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20 of the best Log Cabin Ceiling Lighting Ideas

If you have log cabin style ceilings in your home, you might be wondering about the best ways to light the space. Which fixtures work well with log cabin ceilings? What types of styles and other factors should you consider? Read on to find out.

Try Herringbone

Sublime Homes played off the beautiful herringbone pattern of this log cabin ceiling to create a truly stunning and warm open living area. A series of pendants and chandeliers mitigate the ceiling height. The open feel welcomes entertaining and cozy family evenings.

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Consistency is Key

A rustic cabin exterior benefits from some polished coordinated outdoor lights. Matching wall sconces, pole light and pendants bring this outdoor space alive. Mixing rustic and polished finishes is always a winning combination, as well as consistency among fixture types.

Rustic Glamour

Rustic touches abound in this log cabin ceiling space. White rafters, wood beams and stone floors set the tone. Expansive windows let in abundant natural light. Two rustic chandeliers add a touch of glamor to the otherwise spare space.

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Modern Retreat

Walls, ceilings floors and stairs covered in wood slats add to the alpine appeal of this modern home. Large windows keep the focus on the scenery beyond. A modern chandelier with round glass globes cascades through the center of the stair, punctuating the space.

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Moody Look

This moody log cabin ceiling space features a dark wood slat ceiling. Two black drum shaded chandeliers hang from sturdy yet elegant chains. Textured wall coverings play into the dramatic vibe.

Traditional Appeal

Jill Shevlin Design opted for a traditional chandelier with shades for this cozy, rustic living area. Log cabin style wood beams span ahead, while one wall features cut stone. The furnishings are sophisticated, bringing contrast to the space.

Refined Accents

Spectrum Design Group created a cozy and refined kitchen, with a large island with plenty of bar seating. Open frame metal chandeliers hang from log cabin style wood beams in the bright space. Brass accents and wood flooring add additional warmth.

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Traditional Take

Nadia Watts Interior Design added a traditional flair to this log cabin ceiling space. Blue and white fabrics and beige walls ground and modernize the room. Above hang two lantern-style chandeliers that work with the style of the space.

Open and Expansive

A series of open metal chandeliers hangs above an island in this log cabin ceilinged kitchen space. The fixtures work perfectly with the style, helping the space to feel open and expansive. White and wood finishes play into the natural look.

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Sense of Scale

MC Design selected a bubble-style chandelier to add a whimsical, modern touch to this modern take on a log cabin ceiling. The open living area benefits from plentiful natural light. The chandelier defines the open dining area and contributes to a sense of scale.

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Put a Ribbon on It

An eye-catching ribbon pendant hangs in this double-height rustic space. The ceiling may be raw with exposed wood, but the rest of the design is decidedly modern. The fixture ties into the sleek white surfaces and modern furnishings.

In the Details

This low log cabin ceiling features warm wood rafters and the space sticks to a neutral color palette. Two shaded cone chandeliers work well above the dining table. The black finish coordinates with the black mullions of the large windows.

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Year-Round Entertaining

This rustic outdoor space benefits from an extra-large outdoor ceiling fan. It makes the cozy lounge area enjoyable for the hot summer months. In the winter a stone fireplace makes the log cabin roofed space feel warm and inviting.

Entertainment Space

Davis Interiors created a transitional living area with wood beams and otherwise white and neutral surfaces. Open frame metal chandeliers hand above the kitchen island, keeping the space feeling expansive. It’s a great style of room for entertaining.

Rustic Yet Refined

Jill Shevlin Design used a traditional wood ceiling fan in this rustic-yet-refined living area. Wall sconces bring a homey feel, and a cozy rug and textured pillows add a soft touch. A chandelier hangs over a billiard table toward the back.

Rustic and Modern

Rustic meets refined in this log cabin wood ceiling space. Exposed brick walls and wood beams set the tone, but an opulent dining table spread complete with a glass chandelier dominates the look. Mixing rustic features with more modern and unexpected flair can produce a unique effect.

Old World Look

Mindy Laven created an Old World look in this beautiful kitchen design. Oversize antique lantern fixtures hand above the island with farmhouse sink and brass fixtures. This languages continues throughout the space, encouraging a cozy evening cooking and entertaining.

Modern Meets Rustic

This outdoor log cabin space affords itself to a modern chandelier. The clean lines of this fixture contrast the rough stone fireplace and heavy wood beams. Mix in a bit of modern to your rustic outdoor space for an unexpected look.

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Polish and Focus

Two pebbled glass and metal-framed chandeliers hang from a rustic log cabin ceiling in this cozy outdoor space. Cut stone walls form the backdrop for a casual seating area. Outdoor chandeliers give the space polish and focus.

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Big Fan

A modern take on a log cabin ceiling features recessed lighting and a large-scale fan that cools this double-height living area. Warm wood contrasts concrete and white surfaces. Large windows keep the focus on the views to the outdoors.

We hope these log cabin ceiling lighting ideas have inspired you to come up with some lighting approaches for your own space. Whether you go for a rustic look that complements the style or a modern look that contrasts it, these warm ceilings lend themselves to a variety of lighting styles.


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