July 2015


10 Golden Rules of Flea-Market Shopping

This excerpt from helpful new book Flea Market Secrets reveals 10 expert tips for smartly navigating the flea-market scene. Enter here for your chance to win a copy of this advice-filled book.

Meant for Each Other

A Missouri collector reinvigorates her perfect-fit 1892 house, filling it with family heirlooms and charming country fare. Dynamic Displays: Learn simple tricks to make the most of your collectibles displays. Click here to read a sneak preview of this article!

A Can-Do Attitude

In a decorating about-face, a resourceful Iowa homeowner simplifies her style with cozy country colors and pieces she paints herself. Makeover Magic: Transform tired furniture and accessories with easy, inexpensive paint makeovers.

A Wish Come True

A Washington state couple with New England origins discover a pitch-perfect saltbox that evokes memories of their East Coast upbringing. A Good Companion: Complement wood floors, ceilings and furnishings with elements that balance out wood tones.

Personal Vision

Rustic furnishings and creative design ideas help a Missouri couple transform their contemporary home into a primitive sanctuary. Making the New Old: Capture a timeworn ambiance in a modern-day home by following these trusted tips.


Country Connections

Find out what's new with fellow Country Sampler readers, our social media sites, current contests and more. This month, we're showcasing our Americana the Beautiful Pinterest board, a fan photo from Facebook and helpful decorating videos.

Antiques Q&A

From a quirky teapot to a weathered game wheel, these whimsical antique and vintage items are packed with personality and history.

Country Treasures

Breathe new life into your decor for summer with these bold-hued accents full of wonderful whimsy and patriotic pizzazz.

Decorate with Crafts

The Country Sampler stylists artfully accentuate the architectural features in a light and airy garden room by introducing bright colors and charming details. Click here for a sneak preview!

Backyard BBQ Grill Giveaway

We're giving away a 22-inch Weber Grill plus accessories to three lucky winners -- enter here for your chance to win!

Craft Fair Online

Our Craft Fair offers you one-stop, hassle-free shopping for home and garden accessories, furnishings and patterns. Click here to find out more information on our crafters and their products.