Modern rustic decor brings warmth to monochromatic spaces, adds timeless profiles to contemporary designs, and allows homeowners to create eclectic spaces that reflect their personality. When smartly selected and properly placed, modern rustic decor fashions breezy spaces that enhance today's lifestyles while establishing charming looks sure to endure for ages to come.
The log home of today adapts to modern times by using squared logs with carefully hewn corner notching on the exterior. The interior is reflective of the needs of today's family with open living areas. The log home started as population pushed west into heavily wooded areas. Today's log house is often spacious and elegant.
Modern home plans present rectangular exteriors, flat or slanted roof-lines, and super straight lines. Large expanses of glass (windows, doors, etc) often appear in modern house plans and help to aid in energy efficiency as well as indoor/outdoor flow. These clean, ornamentation-free house plans
(North Georgia Mountains in Ellijay, GA) The Wild Turkey Lodge is an example of our "Modern Rustic Living" architecture for an estate-size home. The ultimate man cave, the Wild Turkey Lodge was custom built for a client wanting a European hunting lodge look and feel.
Modern log home plans are designed in a variety of styles using wood logs as the primary building component. Gable roofs and rectilinear designs are characteristic, since odd angles and complicated outlines are expensive and difficult to achieve. Outdoor living, whether simple or extravagant, is also frequently seen in log home floor plans.
Since 1982, Log Home Living has been the go-to resource for log home floor plans, inspiring home and cabin tours, design and decor ideas, sound construction advice, log home maintenance tips and comprehensive listings of the finest log home companies, builders and craftsmen in North America.