Posts By: Elmer Stoltzfus

Rock and Relax this Autumn

The leaves are gently falling from the trees as autumn briskly slides into winter. You are outside on the porch drinking in the crisp and chilly air with a warm beverage and book in hand. This time of year is the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors whether you live in the country, city or… Read more »

Protect Your Valuables in Style

Jewelry Armoire

It’s nice to have pretty things, but it’s almost just as nice to have something pretty to store them in! That’s why Carriage House Furnishings has a whole line of jewelry chests and armoires that are created by hand with beauty and function in mind, and are perfect for protecting your valuables. Take a look… 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 »

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 »

A History of Pie Safes

Are you looking for that one piece of quality furniture that will transform your kitchen or foyer into a beautiful picture of the past? Then you should look into a gorgeous and beautifully crafted pie safe. But what is a pie safe, and where did they originate? Read on for a history lesson about these… Read more »