Great Rooms

Make sure your great room is furnished and decorated right – check out these tips, tricks and product reviews for log home design.

How to Choose an Area Rug

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

Log Home Universal Design

Learn the major factors of designing a functional and stylish log home that's accessible to people at any age.

7 More-Than-Great Log Home 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 […]

Restoring a Log Home to its Former Glory in Southern Ohio

An Ohio couple restores a neglected and abandoned log home in the hills of southern Ohio, ending up with the house of their dreams. Here’s what it took.
Story by Roland Sweet
Photos courtesy of Coshocton Crest […]

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.

The Downsides of a Vaulted Ceiling

6 reasons why a log home vaulted ceiling can fall flat.
By Mercedes Hayes

It’s no secret that a log home vaulted ceiling makes a dramatic statement. I would venture to say that for resale, this kind of look sells the […]

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.

Lakeside Living With Half-Log Construction

A Wisconsin home with half-log construction delivers full-log satisfaction.
Photos by Roger Wade Studio
Courtesy of Expedition Log Homes

When the owners of this home found 10.5 acres with 300 feet of frontage on Wisconsin’s Lake Lucerne, they […]

Why People Are Purchasing Used Log Homes

Buying a used log home doesn’t mean furnishing it from scratch.
By Joyce Standridge

Discounting cost, the easiest thing for a potential log-home owner to do when building from scratch is plan living space. Not enough room for […]

Log Home Makeover: Colorado’s Windmill Meadow Ranch

A stylish update brings warmth to the great room of a 30-year-old Colorado log home.