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Plan Your Log Home

Planning a log home or log cabin involves more than just the floor plan; here you'll find expert advice on everything you need to get started, including budgeting, buying land, geographic regions, choosing logs, and more.

Log Home Sacrifices
The Log Home Journey: The Sacrifices of Building a Log Home
The log home journey isn’t a sprint; it’s a marathon. And as Sean Murphy and his family discovered in the sacrifices of building a log home, perseverance and patience go a long way to crossing the finish line.
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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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6 Tips for Designing a Floor Plan That Ages Gracefully
If you want your home to get even better over time, these six tips lead to a floor plan that won’t require cosmetic surgery to ...
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Books About Log Cabins
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The Best Outdoor Spaces of 2020
Spending time outdoors is a natural extension of the log and timber home lifestyle, and our readers’ five favorite exterior spa...
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The Best Bathrooms of 2020
Want to shower yourself with comfort and luxury? Let these spa-worthy spaces be your guide.
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The Best Bedrooms of 2020
If you’re pining for a rustic spot to slumber or an elegant master retreat, these five sweet suites will inspire you to make yo...
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The Best Kitchens of 2020
Party central. Homework station. Heart of the home. A log or timber kitchen is many things. From small and efficient to gourmet...
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The Best Great Rooms of 2020
The keys to a great room that’s truly great are a breathtaking view, incredible craftsmanship and the warmth of wood. Our reade...
Giveaways
Win a 2019 Issue of Cozy Cabins & Cottages
In honor of National Log Homes Month, Log Home Living is giving you the chance to win a 2019 issue of Cozy Cabins & Cottages.
Giveaways
Win a 2019 Issue of The Best Log & Timber Floor Plans
In honor of National Log Homes Month, Log Home Living is giving you the chance to win a 2019 issue of The Best Log & Timber Fl...
Giveaways
Win a Pair of Tickets to a Log & Timber Home Show
In honor of National Log Homes Month, Log Home Living is giving you the chance to win 2 Tickets to a Log & Timber Home Show + ...
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Ward Cedar Single-Level Floor Plan
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Financing Facts
Why it's important to talk about money.
Log Home Floor Plans
Unique Single-Level Floor Plan Ideas
The secret to a perfect floor plan? We'll spell it out for you...
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Great Expectations
What to expect when building a log home.