May 2021


Pieces of History

Two Pennsylvania residents who have a fondness for history pay homage to simpler times by filling their home with inspiring collections of wood furnishings, pewter and woven textiles. Click here to read a sneak preview.

Living the Dream

A resourceful couple breathe new life into a run-down 1875 Pennsylvania farmhouse, bringing out its vintage charm via an eclectic mix of primitive, country and rustic/shabby accessories.

Honoring Heirlooms

A drive down a country road leads an Ohio pair right to a midcentury ranch house that turns into the perfect place to lovingly display their family treasures.

Garden Retreat

Pennsylvania homeowners enliven their Cape Cod abode and picturesque garden shed with a cozy cottage vibe that boasts loads of fresh botanical accents and small touches of luxe.

Refresh & Renew:
Lovely in Lavender

Give—and receive—the gift of relaxation this Mother's Day with handmade goods that feature the soothing scent of lavender.

Busy Bee Remedy

Refresh your rooms with fragrant, two-ingredient hand soaps whose whimsical bee designs make them display-worthy.

Home of the Gnome

Looking for a simple rainy-day project this spring? Transform a standard terra-cotta planter pot into an enchanting garden decoration.

Box It Up!

Learn how to upcycle a basic picture frame and out-of-service drawers into clever showcases for colorful seed packets and small gardening tools.

Standout Spaces:
Dishing It Out

Donít keep your most prized decorative plates hidden away in the cupboard until the next special occasion. Turn them into an everyday work of art by employing them in eye-catching wall arrangements.


Country Connections

Find out what's new with fellow Country Sampler readers, our social media sites, current contests and more. This month, we're celebrating beautiful blooms with our Repurposed Delights Pinterest board and a fan photo from Facebook.

Rocking Chair Giveaway!

Kick off your shoes, grab a glass of sweet tea and start enjoying the outdoors again, courtesy of Country Sampler. Enter today for your chance to win two Adirondack rocking chairs and a matching side table valued at $529.98. Click here to enter for your chance to win.