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 »

Spring Birds and Birdhouses

As winter fades into spring, many bird watchers are getting excited for the warmer weather and the beautiful birds it brings. Whether you are an avid bird watcher or just love the fluttering and singing of birds in your backyard, you can benefit from a delightful birdhouse to attract lovely songbirds. Carriage House Furnishings designs… Read more »

Warm Up Around a New Dining Set this Winter

Wherever food is served and family and friends gather for a memorable time, therein lies the heart of a house. From Sunday dinners to weekday breakfast, the dining table has always been a place where loved ones get together for a delicious meal and intimate chat sessions. For this reason, the family dining room set… Read more »

Declutter Your Child’s Playroom With a Rustic Storage Chest

Does your child have a little space to themselves where they can let their imaginations run wild? Chances are, this space is somewhat less organized than the rest of your home. A cluttered play space typically doesn’t bother children, but after a while it can become more than a little vexing for parents. What we… Read more »

This Fall, Unwind and Enjoy the Scenery in a Rocking Chair

With fall festival season in full swing, now is the perfect time to relax on the porch and watch the world go by. As much as we might miss the warm summer nights, there’s something truly special about that crisp autumn air that brings the senses to life. The air smells different, the world feels… Read more »

Watch an Amish Community Raise a Barn in Just 10 Hours

If there’s one thing you can say about the Amish, it’s that they’re a resourceful bunch. Even without the aid of electricity, Amish communities are able to accomplish remarkable things every day. In addition to being accomplished furniture makers, the Amish also have a knack for structural engineering. Recently, WIRED co-founder Kevin Kelly (a man… Read more »

Update Your Eat-In Kitchen with Amish Furniture

Many modern homes these days favor a comfortable, casual eat-in kitchen, rather than the traditional formal dining room that can be found in older homes. If you’re thinking about updating your home’s eat-in kitchen, consider furnishing it with some of these beautiful, handmade pieces from Carriage House Furnishings – perfect for a busy home and… Read more »

The Historic Tradition of Amish Mission Furniture

Amish Mission Furniture is known for its sturdy construction, simple, attractive design, and reliance on hand craftsmanship. Furniture builders who work within the Amish Mission tradition focus on straightforward, honest aesthetics and the preservation of traditional woodworking techniques. These pieces are all solid wood, and not particle board that is often found in other furniture… Read more »

Decorating a Dollhouse with Amish Furniture

If your child is interested in dolls or dollhouses, why not decorate a classic dollhouse with beautiful, handmade Amish furniture and create memories that will last a lifetime? A dollhouse furnished with well-crafted handmade pieces designed to stand the test of time can be passed down through a family for generations.   Choosing pieces for… Read more »

Tips for Moving Heavy Furniture Safely

Moving heavy furniture is often the most difficult part of any move. These big and burdensome items can easily strain backs and pull muscles if you’re not careful, and trying to navigate weighty items through narrow hallways or stairwells can be all the more frustrating. In this entry, we’ll look at a few simple ways… Read more »