Log cabins make great homes for the adventurous and wild types out there who like to live life a little bit more on the edge!
And as someone who lives life more risky and daring, you’re going to need some good space-saving furniture ideas to keep your log cabin looking shapely.
There’s no use cluttering a log cabin full of your favorite furniture if you can’t move around in it now is there?
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Pull Out Beds
Since space is precious in a log cabin to make or break it, to be honest, pull-out beds are a great furniture-saving idea for younger children’s rooms and guest bedrooms. Or your own if you’re into it!
Kid’s move around so much during the day and their rooms never stay in tip-top shape anyways, do they? This saves you on one area of the mess if the beds can be stored away when they’re most lively.
When storage space is limited inside your log cabin, any ideas to clear up some of the clutter and possessions that don’t need to be seen all day, are life-saving.
Shoes, whilst they can be so nice to see organized and displayed, are a nightmare for taking up space. Why not kill two birds with one stone and display them beautifully, whilst saving on space!
Your hanging mirror can be doubled up as a hanging closet.
Secret Fridge Doors
There are ways you can make your log cabin hold more historical elements whilst saving on space to keep your log cabin home clean-cut.
Using a door, you can assemble a pretty easy side fridge cabinet area that can be used to store wine and other condiments. There’s limited space as it is in a log cabin so space for a quite sizable fridge isn’t always an option.
But this is!
One area of your log cabin that you may find is limiting on space is where you can store your coats and shoes.
Why not invest in creating your very own personalized coat closet that’s more organized for your own preferences?
And the best part about this kind of stacked storage frame is that other bits and bobs like pet toys can be stored easily within.
This may seem like a small idea in terms of space-saving furniture ideas, but this one goes a long way as surprisingly condiments like spices and herbs can end up taking up more space than you’d think.
Wouldn’t it be great if you could store them out of sight, out of mind? Just remember where you created this little secret drop-down spice rack or you’ll be hunting for paprika and cumin for days!
Another small space-saving furniture idea coming your way!
Trays and chopping boards can end up cluttering up your drawers and cabinets more easily than you’d think, so why not try installing a quick and easy rack inside one of your cabinet doors to keep them not only away from the mess, but organized well so you can reach down and grab what you need when you need it.
Another great space-saving use for your cozy benches is for all your bits and pieces or table cloths if the bench is in the dining space.
Just think about what room your bench is in and what it can store based on that room. If it were a porch, you might store shoes and umbrellas per se. Think smarter not harder in this situation!
Decorative Book Case
One great way to achieve fancy decorative ideas and furniture ideas in one is by creating a tree or plant-shaped bookcase! It’s practical and fun so you can enjoy the bookcase for multiple reasons.
It stores your books and is shaped in a fun way that children can enjoy too if you want to get the little ones into reading more!
Your log cabin has so much potential to look and feel the way you want it to, so you may as well go all out with the ideas whilst you can! And it’s a killer space saver.
Under Shelf Book Storage
We have another bookshelf storage idea for you, this one is a bit more secretive and sophisticated if your overall aesthetic fits a modern and minimalist look.
These hidden shelves can be installed easily wherever in your log cabin and having one fitted underneath your side table by your bed is a lifesaver for when you’re a night reader.
It’s convenient, easy, and looks great. What’s not to love?
Bedside tables may seem like a small area of your log cabin that doesn’t need a space-saving furniture solution, but it’s the small ideas that count!
Even if it’s just the mental clutter of removing a bulky side bed table out and replacing it with this sleek wall-attached shelving idea.
That space underneath will contribute as air space if not anything else which can make a difference to how your log cabin feels overall!
Wall Mounted Desk
If finding a suitable space for your desk is troubling you in your log cabin, why not try a wall-mounted desk that saves that little extra space whilst providing you with a beautifully crafted desk.
They can be utilized well as display space as well as for all your work bits and pieces. This is the most conventional and smart work desk you could possibly get, organize your work papers whilst creating a space-saving piece of furniture.
Fold Away Dining Table
Here’s an obvious space-saving furniture idea to ease your mind, a fold-away dining table.
These tables are great if you’re someone who doesn’t get a large amount of use out of your dining table and a way to store it when it’s not used is important to you.
Also, this saves on the cleaning as you won’t have to dust it as much as it just comes out when your guests come to stay!
If dining tables are a piece of furniture that takes too much space up in your log cabin and you want an alternative eating area to utilize, why not try a bar table and stool set?
Log cabins only have so much space and you could use that space better elsewhere if you invested in bar stools.
Also, this type of seating area is more inclusive of the kitchen and may work better for you if you’re someone who likes to cook in front of guests!
Everyone needs a well-thought-out vanity table, right? So why not use it as a space-saving piece of furniture and make-up vanity at the same time?
The corners of rooms are often not used to their potentials because they have a tendency to be too awkwardly shaped to make full use of. A corner vanity can help tie a room together better by using that discarded corner!
Pull Out Coffee Table
What’s better than a cracking coffee table to put your feet up on or display your favorite books? A coffee table that can be doubled up as hidden storage space to keep your extra blankets, cushions, and candles so when you have that perfect cozy evening in by yourself or with friends, you’re all set for a great time!
Something as simple as keeping your laundry room tidy and organized can help level out the limited space in your log cabin.
Laundry rooms have so many cleaning products, towels, and brooms, that they can get easily cluttered up.
Investing in a shelf or rack system that displays these products for you so you can pick and choose what you need at any time is going to help de-clutter your log cabin.
Storage spaces don’t have to be hidden on or under the stairs, but wherever you can spot a suitable place to be used as a secret storage space, should be utilized well.
If the back of the couch has a large space not being used, try and install a wooden box or shelving unit behind it to store all your extra bits and pieces not being used all the time.
Think outside the box with this one!
Again, there’s space that can be used under or inside the couch, right? So, use it!
Couches that come with storage spaces are becoming increasingly popular and easy to use so you may as well join the bandwagon and try it for yourself.
Extra blankets and cushions you don’t have room for inside the storage cupboard? Well, now you know where to put them!
There’s a lot of unused space underneath beds as a whole, so finding a space-saving and smart storage solution for that space is always handy!
Try a hinged bed with storage space out and you may just end up debating why you didn’t make the change to this type of storage enhancing bed in the first place!
This is your dream log cabin, so get as creative as you can to get it looking exactly the way you want it to.
Wood Hanging Organizer
Picture frames are quite common around households in general, so if you’re going to be displaying them in your log cabin, you may as well double up their use as extra hanging space for clothes and coats on the go.
Say, you’ve just ironed and pressed your outfit for tonight’s dinner? And you need a place to hang it fast so it doesn’t crease, we’ve got you sorted with this hanging organizer.