All posts by "Heather McLellan"

Breathtaking Nursery Furniture for a Unique Old World Nursery

Heather McLellan 09/11/2015

Traditional Notes: An Old World Nursery Preparing for the arrival of a new loved one is both a joyful and a daunting task. Where will this little love sleep? Where will the family sit for feeding time, nap time, and story time? Which nursery furniture speaks to the fundamental values of the family? Borrowing concepts and style from the annals of time to create an Old World Nursery might provide just the inspiration your new addition needs.… Breathtaking Nursery Furniture for a Unique Old World Nursery

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Here’s the Snap! 3 Living Room Furniture Pieces for Football Season

Heather McLellan 20/08/2015

Here’s the Snap! 3 Living Room Furniture Pieces for Football Season It’s almost here! With the opening game of the NFL mere weeks away, the nation is gearing itself up for a season of incredible moments and excitement. If your place is home base for your squad this season, there are 3 living room furniture essentials you’ll want to have in place for the big games. Related Posts The Ottoman Vs. the Pouf The ottoman… Here’s the Snap! 3 Living Room Furniture Pieces for Football Season

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DutchCrafters Living Room Entertainment Rivals: Round Two – Wall Units vs. TV Stands

Heather McLellan 07/08/2015

DutchCrafters Living Room Entertainment Rivals: Round Two! We’re one week closer to the season’s first NFL match on September 10th, so we’re back with another tense match-up between two of our most popular living room stalwarts: Wall units and traditional TV stands. Which of these two would bring more to the unbeatable experience of watching the season’s opener in your home? This was a tough one, but we think we managed to figure it out.… DutchCrafters Living Room Entertainment Rivals: Round Two – Wall Units vs. TV Stands

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DutchCrafters Living Room Entertainment Rivals: Round One – TV Stands vs. Fireplace Units

Heather McLellan 30/07/2015

DutchCrafters Living Room Entertainment Rivals: Round One! Just in time for the NFL season! What kind of living room entertainment stand suits you, your friends, and your team? There’s only one way to find out: The Inaugural DutchCrafters Living Room Entertainment Bracket, kicking off this week with a tense showdown between our convenient corner entertainment centers and our world-class Amish fireplaces. Related Posts TV Stand and Entertainment Center Buying Guide TV stands and entertainment centers come with a… DutchCrafters Living Room Entertainment Rivals: Round One – TV Stands vs. Fireplace Units

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Hey, Baby! 3 Nursery Furniture Essentials

Heather McLellan 23/07/2015

With the fall almost upon us, it seems as if adorable new family members are popping up everywhere! And that’s no coincidence, either: Data shows that the months of September and October are the most baby-crazy time of the year in the United States. This season is no different for our Amish woodworkers and their families, so we sat down with them for a final once-over of our range of nursery furniture essentials. This checklist… Hey, Baby! 3 Nursery Furniture Essentials

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Don’t Miss this Wedding Season Trend: The Wedding Wagon!

Heather McLellan 18/06/2015

With the peak of the wedding season almost upon us, we’ve been hearing more and more about one of the season’s emerging trends: the miniature wedding wagon. These adorable, endlessly versatile pieces lend themselves easily to almost any part of the big day. Read on for our top five ways to bring this delightful trend to your nuptials! Related Posts Happy National Lighthouse Day National Lighthouse Day is celebrated every year on August 7. Lighthouses… Don’t Miss this Wedding Season Trend: The Wedding Wagon!

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Lay the Foundation: Nursery Furniture to Inspire Great Beginnings

Heather McLellan 18/05/2015

While there are a few everyday differences between our way of life and the culture of our Amish woodworkers, we share one defining value in common: our families are at the very heart of everything we do. So when you’re starting to decorate a new nursery, we suggest making solid, safe, and beautiful Amish nursery furniture the foundation of your room. Then, let your dreams for baby’s bright future (and your love of animal prints, baby… Lay the Foundation: Nursery Furniture to Inspire Great Beginnings

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Spring Patio: 3 Garden Planter Ideas to Deck Out Your Deck

Heather McLellan 11/05/2015

With spring in full bloom and summer just around the corner, May brings with it some of the most vibrant and magnificent outdoor displays that the year has to offer. It seems as though almost everyone’s outside – weddings, picnics, holidays, those long afternoons with a book that we can’t stop dreaming about – and all of that calls for outdoor décor to match these bright, vibrant days. So, we’ve taken a little time away… Spring Patio: 3 Garden Planter Ideas to Deck Out Your Deck

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A Place to Play on a Rainy Day: Kids’ Table and Chairs Defeat Wet Weather Blues

Heather McLellan 27/04/2015

April showers keeping the kids trapped indoors? No problem! Rainy days bring just as much opportunity for fun and learning as the balmy heights of summer. Read on for some inspiration to tide you and your little loves through even the stormiest of April showers! And if you’re looking for a handmade, child-approved activity space, complete with kids’ table and chairs, we’ve got a few ideas for those, too. Related Posts 5 Ways A Murphy… A Place to Play on a Rainy Day: Kids’ Table and Chairs Defeat Wet Weather Blues

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3 Ways to Grow Herbs for Fresh Kitchen Flavors and Good Garden Looks

Heather McLellan 20/04/2015

Read on for our top tips, tricks, and ideas for bringing a little touch of the countryside to your space. Whether you’ve got a garden, porch, deck, balcony or windowsill, we’ve got the tools and planters you need to grow herbs for a beautiful and bountiful herb garden! Related Posts How to Care for Solid Wood Furniture Your solid wood furniture helps play host to beautiful dinners, magical home movie screenings, and overnight guests during the… 3 Ways to Grow Herbs for Fresh Kitchen Flavors and Good Garden Looks

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Who Else Needs Easter Activity Ideas?

Heather McLellan 02/04/2015

Spring has sprung! Now that it’s warm enough to enjoy the outdoors again, we here at DutchCrafters have set our minds to the next big event in our personal calendars: Easter Weekend. Here are four safe & simple Easter activity ideas to try this Sunday: Related Posts 5 Outdoor Furniture Trends for 2020 What’s happening this year with outdoor furniture? Is poly outdoor furniture showcasing something new? Are there new wooden outdoor furniture Read more Cedar… Who Else Needs Easter Activity Ideas?

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5 Easy Recipes for Crowd-Pleasing Bird Feeders

Heather McLellan 23/03/2015

Birdsong is a defining feature of summer’s pink mornings and long, hazy sunsets and while we might not know them by name, the gentle whistles and trills of sparrows, starlings, nightingales and chickadees as they enjoy local bird feeders are as deeply woven into summer as sunshine and iced tea. Related Posts Family Foods and Fine Furniture: Favorite Holiday Recipes from our Staff As holiday preparations get underway, warm thoughts of family traditions and outings… 5 Easy Recipes for Crowd-Pleasing Bird Feeders

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