Monthly Archives: November 2017

A Chat with the Windsors

Beth Rice 30/11/2017

A comfortable and functional seat, the story of the Windsor chair dates back to the start of the 18th century. To tell the tale accurately, our content writer and FAQ video host Beth Rice asked three members of the Windsor family to share a little bit of their history. Beth Rice: I’d like to welcome Bow Back Windsor, Fanback Windsor, and Comb-Back Windsor, three variations of the original Windsor chair, to our panel today. The… A Chat with the Windsors

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Our Favorite Thanksgiving Day Traditions

Beth Rice 22/11/2017

Whether it’s cutting the first slice of turkey, watching the parade, or reciting a prayer before the meal, Thanksgiving Day traditions are treasured for bringing us together and creating beautiful memories that stay with us. Our DutchCrafters family is sharing some of their favorite Thanksgiving Day traditions. Among them, a cooking contest, some coupon clipping, a double dinner day, and a nutcracker. Kari-Jo Kari-Jo at the French Country Kitchen Island  “Every year, each person in… Our Favorite Thanksgiving Day Traditions

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The Holidays: 5 Simple Ways to Create a Warm Welcome for Guests

Beth Rice 16/11/2017

I still remember the special rituals my mother practiced to prepare for company during the holidays. She always needed a few trays of geraniums to line the front walkway and fill the flower beds. A fresh wreath from the local tree tent would go up on the front door. She’d start with the outside and work her way in until she was satisfied the house gave off a warm welcome. A little prep mixed with… The Holidays: 5 Simple Ways to Create a Warm Welcome for Guests

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Staff Picks for our VP’s New Desk

Beth Rice 09/11/2017

Our vice president Linse Miller is looking for a new desk. Currently working at our Amish Woodbury L-Desk in brown maple wood finished in antique slate, she will soon give that desk to our new Business and Finance Team Manager Ross Wiemken.  The Criteria Linse shared with us the top three features she’s looking for in her new desk. The Contenders We asked some of our team members to give us their top pick for… Staff Picks for our VP’s New Desk

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Why I Love to Write About Amish Furniture

Beth Rice 02/11/2017

Our content writer and host of our new FAQ video series Beth shares why she loves to write about Amish furniture. Take it away, Beth.  __ How many times did you help a little one put shoes on their feet as they sat on the bench in the foyer? How many times have you heard laughter ignite and watched as it spread around your dinner table? How many times did you kneel by your daughters… Why I Love to Write About Amish Furniture

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