May 2019


Town & Country

Working from the ground up, a California couple craft a peaceful country-style haven brimming with antiques and rejuvenated thrift-store finds in the middle of a bustling suburb.
Small Spaces, Big Ideas: Tips for bringing country flair to a small home.

Barn Raising

Rather than build a traditional home, a Pennsylvania artist constructed a barn-style residence, which perfectly showcases her vibrant folk-art paintings and the furnishings that complement them.
Folksy Fixes: Inspiration for decorating with folk art Click here to read a sneak preview.

Historical Romance

A DIY couple take inspiration from their New York area’s storied homes to add distinctive details and period appeal to their own 1950s bungalow.
Instant Age: Four ideas for adding historical character to any home.

Primitives at Play

Antiques-loving homeowners introduce colorful painted finishes and nostalgic playthings to bring a lighthearted touch to their Pacific Northwest abode.
Fitting in Fun: Advice for pairing playful goods with antique furnishings.

Charmed Life

An Illinois homeowner lovingly renovates a 1920s cottage and fills it indoors and out with a carefully chosen assortment of small-scale furnishings and thrifted treasures.
Frugal Flair: A guide to cozy cottage style on a thrift-store budget.


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

Country Treasures

Discover home accents with a fresh seasonal feel.

Thrifty Thinking

Matthew Mead offers ideas for converting garden goods into indoor decor.

Decorate with Crafts

Country Sampler stylists share tips on how to introduce pretty pastel accessories into your everyday decor. Click here for a sneak preview.

Win a $750 Gift Card

Country Sampler would like to help boost your decorating budget with an opportunity 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.