Category: Children

National Safety Month: Focus on Children’s Furniture

Beth Rice 14/06/2018

Amidst the delight of choosing colors, décor and furniture for a new child’s room comes the task of ensuring their safety. June is National Safety Month, a time to focus on ways to prevent unnecessary injuries that prompts us to share ways to set up a beautiful, functional, reliable and above all else—safe—bedroom with Amish kids furniture! Cribs and Mattresses What to Look For: Guidelines recommended by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CSPC) Wood… National Safety Month: Focus on Children’s Furniture

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Furniture for a Growing Family

Beth Rice 20/02/2017

From toddlers to teens, the activities and needs of your family change as the kids grow. Finding furniture that can grow along with your family is possible with the features and customizations Amish furniture can provide. Take a look at the built-in extras that make some of our favorite versatile pieces great furniture for a growing family. Crib Conversions Built to provide for a comfortable night’s sleep from infancy to adulthood, the Amish French Country Convertible… Furniture for a Growing Family

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Making Room to Grow: Furniture for a Shared Bedroom

Beth Rice 21/10/2016

Siblings may argue, but at the end of the day they can take comfort in knowing they have a best friend who is always close by. Even closer if they are sharing a room. A shared bedroom isn’t something to fear. Siblings who share a room learn how to problem solve, share and resolve conflict. To make a shared space work, we’ve listed all of the furniture essentials, as well as how to make the… Making Room to Grow: Furniture for a Shared Bedroom

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Functional Furniture for Slumber Parties

Beth Rice 06/09/2016

Heading back to school reunites your children with friends they’ve missed over the summer and introduces some new ones to their social scene. Soon an afternoon playdate or study session for two turns into a weekend sleepover for several. Before you know it, you’ve got a full blown slumber party on your hands. Follow our fun timeline for some activities and functional Amish furniture that will help entertain your guests. 2 p.m. – Bring on the… Functional Furniture for Slumber Parties

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Transition a Child’s Room to a Teenager’s Room

Leah Meldman 04/08/2016

It seems like just yesterday your little one was running around with dolls or action figures, perfectly content with their pint-sized bed covered in stuffed animals. But, in the blink of an eye, your precocious child became a tenacious teenager. Help your teenager transition into the next phase of their life with an updated bedroom that suits their needs and tastes. Upgrade Their Slumber Whether they are entering middle or high school, you’ve probably noticed… Transition a Child’s Room to a Teenager’s Room

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Amish Wooden Toys for Summertime Fun

Beth Rice 10/06/2016

I was recently in the grocery store line and watched, with the gentleman in front of me, as a young child ahead of us became frustrated with his mother’s cell phone.  He scowled as he pushed a flurry of buttons on the device. His mother asked him what was wrong, and he cried that the game wouldn’t work, with a little stomp of his feet. The gentleman shook his head.  Once the boy and his mother were… Amish Wooden Toys for Summertime Fun

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Old-Fashioned Board Games for Summer Bonding

Debra Gingerich 08/04/2016

Summer is nearly upon us, and it’s time to think about keeping the kids entertained through steamy summer days. We have many happy memories of school break and time spent interacting with friends or family before the distractions of electronics detached us to different corners of the house. Get the kids (and adults) away from the TV or video games with old-fashioned board games that offer some face-to-face bonding time as well. Aggravation Aggravation was first… Old-Fashioned Board Games for Summer Bonding

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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.

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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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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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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.

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