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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 Furniture 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, talking about “the Yoder brothers” is a bit like us English folk (as they refer to Read more Meet the Amish Furniture Makers: Mark & Sons Mark & Sons A fresh new perspective on… 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 5 Questions About Elm Wood Mixed in with… 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, talking about “the Yoder brothers” is a bit like us English folk (as they refer to 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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Meet the Amish Furniture Makers: Steven & Sons

Jayca Pike 08/09/2014

We can say, with narrative certainty, that our Amish Makers’ love for working with their hands starts young, and with ferocity. Related Posts Amish Furniture Makers: Meet the The Yoder Brothers In the Amish community, talking about “the Yoder brothers” is a bit like us English folk (as they refer to Read more Meet the Amish Furniture Makers: The Mt. Eaton Collection The Mt. Eaton Collection Meet the Amish Furniture makers at the Amish woodshop that crafts… Meet the Amish Furniture Makers: Steven & Sons

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Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 5

Jayca Pike 25/08/2014

Consider this feast a Labor Day labor of love. Next up: Chicken Sweet-Corn Soup, straight from Pennsylvania Dutch Country! Related Posts Amish Chocolate Cake Recipe I’ve got a sweet tooth. If someone offers me something sweet, it’s hard for me to say “no.” When I walk Read more Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 4 Consider this feast a Labor Day labor of love. Next up: Cherry-Cream Whoopie Pies! They taste like Hostess snack cakes Read more… Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 5

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Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 4

Jayca Pike 25/08/2014

Consider this feast a Labor Day labor of love. Next up: Cherry-Cream Whoopie Pies! They taste like Hostess snack cakes  . . . and are not for the faint of heart!! Related Posts Amish Chocolate Cake Recipe I’ve got a sweet tooth. If someone offers me something sweet, it’s hard for me to say “no.” When I walk Read more Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 5 Consider this feast a Labor Day labor of love. Next… Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 4

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Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 3

Jayca Pike 25/08/2014

Consider this feast a Labor Day labor of love. Next up: Big Berry Crumble! Related Posts Amish Chocolate Cake Recipe I’ve got a sweet tooth. If someone offers me something sweet, it’s hard for me to say “no.” When I walk Read more Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 5 Consider this feast a Labor Day labor of love. Next up: Chicken Sweet-Corn Soup, straight from Pennsylvania Dutch Country! Chicken Read more Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking… Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 3

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Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking

Jayca Pike 25/08/2014

Consider this feast a Labor Day labor of love. First Up: Corn Dogs! Related Posts Amish Chocolate Cake Recipe I’ve got a sweet tooth. If someone offers me something sweet, it’s hard for me to say “no.” When I walk Read more Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 5 Consider this feast a Labor Day labor of love. Next up: Chicken Sweet-Corn Soup, straight from Pennsylvania Dutch Country! Chicken Read more Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 4… Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking

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One Entryway Table, Three Home Styles

Jayca Pike 18/08/2014

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 Styles

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Amish Recipe: Apple Sponge Pudding

Jayca Pike 11/08/2014

In which I use far too many italics, and redefine “pudding.” Related Posts Amish Chocolate Cake Recipe I’ve got a sweet tooth. If someone offers me something sweet, it’s hard for me to say “no.” When I walk Read more Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 5 Consider this feast a Labor Day labor of love. Next up: Chicken Sweet-Corn Soup, straight from Pennsylvania Dutch Country! Chicken Read more Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 4 Consider this… Amish Recipe: Apple Sponge Pudding

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#KnowledgeGrab – Whit Monday

Jayca Pike 09/06/2014

As some of us here at DutchCrafters are returning from a whirlwind trip to Indiana (more on that over the next few weeks!), our Amish brethren in the woodshops that we visited are taking today off! Why is that, exactly, and what is Whit Monday, anyway? 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,… #KnowledgeGrab – Whit Monday

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#KnowledgeGrab – Ascension Day

Jayca Pike 29/05/2014

If you ever thought that perhaps the Amish woodworkers that create our DutchCrafters Amish furniture worked a mite too hard, not to worry — today is a holiday for them! Read on for a quick #KnowledgeGrab on Ascension Day for the Amish in America. 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,… #KnowledgeGrab – Ascension Day

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How to Brighten a Room With Dark Furniture

Jayca Pike 06/05/2014

7 Inspiring Ways to Create a Light Space Around Dark Pieces 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… How to Brighten a Room With Dark Furniture

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