Tag Archives: Amish furniture

How to Create an Urban Garden

Leah Meldman 31/03/2017

Spring is in the air and that puts us in the mood for a home refresh. This season, we’re venturing into the world of urban gardening. City dwellers far and wide are finding inventive ways to bring nature indoors. Most of the time, having limited space in an apartment also means limited sunlight. However, with some creative planning, it becomes simple and easy to transform your city space to include an urban garden. Put your… How to Create an Urban Garden

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10 Surprising Amish-Made Products

Leah Meldman 09/03/2017

The mention of Amish furniture tends to conjure up images of early American colonial style tables and chairs. Oak wood with a simple stain is the go-to combination for this traditional look. We certainly offer this classic design in our range of over 12,000 products. However, the Amish make much more than just traditional styles. From industrial to mid-century modern and even some *gasp* steam punk, you may be surprised by the wide range of… 10 Surprising Amish-Made Products

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Get the Look: Friends Edition

Milca Rivera 03/03/2017

This blog was updated on July 23, 2019. Although it ended in 2004, Friends is still one of the most popular television shows. The sitcom that pervaded popular culture with such things as “The Rachel” haircut, the catchy song “Smelly Cat,” and the phrase “How you doin’?,” also features two of the most iconic sets in television history: Monica’s apartment and Central Perk. Monica’s shabby-chic apartment and the eclectic but cozy Central Perk are styled in… Get the Look: Friends Edition

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Fine Furniture FAQs

Beth Rice 28/02/2017

Communication is key to superior customer service. Your understanding of furniture features, materials, ordering procedures, and delivery options is important to us. Your satisfaction with your experience from beginning to end is our top priority. We’ve gathered a list of frequently asked questions in order to share some of the details that go along with the purchase, design, and delivery of fine Amish furniture. 1) What are the dimensions? Most of our Amish furniture is offered in… Fine Furniture FAQs

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Furniture for a Minimalist Design

Leah Meldman 23/02/2017

Minimalist design has caught our eye for its attention to quality over quantity. This pared down look continues to grow in popularity. Because furniture takes up the most space in any room, it is the best place to start transforming your home to reflect the minimalist style. Simplify your space with our furniture picks for the minimalist. Back to Basics Bedroom Minimalism focuses on creating more open spaces by decluttering. Many of us have two… Furniture for a Minimalist Design

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Furniture for a Growing Family

Beth Rice 20/02/2017

From toddlers to teens, the activities and needs of your family change as the kids grow. Finding furniture that can grow along with your family is possible with the features and customizations Amish furniture can provide. Take a look at the built-in extras that make some of our favorite versatile pieces great furniture for a growing family. Crib Conversions Built to provide for a comfortable night’s sleep from infancy to adulthood, the Amish French Country Convertible… Furniture for a Growing Family

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Top 10 Furniture Pieces to Invest In

Leah Meldman 23/01/2017

Rounding up our top 10 Interior Decorating Secrets got us thinking about the furniture pieces especially worth investing in. It can be tempting to exhaust your furniture budget on mass-produced pieces made from imitation wood. Resisting this urge will pay off in the long run. By taking your time to choose well, you will not have to worry about re-purchasing furniture every few years. Get it right the first time and enjoy decades of use… Top 10 Furniture Pieces to Invest In

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10 Interior Decorating Secrets

Leah Meldman 17/01/2017

Whether you’re starting from scratch or would just like to refresh your home’s interior, there are a host of decorating secrets that can simplify the process for you. From something significant to minor adjustments, we’re sure you will find a tip that applies to your home. It could be a pop of color in an unexpected place or a plant to liven things up. We’ve rounded up our top 10 interior decorating secrets to help you… 10 Interior Decorating Secrets

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Resolving to Craft and the Furniture that Can Help

Leah Meldman 09/01/2017

With the new year already off to a fast start, your resolutions may have already started to fall by the wayside. As we discussed in our previous post New Year’s Furniture Resolutions, sticking to your goals can be tough if you do not set the stage for success. If you resolved to start crafting in 2017, creating a comfortable, functional space can be the key to following through. You’ll instantly feel more motivated when you are surrounded… Resolving to Craft and the Furniture that Can Help

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Keep the Resolution to Stay Organized with Amish Furniture

Beth Rice 06/01/2017

If you resolved to stay organized this year, you’ve come to the right place. Custom-made Amish furniture offers a bevy of built in storage options for every room. Read on as we count down the top twelve organizers that will help you keep clutter under control.  12. Get a Jelly Cabinet in January Declutter the coffee cabinet, organize all the scented soaps and candles you received as gifts, or stop knocking your spice collection off the… Keep the Resolution to Stay Organized with Amish Furniture

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New Year’s Furniture Resolutions

Leah Meldman 03/01/2017

Eating healthier and getting organized are some classic New Year resolutions that often get broken. This year, we’re getting creative by channeling our resolutions into our homes. Set yourself up for success throughout the year by upgrading the places where you spend the most time. Start 2017 off right with these useful ideas. Improve your Diet: Dine at Home Eating healthier is one of the top New Year’s resolutions every year. If you promised to… New Year’s Furniture Resolutions

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Our Favorite Furniture Tips from a Year of Posts

Leah Meldman 29/12/2016

With 2017 just around the corner, we’re looking back at a year of blog posts. They span a wide range of fun and interesting topics. We’ve enjoyed sharing our ideas with you throughout the year and hearing your feedback. We have rounded up our top tips, noteworthy tidbits, and everything in between for a stroll down memory lane. Meet the Amish Woodworkers: Albert Barkman We kicked off 2016 by spotlighting Albert Barkman, the owner of… Our Favorite Furniture Tips from a Year of Posts

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Happy Holidays from DutchCrafters

Leah Meldman 22/12/2016

Wishing a warm and restful holiday season from our DutchCrafters family to yours. We want to thank you for the opportunity to share our ideas with you throughout the year. You helped us bring the giving tree in our Sarasota store to life, benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast. With donations from the community and our team members, we were able to create unforgettable Christmases for children in our area. From all of… Happy Holidays from DutchCrafters

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Down Time: Creating Spaces to Unwind During the Holidays and Beyond

Leah Meldman 19/12/2016

Now that you’ve checked your list twice and put the presents under the tree, it’s time to enjoy being home for the holidays. Time shared with family and friends is the best part of the season. Creating spaces to unwind during the holidays is simple with the right furniture. Enjoy down time in places like your morning coffee spot, reading nook, and more. Start the Day off Right Perhaps you’ve got some extra time on… Down Time: Creating Spaces to Unwind During the Holidays and Beyond

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Famous Furniture Designers and How to Emulate Them

Leah Meldman 13/12/2016

As much as we enjoy marveling at the fine craftsmanship of our Amish woodworkers, we love and admire famous furniture designers as well. Each designer has shown dedication to their craft, much like the Amish work ethic that makes our furniture great. Find out how to emulate the unique aesthetic of these designers with pieces from DutchCrafters. George Nakashima Known for: “Free-edge” furniture George Katsutoshi Nakashima was a master woodworker and architect who became known… Famous Furniture Designers and How to Emulate Them

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