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Love is Kind. Love is Gentle.

Christmas was barely over and I began to see red! It’s hard not to be a little angry when Valentine’s Day is being pushed on us as prematurely as marriage was at every family event I went to in my twenties. I started noticing red hearts at every store by January first! The pressure to express our perfect love to our family before we have even gotten around to taking down the Christmas tree is unreal. And yet it still got me thinking about filling my home with the sent of fresh, red, velvety roses on the entry way [...]

By |2019-02-05T23:03:54+00:00February 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cabinets Crafted Just for You

The cabinetry you’ll find in Leland’s cabins combines classic, time-tested designs and construction methods with contemporary fabrication techniques to ensure a timeless and comfortable look that will stay durable and hassle free for years to come. Our craftsman begins every cabinet as a CAD file which is used to directly machine-cut the wood, allowing for an extremely accurate fabrication of the building blocks that go into each cabinet. The wood, either hickory, knotty pine, or a mix of knotty hickory and walnut, is then planed and cut to the exact size, shape and angle necessary for its role [...]

By |2019-01-23T15:30:38+00:00January 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Spice up Your Christmas with These Texas Recipes

Christmas, Texas Style You can picture the typical TV representation of Christmas morning. There’s a fire crackling in the fireplace. The tree is beautifully decorated, something even Martha Stewart would approve of. Every gift is meticulously wrapped and marked and bedecked with bows and ribbon. And the family members gathered around enjoying these sights and sounds are dressed in coordinated pajamas, opening presents one person at a time. Here at Leland’s Cabins, we’re a little less TV ideal and a lot more eclectic in our holiday traditions.   Old Texas Christmas Traditions Texas is a state with a long [...]

By |2018-12-17T22:49:25+00:00December 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why not have Thanksgiving in the woods?

What does a “normal” Thanksgiving look and feel like to you? Family and friends gathered around your kitchen table enjoying pumpkin pie while the Macy’s Thanksgiving day parade, or your favorite football team plays in the background on the big screen? Or is it a little more stressful? Rather than filling your mind and heart with thoughts of thankfulness, you find your mind racing - thinking about how long the turkey needs to be in the oven, Black Friday deals, or the fact that your holiday season to-do list keeps getting longer by the day. Whatever your Thanksgiving normal [...]

By |2018-11-20T19:24:57+00:00November 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Unlikely Benefits of Owning a Small-Size Cabin

While it goes without saying here in the Lone Star State that everything is bigger in Texas, it doesn’t mean that bigger is always better. When it comes to Leland’s small-size prefab cabins, there are some wonderful benefits to going for a slimmed-down style. An easy perk to point to is cost efficiency. Buying one of the small premade cabins or tiny homes like The Stag goes easy on the wallet, which leaves you with more money in the bank each month. When your home costs less than a pickup truck or SUV, you know you can sleep peacefully at [...]

By |2018-11-12T20:34:55+00:00November 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Client Testimonial 2: Leland’s Builds a Cabin for a Texas School

In working to create an outdoor learning center with All Saints Episcopal School in Tyler, Texas, it was clear that we couldn’t think about the outdoor areas as separate from the indoor ones. Both were a top priority, and the two needed to work in harmony. All Saints partnered with Leland’s to build a learning center that took advantage of the 150-acre campus and all the trees, trails, and wildlife on it. Listening to Head of School Mike Cobb’s vision for the learning center, we were able to work together to maximize the best in what our Texas pre-built [...]

By |2018-11-09T16:19:42+00:00November 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Client Testimonial: Lisa and Chuck Forman

When Leland’s Cabins customers Lisa and Chuck Forman moved back to the United States after working overseas, they decided to settle down in Spur, Texas, a blink-and-you-miss-it town of just over a thousand people located east of Lubbock. They were curious about tiny houses, and when they discovered Spur, they were excited by what they read. The diminutive town was described as big on charm and friendliness, and right away they felt welcome. As the couple visited Spur, they met one of our Leland’s representatives who showed them a handful of our manufactured log cabin homes in town. The couple liked [...]

By |2018-11-05T20:20:10+00:00November 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Client Testimonial: Leland’s Builds a Cabin for a Texas School

https://player.vimeo.com/video/291191563 We talk a lot about our cabins serving as retreats, as destinations for escaping the daily grind of the working world and embracing the quiet of nature. Leland’s Cabins recently was given an opportunity to build a forest hideaway not for a family, but for a local school. All Saints Episcopal School in Tyler, Texas, encourages its students to engage in outdoor learning by exploring the forest and wildlife that exist on its 150-acre campus. Outdoor learning has been shown to decrease students’ stress levels while at the same time increase their motivation. And for All Saints, [...]

By |2018-11-02T14:54:10+00:00October 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Benefits of Having a Local Craftsman Build Your Log Cabin

We’ve all heard the mantra to “shop local,” but what does that mean when it comes to modular cabins? Here at Leland’s Cabins, we embrace that local perspective every day and with every member of our Leland’s family. Texas log cabins are a distinct style. We’re proud of the craftsmanship that goes into each of our nine cabin models. And we’re proud of the craftsmen who build them, too. Why? Because they’re not living on the other side of the world when they pick up a hammer and start to construct one of our prefab log cabins. They’re living [...]

By |2018-10-30T18:48:19+00:00October 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Think Outside the Box With a Manufactured Cabin

Manufactured Cabins in Texas At Leland’s Cabins, we specialize in manufactured cabins. We build every one here at our headquarters in Grandview, Texas. Why do we do it that way? There are a lot of reasons, but the most important is that we have more control over the quality of each cabin manufactured here instead of on the job site. And more control over the quality means a better product for our customers. Our team of builders is composed of master craftsmen. Each member of the team contributes to the high-quality standards that we adhere to at Leland’s Cabins. [...]

By |2018-10-22T19:40:35+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments