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Plan, Design and Build Your Cabin

Are you dreaming of building the perfect cabin, but not sure where to start? From finding the perfect land to your cabin retreat, to the cabin construction process—we have you covered. Cabin Life offers expert advice on building your own cabin from the ground-up or finding a respectable log home company to do the heavy lifting for you.

Plus, we cover how to plan a cabin budget and save money with energy-saving tips so you are stress-free while enjoying your favorite place on earth.

And once you've built the home of your dreams, you'll need to get designing and decorating so you make the space your own. Let us give you the cabin inspiration you need to love your cabin well into retirement.

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Little Appliance, Big Impact
These clever finds prove that common appliances can be both compact and convenient for cabin living.
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Incorporating Solar Energy Into Your Cabin
Solar-energy adoption is getting a big boost thanks to innovative — and attractive — panel applications.
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Mastering Cabin Investment: A Strategic Guide for Prospective Owners
This article serves as an authoritative guide, shedding light on critical considerations, potential hazards — including the ris...
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The Patio Perfected
Here’s how to make your patio the place to be, according to the experts.
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The Keys to a Cozy Cabin
In today’s world of high-speed, high-tech, high-cost … coziness can feel like a long-lost friend. Use these eight easy tips to ...
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Greening the Getaway: Top Tech Upgrades for Eco-Friendly Cabins
Have you ever paused to consider the impact that your cabin has on the natural world?
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Giving Your Cabin the Local Look
Here’s how exterior details can help you attune your cabin aesthetic to fit in with its environment.
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How Easy Is It to Go Off-Grid with Your Cabin?
Having a cabin makes this lifestyle transition less costly and stressful. Still, going off-grid is a massive undertaking. Here ...
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All the Bathroom Trends Homeowners are Interested In
Houzz Inc., a platform for home remodeling and design, has released their 2023 U.S. Houzz Bathroom Trends Study.
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Sticking to the Classics
Get back to basics with classic cabin plans that showcase the heart and soul of log and timber frame design.
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Cozy Cabin Finds for Fall
Discover some ideas to help you welcome the season of colorful joy into your cabin.
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Keeping Pets in Mind
Just like we’d factor in the humans who will live in the household, strategizing in the design phase can make both our pets’ li...
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Cabin Finds to Add to Your Cart
Wouldn’t it be nice if creating a cabin getaway could be one click away? These ready-to-order finds bring a hint of the rustic ...
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Refresh Your Cabin for the End of Summer
August is perfect for transitional home decor, so celebrate the final month of summer with these pieces before the coming of au...
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How to Create a Productivity Haven at Your Cabin
If you work in a high-stress job, you may particularly benefit from a cabin trip as you take the time to de-stress and focus on...
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4 Ideas to Help You Go Green (& Save Green) With Your Cabin
Any budget and lifestyle have options and aspirations, so it’s time to explore what you might want to achieve when renovating y...
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Tips for Incorporating Nature into Your Cabin
Creating a seamless connection between your cabin and the natural surroundings outdoors doesn’t have to be complex. Bring natur...
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Home Finds to Celebrate Summer This July
The Fourth of July may be over, but that doesn't mean the summer fun at your cabin has to end!

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