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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.

Find Out What's Trending From the Industry Experts
We talked to several industry experts to find out what trends are still going strong in 2022. Read on for home design inspiration that is tried and true.
See What's Trending in Home Design This Summer
According to Houzz's 2022 Emerging Summer Trends Report the following trends are heating up this summer.
Shop the Look: Home on the Range
This Colorado home was designed with authentic mining-town character in mind.
A Log Home Highlighting Native Content
A Log Home Highlighting Native Content
A passion for Native American art and all things outdoors led the owners to life in a log home. This homegrown great room is at...
Curb Enthusiasm: Breaking Down Exterior Styles
From mountain-modern to midcentury, we identify the exterior details that define 5 favorite exterior styles.
Creating Your Perfect Outdoor Space
A porch, patio or deck should be more than just a pretty face. Here’s how to design outdoor spaces you’ll actually use.
Q&A: Using Vanishing Wall Systems in Your Log Home
Intrigued by the concept of "vanishing" wall systems? We talked to structural engineer Brian Sielaff from Tamarack Grove Engine...
Savvy Shopper: Country Chic
Modern country/western style is enjoying a new, elevated status, and our six picks will put a little giddy-up in your log or ti...
The Return of Dedicated Dining Rooms
Whether pandemic induced or simply thanks to a desire to reinstate family dinners, the dedicated dining room is making a comeback.
Maximizing Space in Your Small Home
Adopt these three high-design ideas to maximize your usable space.
Downsize Your Home, Not Your Dreams
If you are opting for a more compact log or timber cottage, whether it’s for environmental reasons, to save money on constructi...
Designing the Perfect Pantry in Your Log Home
When it comes to stowing staples, containing canned goods and organizing essentials, the pantry is king of the kitchen. Conside...
Lofty Goals in This Hybrid Log Cabin
Perched high in the peak of this hybrid log cabin, a sleeping loft provides a cozy, romantic spot where guests will dream of sp...
Plants Made for the Shade
Does your property have spots that rarely see the sun? With strategic plant selection and thoughtful features, your yard will b...
Big Design Ideas for Small Cabin Kitchens
Cook up a kitchen that satisfies with these savvy ideas.
How to Plan the Perfect Fireplace (in Any Room!)
Hearths are not just for great rooms. When planning your log or timber home, think outside the firebox.
Shop the Look: Bear Necessities main
Shop the Look: Bear Necessities
Step Inside This Dreamy Log Home Bedroom
Step Inside This Dreamy Log Home Bedroom
Whether you need a solid night’s sleep or a quick catnap, an exceptionally designed and built bedroom like this one is the stuf...

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