How Playing with Dolls Benefits Children

Childrens Toys

It can be hard to pull children away from their electronics. Kids have so many stimulating devices around them that it can be hard to focus their attention elsewhere, but old-fashioned play is great for their minds and their bodies. Playing dolls comes with a variety of benefits of children of all genders. Social Skills… Read more »

Caring for Wooden Furniture

Tips on Caring for Wood

Investing in good furniture means you have to care for it properly: the same old dusting method you use with your Ikea furniture just won’t do when it comes to high quality wood furniture. If you’re not familiar with the rules of wood care, don’t worry: Carriage House Furnishings is here to help. After all,… Read more »

Mixing Different Woods into Your Home Decor

Home Decor Ideas

Traditional design etiquette might have you believing that you should be sticking to one certain type or stain of wood within your home. However, modern design trends are shifting away from this concept and are encouraging people to incorporate some mixed woods. Here are a few easy ways to mix different woods into your home… Read more »

Freshen Your Children’s Dollhouse with New Furniture

Parents out there know that it can be hard to keep the kids interested in their toys. After a while, everything they have seems to get tossed to the side in favor of something shiny and new – or something with a screen! We know that you spent a lot of time and money choosing… Read more »

Be More Cozy in Your Living Room

Coffee Table

The living room is the heart of your home. It’s the room where you gather with friends and family to share a meal or a glass of wine, tell stories or watch them on TV, and simply spend time together making memories. For these reasons and many more, at Carriage House Furnishings, we think living… Read more »

Spend More Time Outdoors with More Comfortable Furniture

Outdoor Table and Chair Set

As the snow melts away and the flowers begin to bud, you remember why you love the outdoors so much. Summer is rapidly approaching and it is important to make sure that you have a selection of suitable outdoor furniture to make your time spent outside as comfortable as possible. Let’s take a look at… Read more »

Make Getting the Mail More Fun


Is getting the mail just another chore that you have to do? If you live in a home with a long driveway, it may feel like a pain to walk all the way down there to pick up what’s sure to be mostly bills and useless coupons. At Carriage House Furnishings, we think that getting… Read more »

Encourage Your Kids to Play Outside this Spring

Spring has almost arrived, which means we will no longer be cooped up in our homes reading our books or staring at TV screens. Instead, we can finally spend some quality time outdoors without braving the bitter cold! Kids these days are often so tethered to their smart devices that playing outside isn’t often their… Read more »

A New Hutch Is Clutch for Organizing the Kitchen

Kitchen Hutch

A kitchen hutch can be an excellent addition to the kitchen. It’s not just a typical cabinet. While it offers extra space to keep your excess items, many of your personal effects will be on display for all to see. That can be an excellent way to show off your fine china or a great… Read more »

Get Away to an Island – a Kitchen Island!

Mission Kitchen Island

In a world driven by HGTV binging, we know that people love to redo their kitchens. However, sometimes a full remodel just isn’t in your budget. If your kitchen desperately needs counter space, what should you do? We have a solution! Adding a kitchen island is a great way to add counter space without completely… Read more »

A Brief History of Rocking – Rocking Chairs, That Is!

Whether used indoors or outdoors, rocking chairs are popular, familiar pieces of furniture for all sorts of occasions. But where did these much-desired chairs first get their start? According to One Kings Lane, rocking furniture has been around since as far back as 1710, appearing as a common term in the Oxford Dictionary in 1787…. Read more »

Keeping Children Safe: Securing Your Home Furniture

A startling video was released recently that has been going viral. It can be hard to watch for parents out there, but it presents us with a fantastic lesson. In the video, which was captured by a family’s security system, two twin brothers are playing while climbing on a large dresser. It is all fun… Read more »