People choose log homes for many reasons. Cabin life is a combination of living in a rustic home and a simple country life where people can relax and enjoy life, with less stress. In a way, it helps us connect with our inner selves and with our roots. Vacation Cabin Life When we think of […]
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Most log and timber homes are not exactly located in a big city. That means that you are probably committed to rural living.
Here you'll find articles to help you enjoy country living and products to help you do that.
Learning how to make log furniture is not difficult. And, while it is easier if you have had some woodworking experience, you can make your own furniture, even if you are a beginner. Unlike simple bird houses or whirligigs, log furniture, even if it is rustic log furniture, requires making some joints. While most woodworkers don’t use joinery in their […]
Make a gingerbread house with this gingerbread house recipe or use a kit to make a beautiful and fun Christmas centerpiece. The beauty of creating one is that kids can help, and the finished centerpiece doesn’t have to be perfect. Gingerbread houses are a log home tradition. And you don’t have to be an artist, […]
Gingerbread house pictures can give you ideas on how to make your own gingerbread houses unique and creative. This collection of gingerbread house pictures should get you started. The look of your gingerbread house will depend on a number of things–how artistic you are, who helps make the house, and how much fun you make […]
Country Christmas decorating is an activity that most log home owners enjoy. And living in a log or timber home just screams of being traditional and homey. In fact, one of the advantages of living in a log or timber home is that, with a cathedral ceiling or loft, you can have a huge Christmas […]
Table for a Traditional Christmas Dinner Christmas table settings may be stored and used just once a year, but they are an important part of setting the stage for a traditional Christmas dinner in a log or timber home! Of course Christmas dinner is the time to bring out your family heirlooms, your antique place […]
Holiday Tradition and Fond Memories Decorated Christmas trees with traditional holiday ornaments and color schemes, are central to a Country Christmas. Whether your decorations are homemade or store-bought, you can adorn your home with rustic treasures that your family will enjoy, year after year. Although your family’s tree does not have to be picture-perfect, there […]
Remember Christmas lawn decorations when you are decorating your log cabin home for the holidays. Outdoor decorations give a warm welcome to your home for family and friends. There are, of course, a number of different approaches to outdoor Christmas decorations. You can use simple, traditional garlands, bows and white lights. You can use whimsical […]
Log home Christmas traditions are often reminiscent of years gone by and Christmases spent with grandparents, and friends and relatives that we knew as children. A country Christmas usually includes rural traditions that have been forgotten long ago, in many cities and towns. It’s like stepping back in time. The beauty of living in the […]
Rustic furniture plans, like plans for other woodworking projects, are not easy to find. And, if you are not an experienced woodworker, they can be difficult to follow. And books and resources on woodworking vary greatly in their level of difficulty and expertise, just as woodworkers and carpenters all have different levels of experience. Fortunately, […]