Category: Outdoor

An Arbor for Any Space

Debra Gingerich 24/03/2016

There may still be some patches of snow here or there, but summer is just around the corner. It’s time to start thinking about your outdoor spaces. You can create a magical, fairytale feel for your personal oasis with an American-made arbor.  To some that may be an enchanting garden arbor with a swing to enjoy nights gazing at the stars, and for others it might be a crisp white wedding arbor overgrown with red… An Arbor for Any Space

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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 5 Amish Gifts for Bird Lovers They… The Big List of Shed Landscape Ideas

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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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9 Dazzling Summer Color Combinations for Your Outdoor Furniture

Jayca Pike 22/04/2015

Adding two or three new colors to your outdoor furniture and decor can completely change the look of your outdoor rooms. Lucky for everyone, our eco-friendly poly wood outdoor furniture comes in a dizzying array of fantastic options to freshen up your deck, patio or backyard! Consider one of these designer-approved, naturally-themed combinations to impress and delight in your outdoor living space this Earth Day . . . and beyond! Related Posts Six Ways to Enjoy your Outdoor… 9 Dazzling Summer Color Combinations for Your Outdoor Furniture

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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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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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Wood vs. Poly Outdoor Furniture: Help for Deciding

Jayca Pike 20/03/2015

This blog post was updated on April 1, 2019. One of the most basic and biggest decisions that you’ll make when choosing outdoor furniture is whether you want to invest in Poly lumber or solid wooden material. The choice you make here will have a huge bearing both on how the furniture will look and how it will hold up to the elements. Related Posts How to Protect and Care for Outdoor Wood Furniture As… Wood vs. Poly Outdoor Furniture: Help for Deciding

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4 Wood Garden Seats for Your Outdoor Nook

Jayca Pike 02/03/2015

Sometimes, all you need to complete a dream is the right place to sit and ponder it. Hidden in a sprawling English garden, or tucked under a single leafy tree, a cozy outdoor nook with wood garden seats can fit perfectly into your daydreams. Related Posts Does Pine Wood Really Make Good Furniture? Pine furniture. What is it about pine that differs from the big players like cherry, maple and oak wood? Why Read more… 4 Wood Garden Seats for Your Outdoor Nook

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5 Great Ideas for Outdoor Lighthouses

Jim Miller 10/12/2013

Ideas for Amish Made Outdoor Lighthouses One of the very first Amish made products that we offered when we first opened our virtual doors at DutchCrafters in 2003 was the Amish made lighthouse.   Related Posts Amish Country #TravelQuote 5 Questions About Decorative Garden Windmills Decorative garden windmills make a lovely addition to home or business. They offer a warm greeting and a unique look. Read more The Advantages of Folding Furniture The advantages of… 5 Great Ideas for Outdoor Lighthouses

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