If a log shell is like a finely tailored suit or a custom-designed dress, then a home's architectural details are the jewelry that really polishes if off. Try these 5 structural design detail gems on for size.
Rather than simply having a table out in the open, a bricked archway defines the home’s breakfast nook. To tie it all together, a smaller built-in shelving unit mirrors the look.
Perfect for a visiting grandchild, the loft sleeping nook takes advantage of a deep dormer window, making room for a sailor-themed bed. On the opposite side, a comfy sitting area provides a place to escape, while offering a view of the action in the great room below. Dark-stained accent timbers play off the whitewashed logs, giving the entire space an airy feel.
What can be more soothing than a soak in a jetted tub surrounded by a natural stone enclosure that boasts a wood-burning fireplace? Not much! The rugged rocks contrast with the refined board-and-batten wall treatment.
The owners of this hybrid log home wanted a show-stopping water feature as a focal point. A 17-foot, stone-encased waterfall fit the bill. A glass-paneled catwalk spanning the entry allows for close inspection of the falls from above.