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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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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?
Stylish Kitchens
Log Home Kitchen Style Options
When it comes to kitchen design, a cohesive style draws the eye and improves functionality.
Tried and True
How to Make Your Log Home Decor Timeless
People think of log homes as timeless, but fashions change. Here are some tips and tricks to making design choices that will last.
Interior Lighting: The Importance of Light Temperature in a Log Home
Interior Lighting: The Importance of Light Temperature in a Log Home
Light temperature in your log home is an important factor to consider during the construction process because of the color of t...
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A Pennsylvania Log Home with Old-Fashioned Charm
This Pennsylvania log home combines the best of present-day amenities with old-fashioned craftsmanship and charm.
5 Spa-Worthy Design Ideas to Incorporate
5 Spa-Worthy Design Ideas to Incorporate
Want to feel like you're on a permanent vacation? From swanky health-club-like-facilities to simple saunas, take your cues from...
6 Gorgeous Outdoor Kitchens
6 Gorgeous Outdoor Kitchens
Part of the log home living appeal is the connection you have with nature. Savor the flavors of al fresco meals with a deliciou...
How to Create the Perfect Great Room Design
How to Create the Perfect Great Room Design
Plan your great room to take advantage of more than one focal point.
Chalk Out Your Floor Plan to Optimize Space
Chalk Out Your Floor Plan to Optimize Space
Use sidewalk chalk to figure out how much space you'll need in certain rooms.
Cut Building Costs with Faux Stone
Cut Building Costs with Faux Stone
Using a faux stone for your fireplace can help reduce costs of your log home design.
How to Make Furniture Fit in Your Dream Home
How to Make Furniture Fit in Your Dream Home
Make sure everything fits in your log home with these tips on floor plan design.
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How to Read a Blueprint
Learn how to read a blueprint so you can design your dream log home perfectly.
Design Your Dream Home with Log Home Living
Design Your Dream Home with Log Home Living
This course will help you take your magazine clippings, your thoughts and dreams and teach you how to put it on paper so your c...
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...