Amish Built Furniture

Freshen Your Children’s Dollhouse with New Furniture

Parents out there know that it can be hard to keep the kids interested in their toys. After a while, everything they have seems to get tossed to the side in favor of something shiny and new – or something with a screen! We know that you spent a lot of time and money choosing… Read more »

Rock and Relax this Autumn

The leaves are gently falling from the trees as autumn briskly slides into winter. You are outside on the porch drinking in the crisp and chilly air with a warm beverage and book in hand. This time of year is the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors whether you live in the country, city or… Read more »

A Lasting Tradition: The History of Amish Furniture

Amish furniture first rose to popularity in the 1920s as people of the time looked for furniture made a simpler way of life from a simpler time, without all of the technology used at the time. Sound familiar? Amish furniture dates back to the early days of the Amish themselves in the 1690s when a… Read more »

How to Arrange Your Bedroom Furniture

When deciding how you want to arrange your bedroom the first thing you should consider is what you want to use the space for. If you have a large bedroom you have more space to utilize and if you have a smaller bedroom you have to be smarter about the space you are using. The… Read more »

How to Organize and Stylize Your Bookshelf

Bookshelves can become a cluttered mess if you aren’t careful of the things you place on them or where you place them. If you want the stylized look you see in the magazines follow our tips and we will have your home in the magazines soon too.   1. Less is More- Don’t place too… Read more »

What is a Pie Safe?

You may have heard of a pie safe, but they are not used quite as much by Englishers as they used to be since technology has advanced. A pie safe is an old piece of furniture that would be used to store pies to keep them safe from bugs, vermin, and maybe even the children…. Read more »

Giving Your Home a Rustic Look

  The rustic look is becoming more and more the preferred look for homes both old and new. Natural fibers and materials that complement each other but don’t necessarily match, as well as lots of stone and wood, are the accents being used, and old and hand-me-downs are treasured pieces. There are a few things… Read more »

Cleaning and Caring for your Amish Furniture

Amish furniture is particularly special in that it is made with superior craftsmanship, in the old style. So cleaning and caring for it should be your top priority once you bring it home. With the right care, it will last for eons, and can become treasured heirlooms that can be passed down from one generation… Read more »

The History of Amish Furniture

Amish furniture is created primarily by the Amish communities in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana. Made of 100% wood, without the use of any synthetic “wood” product; the style of Amish furniture is normally traditional in design.   Coming into its own, in the 1920’s; Amish furniture was discovered during the same time period as American… Read more »