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Log Home Decor

Buying furniture for your log home should be fun and exciting, not a task you consider one step above a visit to the dentist. But for too many homeowners, that’s exactly what happens as they face the prospect of buying sofas, chairs, tables and accent pieces. Not to fear! This section is here to provide you tips and advice on what to look for during the decor and furniture buying process.


 

Cozy to the Max

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 […]

Discover Your Style

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

Windows For Your Budget

Choosing windows is one of the most important decisions you’ll make as a homeowner. Windows affect not only the look and feel of your home, but also its energy efficiency. Some log producers include a […]

Entry Points

Create a lasting first impression with distinctive doors designed to complement your logs and greet guests in style. Add coordinating hinges and handles or knobs to complete the look.

1. Mahogany door with hand-carved panels by […]

Classic Design

Play up your log look by basing it on regional styles.

An appeal of building your log home is the opportunity to design it as you like. Doubts set in, however, because A) most people […]

Make A Fireplace Pay Off

Even though fireplaces don’t often serve their original purpose, towering stone chimneys and massive hearths are staples of log-home design. But they can also burn up a lot of cash. Consider their placement and how […]

Video: Energy Efficiency 101

Watch this video to learn the basics of how to create a home with energy efficient designs that will save you money and decrease your footprint.

Video: Making a Small Home Feel Large

If you’re thinking of building your own cabin or cottage, you’ll need to be smart about your home’s final design.

A Sense of Inner Space

Good design provides physical and emotional satisfaction.

Favorite Spaces: Comfy Cabins

Log cabins are as much about mood as they are structure or size.