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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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Luxury Upgrades That Will Make You Never Want to Leave Your Cabin
These seven renovations make your cabin feel luxurious and your trip a true getaway.
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Considerations for Buying a Cabin on a Budget
Let’s talk about the costs associated with buying a cabin and the decision to buy new, find a fixer-upper or build your own.
Houzz’s Trends for Kitchens in 2023
Houzz’s Trends for Kitchens in 20
Houzz's survey of more than 3,600 respondents has determined what homeowners and home pros are searching for when it comes to k...
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These Home Finds Will Keep January Feeling Joyful
While you bask in the warmth of your cabin with friends and family, browse our selection of winter finds that are perfect for a...
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The Top 10 Home Trends for 2023, According to Houzz
Houzz, a leading home renovation and design platform used by professionals and homeowners, has released their trend predictions...
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Make Spirits Bright With These Winter Finds
December is all about holidays and being with loved ones all season long. Make your cabin an inviting and festive place by inco...
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Being Energy Efficient Amid Chillingly High Heating Costs This Winter
The average cost of home heating is expected to increase by 17.2% since last winter, according to the National Energy Assistanc...
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Creating a Small and Mighty Cabin
Create a cabin or cottage that satisfies in 1,000 square feet or less.
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Finding Your "Just Right" Design
When it comes to homes, how much is enough? Or too much? Only you can decide, but if downsizing is on your mind, keep these 3 s...
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Celebrate November and Thanksgiving With These Finds
Prepare your home for guests, dinner parties and the holidays with these decor finds.
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Find Your Cabin Decor Style
These finds prove that when it comes to cabin decor, there’s no one “right” way to decorate.
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5 Features That Will Make Your Cabin Rental a Hit With Hunters
Here are five features that will attract hunters to your cabin so you can enjoy the extra income and they can enjoy a vacation ...
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Fall Decor Finds for Your Cabin This Season
As the season changes, our home decor often does as well. If you're looking to add a little bit of pumpkin spice to your cabin,...
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2022 Prime Day Finds for Cabin Living
Décor must-haves are scattered through the Amazon Prime Day deal pages, making it easy to decorate your cabin in whatever style...
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Enjoy a Workcation with These Home Office Tips
The idea of working while on vacation is a largely misunderstood concept. With a home office in your cabin, taking a “workcatio...
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10 Things We Learned While Planning a Budget-Friendly, Off-Grid Home in the Woods
We were looking for a place to retreat and recreate in comfort that would cost less than $75,000 to build, including land. Here...
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Rustic Kitchen Designs We Can't Get Enough Of
These 6 kitchen-design concoctions add a dash of sweet spice to the cabins and cottages they grace.
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3 Big Ideas for Little Cabin Kitchens
No matter if they’re large or small, kitchens have to have certain essentials to function properly. So once you install the sto...

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