Modern Amish furniture does exist. Just because it’s made by hand with solid wood and will last from the birth of your child until they have their own children and beyond does not mean it’s limited to one style. In fact, that’s one misconception the vice president of DutchCrafters, Linse Miller, tries hard to dispel, frequently looking for ways to bring Amish made modern furniture center stage. While it’s true the Amish are known for… Does Modern Amish Furniture Exist?Read More Does Modern Amish Furniture Exist?
Often categorized as an “old-fashioned piece of furniture,” the curio cabinet is loved by some and avoided by others. The news is the curio display cabinet continues to maintain a fan base as it moves into modern design schemes. Unapologetic and versatile, they are used in both old ways and new ones. Modern ways to use curio cabinets have moved beyond just a dish or doll collection, and they’ve branched out throughout the home. A… Modern Ways to Use a Curio CabinetRead More Modern Ways to Use a Curio Cabinet
Isn’t it great that a beautiful wood bookcase doesn’t have to be limited to an office? With so many designs and features available, the bookcase can find its place in a number of areas throughout the house. To help you find what will work best for you, we’ve put together a wood bookcase buying guide. Start with measurements. As with any furniture purchase, you’ll want to start by measuring the space you have to work… Wood Bookcase Buying GuideRead More Wood Bookcase Buying Guide
If you had to choose between a coffee table and a console table, which would you choose and why? These two tables enhance living space and serve different purposes. We’re taking a look at the coffee table versus the console table and clearing up questions as we go. Coffee tables and console tables come in different styles and shapes. One of the biggest differences between them is the purpose they serve. Purpose of a Coffee… Coffee Table or Console Table: What’s the Difference?Read More Coffee Table or Console Table: What’s the Difference?
The power of the writing desk lives in its versatility. The writing desk has been around a long time, before computers were ever on the scene to alter the look and function of the desk. A writing desk’s versatile nature means it can be used in many ways from a functioning work area to a style piece that makes a statement in different areas of the home. And with more work from home coming into… The Power of the Writing DeskRead More The Power of the Writing Desk
Entryways, whether large or small, are the first glimpse inside your home. The list of job duties for an entryway includes: Where do you begin selecting furniture items for your entryway? What could work best for your space? What style do you like? Here we’ll help lay out how to choose the best entryway furniture for your home. Entryway Spaces Entryways are versatile spaces and can range in size from a grand foyer to a… How to Choose Entryway FurnitureRead More How to Choose Entryway Furniture
Should you or shouldn’t you? Add a sofa table, that is. It’s another piece of furniture to dust and vacuum under, right? Sofa tables have been around since the 1700s, evolving over time to serve homes with both function and style. Here are five reasons to add a sofa table to your home furniture collection. What is a sofa table? Sofa tables of the late 1700s were actually used in front of the sofa for… 5 Reasons to Add a Sofa TableRead More 5 Reasons to Add a Sofa Table
It’s pretty easy to name five things to love about a secretary desk, from its space saving features to its collection of storage compartments. When you factor in the ability to customize, the solid wood, and the variety of styles to pick from, it’s even easier to name five things to love about an Amish secretary desk. Let’s take a look. Secretary Desk History The secretary desk has come a long way. Also referred to… 5 Things to Love About an Amish Secretary DeskRead More 5 Things to Love About an Amish Secretary Desk
With minimalism a growing 2018 trend for indoor décor, solid wood furniture full of storage options is becoming a must have. Amish furniture provides popular picks to use throughout the house, with custom options to help you stay clutter free and organized in style. The Easy to Stock Storage Bench For a versatile storage bench that fits foyer, family room or foot of the bed, the Amish Lattice Weave Storage Bench with Drawers and Baskets… Solid Wood Furniture Storage SolutionsRead More Solid Wood Furniture Storage Solutions
Your beach bag was all you needed for months. Now, with back-to-school events and the holidays approaching, it’s time to properly equip your entryway for the fall and winter. We can help you prepare for extracurricular activities, changes in the weather, and holiday events with Amish-made furniture that will keep your entryway or mudroom stylish, organized, and working for you. With the foyer being the introduction to your home, you want this space to achieve… How to Create a Stylish and Organized EntrywayRead More How to Create a Stylish and Organized Entryway
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 FamilyRead More Furniture for a Growing Family
This blog post was updated on February 19, 2019 with wall and mantel clock options and the Steelton 2005 Grandfather Clock Quick Clip Video. From nursery rhymes to stories of olden times, the grandfather clock has been an icon of classic British and American elegance since William Clement created his first longcase clock in 1670. Let us show you some surprising places that highlight time-honored, American made Grandfather clocks in ways both old and new. Related Posts The… American Furniture Icon: The Grandfather ClockRead More American Furniture Icon: The Grandfather Clock
In truth, the foyer storage bench goes by many names: hall bench, entry storage bench, shoe storage bench, entry hall bench tree rack (okay, we made that last one up). Related Posts History of the Pie Safe For a good part of the 19th century, a very important piece of furniture sat in the middle of many Read more 8 Ways to Get Organized for Back to School It’s time for new shoes and lunch… 3 Ways to Use A Foyer Storage BenchRead More 3 Ways to Use A Foyer Storage Bench
A Guest Post by Interior Designer Emily Wignall 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 holiday Read more How to Store your Outdoor Furniture for the Winter As fall turns into winter, your beautiful outdoor furniture prepares to hibernate for a while. Much of the modern outdoor Read more 3 Ways to Grow Herbs for… How To: Create A Welcoming EntryRead More How To: Create A Welcoming Entry
This blog post was updated on December 28, 2018 with new entryway table designs. It (almost) goes without saying: Your entryway is the introduction to your home. As such, it has two main objectives: 1) Keep you organized & comfortable. 2) Show off your style. Here are three options (with three steps each!) to inspire your entryway to do both. The Entryway Table and Friends Related Posts How to Create a Stylish and Organized Entryway Your… One Entryway Table, Three Home StylesRead More One Entryway Table, Three Home Styles