Monthly Archives: July 2013

  • Paths Ideas for Various Garden Cabins

    Probably the most traditional way to decorate a path of various garden cabins is to pave it with stones. However, to make it more original, you could also make lawn paths, paths from tree bark, pave them with crushed stones, small granite or gravel, concrete slabs or flagstones, bricks or slate. Lawn Paths Lawn paths can be a very subtle decoration near different garden cabins. However, they need to be mowed frequently and they get dirty after the rain. Paths from Tree Bark Paths made from tree bark are very cost-effective and easy to make. However, they are not recommended for large area. Too much of tree bark does not look aesthetically attractive, moreover, tree bark paths need to be renewed regularly as the lowest layers of tree bark start rotting after some time. This kind of pave... (More)
  • Some Ideas for Creating A Small Log Cabin Garden

    Do you have a small log cabin garden and want to create a beautiful environment in it? It is very easy to create a small garden if you know how to use each square foot properly. A small garden near the log cabin can feature the same unique qualities and style as bigger gardens. So, in fact, your creative ideas can be applied to any size yard. Creating a small garden in a small yard could be quite an easy and pleasant task if you follow some simple advice. First, it is important to focus on details and to make a clear planning. The main idea underlying the creation of a small neat garden in your yard is to create an illusion of larger space. The simplest way to achieve it is to include the colours from your house exterior into the garden colours so that they would blend harmonically. For... (More)
  • Creating A Small River Near Your Residential Log Cabin

    From all the ways to create a water island in your garden near residential log cabin, a small river with miniaturist waterfalls could be one of the most creative approaches. Usually, natural landscape rivers can be up to one thousand years old, however, you can make one per several months. This time is necessary for the plants to blossom while the river itself can be dug up per one day. Slope. To make the river prattle in a nice way, you’ll need to reinforce the water stream – to make cascades. The cascades can be made either lower or higher, even small waterfalls can be created. Landscape specialists do not advise to make cascades too high, not to stand out from general environment. The best thing is if cascades blend harmonically with the environment. Drainage system. It is importa... (More)
  • Log Cabin Treatment

    We all know that wood is natural and very sensitive material. It is easily attacked by various pests and affected by environmental factors. Rodents and other insects not only assemble the structure of the wood, but also spoils its texture. Most of pests leave holes in the boards and the log cabin collapse in time. When talking about the impact of weather, the biggest damage is done by direct sunlight and moisture excess. One factor spoils the appearance of the exterior, causes cracks and fades the natural color of the timber. Humidity is the second factor responsible for mold, fungi and rot. They can soak deeply into the wood and soften it. Then all the constructions will certainly collapse in a short time period. Why because special maintenance is necessary. A well maintained wooden s... (More)
  • Garden Cabin Terrace Ideas: Make an Outdoor Fireplace by Yourself (Part 1)

    An outdoor fireplace in a garden cabin terrace is a place you can arrange the parties and prepare some food in as well. It is a place which gives you some warmth to enjoy in the colder evenings. Besides its practical side, a fireplace has also a decorative function which is even more important sometimes . So, it is very important to match the fireplace design with the garden log cabin and garden environment. The materials usually used for the construction of the fireplaces are stones, bricks, concrete blocks or wood (the same as used for a garden cabin construction). As a rule, several materials are combined: special bricks are used to make a chimney while the exterior part of the fireplace is decorated by stones. So, every fireplace made by yourself would be unique, because of the vario... (More)
  • How to Make A Qualitative Terrace for A Garden Cabin

    A terrace is a part of the house or garden log cabin which connects it to the yard or the garden. It is not only a practical part but also a decorative element of your exterior, which is often associated with some pleasant moments and rest. The terrace can also be installed further from the house, it depends upon the needs one has. The terrace near the garden cabin can be installed either by specialists or you could lay it by yourself. “DOING IT YOURSELF” is becoming more and more popular. People get involved in doing things by themselves not only in order to save some money, but also to seek some item originality and ‘hands’ warmth. “DOING IT YOURSELF” is also a way to have a rest, release your creativity, spend some pleasant moments with your friends or the family. If you de... (More)

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