Tag Archives: Amish furniture

Modern Ways to Use a Jelly Cabinet

Beth Rice 28/07/2016

Even though jelly is most often kept in the refrigerator these days, the jelly cabinet remains a favorite furnishing. One look at an Amish jelly cabinet and the reasons are clear.  It’s both beautiful and useful for storage, even without the jelly. The First Jelly Cabinets The creation of the jelly cabinet grew out of need. During the 19th century, as pioneers perfected the practice of stewing fruit to create jams and preserves, they produced large… Modern Ways to Use a Jelly Cabinet

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How to Create an Eco-Friendly Outdoor Dining Space

Leah Meldman 14/07/2016

Dreaming of backyard bliss that will allow you to truly appreciate Mother Nature? Creating an eco-friendly outdoor dining space where you can gather with family and friends, or enjoy some “me” time, is a simple task that takes just a little bit of planning and Poly lumber. The first step is visualizing exactly what you want your outdoor space to do for you. Are you the life of the party that loves hosting a get-together… How to Create an Eco-Friendly Outdoor Dining Space

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From Our Amish Bookcases: Favorite Summer Reads

Beth Rice 30/06/2016

School is out. Vacation is coming. Some time at the beach and relaxing poolside is here. With a little extra free time in our schedules, we’re running to the bookcase to select our favorite reads to bring along. What books you might ask? And just as important, from what bookcase? We asked our staff for recommendations and found just the right style Amish bookcases to showcase their selections. Jim Miller, CEO: History & Politics Jim contributed Midnight in… From Our Amish Bookcases: Favorite Summer Reads

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Big Ideas for Small Spaces

Debra Gingerich 03/03/2016

Like many, I have been fascinated by the tiny house craze that has taken America by storm. I watch my share of home improvement and home buying TV shows that feature tiny homes and wonder where I’d store all my shoes or sundresses. Making the best of small spaces is nothing new, though. People have been living large in big city cramped apartments for generations. Whether you’re pulling your house like an RV or in… Big Ideas for Small Spaces

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Meet the Amish Furniture Makers: Luxury Office Furniture Collection

Jayca Pike 21/05/2015

This blog post was updated on January 7, 2019, with additional office furniture from the Luxury Office Collection. Falling in love with James and his five sons, the Amish furniture makers who handcraft our Luxury Office Furniture collection, is just as easy as falling in love with the impeccable, solid wood desks they’ve been building since 2002. Warm and fatherly, James leads us around his cobbled shop, through room after appended room of buzzing and sanding, eager to share his… Meet the Amish Furniture Makers: Luxury Office Furniture Collection

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