September 2020


Colonial Changeover

Take it from these Florida homeowners, who swapped outdated frills for Early American authenticity, you, too, can transform any style of home into a prim paradise with a little creative vision and some elbow grease.
Time Traveling: How to blend primitive Colonial style into a modern home.

Primitive in Progress

Gather ideas from a prolific DIYer who has spent decades cultivating an authentic countrified atmosphere in her Georgia home with a focus on natural surfaces, salvaged wood and handcrafted reproductions.
Housewares Haven: Ways to decorate with household goods.

Simply Cozy

Embrace simplicity with inspiration from a budget-minded New Hampshire couple who utilize their artistic abilities and interest in minimalism to create a clutter-free country home warmed by texture and pops of color.
Brew Your Own Coffee Bar: Tips for creating a café-style setup in your home.

Dream Come True

Borrow styling cues from a Maine homeowner who spent years planning how to decorate her “someday” house and brought her Colonial vision to life with hands-on projects, family heirlooms and carefully curated collections.
Screen Test: Creative ideas for a cozy porch. Click here to read a sneak preview.

A Grand Entrance

Usher in the harvest season with bountiful displays that are sure to delight guests and trick-or-treaters.


Creative Conversions

Transform salvaged goods into whimsical yard decorations.

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 seasonal celebrations with our Halloween Tricks and Treats Pinterest board and a fan photo from Facebook.

Country Treasures

Discover home accents with a harvest-inspired feel.

Thrifty Thinking

Matthew Mead provides options for adding autumn color to your home decor with pressed leaves.

Decorate with Crafts

Our Country Sampler stylist shares tips for prepping dining areas for fall celebrations. Click here for a sneak preview.

Autumn in New England Sweepstakes

Let Country Sampler take you on an adventure! Enter for your chance to win a trip for two, valued at $4,994, to New England in Fall 2021. Click here to enter for your chance to win.