Archive for May 2016

Traditional Amish Recipes

traditional amish recipes

The Amish are famous for being a people who exist outside of time. Unwilling to allow modern technology to interfere with their commitment to family and community, they famously forgo the use of cars, electricity and many other modern conveniences.…

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Color Combinations for Every Room and Every Mood

Color Combinations for Every Room

Have you ever walked into a room and instantly felt overstimulated and on edge, even with no one else around? What could be causing such intense feelings? You may not realize it, but the colors we’re surrounded with have a …

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Amish Furniture: The Difference Between Shaker and Mission Styles

 Amish Furniture: The Difference Between Mission & Shaker Stlyes

 

Not all Amish furniture is created equal. While it might seem like all these handcrafted pieces fit into one category, many aspects make each piece of Amish furniture unique — even when it comes to the style itself. The …

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Furniture for the Holidays

 

Furniture for the Holidays

Entertaining during the winter holidays is a deep-rooted tradition. For generations, friends and families have gathered to enjoy a special meal, reminisce about fond memories and celebrate the imminent New Year. Gifts are typically exchanged, and there is often …

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A Practical Guide to Home Furniture Arrangement

 Family in the Home

 

Your home functions as a place to raise your family, connect with the people you love and make lifelong memories. You invest thousands of dollars into a mortgage every year and purchase real, high-quality furniture to make the home …

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Solid Wood Amish Furniture Built to Last

If you’ve ever experienced the frustration of making a substantial investment in a piece of furniture, only to have it begin to fall apart after a year or two, you understand the difference that the quality of the materials used …

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How to Mix Wood Tones Like a Pro

 

How to Mix Wood Tones Like a Pro

Check your home décor because wood is making a comeback. Forget about the wood paneling found in your grandparents’ basement. Today’s hardwood furniture is all about sustainability.

More homeowners are turning to wood for its versatility, whether it’s in …

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