Think back through the winter. Yes, this past winter — this long, arduous trudge of never-ending and bitter winter. Think about the snow and the ice and the wind and the frozen toes, noses, cars and windows. Then think further back, before everything turned bleak and formidable. In fact, try thinking about this time last year.Read More Upgrade On the Way!
DutchCrafters was honored to donate an Amish made rocking chair for Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA’s) latest venture to help the empower women in Ghana through their GROW (Greater Rural Opportunities for Women) project.Read More MEDA offers hope and joy to women farmers in Ghana
You Put Cherries On Top For A Reason! Why cherry wood? There are so many wood choices, is there really a difference? YES!Read More Cherry Wood Furniture-The Lowdown
Valentine’s Day will arrive any minute! Yes, the holidays are finally over…however this signals a new gifting challenge on the horizon. It’s a new year and Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Don’t waste time and money procrastinating or risk looking foolish in your efforts by giving something impersonal. You can do better than that!Read More Jewelry Boxes…Where Elegance Resides!
Many different options exist for the materials you can use for outdoor structures and furniture. I would like to discuss the benefits of one such material, cedar wood. Cedar has many great qualities that make it one of the most suitable types of wood for outdoor use. It repels rot and insects, it’s durable, beautiful, and smells great!Read More The Amazing Abilities of Cedar Wood
Flipping the switch when you walk into your pitch dark house. Warming up soup in the microwave. Checking the ticker for scores at the bottom of the television. These are all extremely routine and simple tasks we do every day and most likely take for granted. For the Amish, these aren’t even prospects.Read More No horse and buggies rockin’ down to Electric Avenue!
It’s a nice day for a white wedding!Read More It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like…Nuptials?
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.Read More 5 Great Ideas for Outdoor Lighthouses
There are several good reasons to buy “Made in USA” products, below we explore a few.Read More Made in USA – Why Buy American Made
Amish of Pinecraft This blog post was updated on June 6, 2019. Pinecraft is a neighborhood of about 3000 Amish and Mennonites in Sarasota, Florida. It’s a tourist destination for Amish and Mennonites from all over North America, in addition to being a point of curiosity for other visitors to Sarasota who might do a double-take when they see an Amish boy roller-blading down Bahia Vista Street or several Amish teenagers walking back from the… The Amish of PinecraftRead More The Amish of Pinecraft
Online Amish Furniture Since 2003 Since 2003, DutchCrafters has been a leader in online Amish Furniture. With more than 8000 furniture pieces to choose from, representing more than 120 small Amish and Mennonite woodshops in Indiana, Ohio and Pennsylvania, DutchCrafters has the largest variety of Amish furniture online anywhere.Read More Online Amish Furniture at DutchCrafters
At our Amish furniture store, we sell many different kinds of Mission style furniture that are made for every room in your home.Read More We Sell Ever Popular Mission Style Furniture
If you love the look of French Country style furniture, you will definitely want to see our selection of French country bedroom furniture and furniture pieces for other rooms in your home.Read More Amish Furniture in French Country Style
Our Amish country style furniture at DutchCrafters will give your kitchen or dining room a warm, welcome feeling each time that you enjoy a meal with your family. The Amish furniture that we sell at our Amish furniture store is made from solid wood and is handcrafted by Amish craftsmen in Ohio, Indiana, and Pennsylvania. Country style furniture is the style that most people think of when they hear the words, “Amish furniture.” Our Summerfield… Amish Country Style Furniture for Your Kitchen or Dining RoomRead More Amish Country Style Furniture for Your Kitchen or Dining Room
This post was updated on Nov. 7, 2018 to include a link to more information about the Pennsylvania Dutch language. One of the important ways in which the culture of Amish communities is defined and maintained is through the Amish language. The Amish speak a German dialect known as Pennsylvania German, and is often referred to as Pennsylvania Dutch (Deutsche). Amish children learn Pennsylvania Dutch at home and are fluent in it before they learn English.… Pennsylvania Dutch – the Amish LanguageRead More Pennsylvania Dutch – the Amish Language