Tag Archives: Amish furniture

Coffee Zones: Places to Enjoy your Cappuccino

Beth Rice 07/11/2016

As the alarm goes off and you rise and shine, your mind may review the day’s upcoming events: Drop the kids off at school, attend your morning meeting, and run to the bank on your lunch break. But before any of that can possibly take place, you’ll need to greet the day with a few moments set aside for you and your favorite cup of coffee. Where is that cozy place in your home where… Coffee Zones: Places to Enjoy your Cappuccino

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Gifts by Personality Type

Leah Meldman 27/10/2016

It happens every year. You’ve almost made it through your entire gift list, but notice one or two names missing a checkmark. A bit of panic ensues. You realize just how fast the holidays are approaching. You rack your brain trying to decide what those unique final people might hope to receive this year. You’re able to pinpoint a few of their interests but are still stumped when it comes to a gift. We’re here… Gifts by Personality Type

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How to Pick the Perfect Fireplace

Leah Meldman 18/10/2016

Light up any space with the warmth of a fireplace. With winter just around the corner, staying warm becomes a top priority. Creating a focal point in your home is effortless with an inviting flame that the family can gather around. Eliminating concerns like smoke and ash cleanup as well as carbon monoxide, enjoy the benefits of electric fireplaces. Not only do they manage to produce realistic looking flames that will illuminate your home, they can also… How to Pick the Perfect Fireplace

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Holiday Guests: How to Create an Inviting Guest Space

Beth Rice 07/10/2016

Got guests?  If you’ve got friends and family planning to stay with you for the holidays, we’ve got the goods on creating a warm, inviting guest space with solid wood Amish furniture. It’s quite possible that as you start thinking about your holiday menu, the perfect gift for that family member who has everything, and the holiday recitals you need to attend for the kids, Great Aunt Ida will plan on coming to visit for… Holiday Guests: How to Create an Inviting Guest Space

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Cheers to the Perfect Home Bar Space

Leah Meldman 04/10/2016

With the holidays just a short time away, we’re thinking about our favorite part of the festivities: entertaining.  A home bar is the perfect addition to your living or dining space. It provides a functional gathering area for friends and family alike to enjoy themselves. A home bar is a great investment. Not only will it serve as the center of many gatherings, but it will also act as a décor piece where you can… Cheers to the Perfect Home Bar Space

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Our Pets’ Favorite Furniture

Beth Rice 29/09/2016

Greeting us upon arrival, comforting us after a long day, and making us smile when we need it the most, our animal friends aren’t just pets — they are family.  Whether they have a wagging tail, whiskers, or a wiggly nose, they hold a special place in our households. At DutchCrafters, they also hold a special place in our office. Our pets have selected their favorite furniture with their own special flair. We feature them… Our Pets’ Favorite Furniture

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Cozy Creations from Polyvore

Leah Meldman 23/09/2016

Note: The original Polyvore site no longer exists. We appreciate those who created boards with DutchCrafters furniture.  With fall almost upon us, we’re itching to create cozy spaces to stay warm well into winter. Lucky for us, Polyvore users have been busy making neat sets featuring DutchCrafters Amish Furniture. From bedroom to living room to spots to get inspired in, they have curated our American made pieces in unique ways. Bold Bedrooms Our Hastingwood Panel Bed… Cozy Creations from Polyvore

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10 Design Styles Defined

Beth Rice 12/09/2016

Finding furniture that suits your style should be adventurous and fun. Whether you’re looking for delicate curves with vintage warmth, a simple form with a focus on function, or a blending of styles with some room to bend the rules, there are Amish-made pieces that will fit your needs. Don’t know exactly what your style is? Or, know what you like but aren’t sure the name of the style? We’re here to help!  We’ve taken… 10 Design Styles Defined

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Design Tips from the Tiny House Movement

Leah Meldman 09/09/2016

The tiny house movement continues to command attention on our favorite design shows. The fascination has prompted many of us to wonder if we could successfully adopt this pared down lifestyle. Tiny house residents seem to have organization and tidiness down to a science. Much can be learned from their dedication to this art, especially those of us not quite prepared to part with our wide open spaces. Enjoy the best of both worlds with… Design Tips from the Tiny House Movement

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Functional Furniture for Slumber Parties

Beth Rice 06/09/2016

Heading back to school reunites your children with friends they’ve missed over the summer and introduces some new ones to their social scene. Soon an afternoon playdate or study session for two turns into a weekend sleepover for several. Before you know it, you’ve got a full blown slumber party on your hands. Follow our fun timeline for some activities and functional Amish furniture that will help entertain your guests. 2 p.m. – Bring on the… Functional Furniture for Slumber Parties

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Refresh the Foot of your Bed with These 7 Ideas

Leah Meldman 01/09/2016

When decorating your bedroom, a major focal point can sometimes be forgotten. What seems like an arbitrary space can completely change the look, feel, and functionality of your room. The foot of the bed is a front-and-center opportunity to show your style and add storage or a place to relax before bed. Put this prime real estate to work with our seven ways to spruce up the foot of your bed. Keep It Classic One of the most common ways to… Refresh the Foot of your Bed with These 7 Ideas

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Our Favorite Furniture: Part II

Beth Rice 22/08/2016

The selection of Amish made, solid wood furniture in our Sarasota, FL store offers warmth, style, and function to ease your day and beautify your home.  Creating custom-made furniture is what we do best, resulting in unforgettable furnishings that are uniquely yours. This is furniture that contributes to warm memories as you gather and celebrate, rest and organize, relax and play. From our showroom, filled with the scent of solid wood, we share more of our… Our Favorite Furniture: Part II

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Our Favorite Furniture: Part I

Beth Rice 11/08/2016

The DutchCrafters store in Sarasota, FL sits warm and bright, with colorful poly wood chairs lining the entryway.  Tucked inside, under the gentle glow of the showroom lights, sits a collection of custom made furniture that speaks of home. More than a store full of items, the DutchCrafters showroom offers an experience that we have perfected after years selling furniture online.  Furniture specialists answer your questions, and colorful wood samples and fabric books add to… Our Favorite Furniture: Part I

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8 Ways to Get Organized for Back to School

Beth Rice 08/08/2016

It’s time for new shoes and lunch boxes once again.  As lazy summer days come to an end, we’re energized with new ideas to get you organized and ready for the first day of school. From pre-school to college, solid wood Amish furniture can make the morning routine a little easier, the homework time more interesting, and the organization helpful for all ages. Greeting the Day Children thrive on routine. Set up a spot for… 8 Ways to Get Organized for Back to School

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Transition a Child’s Room to a Teenager’s Room

Leah Meldman 04/08/2016

It seems like just yesterday your little one was running around with dolls or action figures, perfectly content with their pint-sized bed covered in stuffed animals. But, in the blink of an eye, your precocious child became a tenacious teenager. Help your teenager transition into the next phase of their life with an updated bedroom that suits their needs and tastes. Upgrade Their Slumber Whether they are entering middle or high school, you’ve probably noticed… Transition a Child’s Room to a Teenager’s Room

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