Festive Log Homes Get into the Holiday Spirit

Every home lights up for the holidays, but there’s something about a log home, trimmed for the season, that’s a little bit more magical than the others. They’re eye-catching, warm and oh-so cozy. We offer you a gallery of festive homes to get you in the holiday spirit.

White Christmas. Could this be Santa’s Workshop? The understated […]

Steal This Look: English Pub Meets Western Saloon

By Edie Mann

Your wish list may include a built-in bar, but you can achieve this English-pub-meets-Western-saloon look without the budget-crushing built-in. Anchor the space with a hefty pool table and rustic overhead light; add a wine cabinet made from reclaimed wood and bar stools with cowboy panache; top off with a miniature log cabin you […]

Log Home Game Room Decor

Let your inner child be your guide when decorating a game room.
By Donna Peak

Let’s face it — log homes lend themselves to certain kinds of decor more than others. If you love log homes, chances are you also love nature, the outdoor lifestyle and all things rustic. The main living areas of your home likely […]

Tips for Lighting Your Home

Lighting boosts a log home’s interior looks, utility and comfort.
By Joyce Standridge

As we move into autumn and its shorter days, the increasing hours of darkness bring our awareness to artificial light and how it can not only work for us, but also benefit us. Because wood absorbs light so well, the lighting in a log […]

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 […]

Life in a Log Home Sunroom

There’s something endearing and timeless about a room wrapped in glass, whether you call it a sunroom, a three-season room or a four-season room. The biggest function for sunrooms is to be able to see and enjoy nature. You may design many rooms in your home to do just this, but these transparent spaces tend […]

Log Home Dining Spaces

A log home won’t necessarily improve your cooking, but it will make meals more satisfying. It’s as if wood whets appetites. So, log homes need a special spot for dining. Thanks to open layouts, many log homes lack separate dining rooms, preferring space near the kitchen or living room — or both — with a […]

Non-Log Materials Needed to Build Your Log Home

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

Cozy to the Max: How to Use Your Small Space Effectively

15 steps to get the most from a small home.
Small log homes remain popular for two reasons: They’re affordable and provide close-quarter comfort. Squeezing everything into a cozy design can be challenging, however. When planning your small home, it helps to have a couple of tricks up your sleeve.

1. Borrow space within an open floor […]

Discover Your Style

15 steps to ensure your decor is as unique and special as your log home.