September 2015


Season of Change

Enhance your home for autumn -- indoors and out -- with these clever ideas for celebrating the season in all its vibrant glory.

DIY Delights

Craft your way to a fun fall with these simple projects from FloraCraft® Make It: Fun® Foam you can finish in an afternoon. Plus, watch a video about crafting these cute and colorful yarn-wrapped gourds on our YouTube channel.

Home Sweet Rental

An Ohio prim enthusiast transforms a 1970s duplex with free or low-cost finds and furnishings she made herself. The Trip to Bountiful: Gather wonderful ways to integrate fabulous fall finds into your country-themed decor. Bonus project: Click here to download a free fall-inspired cross-stitch pattern courtesy of Mary Yoss and Gettysburg Homestead!

The Art of Simplifying

A North Carolina collector and her husband downsize into a custom-built cabin that showcases her lifelong affection for rustic primitive style. 5 Steps to a Log-Cabin Look: Capture the warmth of log-cabin style in your home with these simple tips.

Designing Woman

With Colonial Williamsburg just a few miles away and a family history steeped in Early American furnishings, a Virginia decorator comes by her penchant for the past quite honestly. Colonial by Design: Get an expert's advice for celebrating classic Colonial style in your decor. Win an Autumn Grouping! Click here to enter for your chance to win a lovely fall display that includes handcrafted pottery, candles and more.

Getting Away from It All

A Georgia couple with a knack for repurposing antiques and salvaged goods reinvent a 1950s lake house to create a sanctuary away from city life. Building a Dream Kitchen: Revamp your outdated cookspace with vintage design inspiration. Click here to read a sneak preview of this article!


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 Fabulous Fall Pinterest board, a fan photo from Facebook and helpful decorating videos.

Antiques Q&A

We're exploring the history and value of some fall-fabulous antiques, including paper treat sacks, a kitschy Halloween noisemaker and a vintage store display.

Country Treasures

You'll certainly fall for these autumn decorations, from a Halloween-ready wreath and a burlap Thanksgiving flag to accents that last all season long.

Decorate with Crafts

The Country Sampler stylists introduce cohesive fall style to a three-season sunroom where hand-hooked rugs and unique flea-market finds meet cool high-end furnishings. Click here for a sneak preview!

Comforts of Home Giveaway

Find the hidden letters in our September 2015 Craft Fair section and you could win a bedding set valued at over $550, a $300 shopping spree or other great prizes. 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.