cash? Check out these online visualization tools.

From the Ground Up | Log Home Building Lessons

Winners of Log Home Living's design contest reveal what they learned while building their home.

A Brilliant Plan | A Log Home in Small-Town Colorado

In life, knowing what you want is half the battle. So for this decisive Florida couple, designing their log getaway was a no-brainer.

Where the Snow Flies | Designing a Home in Snow Country

Bring on the fluffy white stuff. You're not worried, especially with these 10 tips for designing your log home in snow country.

Live & Learn | Avoid These Homeowners’ Building Mistakes

As the saying goes, hindsight is 20-20—particularly when it comes to home design. So we asked new home owners to share their insight about what they did right and what they'd change now that they're living in their log masterpieces.

Plan in the Making | 7 Steps to Plan Your Log Home

The best-laid log home plans are those that follow these 7 steps.