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A lot more than just logs are needed to build and maintain a log home. Find everything you need to know about windows, roofing, doors, flooring, cabinetry, fixtures, countertops, and more!

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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.
DIY A Classic Flag Case
DIY A Classic Flag Case
There’s no better time than Independence Day to commemorate a loved one’s service to the United States of America. Build this c...
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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6 Floral Furnishing + Accessories for your Log Home
Your log home can feel light, bright and sweet as a summer morning with these floral-inspired furnishings and accessories.
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Exotic Wood Options: Are They Worth It?
There’s been a lot of talk lately about exotic wood. It intrigues buyers and creative home builders, and that curiosity leads t...
Outside lights
15 Outside Lights For Your Log Home
Elevate your log home outside lights with these fifteen varieties that will transform your backyard into a welcoming retreat.
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Build Your Own Garden Tower
Pump up the visual interest of your yard or garden this season with this garden tower.
6 Luxury Products for your Log Home
6 Luxury Products for your Log Home
Nothing feels better than getting away from it all, but with a few special luxury touches, your log home can treat you like you...
Decorate Your Kitchen in Pantone's Color of the Year
Decorate Your Kitchen in Pantone's Color of the Year
Northstar's trademark fun-loving colors welcome a new hue into the family—Pantone's 2018 color of the year: "Ultra Violet".
Classic Cabin Accessories
Classic Cabin Accessories
Tried-and-true accessories will make your log retreat picture perfect.
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.
Log Home Decor: 3 Mounted Moose Head Companies
Log Home Decor: 3 Mounted Moose Head Companies
Looking to add to your log home decor with a moose head? These 3 companies will provide the real deal or provide an alternative.
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3 Ways to Light a Log Home
We share three bright ideas to properly illuminate your log home.
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6 Animal-Inspired Products for your Log Home
Log home owners are naturally drawn to the great outdoors, so take a walk on the wild side with this collection of unique anima...
Justin Gordon hand carves his signature intricate detail on a drop-point finial out of Port Orford Cedar, a wood he imports to his Massachusetts workshop from Oregon.
Artist Profile: The Woodcarver Who Found Tranquility
This self-taught woodcarver used to design warheads for a living. Now his attention has turned to more tranquil and inspiring p...
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...
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.
Woodsmith DIY: Make an Entryway Hall Tree
Woodsmith DIY: Make an Entryway Hall Tree
This stylish entryway hall tree project is the perfect storage solution for any hall or entryway. You’ll find places to stash y...
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...