September 2018


Happy Campers

After building a Bible camp and retreat center, a Missouri couple construct a director’s home featuring hands-on design and outdoorsy appeal.
Woodsy Warm-Ups: Fall decorations inspired by nature.

A Primitive Primer

An old Connecticut schoolhouse-turned-residence highlights a couple’s distinctive blend of primitive-inspired decor.
Autumn Abundance: Tips on creating seasonal ambience with rustic accents.

Falling for History

A New Jersey couple fall in love with a historic 19th-century home and fully embrace a period aesthetic.
Fall Fabrications: How fabric flourishes can bring color and texture to your rooms.

A Ranch Reborn

First-time homeowners complete a perfectly prim makeover in their 1970s Pennsylvania ranch.
Dressing in Layers: Ways to assemble richly layered autumn displays throughout your home. Click here to read a sneak preview.

Halloween Heyday

A California homeowner gives her abode a happily haunted look with vintage collections and handmade goods.


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 dressing your walls with our Country Wall Decor Pinterest board, inspiring reader letters, a fan photo from Facebook and a how-to decorating video.

Antiques Q&A

Our expert shares insights on seasonal goods, from Halloween party decor to an autumnal platter.

Country Treasures

Discover display ideas for must-have decorative accessories.

Thrifty Thinking

Matthew Mead offers inspiration for making wreaths, vase fillers and more from nuts in the shell.

Creative Conversions

Find inventive ways to turn ordinary objects into pretty fall displays.

Decorate with Crafts

Country Sampler stylists share how to to add harvest style to gathering spaces. Click here for a sneak preview.

Comforts of Home Giveaway

Enter for a chance to win a custom-made coffee bar worth $795.

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.