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Learn about Log Cabins and the Rustic Style Influence on Home Decor and Furnishings

Written by Family Fun. Posted in Rustic cedar log furniture, Rustic decor, Rustic home office furniture

Rustic barn wood furniture
In the early 1600s, when Swedish settlers brought building customs from their home country, log cabin influences came to North America. Today, log cabin furnishings and homes are still very popular in North America, and the style has been labeled as the “rustic” design. Rustic furniture was originally made from whatever natural materials were in the greatest supply, and often used by the less-fortunate as items of trade for food and even cash. The son of Frank Lloyd Wright, a famous American architect and interior designer who designed more than 1000 structures actually invented the popular children’s toy known as Lincoln Logs after the log cabin design, and in 1999 Lincoln L