Honest Abe Living, August 2022
It’s Their Home, Too
The dream of living in a log home may be yours, but if you have dogs, it’s their home too.
Several Honest Abe Log Homes homeowners have shared photos of their dogs in their wood home as well as offering advice for planning a custom designed log or timber frame home where people and pets can live together in harmony.
Choosing the right bed frame and lighting are key to creating a rustic feel in a log or timber home bedroom.
Get ideas from TV, movies and social media.
Honest Abe used the fan advertising in the company’s early days.
How to mitigate it around your wood home.
And just like that dining together has become a priority
August 10 is National S’mores Day. No matter where you are, enjoy this messy, gooey, incomparable treat. We’ve found the ideal recipe for s’mores that can be made in an oven, in the microwave or around a campfire.
Busch Floor Plan
The couple is sharing their plan with Honest Abe customers who desire a home with all the living space on one floor. The home is entered straight into the great room from an inset covered porch. The great room has a vaulted ceiling. It flows into the dining area in the rear that is open to the kitchen.
The kitchen has a work island with bar seating and a walk-in pantry. The master bedroom suite with a walk-in closet and master bath off the dining room is its own “wing.”
On the opposite side of the great room is a second bedroom with a full bath immediately adjacent. That region of the home contains a large laundry, storage and work area, including cabinets and a double sink through which the three-car garage is accessed.
A third bedroom with a walk-in closet at the end of the deck can be converted to an office. On the second floor a 15×21 foot loft overlooks the great room.