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Cabin Décor: Old is Beautiful

Cabin décor is a classic old setting, taking you way back to the classic wooden era, before the birth of the word, ‘contemporary’. Rich, ethnic and traditional décor styles are evergreen and precious. Some things become better and grander with age; wine, cheese and of course your cozy escape from hectic schedules. Within originality lies the essence of beauty, vintage is priceless and cannot be replicated. Sadly, for some who did not belong in the era, where the experience of vintage cabins was real rather than created. There is hope in the thought that with a creative mind and eye for antique items, the ambience can be imitated. True antiques are expensive and seldom fit in decorating budgets. Especially original vintage pieces are a rare collection and thus costly too. So how does one enjoy the old fashioned way without getting bankrupt?

Cabin décor

Vintage for the limited budget

Now you can have your cake and eat it too; without compromising on original look of the cabin décor or spending a large amount of money. You can have the cabin décor of your dreams within your budget using a few creative approaches and surveying for good durable alternatives.

The more the merrier

For honeymooners, the cabin will represent ‘igniting the fire’, while for nesters, the cabin will be a holiday get away, and for the empty nesters, the cabin will hold, ‘memories’ and a peaceful retirement nest. Thus, encourage family and spouses to chip in their feedback to the cabin décor. Discuss what everyone wants and try to reaching a consensus. Combining everyone’s’ synergies is the key success factor for every project. Women are good with budgeting and aesthetics, while men have an eye for looking at the practical aspects and durability. And children of course, children add fun and creativity to the whole process.

What to look for

Cabin décor consists of two basic elements; the interior and exterior which need to be designed and personalized according to your taste; interior choices are needed for the following:

  • Wall designs
  • Beam construction
  • Metal or wood frames
  • Wood structure; Counters, shelves etc
  • Rugs or carpeting
  • Art pieces
  • Fire place
  • Furniture
  • Lighting
  • Heating/cooling
  • Appliances

The exterior of the cabin will consist of the following aspects:

  • Outdoor wall designs
  • Ceiling, roof
  • Window and doors
  • Fences and enclosures
  • Gates
  • Path ways
  • Garden or lawn

Once listed what cabin décor you are looking for, search online; amazing things in top notch condition can be purchased online. Antique stores also stock a lot of relevant items like braided rugs, and old furniture pieces. Other accessories are mostly heirlooms; therefore consider yourself lucky if your grandparents had a passion for cabin living. Some home stores also stock vintage style lighting and lamps to choose from. With a revived demand for old fashioned furniture, many manufacturers are imitating old designs; they might not be as good as the real stuff, but look very authentic and are comfortable.

Enjoy decorating your cabin, and make it a fun experience, with memories to last a lifetime!

How Carved Bears Can Really Make Your Home Feel Like Your Cabin

Once you have established a cabin theme in a specific room in your home, or throughout your entire home, with the big items such as traditional rustic furniture, printed curtains, and metal antler light fixtures, you need to add the small touches that finish the look and make your home really feel like a cabin. Carved bears are a traditional and welcoming detail in any authentic cabin or lodge and your home will need a few to complete the look.

There are many different types of carved or wooden bears on the market but you can trust www.cabinplace.com to showcase the carved bears made from the highest quality materials and with the highest cute quotient. Use the carved bears throughout your home to firmly establish and complete your cabin look.

In a living room or den, try a simple bear statue as a book end or accent piece. Add a carved bear lamp to an end table or shelf or place a bear coaster holder with paw print coasters within easy reach for guests. A lamp with carved bears would also be a welcome addition a master or guest bedroom.

For the bathroom, www.cabinplace.com offers toilet paper holders, towel racks and rings and waste paper baskets with wooden bear accents. Install switchplate covers in any room for one more whimsical touch.

You can even continue your rustic cabin theme to the exterior of your home with solar lights decorated with carved bears. Welcome guests to your home with ecofriendly lights that will let them know unequivocally where you stand.

Complete Your Cabin Kitchen With Cabin Dinnerware

When you’re decorating your cabin, or your home in a cabin theme, you can’t forget all the accessories that pull it all together. It’s these little details that really pull the entire theme or room together, and that will give you that rustic cabin feeling at every turn. That being said, it’s also very easy to over-accessorize, making a room or home quickly look cluttered far from the rustic feeling. That’s why using cabin dinnerware is the perfect way to accessorize. You and your guests will have that cabin décor feeling, but when you’re not using them the dishes are stored away, so they’re not constantly on display.

There are many different types of cabin dinnerware that you can choose. If you’re going to be cooking a lot of meals for the family or entertaining, you’ll probably want to invest in an entire set of cabin dinnerware. These come in many different patterns and designs so whether your cabin décor includes moose, bears, mallards, pine cones, mountains, or western scenery, you can find cabin dinnerware to match. You can also find sets in any size that you need. So if it’s just going to be you and your spouse enjoying the dinnerware, you can find sets that only have two plates with matching bowls. If you have a larger family or you’ll often have guests over, you can choose an entire set that includes saucers, cups, dinner plates, and soup bowls.

If it’s a bar you’re stocking, or you just want glasses to match your dinnerware, you can find glasses that have cabin scenery, wildlife, or other rustic scenes etched into them. Choose glassware that uses frosted glass etchings or make it a bit more colorful and choose colored glassware with painted designs in just about any rustic scene or design you could imagine.

Don’t forget that while it’s good to not be overwhelmed with your cabin accessories, it’s also good to have a few things out to add to the theme. Rustic table runners can be that great finishing touch and they’ll also help pull the room together, even when it’s not meal time. Make sure to choose your rustic table runner at the same time you choose your cabin dinnerware or at least make sure that they match when you buy. Otherwise, you won’t pull off the effect you’re hoping for.

When it’s time to decorate your cabin kitchen, or just the kitchen you want to look like a cabin kitchen, we have all the glassware, cabin dinnerware, rustic table runners, and all the other cabin kitchen accessories you need to make it work. If you need help decorating your cabin kitchen and want even more ways to pull off the rustic look, contact us we’ll be happy to point out the many different ways to make it work!

Things To Consider Before Buying Western Décor

Decking a room or your home out in western décor is a great way to surround yourself in a really fun look. And there are so many different western cabin accessories available that whether you’re looking for curtains, fixtures, artwork, rugs, or just odds and ends, there’s always one more piece of western décor out there that will look perfect in your new ranch. But before you run out and start snapping up all the western décor you can find, there are a few things you should consider first.

As with any design scheme, start by choosing colors for your western décor. You’ll probably find that western décor comes in many similar colors such as rusty oranges, warm browns, golds, reds, and dark greens, you’ll want to narrow it down further than that. Choosing one or two of your favorite western colors and using those in your main scheme is a great place to start. You can then accent with other western colors, but make sure that the two main colors are the ones that stand out the most.

Next consider what type of western décor theme you want to use. Do you want a home that looks like a ranch with lots of cowboy artwork, lassos, and horses included in the design? Or do you want a simpler look with large stars being the main design and some simple leather throw pillows topping it off? Even when you’ve chosen western décor there are still many options available. Deciding on one particular western style will help you pick out perfectly matching pieces and help you avoid cluttering your home up with too many mismatched looks.

Lastly, make sure that you keep an eye on how many cabin accessories and pieces of western décor you use. It’s easy to get carried away with a western theme and start buying every piece you see that depicts a cowboy, cowgirl, cowboy hat, boots, or saddle. But if you add too many items, your home really will start to look cluttered and the look can become overwhelming. And plus, decorating in western décor should be fun, and it should never break the bank!

When you’re ready to start decking your cabin out in western décor, make sure to check out our huge and affordable selection. We have delightful western items for every room in your home!

Go Crazy With Cabin Accessories!

Sure, you need the proper bedding, lights, and other fixtures to really bring that rustic lodge feeling into your home. But, what about all the little details? It’s all of those wonderful cabin accessories that not only really make your home feel like a log cabin, but that are also great little conversation pieces! Cabin accessories look great wherever you put them in your home, and they have an uncanny ability to pick up all of the little details in all of your other cabin décor and really bring it all together.

The most important thing to remember about decorating with cabin accessories is not to overdo it. The good news here is that it’s very hard to overdo it when it comes to cute cabin knickknacks because they all blend in together very nicely. Still, you want to make sure that you’re not covering every single surface with an accessory of some sort, and that your home doesn’t start to look too cluttered because of all the trinkets.

One way to make sure that you’re not over-accessorizing your home is to use cabin accessories that are functional. These are things that you’ll need to place in your home anyway, so why not give them that rustic look you love so much? Things like log cabin tissue box covers, wood carved bears that also act as a lamp, and rustic wall clocks and rustic table runners are all examples of functional cabin accessories that will still give you beautiful cabin décor, without making your home look crowded with accessories.

Cabin accessories, whether you choose some rustic throw pillows or some delightfully charming wood carved bears, are the perfect addition to any home. Think about what accessories you really need for your home, and then build your cabin décor around that. And of course, if you’re having trouble thinking of the best cabin accessories for your home, we have a whole page bursting with ideas!