Top 10 Collectibles for 2012
Take advantage of market conditions to start or enhance an intriguing collection of antiques or vintage fare -- we'll show you the year's best prospects, from wood toys and musical instruments to silver-plated housewares and beautiful pottery and ceramics.
A shopowner with a penchant for rustic and rough-hewn finishes retools her primitive style to better suit her 1890s Victorian farmhouse. Instant Aging Strategies: Give even a brand-new home plenty of age-old appeal with five clever tricks.
Worth Her Saltbox
A South Carolina homeowner draws inspiration from her years of collecting antiques -- and ideas -- to build a new house that looks hundreds of years old. The New Old House: Discover the best ways to infuse centuries-old style into your home. Click here for a preview!
A Divine Rewind
A Midwestern homeowner balances her passion for collecting with family living inside a 106-year-old bungalow, where hardwood floors, simple window treatments and kid-friendly furniture keep the atmosphere true to the past. Quick Country Curtains: Follow five easy steps to craft unfussy window decor -- no sewing necessary!
Living in a ranch built in the 1960s hasn't deterred these Indiana homeowners from creating rooms reminiscent of the 1800s with authentic antiques, wonderful reproductions and more than a few divine DIY features. Warm Up Your Rooms with Wood: Introduce a variety of wood elements throughout your rooms for a wonderfully rustic look.
Our expert serves up some fresh information about kitchen-themed items, such as a cast-iron waffler and a tea tin, and other notable household goods.
Embrace the warmth and wonder of rustic decor with these primitive and classic country accents and furnishings.
Passion for Primitives Book Review
Take a sneak peek at a brand-new book that explores the history and beauty of timeworn primitive furnishings.
Decorate with Crafts
The Country Sampler stylists share their favorite ways to tie different-hued rooms together with a steady style that's perpetually primitive. Click here for a preview!