Woof! Meow! Pets are Family, Too!
Woof! Meow! Pets are Family, Too!

Selecting Your Dream Team

Assembling a team of experts to help you design and build your home is the key to fulfilling your needs and wants. Sam and Gale Easter, self-described “loggies,” are enthusiastic about living in the log home of their dreams. But during the planning stages for the...

Floorplans Done Right

Best Strategies to Make the Most of Your New Floor Plan  Plenty of joy comes standard when making your dream home a reality. But it’s normal to have some anxieties as well. You don’t want a new floor plan that’s less than perfect. That’s why we contacted log and...

Forever Cloud 9

This mountain retreat, lovingly called “Cloud 9”, was created after the original “Cloud 9” was destroyed in the Gatlinburg, Tennessee 2016 wildfires. It’s been almost a century since the tiny Appalachian community of White Oak Flats evolved into Gatlinburg, Tennessee,...

Pet-friendly Home Design

If you’ll have pets in your new log or timber home, you may want to consider their current and future needs when designing your home.  Dogs are supposedly man’s best friend—and though I’d argue that our dog prefers me to my husband, I’m also a big fan of cats. Which...

Coming Home

A Montana home nearly swept the local Parade of Homes’ awards, winning 9 out of 10 categories, including People’s Choice, Judges’ Choice, and Best Craftsmanship. Tucked into the forested foothills of the Swan Mountain Range in Northwest Montana, Jeff and Cherie’s...

Smart Money

Savings can be found in every aspect of log home construction.  Global thinking, seeing the project in its entirety, is critical to cost-effective log home construction. Every aspect of a log home project requires planning and foresight and an eye for the practical...

Rooms We Love

An inspiring collection of 16 beautiful log and timber home master bathrooms. Master bathrooms have the unique job of combining functionality while providing a haven of relaxation. We love the beautiful, timeless master bathrooms on the next few pages and offer advice...

Master Bathrooms Fit for a King

With sound professional advice, your master bathroom can be the spa-like retreat you’ve dreamed of, without sacrificing practical necessities. In my ideal world, my master bathroom would be a combination of spa-like luxury and minimalist cool: clean lines, natural...