Caring for Your Outdoor Furniture

Caring for Your Outdoor Furniture

Since the summer has officially begun, we hope you’re making good use of that extra living space out on the back patio or lawn. These hot summer months are a wonderful time to enjoy the great outdoors and put your outdoor furniture to work. It’s important to take care of this furniture, even during the […]

A Brief Guide to Wood Furniture Care

A Brief Guide to Wood Furniture Care

If properly cared for, your wood furniture can last for generations. All it takes is a little TLC from time to time. In this entry, we’ll share a few essential wood-care tips with our readers.   First and foremost, dust regularly with a soft, moistened cloth. You can use wood polish or wood dusters, or […]

5 Favorite Destinations in Pennsylvania Dutch Country

5 Favorite Destinations in Pennsylvania Dutch Country

Have you run out of unique ideas for your summer vacation? Why not head to Pennsylvania Dutch Country? You could pay a visit to the Amish, learn about the state’s history, and even do some shopping for antiques!   Plain & Fancy Farm Restaurant   Here in Pennsylvania Dutch Country, we have a lot to […]

5 Favorite Amish Recipes to Try at Home

5 Favorite Amish Recipes to Try at Home

If you’re in Lancaster, Pennsylvania touring Dutch country, you’re likely to find diners and buffets that claim to offer the quintessential Amish food options. In fact, traditional Amish cuisine is quite different than what you might imagine. The Pennsylvania Dutch population and the Amish are known for their biscuits, cabbage, and casseroles. The roots of […]

A New Home for Neighborhood Birds

A New Home for Neighborhood Birds

This spring, spruce up your backyard with the addition of a lovely birdhouse from Carriage House Furnishings! The birds in your backyard will love a sweet spot to perch and have a snack, so check out these handmade birdhouses lovingly built by our devoted craftsmen.   One popular option is our Hi Roof Martin House with […]

Update Your Eat-In Kitchen with Amish Furniture

Update Your Eat-In Kitchen with Amish Furniture

Many modern homes these days favor a comfortable, casual eat-in kitchen, rather than the traditional formal dining room that can be found in older homes. If you’re thinking about updating your home’s eat-in kitchen, consider furnishing it with some of these beautiful, handmade pieces from Carriage House Furnishings – perfect for a busy home and […]

The Historic Tradition of Amish Mission Furniture

The Historic Tradition of Amish Mission Furniture

Amish Mission Furniture is known for its sturdy construction, simple, attractive design, and reliance on hand craftsmanship. Furniture builders who work within the Amish Mission tradition focus on straightforward, honest aesthetics and the preservation of traditional woodworking techniques. These pieces are all solid wood, and not particle board that is often found in other furniture […]

Decorating a Dollhouse with Amish Furniture

Decorating a Dollhouse with Amish Furniture

If your child is interested in dolls or dollhouses, why not decorate a classic dollhouse with beautiful, handmade Amish furniture and create memories that will last a lifetime? A dollhouse furnished with well-crafted handmade pieces designed to stand the test of time can be passed down through a family for generations.   Choosing pieces for […]

Tips for Moving Heavy Furniture Safely

Tips for Moving Heavy Furniture Safely

Moving heavy furniture is often the most difficult part of any move. These big and burdensome items can easily strain backs and pull muscles if you’re not careful, and trying to navigate weighty items through narrow hallways or stairwells can be all the more frustrating. In this entry, we’ll look at a few simple ways […]

Furnishing Your Home With Hickory

Furnish Your Home With Hickory

  When you’re filling your first home with furniture, or replacing pieces that haven’t stood up to wear and tear over the years, consider buying pieces made from hickory. Handcrafted from this strong, beautiful wood, hickory furniture will withstand the test of time and might even be passed down in your family for generations to come. […]