Monthly Archives: July 2013

  • Paths Ideas for Various Garden Cabins

    Image source: 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 s... (More)
  • Log Cabins Furniture's: An Original Coffee Table

    Image source: Log cabins are very simple buildings that do not require any special decoration for both exterior and interior. The main thing should be done here - is furnishing. Every owner should know, that wood can be combined perfectly with stone, brick, metal and glass, so most of furnitures or decor details could be made of them. However, handmade furnitures will always be the most beautiful things you can have in your home. So why not to make a few furnitures by yourself? How about coffee table? It is one of the most decorative and practical elements in a log house. Here we will give you some useful tips how to make a coffee table of wooden pallets in this article. A coffee table for log cabins can be quite an expensive decorative element of your home or gazebo, so... (More)
  • Some Ideas for Creating A Small Log Cabin Garden

    Image source: 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. Image source: 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 ga... (More)
  • Creating A Small River Near Your Residential Log Cabin

    Image source: 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. Dra... (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)
  • Wooden House Outdoor Fireplace: How to Make (Part 2)

    Image source: A Projection of A Wooden House Outdoor Fireplace A fireplace is usually a unique thing which should match the place it is constructed in. That’s why, before coming up with the final design, the size and construction of the fireplace, it is very important to study the environment the fireplace will be placed in. The fireplace should blend harmonically with the environment. It is not advisable to make a fireplace unproportional and too big with regards to the wooden house or shed placed next to it. You’d also need more firewood for a big fireplace, so let’s not underestimate a cost-effectiveness of a small fireplace. The most convenient fireplaces with regards to the size are 3"3' X 1"3'. A chimney should be at least 5' X 10', to ensure a good pull. If the... (More)
  • Garden Cabin Terrace Ideas: Make an Outdoor Fireplace by Yourself (Part 1)

    Image source: 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 cabin and garden environment. Image source: 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 ma... (More)
  • How to Make A Qualitative Terrace for A Garden Cabin

    Image source: A terrace is a part of the house or garden 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 o... (More)

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