Amish Furniture

Why You Should Consider Switching to a Built-In Garbage Can

Whether you’re running out of space in your kitchen, or you don’t want your garbage can on display, then built-in garbage cans are the perfect option for you! They are sleek, convenient, and look great in your kitchen. Here are a few more reasons why you should consider adding a built-in garbage can to your… Read more »

4 Ways to Create a Unique Farmhouse Kitchen

How to Decorate a Rustic Farmhouse Kitchen

Farmhouse kitchens have become very popular across many households. There are plenty of different ways that you can creatively incorporate new pieces to your kitchen to create a more functional and cozy space. Let us help spark some ideas to get you started creating the farmhouse kitchen of your dreams! Add a Neutral Colored Bookshelf… Read more »

3 Things to Keep on Your Bookshelf Besides Books

There are a few furniture pieces that are and always have been considered staples in the average household, chief among them a sturdy bookshelf to hold all of your favorite stories! The great thing about a nice bookshelf is that it’s no longer just for books, especially a strong and durable Amish-built bookcase that can… Read more »

What is an Amish Hope Chest?

Amish heritage is filled with time-honored traditions that often inspire—or are inspired by—other cultures. One of the most celebrated practices is the creation and passing down of the hope chest! Hope chests are often some of the most beautiful works of art that come from the hands of skilled Amish craftsmen. They’re made with the… Read more »

3 Tips for Mixing Wood Tones in Your Home

One of the biggest draws of authentic wooden furniture is the individuality within each piece. Wood occurs naturally in different tones and grains that mix together to create unique furnishings. If you’re shopping for handcrafted Amish wooden furniture, you’ll never find two pieces that are the same! Wood is adaptable to any style preference and… Read more »

What’s the Difference Between Hardwood and Softwood?

Wood is one of the most popular resources for creating exceptional quality furniture! It’s strong, long-lasting, and makes a beautiful rustic accent to any space. One of the great things about using wood to make furniture is that you have a wide variety of types to choose from—all with their own set of unique and… Read more »

4 Reasons to Put an Island in Your Kitchen

The kitchen is one of the most frequently used rooms in every household—everybody has to eat! It also happens to be one of the most opportune spaces for incorporating stunning design features and unique functionality into your home. If you’re looking to add value and style to your kitchen, consider investing in a visually striking… Read more »

Why Every Household Needs a Rocking Chair

When you envision a child’s nursery, what do you always picture? A few pieces that come to mind would probably be a crib, changing table, some toys and stuffed animals, and a classic wooden rocking chair. What about when you think of a cliché grandmother’s house? Do you picture her in a robe and slippers… Read more »

The Advantages of Outdoor Wooden Furniture

Outdoor Amish Furniture

When it comes to furnishing your patio or garden the options can be overwhelming. What kind of furniture is going to be able to express your unparalleled sense style, last reliably through your family’s biggest summer moments, and keep your bank account afloat? Has it even been created? We’re glad you asked. Your answer is… Read more »

Give the Gift of a Jewelry Storage for Valentine’s Day

Cherry Jewelry chest with roses

In addition to chocolates and flowers, Valentine’s Day is recognized as a time to gift jewelry to a loved one. Diamonds and gold are often seen as a sign of affection and can be a beautiful expression of love. However, over the course of many years, you’ll eventually need somewhere to store all that jewelry…. Read more »

Start Thinking About Your Outdoor Living Space

Outdoor Backyard Relaxing Patio

Time flies by each year, quickly transitioning from one season to the next with fluctuating temperatures. Although for many parts of the United States, winter is just beginning, spring will usher in warmer weather before we know it. Start planning an outdoor living space now to allow yourself plenty of time to turn your vision… Read more »

Decorate with Rustic and Fall Elements at Home

Rustic Fall Elements at Home

We’ll be honest: the fall is one of our favorite times here at Carriage House Furnishings. Why, you might ask? Aside from apple donuts and fall foliage, it’s the season where we can really bring in that rustic feel to everything we do and that starts first with the home. Here’s how to decorate your… Read more »