Amish Decor

Amish Furniture Construction and Finishing

  The Amish history and culture is layers deep; and every aspect of the Amish lifestyle is touched by their very unique and treasured way of life. The style of Amish furniture and the way that it is made, is no exception. The making of Amish furniture is a hands-on process and requires attention to… Read more »

More on Amish Hope Chests

 The hope chest (cedar chest, dowry chest, glory box) is traditionally what unmarried women use to put collections of clothing, dishware and bed and table linens in, as a preparation for married life. Hope chests are not just relics of yesteryear, as many families create them today made from chests that have become heirlooms and… Read more »

How to Decorate a Big, Sturdy Bookcase

  Amish furniture is durable, strong, and lasting. This means Amish-made bookcases could potentially hold a lot of weight. Bookcases aren’t just for books anymore. With sturdy shelving, you can use an Amish-made bookcase for a myriad of decorating purposes. Whether you have it embed into your walls, or you have your Amish bookcase standing… 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 »

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 »