November 2018


Down-Home Holiday

Childhood recollections of Pennsylvania Dutch country and nostalgia for the past inspires a Delaware couple to add character to their new home.
Heart of the Home: Ideas for giving a modern kitchen old-fashioned appeal.

Christmas on the Cape

A Massachusetts folk artist and her husband infuse character and primitive holiday style into their home by the sea.
Tip-Top Decor: Tips taking advantage of high spaces for display.

Southern Charm

Creating an unexpected farmhouse vibe in her coastal Alabama ranch home keeps a shopowner and blogger devising everyday and holiday decor.
Center of Attention: How to create charming holiday centerpieces.

Celebrating the Past

New Hampshire history buffs deck their 1763 home in authentic Colonial style for their annual holiday open house.
Fruits of the Season: Ways to assemble Colonial-inspired Christmas decor. Click here to read a sneak preview.

A Merry Mix

Georgia residents fill every nook and cranny of their home with themed decor that reflects their travels, favorite historic homes and family memories.
Countdown to Christmas: Tried-and-true steps to holiday decorating success.


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 to dress up your home for the holidays with our Country Christmas 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 Santa-themed items to holiday music.

Country Treasures

Discover display ideas for must-have decorative accessories.

Thrifty Thinking

Matthew Mead offers ideas for handmade holiday decorations to carry a classic color palette throughout your home.

Decorate with Crafts

Country Sampler stylists share how to cook up sweet style to a rustic kitchen. Click here for a sneak preview.

Deck the Halls Giveaway

Enter for a chance to win a holiday decor prize package worth $750.

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.