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Log Home Design

The log home design phase is the time where your daydreams start to take shape. But there’s a process to get from visionary to log home owner with blueprints in hand. We’ll guide you through it all in the log home design section.

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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?
How to Build a Log Home for Old-Age
How to Build a Log Home for Old-Age
With a little constructive forethought and a few aging-in-place strategies your log home can grow stylishly older right along w...
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 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...
The Pros and Cons of Living in a Ranch Home
The Pros and Cons of Living in a Ranch Home
We break down the pros and cons of building and living in a ranch home for you
11 Storage Tips for Small Log Homes
11 Storage Tips for Small Log Homes
Storage is at a premium in any home, no matter its size. But the smaller a house is, the more efficiently it has to perform. If...
7 Smart Storage Options for Your Log Home
7 Smart Storage Options for Your Small Log Home
Small log homes demand smart storage options. These clever options will help you stash your stuff in style.
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...
Woodsmith DIY: Make a Double Porch Rocker
Woodsmith DIY: Make a Double Porch Rocker
With its solid construction and elegant design, this rocker is sure to be the most relaxing project you have ever built.
6 Stylish Lights For the Log Home
6 Stylish Lights For the Log Home
When it comes to illuminating your log home's spaces, let us shine a little light on the subject. these 6 stylish lights for th...
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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...
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Take a Look Inside This Fairy Tale Log Home Cottage
Like a cottage from a fairy tale, this enchanted log cabin is nestled deep within the forest, allowing its owners to find their...
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Speaking the Language of a Log Home Builder
Use the right terminology to communicate exactly what you want to your log home builder.
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Meeting Challenges in Log Home Construction
Sean and his team address some of the most challenging issues in log home construction: Running the mechanicals.
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10 Outdoor Spaces to Cure Log Cabin Fever
After weeks of being cooped up inside due to cold temperatures and dark days, feeling restless can be common. If you're itching...
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17 Design Ideas for Every Room
At Log Home Living, we get to speak with a wide variety of designers and architects who share some great advice with us. We’ve ...
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How to Build Your Log Home on a Difficult Site
In this download we share some specific cases of tricky sites and how to make them work.
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Regional Log Home Styles
Download this article to learn about seven different home styles from Early American to Ranch.
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Masonry Heaters and Bakeovens
Combining the ancient wonders of nature with innovative design and technology, Tulikivi masonry heaters bring energy-efficient ...