Posts Categorized: Amish Furniture

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 »

How to Style and Display Your Cabinets

Carriage House Furnishings Cupboard

For a long time, people didn’t see cabinets beyond their usage. Cabinets merely stored things, and that was it. However, cabinets can be styled and displayed to complement a room’s aesthetic, and say something unique about its usage. In recent years, display cabinets have increasingly attracted well-deserved attention as a key design component of any… Read more »

Understanding Rockers and Gliders

Hickory Swivel Glider at Carriage House Furnishings

When decorating any nursery room, you’ll likely have to decide between a rocker and a glider. Rockers and gliders are both essential items throughout your child’s development and will likely be in the family for years. But many times, customers are unaware of the differences between the two chairs and end up buying a rocker… Read more »

Setting Up Your Ideal Patio

Setting Up Your Ideal Patio

The warmth of the summer months persuade us to spend most of our time outdoors where we can enjoy the season.  Setting up your ideal patio for the summer depends on your purpose for the patio; will you use your space to accommodate large gatherings of family and friends or for more private, special occasions… Read more »