January 2018


Top 10 Collectibles for 2018

From pincushions and salt cellars to colorful lard tins, coffee grinders and more, our annual list highlights the most sought-after items for collectors.

No Place Like Home

Building her dream home helps this West Virginia native honor her past as well as the primitive Colonial style that she adores and allows her to showcase her passion for collecting.
Tins for the Win: Tips for incorporating vintage tins into your decor.

A Stitch in Time

With a fondness for quilts and quilting, a California homeowner pieces together a comfortable home that brims with color and pattern.
Quilts on Parade: Inventive ways to display country quilts.

Back to the Past

A Tennessee homeowner returns to her roots and infuses her newly built house with down-home appeal by filling it with the antiques and reproductions she's come to love.
This New Old House: Five ideas for infusing a newer home with ages-old character. Click here to read a sneak preview.

Living History

A pair of antiques dealers lovingly restore their historic Pennsylvania stone home and turn it into an inn so they can share its beauty with others.
Authenticity ABCs: Advice on restoring or decorating a home with historic appeal.


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

Antiques Q&A

Our expert assesses country collectibles, including a chicken feeder, dinnerware and more.

Country Treasures

Discover versatile farmhouse-inspired home accents.

Thrifty Thinking

Matthew Mead shares ways to warm up your home with heartfelt decorations.

Decorate with Crafts

Country Sampler stylists help a homeowner make her home feel cozy and inviting for the winter months. Click here for a sneak preview.

Sweet Dreams Giveaway

Enter for a chance to win a country bedding ensemble worth more than $500, including a quilt, shams, throw, curtains, bed skirt, toss pillows and a rug!

Country Marketplace Online

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