You hear it all the time. It is the little things that make the biggest impact and makes your home truly your own. Cabins, lodges or your home in the city are no different. Personalize your home with unique accents to create a rustic lodge look or a traditional country or western feel. This article covers a few favorite cabin accents that are perfect for any home.
The living room is the first thing that a person sees when they enter and one of the last things they see when they leave a home. Accent walls can make your rustic living room more interesting. An accent wall is usually painted differently than the other three walls and often it is in a bright or contrasting colors. The accent wall typically faces the entrance so that it is the first thing you see as you enter, so the first step is to create a focal point. Enhance the wall by adding some cabinets or shelves that can display other lodge decor items. Create a greater impact by adding an area rug that coordinates with the wall color and finish off the look with some artwork or a mirror directly on the accent wall.
The bedroom is also a great area to decorate. The bedroom should reflect your personality and created to be a comfortable getaway from the stress of the day. There are a number of ways to express a favorite cabin bedroom accent. The bed and bedding is typically the focal point of every bedroom. It is because of this that it should receive some added attention. Since the bedroom is a personal place for relaxing and rejuvenating to prepare to take on another day, what better way than to incorporate some luxury bedding. Bedding should be comfortable, enjoyable and cozy as well as add warmth and style. A rustic theme is set with the use of a bedding ensemble that is inspired by the outdoors. Earth tones and hues across a classic solid color comforter then accented with a variety of coordinating shams and decorative pillows are a great start. Complete the look with a matching bed skirt and a beautiful throw blanket. Get some inspiration by visiting the great outdoors and bring in some elements of nature into your home.
Last but not least, the cabin kitchen. The use of different kitchen decorating ideas, color combinations, and themes will add character to your kitchen. Create a perfect blend of contemporary and classic style and comfort while keeping the look and feel of a lodge or cabin kitchen. Metal patinas, oil rubbed bronze hinges and iron latches coordinate well with copper cooking utensils, wrought iron, vases and aged containers making them all perfect accents to complete the look and feel of a cabin kitchen. One thing to keep in mind is not to overdo the accents. Carefully pick and choose then artfully display them throughout the kitchen.
When thinking of favorite accents to add to your cabin or lodge home it is almost impossible to select a few that stand out the most or that have the biggest impact on the overall design. Each room in any home is different and needs different types accessories to create an ideal look. The main thing to remember is that most home decor projects typically start the same way: budget, plan and research, browse and begin. Our homes are what we make them.
Article Source: LogCabinStyles.com