Advantages of Hickory Furniture

Hickory is a fantastic furniture-building material. It’s tough, resilient and durable, and has held that reputation for decades. In fact, during his tenure as our president, Andrew Jackson was consistently referred to as “Old Hickory” because of his staunch demeanor and toughness in the face of battle. Today hickory accounts for roughly 2 percent of… Read more »

A Lasting Tradition: The History of Amish Furniture

Amish furniture first rose to popularity in the 1920s as people of the time looked for furniture made a simpler way of life from a simpler time, without all of the technology used at the time. Sound familiar? Amish furniture dates back to the early days of the Amish themselves in the 1690s when a… Read more »

Gear Up for School with a New Desk or Bookcase

The summer is heading into its final month and back-to-school shopping has likely begun in your home. In addition to the traditional school supplies and clothes, you may find yourself in the market for a sturdy new desk or bookcase to help store all your supplies and provide a quiet, comfortable place to learn. Carriage… Read more »

Sitting in a Porch Rocker: Is There Anything More Summertime?

What do you think of when you think of summer? If you’re anything like us at Carriage House Furnishings, you think of spending a gorgeous, warm summer evening out on the porch in a beautiful and comfortable handcrafted porch rocker. If your picture of summertime matches ours, you’re in luck, because Carriage House Furnishings has… Read more »

Blend Modern and Classic with Entertainment Centers

Nowadays, all entertainment centers seem to look the same. Many are black, have a couple doors on them and maybe a glass door sprinkled in somewhere. These may work well for some, but if you’re looking for something different, you may want to try one of Carriage House Furnishings entertainment centers. These entertainment centers, or… Read more »

Create a Classic Country Look in Your Kitchen

Kitchen counter space is at a premium in most homes, especially smaller apartments and condos. Luckily for those counter-deprived chefs, the folks at Carriage House Furnishings are here to help, with a selection of collapsible tables and kitchen cabinets perfect for small spaces. One of our best sellers is the Double Trash Cabinet. This gorgeous… Read more »

Add Elegance and Class with a Handcrafted Bench

At Carriage House Furnishings, we pride ourselves on creating the most welcoming and housewarming wood furniture that money can buy. We make well-crafted furniture for every room in the house, so whether you are looking for a toy chest for your child’s playroom or a beautiful dining room table, we have got the perfect item… Read more »

Looking to Freshen Up Your Home’s Look? Check Out Our Charms and Accents

After a dreary, gray winter, spring inspires us to add color back into our world. With the flowers blooming, sun shining in blue skies and growing green grass, the joyful outdoor scene sparks creativity in our home décor. Spring is the perfect time for change, so why not add spring-like rustic charms and accents to… Read more »

Play Outside With Scooters and Wagons

With the temperatures becoming more mild, that means spring is on the way, creating great opportunities to get outside and enjoy the weather. However, with the video games becoming more and more the common way for children to spend the time at home, many kids don’t feel the need to go outside and play as… Read more »

Celebrate Reading All Month Long

Calling all lovers of reading! March is National Reading Month, which means it’s time to dive back into stories you’ve loved and try a few new tales out, too. Reading can transport us to different worlds and teach us about people who are interesting and different than us – people we may not have the… Read more »

Get Ready for Warm Weather

Spring is fast approaching, and with it comes the warm weather! We can finally remove our snowbrushes, pack away our mittens and empty our fireplaces in preparation for the nicer days ahead. It’s the perfect time to invite friends over for some sunny outdoor relaxation, but don’t be caught without these five great outdoor furniture… Read more »