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Jun 11, 2018
These days there are alternatives to wooden furniture decorating our homes or offices. Yet, many people still choose to decorate and utilize solid wood furniture, which has numerous benefits.   Solid wood furniture is both resilient and durable, even to leave outside. The natural strength of wood helps it last through any circumstance and reduces the need to replace a piece of furniture. Even outdoor furniture does not require storage and can stand up to the weather wherever you live.  …
Jun 5, 2018
Children grow up fast and sometimes it’s difficult to purchase clothing and other items for them since they often out-grow things the next day. Imagine if you could buy something for your child that would last a lifetime?   With conversion kits for cribs, there is a way to purchase one bed for your child that is built to last.   At Swiss Valley Furniture we offer handcrafted cribs manufactured by the popular American Baby Classics line of cribs, which offer conversion kits. With these kits,…
May 28, 2018
If you are in the market for a new crib, then you are entering one of the most rewarding parts of life — starting a family all your own, or growing your family!   Shopping for a new crib for the newest member of your family is an important decision. You must factor in safety features, style, price, and many more options when looking for your baby’s crib.   Swiss Valley Furniture carries a selection of the popular American Baby Classics line of handcrafted cribs. Each crib is heirloom quality…
Apr 25, 2018
If you are a new family or one with small children, it’s never too soon to start thinking about furniture options for your young ones. Even a simple table and chair set for your children can be the perfect space for them to learn, eat, play, and grow. At Swiss Valley Furniture, we have several different options when it comes to wooden tables and chairs for your children. Our Amish made chairs and Amish wood tables are perfect for your child’s bedroom as a space to do his or her homework. They…
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…