Lodge Style Decor and Ideas

Great Tips to Find the Perfect Furniture, Bedding, and More

If you like the rugged charm of a log cabin or lodge style decor, here are some great ideas and tips on furniture, bedding, and accessories to help get you started on your rustic bedroom idea.

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    Country log beamed ceiling in a bedroom
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    The lodge or log cabin style beds are heavy, rough and ornate pieces; which are typically made from crude wooden logs or rough, weathered wooden frames. The beds are traditionally made from aspen, cedar, or hickory that represents the Adirondack style furniture made popular during the Victorian era.

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    Dressers, Wardrobes, and More

    Lodge Fireside Cedar Log Style Open Bookshelf
    Lodge Fireside Cedar Log Style Open Bookshelf. Photo Courtesy of PriceGrabber.com

    As with lodge or log cabin beds, dressers and wardrobes are also made from crude wood materials to match the log beds and frames.

    There are many other pieces of furniture you may want to consider for your lodge or log cabin bedroom. These include rustic, log bookshelves, tree stump lamp tables, and aspen log chairs or futons.

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    Lodge Style Comforter or Duvet Sets

    There are many comforter or duvet sets that have patterns and motifs that reflect lodge or cabin lifestyles; these designs normally feature prints of animals, nature, and wildlife. There are other sets that have more country type designs in zig-zags, plaid, and floral prints.

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    Country Quilts

    Country Cowboy Quilt Set
    Country Cowboy Quilt Set. Photo Courtesy of PriceGrabber.com

    If you want something more simple and basic, country quilts are another great alternative. Try to use quilt patterns that have lots of patch-work and vibrant warm colors. Another option is to use a white quilted comforter or duvet with an arrangement of lodge style decorative pillows.

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    Lodge style lamps and lighting will portray rustic, antiques that best represent the rough lifestyle of living in a log cabin. Some lamp bases will be made of antler or horns while others are made from rugged pieces of wood. Some lodge style lamp shades may have scenes of wildlife and nature but the majority of the time the shades are neutral shades of brown and beige.

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    Window Treatments

    Brylane Home Gypsy Ruffled Voile Rod-Pocket Panel
    Brylane Home Gypsy Ruffled Voile Rod-Pocket Panel. Photo Courtesy of PriceGrabber.com

    Lodge or log cabin style uses simple rod-pocket window panels with valances in white, cream, or off-white shades. If color is used within a lodge style window treatment, then deep warm hues are used, such as red, brown, or gold.

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    Decorative Pillows

    Lodge Pine Cone Lodge Embroidered Rectangle Pillows
    Lodge Pine Cone Lodge Embroidered Rectangle Pillows. Photo Courtesy of PriceGrabber.com

    Decorative pillows will have scenes from wildlife, often pictures of animals. The most popular animals found in the lodge style décor are fish, bears, and moose. Other decorative pillows are worn leather, animal fur or faux fur, and some Native American patterns and designs.

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    Lodge Christmas Lodge by Thomas Kinkade
    Lodge Christmas Lodge by Thomas Kinkade. Photo Courtesy of PriceGrabber.com

    When accenting and decorating your walls and bedroom the most popular items are landscapes of cabins, nature, and wildlife. A good example of the type of landscapes sought after for this type of decorating style is Thomas Kinkade prints or reproductions. Other ideas for your walls are weathered pewter mirrors, quilts, canoes, paddles, and other camping-type equipment.