November 2017


Holiday Magic

Household goods and vintage wares transform into whimsical Christmas decorations.

Christmas at the Ranch

A California antiques dealer goes all out for the holidays in her rustic ranch home that is brimming with collections and features a different decorating theme in each room.
Always on Holiday: A shopkeeper's secrets for infusing your rooms with Christmas cheer.

A Holiday Homecoming

Fulfilling a long-held dream to retire near the Massachusetts shore, an antiques-loving couple welcome friends and family for the holidays with warm country style.
A Cape Cod Christmas: Tips for giving your home a hint of New England appeal for the holidays.

Homespun & Handmade

A resourceful and creative Georgia homeowner incorporates handmade items, heirlooms and yard-sale finds to fashion primitive-style decorations for the Yuletide season.
Tradition with a Twist: A guide to creating updated interpretations of old-fashioned holiday decor.

Colonial Traditions

A New England couple transform a ranch-style home into a two-story Colonial that glows bright with Christmas spirit, from the cheery red exterior to the lavishly decorated interior.
Let the Holiday Spirit Flow: Ways to achieve a coordinated and festive look throughout the house. Click here to read a sneak preview.


Country Connections

Find out what's new with fellow Country Sampler readers, our social media sites, current contests and more. This month, we're giving you great ideas for decorating your table with our Captivating Centerpieces Pinterest board, a fan photo from Facebook and a how-to decorating video.

Antiques Q&A

Our expert assesses country collectibles, including a Santa bank, vintage trade cards and more.

Thrifty Thinking

Matthew Mead shares ideas for assembling stunning centerpieces for your holiday table.

Decorate with Crafts

Country Sampler stylists team up with a homeowner to incorporate a woodland Christmas theme throughout her home. Click here for a sneak preview.

Deck the Halls

Enter for a chance to win more than $600 worth of items to get your home remedy for holiday celebrations, including a Christmas tree and holiday textiles and decor!

Country Marketplace Online

Our Country Marketplace offers you one-stop, hassle-free holiday shopping for unique home accessories, furnishings and patterns. Click here to find out more information on our crafters and their products.