Curl Up With a Good Book: The Benefits of Reading

With the weather getting colder, more and more people are starting to move inside. But what should you do with your newfound spare time? At Carriage House Furnishings, we think that there’s nothing better than curling up with a good book. Reading has been proven to relieve stress. Books distract the mind and provide a… Read more »

Draw Local Birds this Fall and Winter with a Birdhouse

Birdhouses are a perfect way to provide a safe place for birds that do not migrate during the colder fall and winter months. In addition to being functional, birdhouses can also be aesthetically pleasing, adding a unique quality to your yard. At Carriage House Furnishings, we have many birdhouses available that are both pretty and… Read more »

Help Your Child Stay Organized this Fall

The back-to-school season is in full swing, which means your home may be in a bit of chaos. Until things settle down, you may feel overwhelmed with all of the new schedules you need to juggle, and the new activities your kids have going on. But, here at Carriage House Furnishings, we think the fall… Read more »

Make Your Den More Cozy

As autumn winds swirl through the neighborhood trees, causing colorful leaves to dance towards the ground, conversations between friends move from outside on the porch to inside in the den. Make your living room space more cozy and inviting by incorporating the following pieces of living room furniture. Coffee Table There is nothing like a… Read more »

Refresh Your Bedroom Set this Fall

Fall is the perfect time to hit the refresh button on your entire bedroom set. With the cooler months rolling in, you’ll want to spend those cozy fall nights snuggled up in bed with a glass of wine or a hot chocolate, watching an old movie or reading your favorite book. So make sure your… Read more »

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 »