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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.

Floor Plan tips
20 Tips for the Perfect Floor Plan
The vision of your log home finally takes shape in the design phase.
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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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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.
Christmas Decor on Log Home Fireplace
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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Our Best Room-by-Room Design Secrets
Follow these design guidelines as you plan your log home to create a space that's just right for you.
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7 Smart Strategies to Design the Perfect Floor Plan
Designing your log home is not only one of the most crucial phases of the process, it’s also the most fun! Our 7 smart strategi...
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6 Flooring Ideas for a Stylish, Sturdy Log Home
When it comes to adorning your floors, some interesting options are afoot. From reclaimed wood to faux that will fool you, thes...
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Our Favorite Nautical Log Home Decor
These six outstanding finds will make a big splash.
Cabin Style Chase Reynolds Ewald
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Honest Abe Now Offers Interior Design Services
After four decades in the business, this log home company takes it to the next level.
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Concrete Flooring That's Perfect for Wood Homes
An innovative flooring option for durable, stylish, pet-proof floors: