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The Ultimate Cabin Decor Quiz
by Staff
Cabin décor reflects the different design styles of early American settlers and others. Take this quiz to see how much you know about cabin décor and style.

Which design style goes well in a log cabin?

  • Arts&Crafts
  • Early American
  • both of the above

What traditionally supports the roof of a log cabin?

  • logs and rafters
  • metal girders
  • I beams

What was the main building material of people living in the forested areas of Europe for many centuries?

  • steel
  • plaster
  • wood

What type of homes did early American colonists introduce to the New World?

  • timber frame
  • metal frame
  • thatched-roof

Which of the following are examples of early American style homes?

  • Colonial
  • Cape Cod
  • both of the above

Which colonial American area south of New England was known for homes constructed of squared logs?

  • Florida
  • Appalachia
  • Georgia

Early Shaker craftsmen were known for their skill in ______:

  • cabinet-making
  • plowing
  • sewing

Victorian style homes are known for their opulence. What features of this style did Americans adopt in the late 19th century?

  • velvet upholstered furniture
  • oak chairs
  • pine tables

The Arts&Crafts movement advocated the learning of a craft through the guild system. Which of the following might be the work of such an artisan?

  • hand-crafted rugs
  • machine-made furniture
  • mass-produced tiles

Wealthy 19th century American industrialists built country lodges on a grand scale that combined nature and comfort. These lodges were known as ________.

  • The Great Camps
  • The Great Lodges
  • The Wild West

Cowboy High Style introduced a whimsical element to rustic cabin design. Which element would you find in a room designed in this style?

  • bow and arrow wall hangings
  • wagon wheel light fixtures
  • both of the above

Circa 1900, what type of stove would heat your log cabin in the winter?

  • a gas cook stove
  • a wood cook stove
  • an electric cook stove

Adirondack chairs are a classic from the rugged Great Camps lodge era. Name another.

  • mounted animal trophies
  • canopy beds
  • frilly curtains

Furniture and accessories in a rustic style draw attention to the beauty of _________.

  • nature
  • modern design
  • handcrafts

A cabinet with carved Indian heads is an example of which design style?

  • Native American
  • Victorian
  • Cowboy High

Geometric patterns are typical of Arts&Crafts style. Which of the following design elements are characteristic of this style?

  • small, square window panes
  • handcrafted, square logs
  • both of the above

Which material is most suited to the rugged Western look?

  • leather
  • silk
  • cotton

Which Western style furnishings often incorporate metal or iron in their design?

  • light fixtures
  • fireplaces
  • couches

Which type of fireplace is often the focal point of a rustic log cabin?

  • stone
  • marble
  • wood

In early American homes, braided rugs were often made from:

  • wool
  • nylon
  • old clothes and blankets