Amish Made Durable Furniture Vs Store Purchased Pieces

    When it comes to furnishing your home, there is nothing like durable, hand-crafted Amish furniture. The traditional style of Amish home furnishings is incomparable. If you are unfamiliar with the Amish culture, they are a group of Christian individuals who do not believe in the use of modern technology, allowing them to be… Read more »

Starting a Hope Chest with a durable Trunk or Chest

It is tradition in many families to begin a hope chest for your daughter for when she is married and ready to leave the nest. It is a very sentimental gesture to give your daughter some key items to get started with when she is married.    No matter what your budget is for this, you… Read more »

The Benefits of Poly Outdoor Furniture

Imagine owning outdoor furniture that doesn’t require any maintenance or storage! The new standard in Amish outdoor furniture is polywood, which is a high density plastic made from materials that would otherwise end up in a landfill. Polywood is sustainable, environmentally friendly,long-lasting and durable. It’s also available in many different styles and colors, so there’s… Read more »

Unique Mailboxes to Add Curb Appeal

  Do you ever get tired of seeing the standard black mailboxes with the silver lettering in front of every house you pass when you are taking a long walk or a drive down your street? They almost drown out the beauty of the house behind them, when there is nothing that will catch your… Read more »

Durable Amish Furniture for Kids Rooms

  Have your kids finally outgrown their toddler beds? Now is the time to buy furniture that will last more than a few years.   When thinking about furniture, think about it as an investment. Spending a few more dollars to have quality furniture will be worth it in the end. Unlike with baby furniture that your… Read more »

Why is Amish Hardwood Furniture so Special?

Amish furniture sets consist of inimitable one-of-a-kind pieces from extremely talented Amish artisans. This isn’t mass produced furniture with cookie cutter pieces on conveyor belts; these durable pieces of furniture are so beautiful they double as functional art. The Amish builder takes great pride in his work, making one piece at a time, and employing… Read more »

Décor Tips for a Welcoming, Rustic Kitchen

    Creating a cozy, welcoming kitchen comes down to great organization, cleanliness, and decor. Since the kitchen is a high-traffic room for many homes and families, adequate storage and shelving is crucial. The organization efforts will help aid the cleanliness, which will motivate you to make a house a home with décor; it’s all… Read more »

the beauty of Lancaster County

Here at Lapp’s Coach Shop we’re not only proud to offer beautiful locally handcrafted furniture; but to be able to call this great place home. Lancaster County is an favorite tourist destination and well known for great history, scenery, shopping, fun and delicious food. Lancaster was settled in the early 1700’s and briefly made the… Read more »

How to Decorate an Amish Storage Chest

Handcrafted storage chests are not only visually appealing, but very durable. These types of chests are built to withstand many generations. Each rustic wooden chest is unique, but many of them look similar. Here are some ideas on how to transform the décor of your storage chest to spruce up your home and to reflect… Read more »

Seven Interesting Facts about Durable Amish Furniture

  Popular for durability and expert artisanship, Amish furniture has a reputation for greatness. In addition to aesthetics, function, and quality, these pieces come with a whole bag of “did you know” facts, which adds an intriguing factor to an otherwise ordinary tangible.   These facts are pretty cool, and they’ll make great conversation starters… Read more »

Wormy Maple Furniture

  Have you heard of wormy maple wood? It’s a great choice for durability & resilience! This beautiful wood is well known for it’s unique pattern of stripes and worm holes.     Wormy maple wood derives it’s name from it’s worm holes created by the ambrosia beetle. This insect excavates tunnels in dead tress,… Read more »

Major Benefits of Hickory Furniture

Hickory is becoming more popular, as homeowners continue to expand their decor options. Popular contemporary designs now include hickory cabinets, and even hickory floors. Though you want slight contrast in colors to make your furniture pop, your furniture should at least be the same style of wood throughout the home. Not to mention Hickory provides… Read more »