Blending Contemporary Style with Traditional Amish Furniture

Blending Contemporary Style with Traditional Amish Furniture

Redecorating your home can seem like an insurmountable feat, especially if you’ve been in your home for a long time and owned a lot of your furniture for a number of years. Plus, all of those home renovation shows make it look pretty pricey. Luckily, we have some tips to help you mix your classic, […]

5 Reasons Why So Many People Choose Amish Furniture

5 Reasons Why So Many People Choose Amish Furniture

The reasons for choosing Amish furniture are many, and the tradition of Amish furniture building dates back for centuries. Here are just five of the reasons that so many people trust in the Amish tradition of excellence and continue to buy their crafts today.         Custom Design   You won’t find the […]

Origins of the Amish in America

Origins of the Amish in America

The American Amish are descendants of an old English religious sect that broke apart from the followers of Martin Luther during the Protestant Reformation. They were known then as Anabaptists, and they advocated for the separation of church and state; a concept which was largely unheard of in the 16th century. They also disagreed with the […]

Removing Water Rings From Wood Furniture

Removing Water Rings From Wood Furniture

There’s nothing more frustrating than discovering a water ring on your beautiful wood furniture. Luckily for you, if you or your guests forget to use a coaster or a houseplant leaks on to a table, there are a couple of savvy tricks that you can use to remove water stains quickly and easily! Check them […]

Furnishing Small Spaces

Furnishing Small Spaces

Many people think that small spaces require small decor in order to make them look bigger than they are. They also mistakenly believe that you can’t partition off different living areas because they will make the space even tinier. In fact, you can get pretty creative when decorating your small space without cutting down your […]

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 […]