Log Cabin Articles and Stories

Log Cabin Articles and Stories is a new feature here on Log Cabin Connection. We will post articles written by log home experts on the many different features and designs of cabins, along with pertinent log cabin info to help you to design your log home, build a cabin, or try out a rental cabin.

These cabin articles are written by log home builders and designers and feature practical, hands-on advice and cabin information from experts working in the field.

We'll also post log cabin stories written by visitors to the site -- visitors like you! Please share your log cabin stories with us and be sure to include your photos. We'll post your stories here for everyone to share.

Tell us about building your log home, favorite vacations you've taken to a cabin, where you would recommend renting a log cabin, problems you have with your log home, or anything related to cabins.

Scroll down to see the submission guidelines and to read stories others have posted.


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article by Mike and Sue Lemmon, Cowboy Log Homes

"The bright sunshine of a Montana big sky morning streamed through the master bedroom in our log cabin this morning at about 5:30 AM..." read more -->

Rustic Decorating Ideas: Designing Outdoor Living Spaces

article by Jacqui Barnett, Black Forest Decor

"A typical design element for rustic decorating in log homes is an outdoor living area: this includes decks, porches, patios, outdoor kitchens, and gazebos...." read more -->

Choosing Log Home Floor Plans

article by Tom Heatherington, Log Home Directory

"How important is choosing log home floor plans that are right for you? You made your decision; you are finally going to build that log home. Not just any log home, but that special creation you've held in your mind's eye for so many years..."read more -->

Choosing Shutters For Your Log Cabin

article by Jack Oldham, Shutters Direct

"There are a variety of reasons for why a home owner may purchase a log cabin. It may simply be a place where you can get away from the home - a change of scenery where you can sit back, relax and put your feet up..." read more -->

Restoring a Heritage Log Cabin - A Labour of Love

article by Victoria Gazeley, Mother Earth News

"Restoring a heritage log cabin isn’t something I set out to do.  It was never a grand life goal, or something I thought I might like to do ‘someday’.  It just happened, and now, 12 years later, I’m so glad it did." read more -->

Renovate a Heritage Log Cabin Interior – DIY Style

article by Victoria Gazeley, Mother Earth News

Renovating an old, heritage log cabin, DIY style (and inexpensively), isn't really something I had on my bucket list.  Nor did I ever think I'd ever even live in one.  But in 2008 when I decided to pack up my son and finally leave the city to pursue my dreams of rural self-sufficient living, our old cabin was sitting there, waiting for us - and almost begging to be brought into the 21st century." read more -->

Submit a Log Home Article

Are you a log cabin expert? Do you work in the log home business or have an area of expertise that is related to cabins?

If you would like to submit your own log home article please contact us directly with your ideas, story and photos and we will contact you. We ask that you limit outbound links to one per article.


Have A Log Cabin Story to Share?

Do you have a great story about your log cabin? Share it with the world! You can even include photos. If you submit more than one image, each one appears as a thumbnail image that you can click to enlarge.

By writing and submitting a story or article you can help others with their questions about cabins and log homes. You will encourage them to share their own story.

Read through the submission guidelines below. If you agree with them, submit your cabin article or story using the form below.

We try to review articles within 24-48 hours. If you want to receive a notice when your article has been posted to the site, be sure to include a valid email address after submitting the article.

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Log Cabin Article and Story Guidelines

  • Submit stories and articles related to log cabins, log homes or timber frame homes only Every story and article is reviewed and any that are not related to cabins or log homes living will be deleted. We want to keep this focused on log home-related topics.
  • Submit original stories and articles You must be the original author. We will accept stories and articles similar to those you may have submitted elsewhere but will not publish anything that is copied or that you didn’t write.
  • Submit family-friendly material No profanity please, it will simply be removed. We will not accept stories or articles that promote discrimination, bigotry, violence or pornography. This is not the place for that.
  • Submit informative and engaging pieces We are not interested in posting extended advertisements or self-promotional material. Provide your readers with real-life experiences, give them recommendations, share your good times and bad. Write something you would like to read.
  • Submit stories and articles of 400 words or more The more words you provide, the easier it is for people to find and the more readers you will have! Remember, 400 words is only the minimum.If you agree to the guidelines, please submit your story now.
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