Category: Inspiration

8 Office Desks That’ll Get YOUR Job Done

Jayca Pike 01/06/2015

A practical office desk that allows for an efficient workflow is essential for any businessperson, head of household, or student. Bonus points are awarded for an office or home office desk that looks just as good as it works. Amish desks make good on offering not only exquisite style, but solutions for different work spaces. Since Amish desks are custom made, they include a number of features woodworkers create that you won’t find in other… 8 Office Desks That’ll Get YOUR Job Done

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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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Father’s Day Gift Picks

Jayca Pike 04/05/2015

We’d like to offer a warm welcome back to Interior Designer Emily Wignall, presenting her favorite Father’s Day gift ideas to us, straight from her blog, Anatomy of Design. Get Dad in your corner with these great ideas for a “Dad’s Corner”! 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 come to mind. Somewhere between carols, decorations, and Read… Father’s Day Gift Picks

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

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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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American Furniture Icon: The Grandfather Clock

Jayca Pike 06/03/2015

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 5… American Furniture Icon: The Grandfather Clock

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Discover 3 Modern Rules of Rustic Hickory Furniture

Jayca Pike 23/02/2015

Cozy and kinda crafty, rustic hickory furniture (too often!) gets a bad rap for being thematic and over-the-top. Let us help you get the look you crave – think a little more Aspen, a little less Abraham Lincoln. Related Posts All About Hickory Wood Furniture Perhaps you’ve spotted hickory wood furniture in a log cabin where you vacationed or in a rustic style restaurant. Rough, Read more Beyond the Cabin: Log Furniture For Any Space… Discover 3 Modern Rules of Rustic Hickory Furniture

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How to Decorate a Dining Room Buffet

Jayca Pike 09/02/2015

Got a party coming up? A dining room buffet  is an excellent place to start decorating! If you take a few minutes to plan the layout, you’ll be able to use your buffet table not only as a party-food server, but also as your decoration central. Related Posts Holiday Guests: How to Create an Inviting Guest Space Got guests?  If you’ve got friends and family planning to stay with you for the holidays, we’ve got… How to Decorate a Dining Room Buffet

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Top 14 Valentine’s Day Gifts to Fit Your Budget & Your Love!

Jayca Pike 12/01/2015

We’re gearing up for Valentine’s Day 2015! With so many heirloom-quality, handmade options to choose from, we put together a list of our best Valentine’s Day gifts by interest & budget . . . time to fall in love Related Posts 8 Personalized Amish Valentines Gifts for Her to Cherish We know. You’re fresh off the most Wonderful Time of the Year. But keen eyes and dedicated hearts like yours Read more The Best Furniture for… Top 14 Valentine’s Day Gifts to Fit Your Budget & Your Love!

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How To: Create a Cozy Corner for the Winter!

Jayca Pike 29/12/2014

A Guest Post by Interior Designer Emily Wignall Related Posts Let it Snow: Tips for Winter Bird Feeding After strong winter storms, birds can be cut off from their natural food sources. You can contribute to the health 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 Space Saver: Corner Fireplace… How To: Create a Cozy Corner for the Winter!

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How To: Figure Out Your Dining Room Style

Jayca Pike 24/11/2014

A Guest Post by Interior Designer Emily Wignall Related Posts Anatomy of an Amish Dining Chair The most important things a fine Amish dining chair offers are comfort, style and function. What parts of the chair Read more Big and Tall Dining Chair Buying Guide Our families and loved ones come in all shapes and sizes, and our furniture is designed to provide you with Read more The Right Furniture for Small Spaces Having a… How To: Figure Out Your Dining Room Style

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How To: Create A Welcoming Entry

Jayca Pike 27/10/2014

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 Entry

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