May 2018


A Perfect Space

Washington-state homeowners craft a light-filled potting shed to preside over their colorful container garden.

Upstairs, Downstairs

Filled with family keepsakes and treasured collections, the living quarters above their business provides a cozy home for two Georgia antiques dealers.
Green Scene: Ways to incorporate a signature color throughout your home. Click here to read a sneak preview.

Dutch Treat

For an Ohio couple, a 1927 Dutch Colonial with loads of character proves the perfect backdrop for showcasing their heirlooms and cherished antiques.
Painted with Personality: Tips for using paint to add creative touches to your rooms.

Living in the Light

An Illinois home and lifestyle blogger inventively incorporates salvaged finds and vintage goods throughout her ranch-style home.
Attention to Detail: How to repurpose items and use materials in unexpected ways to give spaces more character.

Log-Home Legacy

A Missouri couple with an affection for primitives build their dream retirement home around a renovated and relocated log cabin.
Lighten Up: A guide to making a log home feel bright and airy.

Remaking History

Restoring an abandoned 19th-century home and updating it for modern living brought a New York resident a sense of accomplishment.
Stenciled Touch: Ideas for adding style through stenciling.


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 sowing interesting touches in your garden, patio or other outdoor spaces with our Outdoor Decor Pinterest board, a fan photo from Facebook and a how-to decorating video.

Antiques Q&A

Our expert assesses country collectibles, from a spice cabinet to a cut-glass toothpick holder.

Country Treasures

Discover display ideas for must-have decorative accessories.

Thrifty Thinking

Matthew Mead offers inspiration for employing interesting containers to hold springtime plantings.

Decorate with Crafts

Country Sampler stylists share how to bring garden-fresh style into your kitchen. Click here for a sneak preview.

Win a $750 Gift Card

If you’re ready to spruce up your style for spring, you’ll want to enter for your chance to win a $750 Visa® gift card.

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.