Log cabin curtains and window treatments for rustic homes can be very simple, ranging from fabric valences that preserve a great view, to heavy curtains and drapes that keep you cozy and warm in the wintertime! Log cabin curtains vary from home to home, and they are often traditional curtains. However they can also be modern window treatments […]
Decorating a Log Home
Decorating a log home presents unique challenges not found in other homes.
Today's log homes bear little resemblance to the log homes of yesteryear. Our forefathers had small, simple homes that were practical, with none of the beautiful features we see today.
That simple fact gives you hundreds of possibilities to express yourself when planning and decorating your log or timber home.
However, keep in mind that the look you want for your new home may take a lot of thoughtful consideration and careful planning.
Perhaps your first decision will be the general theme that you want for your log home. This will reflect your style, interests and personality.
Keeping that in mind, you can build on that theme, perhaps choosing mini-themes for each of your rooms.
Log and timber homes are rustic by nature. Take time to explore my articles on rustic home decorating and products that will make your home stand out from the crowd!
Rustic Area Rugs for Your Log or Timber Home Log cabin rugs, not always easy to find, but well worth the effort, give your rustic décor a finishing touch. My husband and I searched for months until we found the perfect rustic area rug for our great room. We found that there are rustic area rugs with […]
The Focal Point of Your Bedroom Choosing rustic cabin bedding for your log home will add color, texture and character to your bedrooms. These tips will help you make the best choice. Rustic bedding, whether log cabin quilts, western bedding, or luxury rustic bedding is often the focal point of the room. Because the bed is one […]
Natural Christmas decorations add a touch of class to your décor, as well as giving your decorating that down-home feeling. Christmas decorations found in Nature are free, and they are easy to find and use. Most are readily available in the country, right out your back door, while others can be purchased inexpensively. And your country Christmas […]
Use Christmas cabin rugs to spiff up your country Christmas decorating and put the finishing touches on a room. Seemingly inconspicuous, cabin Christmas rugs often take center stage. They can steal the show from more traditional holiday accessories and decorations. Often a Christmas accent rug will feel soft and inviting to bare toes and it […]
Decorating with cabin rugs with bears can bring a new dimension to your bear theme room. Let’s face it…Bears are awesome. They are fun to watch in the wild, and they are great to use in rustic decorating. Bears go with just about any country or rustic décor. And they come in such a variety […]
Country window treatments are casual and informal, and they often invite the eye to take in the scenery outdoors. You’ll find that country window treatments often have a homemade look. They can be made of pretty cottons, muslin, burlap or wispy laces. Curtains in a country home or cabin, give the decor a finished look, […]
Rustic Quilts in Log and Timber Homes Log cabin quilt designs date back at least 200 years and are found in Canada and European countries, as well as the US. Rustic quilts are still popular in rustic cabin or lodge décor. Although many people think that there is just one log cabin quilt design or pattern, there are […]
Rustic cabin decor gives your home character and makes the difference between a simple log cabin and a distinguished log home. And it’s not hard to add items that give your home rustic appeal You can include rustic shower curtains, rustic signs, chainsaw carvings, rustic wall hangings, rustic wall art, cabin pillows, rustic area rugs and rustic cabin […]
To choose log cabin curtains that will enhance the interior of your log or timber home, you should keep some basic principles in mind. Curtains for a cabin or cottage are informal, reflecting the style of the home, and they often reflect the theme of a room or motifs that are seen throughout the house. […]
Country kitchen decorating ideas to help you outfit your rustic country kitchen. The heart of the home is the kitchen. And because most of us spend a large amount of time in our kitchens, it is well worth the effort to make your kitchen pleasant and attractive—and it should reflect YOUR personality! Aside from having […]
The Difference Between Tiers, Valances and Swags Understanding tiers valances and swags is not always self explanatory. If you are confused about the terms used when describing curtains, you are not alone. You’ll find that understanding tiers valances and swags can be confusing to anyone, whether male or female, young or old. Here’s an explanation […]