Great Rooms

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

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 […]

A Dream Log Home in Ohio

A couple’s hard work pays off in the home of their dreams.
Story by Roland Sweet
Photos courtesy of Coshocton Crest Lodge

Few people build their own log home these days, but some relish fixing up old ones. […]

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 Vaulted Ceilings

6 reasons why cathedral ceilings often fall flat.
By Mercedes Hayes

It’s no secret that a cathedral ceiling is all the rage in log homes. I would venture to say that for resale, this kind of look […]

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 half-log home delivers full-log satisfaction.

Old is Gold

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

Log Home Makeover Magic

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

Hearth to Hearth

Hot tips for designing a fabulous (and efficient) fireplace.

Game rooms now central to log homes

Designers are using wood accents to create the perfect look and feel in the entertainment area.