January 2013


Top 10 Collectibles for 2013

Want to kick off your new year with a new collection? Start with our annual list of the hottest prospects on the antiquing scene, including redware, crock lids, yarn spools and baby shoes.

Simple Pleasures

A devotion to Early American simplicity and down-home design yields a warm and welcoming space that one Kentucky couple have called home for almost 50 years. Hues You Can Use: Pick up hints for a pleasing palette that helps you colorize your home without overwhelming your rooms. Click here to read a preview!

Re-creating History

Unable to find the right fixer-upper, a New Jersey couple rethink their dream of renovating an old home when a newer Colonial catches their eye. What's New Is (Made to Look) Old: Find out how this 1980s-built house honors the 1700s with its materials and decor.

Handcrafted and Heartfelt

Surrounding herself with inspiration, an Ohio folk artist fills her home with the antique furnishings and old-time textiles that spark her creativity. Five Fast Fabric Fixes: Take cues from this fabric artist to turn your home into a material world with soft goods that contribute pattern and warmth.

Rebuilding a Dream

A Pennsylvania couple's love of primitive style is reflected in both their centuries-old home and their growing furniture business. In with the Old: Learn how to seamlessly blend an old abode with a new addition.a>


Antiques Q&A

This batch of health- and pharmacy-related antiques, including a walking stick, a vintage medicine bottle and old-fashioned eyeglasses, are just what the doctor ordered.

Country Treasures

Inspired by weather vanes, barn quilts and other rustic country fare, these furnishings and ideas all have down-on-the-farm charm.

Decorate with Crafts

The Country Sampler stylists help an antiques dealer with a passion for primitives and Early American pieces awaken her recently renovated spare bedroom with 16 smart tips. Click here to read the article!