As holiday preparations get underway, warm thoughts of family traditions and outings come to mind. Somewhere between carols, decorations, and wish lists come the images of warm pies, stuffing, gingerbread cookies, and juicy turkeys. Think of the dining table you sit at to enjoy your favorite treats, or the bar stool you swivel in as you raise your glass. We’re sharing some of our favorite family holiday recipes and solid wood furniture selections that reflect… Family Foods and Fine Furniture: Favorite Holiday Recipes from our StaffRead More Family Foods and Fine Furniture: Favorite Holiday Recipes from our Staff
Sprucing up your space for the upcoming holidays can be as simple or lavish as you like. Do you like to go all out starting in September? Or do you prefer to just add a few pops of the season here and there? Even if you’re somewhere in the middle, there are plenty of ways to get your home up to seasonal speed. Your dining table is sure to serve a central purpose during the holidays. Family… Decorating your Table for the HolidaysRead More Decorating your Table for the Holidays
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 SpaceRead More Holiday Guests: How to Create an Inviting Guest Space
On January 6th, the Amish get an extra dose of Old Christmas cheer. So what is this Amish Holiday Tradition all about?Read More Amish Holiday Tradition: Epiphany or Old Christmas
We’d like to offer a warm welcome back to Interior Designer Emily Wignall, presenting her favorite Father’s Day gift ideas to us, straight from her blog, Anatomy of Design. Get Dad in your corner with these great ideas for a “Dad’s Corner”!Read More Father’s Day Gift Picks
Spring has sprung! Now that it’s warm enough to enjoy the outdoors again, we here at DutchCrafters have set our minds to the next big event in our personal calendars: Easter Weekend. Here are four safe & simple Easter activity ideas to try this Sunday:Read More Who Else Needs Easter Activity Ideas?
Got a party coming up? A dining room buffet is an excellent place to start decorating! If you take a few minutes to plan the layout, you’ll be able to use your buffet table not only as a party-food server, but also as your decoration central.Read More How to Decorate a Dining Room Buffet
We’re gearing up for Valentine’s Day 2015! With so many heirloom-quality, handmade options to choose from, we put together a list of our best Valentine’s Day gifts by interest & budget . . . time to fall in loveRead More Top 14 Valentine’s Day Gifts to Fit Your Budget & Your Love!
Where to spend your Christmas when you’re home for the Holidays? We’ve put together three rooms filled with holiday spirit, and we certainly hope that they lift yours!Read More Where To Spend Your Christmas: Our Best Rooms for the Holidays!
We don’t often sing the praises of lower-priced items (where we’re from, quality trumps cost every day), but when we find amazing Amish products priced just right for the stuffing of the stockings, well . . . this Christmas gift guide 2015 is what you get! 🙂Read More Christmas Gift Guide 2015 | Under $50
This blog post was updated on November 28, 2018. Oh, those small Christmas annoyances! There’s the shopping and the parking, the wrapping and the traffic, the endless lists and the omnipresent music . . . give your family AND yourself a break from all that with these old-fashioned family Christmas traditions.Read More Family Christmas Traditions: 3 Things to Do with Children this Holiday Season
Consider this feast a Labor Day labor of love. Next up: Chicken Sweet-Corn Soup, straight from Pennsylvania Dutch Country!Read More Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 5
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!!Read More Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 4
Consider this feast a Labor Day labor of love. Next up: Big Berry Crumble!Read More Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 3
Consider this feast a Labor Day labor of love. Next up: Amish Potato Salad!Read More Labor Day Menu: Down-Home Cooking 2