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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.

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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 ...
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Wood-Look Products for Your Hardest-Working Spaces
These products boast the look of rustic wood and the durability of concrete, perfect for log homes.
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The Secrets to Growing Strong Trees
Put a little effort into tree care today, and it will pay off for decades to come.
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Four Log Homes Designed for Different Climates
Log homes are designed to take the worst Mother Nature can throw at them — and do it with beauty and grace.
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Design Tips for Log Home Laundry Rooms
Use these tips to make the laundry room a space you'll actually enjoy.
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If You're Building in Bear Country, This Door Is for You
This high-tech solution outsmarts nature’s crafty intruders once and for all.
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Log Home Accessories Perfect for the Holidays
Log homes have a warm, welcoming feel any time of year, but these furnishings and accessories are sure to make your season bright.
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Toasty Log Home Fireplace Inspiration
There’s only one solution to dropping temperatures and whipping winter winds: Snuggle sessions in front of a toasty fireplace.
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Rustic Decor Finds That Are Perfect for Log Homes
10 must-have pieces from our favorite online resources:

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