Plan, Design & Build

Have questions about what goes into log home construction? Need info on wood species, log profiles and corner styles? Looking for floor plan design tips and inspiration? The answers are at your fingertips.

Log Home Style - Country/Farmhouse
As part of our series on popular log home styles, discover the characteristics of the country/farmhouse log home style.
Log Home Style - Cabin/Cottage
Discover the quaint and cozy look of "cabin/cottage style" as a part of our popular log home styles breakdown.
Decor Ideas - Waste baskets
Discover these wast baskets made from discarded gum wrappers and potato-chip bags that are currently on the must-have list of green trendsetters everywhere.
Decor Ideas - Rugs
Learn more about this eco-friendly rug that works just as well outdoors (it’s stain-resistant and won’t mildew after a regular hosing-off) as indoors!
Decor Ideas - Pillows
Want to add a pop of colour to your interior? Look no further than these cheerful pillows made from recycled soda bottle labels by artisans in South Africa.
Financing a Log Home, Financial Advice and Affordability Tips
Financing a Log Home, Financial Advice and Affordability Tips
Use these tips to start planning the financial foundation necessary for building your log home.
Decor Shopping Tips | Buying Antler Chandeliers
Eight questions to ask while shopping for an antler chandelier for your log home.
21 Tips for Lighting Your Log Home
Use these quick and easy lighting tips to brighten up your log home.
Decor Ideas - Mugs
Discover these quaint farm animal mugs in classic black and white with a delicate handle providing the right amount of Gallic flair.
Guide to Log Home Lighting Companies
Find lighting for your log home with one of these log home lighting companies.
Guide to Fireplace and Hearth Companies
Find a fireplace or hearth for your log home with one of these manufacturers.
Guide to Log Home Door and Window Companies
Find doors and windows for your log home from one of these companies.
Decor Dilemmas | Dealing with Decor Arguments
Learn to compromise as a couple when dealing with one spouse's garbage (which happens to be the other spouse's treasure).
Decor Ideas - Cookie Jars
Discover World Market’s retro tins (available in either lime green or cornflower blue) and bring a punch of color to your kitchen countertops.
How To Improve Your Home's Efficiency | Save Money & Energy in Your Home
Save money and energy in your log home with these 10 cost-effective strategies.
Outdoor Adornments | Clare's Wares | June 07
Here are the three top decor finds of the month that will add a touch of ambience to your outdoor area without breaking the bank.
Clare's Wares - June 07
Want to make your outdoor living space more, well, livable without spending a fortune? These three finds will add a touch of ambience to your patio, deck or gazebo without breaking the bank.
Products for Your Home Management Center
These three office products will take your home management center from functional to fabulous.
Clare's Wares | Wall Decor for Log Homes
The problem: blank walls. The solution? Art is usually the go-to, but I prefer these out-of-the-ordinary decorative items instead.