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Great Furniture, Clearance Prices

Published Thursday, December 20, 2012

We still have beautiful Moon Valley pieces available for a fraction of the regular price! We have many items leftover from our Warehouse Liquidation Sale and we would love to move this furniture from our warehouse to your home!

The items on clearance range from Bistro Chairs and Bistro Tables, Tete-a-Tetes, Benches and Adirondack chairs, to Swings, Beds and more!

Don’t miss out on your chance to take advantage of these great discounts just in time for the Holidays!

Please call: (313)-766-4950 for pricing and availability

DIY Rustic Decorations to Get Your Home Ready for the Holiday Season

Published Thursday, December 06, 2012

There is nothing better than a beautifully decorated home during the holidays. The rich colors, the smell of goodies baking in the kitchen, and the festivities are sure to fill everyone with holiday cheer!
Here are a few DIY decoration ideas to start the season off right. What better way to complement your Moon Valley furniture than with rustic decorations!

Rustic Berry Wreath

This gorgeous wreath combines sight and smell for all around appeal. It is adorned with refreshing colors and the warm scent of cinnamon and dried citrus. Create it yourself with step-by-step instructions from florencefinds.com!

Burlap Christmas Trees

These DIY Christmas trees are anything but ordinary! Burlap has a beautiful texture and is inexpensive too, making it the perfect material for a quick holiday project. Learn how to make a tree of your own at artsyvava.blogspot.com. This is also a great project to do with friends or kids.

Rustic Snowflake

This snowflake can be used in so many ways! Whether it’s wall art, hanging from a chandelier or light fixture, an ornament on the tree, or even to spruce up your gift-wrapping, it is a beautiful addition. This how-to can be found on littlethingsbringsmiles.com, along with additional tips and uses.

Helpful Tips for Protecting Your Outdoor Furniture This Winter

Published Thursday, November 29, 2012

It is that time again; the snow is starting to fall and the air is brisk. Without the proper care and protection, your wood furniture will start to show signs of weathering. Of course, some of us like the weathered look of our furniture, but it’s still best to protect it from the extreme winter weather.

One option to protect your furniture from the elements is to use protective covers. We have swing and table covers available for purchase on our website. Each cover is breathable, UV protective, and will keep your furniture looking new season after season.

Another way to care for your furniture during the winter months is to apply a protective sealant. A sealant protects the wood from moisture damage. Without a sealant, moisture from snow and freezing rain can seep into the wood, causing it to crack and wear.

We also recommend that all of our varnished outdoor Moon Valley products to be lightly sanded and re-finished after the first season. Following the first season, a treatment once a year will suffice.

Finally, if you do not want to leave your furniture outside during the winter, storing the pieces indoors is a great idea. It is important to store in a place, like a garage or shed, that will be protected from the elements and extreme temperatures.

Regardless of which option you choose, with the proper care and attention, your Moon Valley outdoor furniture can stay in great shape and adorn your home for years to come!

Free Shipping on the Moon Valley Loft Bed

Published Monday, October 22, 2012

Use the code “LOFT” for free shipping on the Loft Bed (L-104T), when ordered on our website. This code expires on October 26, 2012 so don’t wait to place your order!

Our Loft Bed is perfect for kids, it will free up room to play, and it is guaranteed to be strong and beautiful, like all of our handcrafted furniture. The Loft Bed is also an excellent choice for small bedrooms, dorm rooms or children who share a room.

As with all of our products, this Loft Bed is made in our Redford, MI warehouse to the high-quality standards that we require of all furniture. Order today, with the code “LOFT”, for FREE Shipping on this popular item!

On Sale Now: Lawn Combo for $275!

Published Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Order online with the code “LAWNSET” and you'll get this unfinished combo for $275. Use that same code for the finished set and receive the combo for $344. The set includes two rustic, sturdy and beautiful Moon Valley lawn chairs and one rustic end table.

Order the unfinished set and finish it yourself with our Moon Valley brand stain and varnish, or paint it whatever color you want! Use outdoor paint, and make sure you read our log furniture painting guide from our previous blog post. Of course, you can order the finished set at a discounted price as well and avoid the mess.

Buy Today!

Protect and Beautify Your Unfinished Furniture

Published Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Moon Valley product kits are available either finished or unfinished. You may want to choose the unfinished option if you have a certain paint or stain color in mind to match the rest of your living space.

We want to make sure that you get the most from your purchase, so we’d love to share some ideas and tips for finishing your furniture. Upon assembling your product kit, keep these things in mind.

Sanding Your Product

All Moon Valley kit products are pre-sanded before shipping. However, each customer has a different preference as to the level of smoothness for their product. If you want to do a quick touch-up on any part of your product, use a fine grit sandpaper (120-grit or 180-grit) to reach your desired level of smoothness.

Leaving it Unfinished

You're in luck, because Moon Valley products are made from white cedar. Cedar is naturally more resistant to weather decay and insect damage than other types of wood, so you can simply leave it as is. Over time, it will turn a silvery-gray color which gives it a rustic, aged look.

Finishing Your Product

There are a few options for finishing your product. Some suggestions are staining, painting, or applying a varnish. But before you undertake any of these options, please reference the following guidelines for applying exterior clear sealers and finish coats:

  1. Sand all parts to open grain.
  2. Wipe or blow off all contaminates from the surface.
  3. Apply one coat of product (brush, roll, or spray).
  4. Let dry according to directions on container (drying and re-coat times vary with product used).
  5. Sand again, before second coat is applied.
  6. Wipe or blow off all contaminates from the surface.
  7. Apply second coat of product.
  8. Let dry according to directions on container.

Give Your Indoor Furniture Some Cushion Too

Published Monday, August 06, 2012

We've started making cushions for our indoor furniture! Each cushion is handmade in our Redford, MI warehouse with high quality 1825 foam. They are covered in a thick tapestry fabric that is printed with a rustic pattern.

These cushions are a perfect fit for your indoor chairs, love seats and couches. The rustic pattern compliments the log furniture and will make any outdoor-loving visitor feel right at home.

Make your indoor Moon Valley furniture more comfortable than ever with our new cushions, available in our online store. And, for a limited time only, get 10% off your order with the code "MVONLINE10"!

If its not branded, then its not Moon Valley

Published Sunday, July 29, 2012

Did you know that we brand every piece of authentic Moon Valley furniture? Before you purchase your indoor or outdoor furniture, make sure that you check for the brand.

Other manufacturers and dealers may claim that their furniture is Moon Valley, but if it isn't branded with our Moon Valley logo, then it is a fake. Our furniture is designed to remain beautiful and strong for many years, our exclusive designs only use the highest quality lumber and are manufactured by the most highly skilled workers.

Unfortunately, we do receive calls about faulty furniture that is not Moon Valley, and we regret that there is nothing that we can do if you purchase an imitation. So check for the brand before you buy! Click here to see how you can tell if it is authentic!

Even More Moon Valley Accessories!

Published Thursday, July 19, 2012

We’ve added covers to our growing list of Michigan made accessories. They are made from the same strong, outdoor material as the cushions and come in the same forest green color.

Covers are currently available for our 54” round table and 5’ swing. They are specifically designed to cover these items completely and keep them safe from the severe winter weather. The covers are easy to use and tie to the furniture to keep them from flying off.

Now you don’t have to worry about storing your furniture inside during the winter to keep it strong and looking great. You can view and purchase covers on our website.

Please note: Some of the pictures make our covers and cushions appear a lighter teal color. However, those items are actually a darker forest green color. This photo portrays the actual color.

Accessorize Your Moon Valley Furniture!

Published Tuesday, July 10, 2012

We are now selling cushions for our Moon Valley outdoor furniture to make your rustic swings more comfortable than ever!

Each cushion is made from a forest green mesh material that is not only fast-drying and strong, but will also look great on your rustic log furniture. They are $99 and are available for 5’ swings, 4’ swings, double gliders, and porch swings.

Click here to view or purchase cushions.

At Moon Valley, we produce furniture that is beautiful, sturdy and will last for years - our cushions are no different. We are pleased to add these accessories to our line of Michigan made products.

Celebrate The Red, White & Blue

Published Monday, July 02, 2012

The 4th of July is just days away and we’re very excited about this patriotic celebration of America’s independence. An entire day full of red white and blue food, drinks, decorations and fireworks.

If you’re not completely prepared yet, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Here are some ideas that we have collected to help you celebrate. We would love to hear your party ideas too! Please share your 4th of July tips with us on Facebook.

Red, White & Blue Finger Jello
This is a great, refreshing treat that is very easy to make and will definitely be a hit with everyone at the party. This recipe is from recipegirl.com and won’t take too long to make - you can easily do it the night before.

Patriotic Drinks
This is a super simple recipe from spoonful.com for a really neat, non-alcoholic, patriotic drink. All you’ll need is cranberry juice, blue Gatorade and Diet 7-Up.

Red, White & Blue Cake
Whether your hosting the party, or just bringing a dish to share, this red, white, and blue cake from recipegirl.com is a fun and patriotic choice for dessert - and it tastes good too!

Red, White and Blue Party Kit for 24 Guests
If you’er hosting the party this year, this kit from Target will make your job much easier. The party pack has enough plates, cups, and silverware for 24 people, along with balloons, ribbon and streamers to decorate with.

Furniture for the Whole Family!

Published Thursday, June 28, 2012

Did you know that many of our popular furniture pieces are also available in kids sizes? We have high-quality, rustic log chairs, swings, tables, picnic tables, bedroom sets and more!

You can find many of the children’s items in the Nicholas Children’s Furniture Collection. However, there are more items from that collection in other categories as well, such as swings and adirondack chairs. Kids are always trying to mimic their parents, and these pieces will allow them to do that comfortably and safely - not to mention they are just plain cute.

Meet Our Seamstress

Published Friday, June 22, 2012

You may have noticed our earlier post about making our canopies in-house. Those canopies are hand-crafted by our seamstress, Debbee. Here is a picture of her basking in the shade of her canopy on one of our Moon Valley lawn swings.

She has been sewing for about 40 years, 12 of them professionally, and we are happy to welcome her to our team. We’re confident that our customers will love her work.

Debbee was born and raised in Michigan and her co-workers describe her as fun, friendly, knowledgeable and a pleasure to work with. When she’s not sewing, she likes to go camping, do word games and spend time with her three sons.

Don’t Let Summer Pass You By!

Published Thursday, June 14, 2012

Our adirondack chairs are perfect for sitting outside this summer, and they come in adults and kids sizes, so the whole family can relax in style.

You can set up a great outdoor living space by putting these chairs around your fire pit, or combining a few of them with one of our outdoor tables. Add a refreshing summer beverage and a good book and enjoy!

We’ll even give you a summer recipe, so you don’t have to plan dinner, now if only we could do the cooking for you…

Win a campfire bench!

Published Wednesday, June 06, 2012

We’re giving away THREE of these campfire benches to our email subscribers! All you have to do to enter is join our email list. You can do that by entering your email into the box in the top right hand corner of this page, and clicking “Join”. Or by filling out the form on our Facebook app.

On June 22, 2012 we will draw THREE winners from our email list. So subscribe now, and tell your friends and family to stop by and join as well. And if you’re already a subscriber don’t worry, you will be automatically entered!

Moon Valley emails include updates on our products, current promotions, and exclusive discounts along with recipes and decorating ideas. Stay in the loop and join our email list today.

Rustic Tabletop Mats

Published Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Do you need to spruce up your dining room or picnic table decorations? These popular tabletop mats from VHC are perfect for rustic decorating. There are placemats for all seasons and holidays, so you can change them as often as you’d like. In fact, a few of them are perfect for 4th of July cookouts!

Placemats are an easy way to keep your dining area interesting. Simply changing the table decorations can give your dining space a whole new look. Also, buy solid cloth napkins in colors like red and blue, instead of patterned ones. Solid colors can be reused for all different holidays and with different decorating schemes.

All of these collections would look great on our Michigan made tables. Featured below are the Burlap, Farmhouse Star, Heartland, Liberty Braided Jute, Patriotic Patch, and Truman placemats.

We make our own canopies now!

Published Wednesday, May 23, 2012

We are no longer sub-contracting your swing canopy orders. All canopies are now made right in our warehouse by our on-staff seamstress - and we have them in-stock and ready to ship.

Canopies come in green or rust and are a great way to enjoy your Moon Valley swing and stay out of the sun at the same time. Add a canopy like this one to your swing and you’ll have it made in the shade.

At Moon Valley we take pride in all of our Michigan made, handcrafted products, and we are happy to say that our canopies are now a part of that.

Summer Is Almost Here

Published Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Summer is almost here, and we are hard at work on our outdoor furniture. This Tete-A-Tete chair is one of our most popular items. It is hand-made here in our Redford, Michigan shop from the highest quality northern white cedar.

We have been making this chair for a long time, and it continues to be a customer favorite. You can purchase it from us, from one of our many dealers - or right now you could win it in our Facebook contest! Check out our Facebook page for details.

Rustic Living Decorating Ideas!

Published Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Need Some Rustic Decorating Ideas? Check out these bedding sets from the Victorian Heart Collection.

Featured below are the Kettle Grove, Liberty, Tea Cabin, and Truman collections. These are just a few of the bedding options from VHC; and we think all of them would look great with our cedar beds, dressers and nightstands!

Welcome!

Published Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Hey there! Welcome to the Moon Valley blog. You can see what were up to here, and also on our Facebook and Twitter pages, so make sure you visit those too.

If you have something to share, let us know. We’re always looking for good recipes, pictures, news, and decorating tips!

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Frequently Asked Questions
All of our hand-crafted furniture is built with pride by our skilled craftsmen. You may notice a range of natural ... Read More
Moon Valley is proud to purchase its raw wood materials exclusively in the United States. All of our white cedar is from ... Read More
All varnished outdoor Moon Valley products should be lightly sanded and re-finished after the first season, depending ... Read More