Cabins are a wonderful addition to any home and can provide you with a private space to sit and ponder over a cup of tea and a piece of cake! There are endless possibilities with a cabin as it can be used for a plethora of different purposes, including extra living space, an extra bedroom or even a bar! Who wouldn’t want a little getaway in their own garden that can be used for relaxation or social purposes.
If you are lucky enough to already have a cabin in the grounds of your home, you will know how fantastic it is to be able to walk through your garden, into a small house that is away from the normality of life. Maybe you already use it for relaxation purposes and simply want to find out how you can spruce it up to make it more interesting and functional! This section will give you some wonderful visual ideas on how to transform your cabin into a functional space and make it look gorgeous and inviting! If you are thinking of building your own cabin, then use this section as a way to gather ideas on how you can plan out your cabin and tailor it to suit all of you needs!Read more
Cabins can have multiple uses, some people use their cabin space as a place for them and their family, whereas others adapt and modify it to rent it out to the general public. Whatever you do with your cabin there are lots of ideas and inspirational images in this section to turn it into something fantastic!
One of the most popular types of cabin is the traditional log or wooden cabin. This type of cabin utilises the construction methods established by the people of Switzerland. These kinds of cabin have such charm and grace and look so inviting and warm from both the inside and the outside! If you want to transform your cabin into a gorgeous snowy getaway, then why not add wooden cladding to your walls, and add warming features such as a large stone fireplace and faux fur!
The second most popular type of cabin is the beach hut. Covered in white-washed wood with weathered and sand-beaten textures, this type of cabin looks relaxing and tranquil. If you want to transform your cabin into a seaside delight, why not try white washing wooden furniture and purchasing blue and white textiles to keep in the nautical theme running through the interior.
If there is a particular style that you like, don’t be afraid to create something unique to you! Often, interior designers only need a few colours and textures to create a fantastic interior, so why not make a moodboard and create a style personal to you!
This section has some wonderful examples of cabin design and interiors, so why not have a look through some of the images to see how you can transform your cabin into a usable and relaxing space ! If there is something you like, why not share it to your Facebook or Twitter profile, so you can find the things you love easier and faster!
See all photos in project: Mill Valley Cabins
Architect: Feldman Architecture
Photography: Joe Fletcher