Beautiful Outdoor Amish Furniture

  Go outside and look at the current outdoor furniture you have, it is probably either metal or wood. If it is metal the paint is most likely peeling on some places and if it is wood it be falling apart after only half a season of use. This is because they aren’t made with [...]

Durable Amish Coffee Tables

Why You Need One…     Living room spaces are sacred to many people. In many homes, the living room is often the heart of the house, or a very special place, designed for company and special gatherings. This reverence of the living room, is very common in many areas of the United States. And [...]

summer traditions: a Carriage House family favorite

Happy summer to you and yours=) We’re enjoying the warmth of the season and the beauty of Lancaster County.   Around here, we love summertime with it’s traditions & local goodness- and today we’d like to share a favorite recipe with you!   Here’s the recipe promised in our nifty email newsletter..This dessert can be [...]

Which Amish Furniture is Right for The Living Room?

  The living room has traditionally been the largest room in the house, the place where people entertained, watched television and spent time with family. But with the advent of “Great Rooms” and “family rooms”, the living room has become something other than it was, though, in many households, it is still used for more [...]

Organizing Your Dresser For Fun and Solace

  Our dressers tend to become catch-alls for a variety of things besides clothes, and it can run you ragged when you’re trying to find your favorite pair of earrings or that “other” sock. Give yourself a break and try organizing your dresser so that things are easy to find and you don’t have to [...]

Go For the King Sized Bed: You Deserve It!

  Many of us remember our old college days, or days past when times were tough and we lived with the least, and could never splurge on what we really wanted. We recall those times of the futons and twin sized dorm room beds. For many, it was all we could afford at the time, [...]

Amish Furniture Construction and Finishing

  The Amish history and culture is layers deep; and every aspect of the Amish lifestyle is touched by their very unique and treasured way of life. The style of Amish furniture and the way that it is made, is no exception. The making of Amish furniture is a hands-on process and requires attention to [...]

Bee’s Wax furniture polish: an amazing product

Taking care of your quality handcrafted furniture may seem complicated- but it’s really quite simple! We recommend cleaning your furniture with a natural polish that prevents build up & the need for buffing. Around here a favorite product is the multi-purpose Bee’s Wax furniture polish. We’ve been using & selling this product for years and [...]

More on Amish Hope Chests

 The hope chest (cedar chest, dowry chest, glory box) is traditionally what unmarried women use to put collections of clothing, dishware and bed and table linens in, as a preparation for married life. Hope chests are not just relics of yesteryear, as many families create them today made from chests that have become heirlooms and [...]

Caring For Amish Furniture

  Quick Advice on Caring for your Amish-Made Furniture   There are specific care instructions for Amish furniture, to maintain its beauty and polish. Keeping all furniture items out of direct sunlight exposure is highly critical for keeping your furniture in optimum condition. Too much sun exposure can change the look of the finish. It [...]