By Peter Lindblad
A full house is a pretty good poker hand. When it comes to furnishing your log home, that’s exactly what you want: a full house.
Deciding what’s important and what’s not can help you save money.
A couple of end tables, a coffee table, a minimum of three lamps, an area rug and a sofa table complete the room.
KITCHEN & DINING ROOM
Accents. Traditionally, kitchens and dining rooms are good places to showcase collectibles. Pictures and hanging art can bring kitchen and dining spaces alive.
You should have three lamps, one on each nightstand for mood lighting near the bed and a floor lamp over any chairs.
Accents. Your bedroom decor will center around bed linens. You can outfit a bed with coordinated store-bought linens for $400 or less if you go to a resale shop. Collectibles like an antique gun collection can personalize the space.
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To read the full story and get more tips on creating a budget for your design plan, check out the April 2004 issue of Log Home Design Ideas.