Cabin-inspired Home Decorating Ideas | Midwest Living

Cabin-inspired Home Decorating Ideas

Even if you can't get away this summer, you can still channel the woodsy vibe at home.

Books, candles, pillows, blankets and more bring the cabin feeling to your home.

Cabin style gear

1 What We See in the Stars  Sky myth and science get equal billing in this illustrated stargazing guide from a Minnesota artist. Ten Speed Press, $17.

2 Soy Wax Candle Hand-poured and clean-burning; the subtly spicy Log Cabin scent evokes ginger and warm orange. From $14.

3 Campfire Enamel Mug  The Minneapolis illustrator calls this his “Midwest scene”—complete with can-holder chairs. $16.

4 Hitchcock Domino Set Re-create a lazy vacation afternoon with this timeless pastime, in a hand-painted Baltic birch box. $68.

5 Outdoor Square Pillows  Up-north your patio with pillows from a Michigan painter, printed in moisture-resistant fabric. $90.

6 Barrel Match Striker If you can’t be by a campfire, at least use this stoneware vessel with a campfire-scented candle. $38.

Cabins and Tree Houses Visit verdant wonderlands through photography of dream hideaways in this stylish book pair. Taschen, $70 each. CabinsTree Houses 

8 Pine Tar Shampoo and Conditioner Soothes dry scalp with a peppery, smoky scent, from a heritage Ohio brand. $14 each.

9 Pantry Tealight Hurricane Dress a table (or get your Laura Ingalls on) with this handmade stoneware-and-glass holder. $75.

10 Hotel Alpaca Throw Blanket  Breathable, incredibly soft and consciously sourced, it’ll keep you cabin-cozy at home. $295.

11 Wooden A-Frame Cabin Ornament  Customizable (in Illinois) with the name of your happy place. $8, or $12 personalized.

12 Woodcut Memory Game Intricate, artist-created prints of tree cross sections, in sturdy, oversize pairs to train your mind. $26.

13 Lap Size Woolen Blanket  A throwback sleepaway camp look, with wool from sheep that graze Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. $129.

14 Tall Lollygagger Lounge Chair  Made in Minnesota from 100 percent recycled plastic—with a built-in bottle opener. $775.

15 Enameled Dutch Oven  Cook up a campfire classic in this gem from new-to-the-scene Detroit-area artisans. From $70.

16 Morning Mojo Bar Soap A wake-me-up cleanse delivers woodsy vigor with peppermint, eucalyptus and rosemary. $14.


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