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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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Places You Didn’t Expect to See Amish People

Jayca Pike 11/03/2015

We’re happy to welcome Erik Wesner, founder and editor of Amish America, to the blog! From time to time, he’ll be offering us his insights into various aspects of the Amish culture and communities. Warm welcome and take it away, Erik  –  Let’s start with the basics: Where do Amish people live? Related Posts Everything You Want to Know About Amish Beliefs We’re so pleased to welcome Erik Wesner back to the blog! Today, he tells you a bit… Places You Didn’t Expect to See Amish People

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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 How… American Furniture Icon: The Grandfather Clock

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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 The Pros and Cons of Pine Wood Furniture Pine wood furniture brings with it pros and cons. And while the pros outweigh the cons, they’re both important to Read… 4 Wood Garden Seats for Your Outdoor Nook

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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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5 Easy Ways to Organize a Display-Worthy Corner Hutch

Jayca Pike 16/02/2015

It’s not that it’s hard to organize a corner hutch in your dining room or kitchen, it’s just that, well it’s such an easy task to overlook. Related Posts Keep the Resolution to Stay Organized with Amish Furniture If you resolved to stay organized this year, you’ve come to the right place. Custom-made Amish furniture offers a bevy Read more Making Room to Grow: Furniture for a Shared Bedroom Siblings may argue, but at the… 5 Easy Ways to Organize a Display-Worthy Corner Hutch

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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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3 Ways to Use A Foyer Storage Bench

Jayca Pike 26/01/2015

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 Bench

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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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Meet the Amish Furniture Makers: The Mt. Eaton Collection

Jayca Pike 15/12/2014

The Mt. Eaton Collection Meet the Amish Makers at the Amish woodshop that crafts our Mt. Eaton Collection – one of our most diverse and unusual woodshops. Related Posts Amish Furniture Makers: Meet the The Yoder Brothers In the Amish community of furniture makers, talking about “the Yoder brothers” is a bit like us English folk (as Read more Meet the Amish Furniture Makers: Mark & Sons Mark & Sons A fresh new perspective on creation… Meet the Amish Furniture Makers: The Mt. Eaton Collection

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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 Drop Leaf, Gateleg and Draw Leaf Tables: How… How To: Figure Out Your Dining Room Style

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Space Saver: Corner Fireplace

Jayca Pike 17/11/2014

This blog post was updated on October 29, 2018 with new corner fireplace suggestions. We love a well-placed wood fireplace, from its decorated mantle to its fiery glow. But does everyone really have room for one? Could a corner fireplace keep you just as cozy? The Benefits of an Electric Corner Fireplace Bulky and laborious, a real wood fireplace may look like a fantasy, but it requires substantial investments in time, money, and square footage.… Space Saver: Corner Fireplace

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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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Meet the Amish Furniture Makers: Mark & Sons

Jayca Pike 20/10/2014

Mark & Sons A fresh new perspective on creation & design comes courtesy of Mark’s seven sons, all anxious to prove their skills in their father’s renowned woodshop. Related Posts Amish Furniture Makers: Meet the The Yoder Brothers In the Amish community of furniture makers, talking about “the Yoder brothers” is a bit like us English folk (as Read more Meet the Amish Furniture Makers: The Mt. Eaton Collection The Mt. Eaton Collection Meet the… Meet the Amish Furniture Makers: Mark & Sons

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