Here’s how to incorporate feng shui in the rooms of your home.
Here are some tips for staying organized and saving time when your log cabin is your home away from home.
Are you in the process of building a log home?Or maybe you recently built or moved into a log cabin and would be interested in sharing some unique or interesting stories about your log home experiences……
The 2007 Log and Timber Home Workbook is a great manual to prepare you for building a log or timber frame home. It’s FREE.
Phase II of the Idea Notebook has definitely made the process of designing and decorating our log home even easier: One notebook just for DESIGN ideas that have to be determined early in the process… structural details that a contractor would need to know. And one notebook just for DECORATING ideas that can still be fine-tuned along the way… up until the final moment that we purchase each item.
Here are the steps we went through when looking for a home designer to draw up the blueprints for our custom log home. There are also some recommendations here if you’re looking for home designers in Williamson County, Tennessee.
Some tips for deciding on the right log home floorplan for you… based on your family’s wants and needs, as well as how your family plans to utilize the spaces within your home.
These online quizzes are fun… and informative! Really. See what your home and your personal space say about you, as a person. And how much of your individual personality goes into your decorating, organizing, and living spaces.
If you are considering meeting with an Interior Designer, to help you fine-tune the details and features that you plan to build into your new home, here are a few things that we’ve learned along the way…
This my favorite toilet paper holder for the bathroom. I think it would look especially great in a log home bathroom. Baskets and logs kinda go hand-in-hand, right? Peterboro baskets are the BEST!
Here are some garage tips that might come in handy when designing your garage bays, choosing your garage doors & openers, and laying out the storage space in your new home — both inside and outside. One thing’s for sure: You want to be able to accommodate your families growing needs. By including adequate space in your new garage, you could alleviate a lot of headaches later!
Here’s how to determine exactly what you want (and need!) in your soon-to-be-built log home. There are 7 simple steps that we used to determine our list of wants and needs. Here’s exactly how we fine-tuned the process and ultimately designed our dream log home.
Here’s how we ultimately designed our log home: We started with a list of things we knew we WANTED… and a list of features we knew we NEEDED in our next home. We whittled the list down to our top things, and we incorporated those things in our log home design.
My Idea Notebook goes everywhere that I go! It usually stays in the car, but I always have it handy should I need a measurement, a color, or a description for someone who’s helping us make this home a reality — such as a bank lender, blueprint designer, or cabinet installer. Or, if my friends & relatives have a question or make a suggestion on the fly, then I just grab the Idea Notebook and add it to my collection of great ideas.
Here are some ways to keep the ideas flowing during the planning phase of your log home. In addition to trying to attend every Log Home Show we could possibly get to, we found these interesting things to do in between Log Home Shows…