22 Luxurious Log Cabin Interiors You HAVE To See
You’ve all seen those dreamy photos of log cabin living rooms; fire roaring, low lighting, beautiful views from the whole wall windows and huge logs features.
How do the designers do it?!
How do they create such beautiful spaces?
This article will take a look at 22 Inspirational Log Cabin Interiors which include all of the above idyllic features, as well as giving you tips and hints throughout about how to achieve a similar look in your own log cabin.
You may also want to take a look at floorplan mistakes to avoid before you think about how to furnish and put the finishing touches on your log cabin; all great cabins begin with a well thought out floorplan and design!
But now, without further ado, let’s take a look at these inspiring living spaces!
Sit-back and enjoy our photo gallery of the Internet’s 22 most luxurious custom log home interiors built by the finest log manufacturers around the world.
Twin Creeks Great Room
This very grand living room has plenty of seating areas and tall ceilings which gives it an impressive feeling.
The huge dark logs draw our attention straight to the focal point of this living space; the stone fireplace in the center.
The lighting around the fireplace also focuses our attention further onto the stonework.
In a room of this size, it’s important that lots of light is let into the room to fill the large room with light. Murray Arnott (the designer) certainly managed to achieve this by placing large windows along the left hand side of the room.
Whitewashed Cabin Living Room
This living room is very different to any other interior we have featured on this roundup.
It doesn’t have the typical rustic log cabin feel, and this is most certainly due to the whitewashed logs.
This, combined with the pastel furniture, creates a very spacious, light and airy feel to the space.
The pentagon shaped window makes the most of every single bit of the view possible, and the drapes give it a feel of elegance.
Impressive Great Room
My eyes are torn between three things when I first look at this impressive living room.
- The first is the candle chandelier lighting which hangs from the center of the room.
- The second is the amazing logs in the ceilings, each one unique in its shape and maintaining the exact shape it had in its original form as a tree.
- The third is the huge window wall at the bottom looking out over that idyllic view.
Where are your eyes drawn first?
Lukens Great Room
Set on Lake Blue Ridge, this log cabin living room has a very homely feel.
There is plenty of light in the room, mainly from the large windows to the left, but there is also a warm glow of light from the most exquisite antler chandelier.
The furniture is kept simple, and all of a similar color – this is a great way to plan your furniture if you are worried about mix and matching too much – choose one color palate and pick away!
This room also has plenty of candles, a quick and easy way to give any living room a homely feel.
Cozy Log Cabin Living Room
This living room has a very unique shape to it which is created by the slanting ceilings.
It is a small, cozy cottage feel to the interior and uses earthy colors to accentuate comfortable space.
The fireplace divides the room into areas and acts as the main focal point in the room.
In keeping with the cottage feel, the designer of this home has chosen lots of small lighting rather than one large center piece.
Carousel Home Living Room
This log home living space has a very unique and funky vibe going on, from the vibrant choice of dark purple, to the splashes of color throughout in all the ornaments.
The white sofa adds a welcoming light lift to the room.
The main focus of this quirky room is the incredible staircase. Made from natural branches and using a log as its support, this truly is a unique creation which could never be exactly replicated.
There is so much to look at in this room with regard to the ornaments, no one piece is more drawing than the last which makes it exciting to look around as your discover more and more things.
Grand Log Cabin Living Room
This luxurious living room exudes a feeling of grandeur, perhaps from the high ceiling and great beams, perhaps because you can tell the quality of everything in the room is nothing but the best.
From the three piece suite, to the matching coffee and side tables and the vintage looking rug which it is all set upon.
My particular favorite thing about this room is the vast amount of lighting.
Although the chandelier is the focal point, once you let your eyes stray you can see spot lights in the walls and beams, exquisite lamps, wall lights and plenty of candles.
Elegant Log Cabin Living Room
This room has a very western meets elegance vibe.
It maintains a neutral color scheme throughout and instead leaves the structure of the log home to do the talking.
The solid roof beams are so unique in shape and you can tell how much detail went into planning this room.
The large chandeliers which hand from the ceiling are reoccurring throughout the room, there is even a third one towards the end of the living room.
Aztec Log Cabin Living Room
This Aztec style room has a very symmetrical and well planned design.
The room introduces patterns in all of the right places, the rug, the cushions and the curtains which is just enough and doesn’t overkill the Aztec theme for this log cabin interior.
With the high ceilings, the spotlights and the large windows in the bottom wall, the room feels very light and spacious.
The designer of this log cabin is clearly a lover of great art, and the paintings compliment the room well.
Cherrydale Living Room
This living room has a very homely feel to it, created with a mix of unique pieces of furniture and two large rugs.
The lighting in the room is plentiful but is placed in very specific ways to create sufficient yet subtle lighting.
The chandelier lighting is especially beautiful and cleverly matches each of the shades throughout the room.
The room is given yet more light from the huge window wall, split up by beautiful round logs – and what a beautiful view they have to look out on!
Classic Log Cabin Living Room
Most log cabin owners choose to leave their floors wooden; however this home gives a welcome alternative to flooring – carpet!
The grains of the logs in this cabin are also divine, the stepped logs that stick into the living room also add a quirky feature.
Like most of the other log cabins featured in this roundup, this one has the classic stone fireplace and large chandelier lighting, both of which are beautifully done.
Symmetrical Log Cabin Living Room
Interior Design & Architecture by Studio Frank & Chris Giles Photography
This interior has an industrial yet homely impression which is created by a perfectly symmetrical room layout.
The materials which were chosen for this room also add to the industrial feel, with metal studded chairs and the incredible fireplace.
The harshness of these features is balanced well with the cream sofas and the soft lighting.
The windows also provide great light for the room as well as beautiful views to the outside mountainous area.
Ontario Waterfront Log Home Family Room
This is the first of three log cabin interiors that we are featuring from this specific log cabin.
This room has a very rustic and earthy feel, perhaps due to the colors chosen.
The stone hearth cleverly incorporates a fireplace and the flat screen TV as well as a small mantelpiece.
Sometimes having too many different woods in a room can leave it feeling mismatched yet this room looks exquisite.
This rooms oozes with coziness and comfort, one note to take from this room if you want to create a similar cozy feel, is to scatter your sofa with cushions.
Ontario Waterfront Log Home Living Room
A second living space in the same home, this room has a very different feel to it, still cozy, but, more relaxed.
This room uses a vibrant red with blacks and greys. This mix of fabrics used for the sofas works well, and creates a comfortable space to sit and relax.
This room has a stone fireplace, a reoccurring feature throughout these log cabin living rooms – take note if you want to create your own luxurious log cabin living room!
It adds a unique feature to the log home that you can see the log ends in the interior of the living room.
Ontario Waterfront Log Home Screened Porch
This is the third seating area within the Ontario Waterfront Log Home; again it has a very different feel to the first two.
This room is much more modern and sleek, with the tiled floor and wicker furniture it has more of an outdoor feel to it.
The large window wall certainly enhances the outdoor feel, allowing light to flood into the room and bringing plenty of greenery into view.
Even the lights have an outdoorsy feel to them; each of the shades is similar to the old fashioned rustic street lamps.
Summer Log Cabin Living Room
Although much smaller than anything else we have featured in this roundup, this log home is beautifully designed.
Perhaps more of a reading nook than a living room, this log cabin interior, makes the most of a jutted out window to create a comfortable bench with lots of cushions.
As I mentioned before, if you’re worried about your color scheme looking too mismatched, just choose one color palate as this designer did. They stuck with greens and browns and have created an idyllic looking space.
Modern Log Cabin Living Room
Much different from the usual log cabin interior, this quirky and modern interior is full of color which works really well against the classic wooden interior.
The long bench which runs alongside the windows makes full use of the shape of the room and of the views.
Sticking with the traditional log cabin stone fireplace, it retains the coziness of the typical log cabin, yet with a more modern twist.
The range of seating is vast both in color and shape, I’m sure there is something to each and every persons individual taste within this room.
Unique Log Window Wall
The window wall that features in this log cabin is one of my favorites. It uses two large logs and keeps them in the natural shape which adds to the character and charm of the living room.
The height and width of the window gives an almost undisturbed view to the lake outside.
The living space is kept simple, with three comfortable armchairs and a mix of tiled and carpeted floor.
There really is no need to over furnish a room like this when the architectural design does all of the speaking!
The Great Room
A room should never allow the eye to settle in one place. It should smile at you and create fantasy – Juan Montoya
Doesn’t this room do exactly that!
From the log burning fire, with the natural stone surround, to the choice mismatched sofas, every piece of furnishing is beautiful in its own right, and combining them all together does wonders.
The windows across the whole of the wall allow a lot of light to come in and this is also complemented by the beautiful candle chandelier in the middle which our eyes ultimately keep getting drawn back to!
Dining Area Log Cabin Interior
This grand and spacious dining space is formal yet inviting.
The large open window gives guests an undisturbed view over the beautiful landscape and is complemented by the low hung, candle chandelier, as well as wall lighting.
Although this log home doesn’t have a typical log wall feel to it, the exposed beams subtly remind you of this.
This dining space is spacious, yet not big enough to feel intimidating. The area is also furnished in a minimalist way, which only adds to the grand allure of the open plan room.
You know what they say about all work and no play…
This cozy den provides a grand, yet comfortable place to relax. Every single detail has been thoroughly thought through from way the logs enclose the TV, to the various seating arrangements which give each space a purpose.
What a fantastic space in which to entertain guests it manages to maintain an air of luxuriousness, while at the same time facilitating a fun, relaxing space to enjoy the company of friends and family.
This space provides the perfect entertainment area to suit many different ages, from teenagers, to adults and many sized groups, from small intimate family gatherings to larger parties.
Although this entrance is not grand, it has a traditional rustic feel to it.
The various subtle lighting elements give a lovely cozy and inviting atmosphere.
This Log Home was voted as one of the top homes of the decade in Traverse Magazine’s Northen Home & Cottage 2010.
The designers handcrafted the local home using local timber and reclaimed wood flooring.
They wanted the home to have ‘a rich, sophisticated feel while retaining the look of an authentic vintage log cabin.’
So what have we learnt from this round up of inspirational log cabin interiors?
Firstly, the number one feature in most of these rooms is the fireplace – no log cabin is complete without one.
Depending on the type of home you want to create, you may want to design a large grand fireplace, or you may just want a small humble one.
The second criterion in creating a great log cabin interior is the lighting. Both in terms of the type of light shades and additional lamps you opt for, and the amount of light let into your cabin through windows. Most of these homes have multiple lighting, even if the room is small, as well as a decent sized window.
The third most important aspect of creating your perfect living space is the furniture you use.
If you take any advice away from this round up with regards to furniture, it would be – mix it up! Choose pieces that work well together rather than opting for full matching sets of furniture.
I’m finding it really difficult to choose a favorite; I think it has to be a tie between No.18 (with the amazing logs framing the windows) and No. 6 (with the awesome staircase made from branches)! Which was your favorite log cabin interior?