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Design Your Log Home

Here you'll find Log Home Living's best advice on designing your log home or log cabin--both inside and out. Get tips for every room in your house, including inspiration for your log home's furniture, windows, fireplaces, lighting fixtures, furniture, decks, flooring and more.

Floor Plan tips
20 Tips for the Perfect Floor Plan
The vision of your log home finally takes shape in the design phase.
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Choosing Logs
Deciding on a log package - One of the key moments in purchasing a log home. How do you know that you are making the right choice?
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Your Guide to Wood (and Wood-Look!) Flooring
What’s new — and tried-and-true — in the world of wood and wood-look flooring.
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Steal a Few Design Tips From This Great Room
This majestic log home's great room boasts more than a few good design ideas.
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The Importance of Log Profiles in Design
Shape and corner systems are not only essential to log home construction; they make a design statement.
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Containers for Edible Gardens of Any Size
A few of our favorite containers that can bring a little green to any size space, from windowsills to backyard hobby farms:
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21 Ways to Add Country Charm to Your Home
21 resourceful ways to infuse your home with a healthy dose of rugged-meets-refined style.
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2020 Spring & Summer Virtual Home Show
Join the ALL NEW 2020 Spring & Summer Virtual Home Show!
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Using Moss for Low-Maintenance Landscaping
Humble yet lush, low maintenance with high reward, let moss take charge of your yard.
Square Foot Gardening for Small Spaces
Why You Should Give Square Foot Gardening a Try
Short on garden space? Square-foot gardening can give you prolific results without eating up a lot of acreage.
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Designing a Home for a Couple or a Crowd
Having plenty of space to share with family and friends, old and new, was the inspiration behind this charitable couple’s expan...
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Our Best Log Home Deck Design Tips
Looking to take full advantage of outdoor living? A safe, secure and spectacular deck is the way to go.
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Lighting Finds for All Log Home Styles
The right light fixtures can add megawatts of personality to a log home. From table lamps to chandeliers to outdoor lighting, l...
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5 Stylishly Small Log Homes
These spaces prove scaling down the square footage of a log home doesn’t require skimping on comfort or charisma.
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How to Turn Your Vision Into a Floor Plan
How to turn a good idea into a great floor plan.
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Design a Home to Suit Your Life Now AND in the Future
Your log or timber home’s layout should take your entire family’s present and future needs into account.
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Fresh + Frugal Ideas for Little Log Homes
Whether you’re creating cabin memories or keeping within the confines of a budget, we offer 10 excellent small log home solutions.
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Red Decor for Log Homes
Whether it’s signaling passion or power, red always brings a jolt of energy to a space. Add a crimson hue (or two) to your log ...