Monthly Archives: August 2015

The Big List of Shed Landscape Ideas

Jayca Pike 31/08/2015

The Big List of Shed Landscape Ideas What do you use (or wish you could use) your outdoor storage shed for? An artist’s getaway? A gardening or tool shed? A spare space for guests to catnap? Or how about a child’s playhouse? Whatever its function, you’ll find a wonderful way to heighten its beauty (or conceal its, ahem, more rustic nature) in this comprehensive series of suggestions to landscape a shed. Related Posts Things to Know About Cupolas What are… The Big List of Shed Landscape Ideas

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Classic Combinations: Reading Nook Furniture that Eases You Into Fall

Jayca Pike 27/08/2015

This blog post was updated on October 22, 2018 with new reading nook chair suggestions. Classic Combinations: Reading Nook Furniture that Eases You Into Fall Two simple things: a solid wood bookcase and a reading chair. Most homeowners will have versions of these hanging around the house, but together? Together they are an oft-overlooked, pleasing power couple. To wit: Related Posts 5 Ways to Organize your Living Room with a Bookcase How’s your living room feeling this… Classic Combinations: Reading Nook Furniture that Eases You Into Fall

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A Brief History of the Windsor Chair {Infographic}

Jayca Pike 24/08/2015

A Brief History of the Windsor Chair Infographic and text, plus links below! Related Posts The Windsor Chair Series Part III: The Undying Appeal While the Windsor chair will always be associated with colonial times and country style furniture, the truth is, Windsor chairs Read more History of the Roll Top Desk “A place for everything and everything in its place” was the slogan that propelled the roll top desk to popularity Read more Custom… A Brief History of the Windsor Chair {Infographic}

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Amish Misconceptions

Jayca Pike 17/08/2015

Persistent Amish Misconceptions We’re welcoming Erik Wesner, author of Success Made Simple: An Inside Look at Why Amish Businesses Thrive back to help clear up some common Amish fallacies.  Related Posts 5 Ways to Identify Quality Furniture What goes into furniture that qualifies it as quality furniture? Is it the style? The durability? The functionality?  How can Read more Just the Leathers: Faux Leather vs. Genuine Leather for Furniture When it comes to leather for upholstered furniture,… Amish Misconceptions

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Everything You Want to Know About: Amish History

Jayca Pike 10/08/2015

Amish History By Erik Wesner, author of Success Made Simple: An Inside Look at Why Amish Businesses Thrive, Where do the Amish come from? How did they find their way from Europe to America? We take a brief look at Amish history below, dating back to their roots in 16th-century Europe. Related Posts Facts About Furniture Feet Furniture feet come in all shapes and styles. The feet of chairs and tables have often reflected different style… Everything You Want to Know About: Amish History

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Everything You Want to Know About: Amish Businesses

Jayca Pike 03/08/2015

Erik Wesner, author of Success Made Simple: An Inside Look at Why Amish Businesses Thrive, guest blogs for us today, all about: Amish Businesses If you’ve traveled through an Amish community lately, you may have noticed any number of roadside stands, small shops and signs advertising food and other goods for sale. Amish entrepreneurs can be found in nearly every Amish community, and in some places have surpassed farmers in number. Today, Amish run thousands… Everything You Want to Know About: Amish Businesses

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