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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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If You’re Considering a Pool, This Book Is a Must-Read
Dive into this recommended read to learn more about natural swimming pools and why they're such a great fit for log homes.
Understanding the Nature of a Log & Timber Home Package
Understanding the Nature of a Log & Timber Home Package
Join this free webinar, led by Timberhaven Log & Timber Homes.
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Picking a Practical Floor Plan for a Log Home Dream
Former engineers George and Donna Latendresse knew building a log home together would be their toughest project. Located in the...
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Log Cabin Decor That's Inspired by Nature
A log home’s tranquil environment just begs to be incorporated into the decor. Bring nature’s beauty inside with these inspired...
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The Countertop You Need If You Like a Bold Kitchen
Add a touch of whimsy to your log home kitchen with these inventive countertop options.
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Five Easy Ways to Hardscape a Log Home
No good landscape job is complete without some hard, non-living materials to provide contrast. Even simple boulders can make na...
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Perfectly Patriotic Log Homes
These historic and rustic spaces each celebrate America in their own way–from patriotic front porches to histories that hearken...
QUIZ: What's Your Dream Custom Home?
QUIZ: What's Your Dream Custom Home?
Figure out what kind of custom home you should build.
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Designing an Open, Spacious Floor Plan
This couple shared a childhood dream of living in a log home. When it came time to design their floor plan, they focused on one...
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Get Inspired With These Four Stunning Log Home Kitchens
Warning: these creative spaces will have you planning a kitchen renovation instantly.
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The Major Threats to a Log Home’s Wood
Log homes can take a beating over time. Here are five threats to any log cabin, and how WOODguard® can help you keep your exter...
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Build This Clever Storage Box
More storage is always handy, so here’s a stylish way to sort crafts, tackle and clutter.
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Smart Technology to Make Your Log Home Safer and More Comfortable
Log homes may give you the warm, cozy feeling of days gone by, but they should live like they’re part of the 21st century. Make...
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Light Up Your Backyard With These DIY Outdoor Chandeliers
Follow our guide for this repurposed DIY masterpiece, and you'll have a charming outdoor light fixture that will give you a gre...
Big Chill Classic Fridge
The Appliance That's So Popular There's a Waitlist
Vintage styling goes high tech with Big Chill’s super-efficient refrigerator that has the classic icebox look of days of yore w...
Smart Home Systems Safety
Are Smart Home Systems Safe?
Voice-activated home systems are a tempting and fairly affordable luxury. But is smart-home tech a smart choice if you value pr...
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Three Great Rooms That Are Completely Awe-Inspiring
Embracing the “open-concept” ideal long before it was in vogue, the great room is the place where log home living is done. A wa...
Reader Spotlight Little Estes
Reader Spotlight: A Cabin That Brings a "Little Estes" to Bonne Terre, Missouri
A Missouri couple builds their dream cabin to escape the "business of life."

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