May 2017


Rhapsody in Blue

Primitive-style furnishings, vibrant blue hues and decorative painting imbue this Ohio home with unique beauty.
The Painterly Touch: Learn how to glaze and stencil walls.

The Joys of Junk

An Ohio shopowner designs her home and business around giving new life to salvaged treasures and timeworn vintage goods.
Pretty in Pale: Ideas for decorating with a neutral palette. Click here to read a sneak preview!

Logging In

Dismantling and transporting a 19th-century log cabin 200 miles from Indiana to Kentucky gave it — and its newly retired owners — a new lease on life.
Primarily Primitive: Advice on retrofitting an old home for modern living.

Cream of the Crop

Reviving a childhood home in Washington required the owners to cull the best of their painted cupboards and fine Norwegian antiques to create the core of a color-driven interior design.
Turn a Shed into a Living Space: Steps to building a backyard getaway.


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 Country Floral Arrangements Pinterest board, a fan photo from Facebook and a how-to decorating video.

Antiques Q&A

Our expert assesses country collectibles, including a trick bank, a vintage breadbox, a wood lemon squeezer and more.

Thrifty Thinking

Matthew Mead shares ideas for turning salvaged garden goods into a potting center.

Decorate with Crafts

The Country Sampler stylists offer clever tips for organizing a kitchen. Click here for a sneak preview.

Win a $500 Shopping Spree

Create your own country style with a $500 shopping spree through Country Sampler's Craft Fair section! Click here to enter 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.