September 2014


Homeward Bound

With no old houses available in their favorite location, a New York couple build a new house and infuse it, inside and out, with country charm and reimagined furnishings. Hello, Harvest! Think beyond the humble pumpkin to infuse Halloween happiness into your home. Win handcrafted accents: Click here to enter for your chance to win wonderful primitive Halloween decor from LiaBel Primitives.

House Proud

A pair of Kansas natives draw upon their childhood memories to transform a 1960s Pacific Northwest ranch into a cozy country home chock-full of their own artwork. Building Barnyard Buddies: Learn how to create your own sweet miniature sheep from a master craftsman.

Above & Beyond

Two creative Canadian shopowners renovate and decorate to turn the lofty space above their store into living quarters that perfectly suit their simple country tastes. Now There's An Idea! Think outside the box, basket and bowl with innovative ideas for reimagining your furniture and accents.

Small Wonder

A tiny Texas cottage is big on style, thanks to the owners' creative do-it-yourself decor and knack for transforming secondhand finds. Can-Do Cottage: Learn how to maximize style in a small space without breaking the bank. For a sneak peek at this idea-filled article, click here.

Call of the Country

After relocating to a more rural area, a Texas couple renovate and redecorate their 1950s home with classic country furnishings, plenty of down-home decor, and a palette of neutral, red and black hues. Read the Signs: Master a well "de-signed" look in your home with hints for decorating with painted signage.


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 fall Pinterest board, a fan photo from Facebook and a fun video about reinventing picture frames.

Antiques Q&A

Our expert assesses a diverse assortment of classic country antiques, including a whimsical salt and pepper shaker set, an old pewter porringer and an heirloom armchair.

Country Treasures

Herald the harvest in style by incorporating these fall and Halloween decorating delights into your seasonal scheme

Decorate with Crafts

A native Montanan infuses her suburban Illinois home with Western-influenced decor and then asks the Country Sampler stylists to help decorate her basement family room for autumn. Click here for a sneak preview of the article!

Celebrate & Win Giveaway

Help us celebrate our 30th anniversary year: Hunt for our hidden message in the pages of our printed Craft Fair, and then enter for your chance to win wonderful prizes, including a $500 shopping spree. Click here to enter the contest.

Online Craft Fair

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.