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Whether you're dreaming of your future log home, in the process of building, or interested in sprucing up the log home you already own, start here to browse Log Home Living's idea gallery.

Maintaining the Dream
No matter the season, log home maintenance will go a long way and keep your home looking like new for a lifetime.
Kitchen Design Tips
Kitchen Design Tips | Smart Suggestions for Everyone
Use these kitchen design tips when planning your log home's kitchen.
The North Carolina Bungalow
The North Carolina Bungalow with Storybook Charm
Exceptional architectural details meet storybook charm in this North Carolina bungalow, making it one of our editors' favorite ...
4 Tips to Building a Perfect Ranch Home
Use these innovative examples and design tips to arrange the right ranch for your daily routine.
The Impressive Maine Log Home From Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
The Impressive Maine Log Home From Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
Not only was this impressive Maine log home our favorite feature of 2006, it was featured on the top-rated show Extreme Makeove...
The "Luxe Log Home" That Breaks the Mold
The "Luxe Log Home" That Breaks the Mold
"Luxe Log Homes," a new design line by modular log home manufacturer Blue Ridge Log Cabins, boasts a distinctively modern West ...
Why Pennsylvania Farmland Is the Best Place to Build a Log Cabin
Why Pennsylvania Farmland Is the Best Place to Build a Log Cabin
With 170 acres of rolling western Pennsylvania farmland on which to build their log home, the Saymanskys can't lose.
Why You Should Switch to LED Lighting
Why You Should Switch to LED Lighting
According to electronics manufacturer GE, there are a number of reasons to ditch incandescent, halogen and even CFLs in favor o...
5 Tips to Hardscaping Your Property
5 Tips to Hardscaping Your Property
Working with your property's natural features can make hardscape strategies more appealing and affordable.
12 Snow-Covered Log Cabins
If you have to be stuck in a winter snow storm, wouldn’t you rather be in a log home? These 12 snow-covered log cabins offer wa...
5 Small Log Homes to Fall in Love Wtih
5 Small Log Homes You'll Fall in Love With
These charming, small log homes are just a few of the memorable cabins our staff has fallen in love with over the years.
7 Log Home Kitchens Perfect for Thanksgiving
7 Log Home Kitchens Perfect for Thanksgiving
These 7 log home kitchens will inspire you to make a beautiful Thanksgiving feast for friends and family this year and keep the...
5 Structural Design Details to Incorporate
If a log shell is like a finely tailored suit or a custom-designed dress, then a home's architectural details are the jewelry t...
Kitchen on a budget
The Log Home Journey: Decorate a Kitchen on a Budget
The kitchen truly is the heart of the home, and as the Murphys’ house inches closer to completion, they don’t miss a beat when ...
Dutch Door
Have Pets? Install a Dutch Door for Instant Charm
If you're on the hunt to create a kid-friendly, pet-friendly environment, a Dutch door is the way to go.
Reclaimed Wood
5 Reasons to Buy Reclaimed Hardwood
The experts at Peachey Hardwood Flooring share their top five reasons to choose reclaimed hardwood flooring.
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3 Easy Steps to Deck Maintenance
Seasonal maintenance is a must as your wood deck is constantly exposed to the elements. Make sure you are taking the correct ac...
How to Choose the Right Natural Stone for Your Home
Reducing maintenance and enhancing value can occur simply by choosing the perfect natural stone for your home.
Log Home Bathroom Design Ideas
Looking for bathroom strategies that will hold water? From powders to masters, these four foundations of good log home bathroom...
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Edible Landscaping At Your Log Home
Planning a lush, natural setting for your log home? Edible options let you have your landscape and eat it too!