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The Lighter Side of Rustic Decor

Dark wood furniture, rusty metal artifacts, antler art, patchwork quilts, braided rugs and handwoven baskets are synonymous with a rustic look.

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Downloads & Projects

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Primitive Bench Cushion

Add a little padding to a hard bench with this simple primitive cushion project you can complete in an hour or so. Use a feed sack for a farmhouse look, or sew on ornate buttons for a fancier feel.

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Contests

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Cover Bedding Giveaway

Enter to win bedding featured on our cover worth $275!
One lucky winner will win beautiful bedding as seen on our March 2016 cover! The set features the Natasha quilt set, striped blanket, tobacco bed skirt and two ruffled pillow shams.

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Country Sampler's 20th Annual Easter Egg Hunt!

Hop through the idea-filled pages of Country Sampler's March 2015 Craft Fair section, find the 12 Golden Eggs and enter for your chance to WIN!

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Decorating Secret
Background Check

Background Check

Take a display ladder up another rung by attaching a length of burlap or other fabric to the back before mounting it on the wall.

Poll

What's your go-to wall paint palette?

Plain white
Neutrals, such as cream and tan
Pastels, such as sage green or light yellow
Bold country colors, such as barn red and Colonial blue
Depends on the room
Other