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Apr 17, 2018
When you have a piece of quality handmade wood furniture, you want to take care of it and make it last. Cool handmade furniture are unique pieces that are built to last and can bring an entire room together. But with a few simple, easy tips they can be passed down for generations, something not everyone can boast. First, keep handmade wood furniture away from radiators, heat vents, and direct sunlight. If you must put a piece of wood furniture next to an air duct, use a guard or shield to…
Apr 11, 2018
Did you know that at Swiss Valley Furniture, the premier Amish furniture store in Northeast Ohio, we offer the option for you to custom build dining room table sets? With our five-step process, you can develop a table that will perfectly fit your dining room. Your table will be the perfect piece of handmade wood furniture for your home, and serve as the focal point for family meals for years to come. We offer a wide range of table sizes, styles, colors, and wood species to build you the perfect…
Mar 27, 2018
Easter is right around the corner and this is a great holiday to spend with family and friends. So here are some helpful tips for styling your dining room table this spring regardless of whether you have an Amish wood table, or not. Spring is a season for bright colors, signifying the rebirth of nature. Grass is growing, flowers are in bloom, and the trees have their leaves back. So why not decorate your table in a way that captures the renewed beauty of nature? Use a centerpiece that has…
Mar 24, 2018
If you are on the lookout for handmade furniture, particularly a new piece of wood furniture, search no more. The Francisco Bookcase, a piece of Holmes County handmade furniture made by Swiss Valley Furniture, is the perfect item to round out your living room or other space. The Francisco Bookcase stands 62 inches tall, 32 inches wide, and 16 inches deep, so you know it will fit in almost any space. The Francisco’s solid wood frame is situated with three open-ended shelves to store and show…
Mar 20, 2018
We’ve all been there before — we know the bookshelf or bookcase needs to be dusted but don’t want to remove all of those books and decorations. So use these tips to clean and organize your bookshelves.   Use a microfiber cloth or a clean paint or makeup brush to dust off the tops and sides of your books on the shelf, if time is a factor. If you have more time, remove the books and use the upholstery attachment on your vacuum cleaner to get the shelves cleaned.  Depending on what your main…
Mar 15, 2018
Bookshelves and bookcases are a popular piece of furniture, especially wooden bookcases, and are suitable for virtually any room in the house. But what about a different style of Northeast Ohio bookcases — floor to ceiling shelving.   For that room dedicated as a library or workspace, floor to ceiling shelving doesn’t just need to hold books. Any item — picture frames, knick-knacks, collectibles from traveling, and more — can be stored in a neat, organized manner.   With floor to ceiling…
Mar 10, 2018
A bookshelf or bookcase can add the right amount of style to your house, help organize belongings, and provide additional space that also offers a glimpse into your personality.   Regardless of the available space you have throughout your home, a bookshelf or bookcase can fill it. And we have wooden bookcases for all spaces and in a variety of styles.   Our Ohio wooden furniture selection start at the base wooden living accessories with our selection of wooden bookcases and mission…
Mar 6, 2018
When filling out your home, apartment, or condominium there are a variety of accessories to purchase, including furniture.  A bookshelf or bookcase is a perfect item to fill out a living room, den, office, or other space.   There are many advantages with bookshelves.   Bookshelves provide a sense of organization for, well, books of all shapes and sizes but also can provide space for other items like picture frames, decorations, or memorabilia you wish to show off to visitors.   They come…
Feb 19, 2018
Here at Swiss Valley Furniture, we love producing beautiful heirloom wood products that will become a treasured family possession for years to come. Handcrafted with high-quality wood and a rustic design, these pieces are meant to evoke the style and design principles of yesteryear — and a great example of this is our Round Top Trunk 36” Distressed. These wood products are designed to look just like steamer trunks of old, complete with genuine leather straps that go around each end and the…
Feb 17, 2018
Your kitchen gets a lot of use — but because of this, it can be difficult to find adequate storage space for dishes, silverware, and other items. Where are you going to find space for all your kitchen essentials if your drawers and cabinets don’t have enough room? As it turns out, hutches are your best solution. Kitchen and dining room hutches are an elegant and versatile option for creating more kitchen storage space. With both a glass display cabinet and roomy cupboards, you’ll have no…