July 2022


For a Season

Undeterred by a planned move once they’re empty nesters, a Tennessee couple relish the moment by endowing their surroundings with traditional Americana and primitive pieces.

Trusting in a Vision

A Louisiana gardener blurs the line between indoors and out by letting the light stream into her home, which is filled with vivid colors, custom touches and special furnishings that bring memories to mind.

House of Five Gables

An Ohio homeowner is honored to preserve an iconic 19th-century Victorian that highlights her prim antiques and handcrafted heirlooms as well as her penchant for decorating with wallpaper. Click here to read a sneak preview.

A Familiar Feeling

Designing with hospitality in mind is key for a Texas resident as she interweaves heritage collections with country cottage details that foster a casual atmosphere.

Create & Decorate

Paint It Patriotic

Layer on the red, white and blue with our clever concepts of how paint can transform flea-market finds into unique accents that coordinate with a variety of styles.

Spirited Scraps

Give a salute to Old Glory by crafting a timeworn flag with nothing but fabric remnants, chicken wire and a vintage frame.

Standout Spaces

Sweet Escapes

Take a break from life’s ups and downs on a comfortably appointed porch that accentuates personality as well as offers an extra gathering place for summer living.

Living the Life:

A Chore No More

An antiques enthusiast in Washington state has converted her backyard into a peaceful garden complete with a greenhouse constructed from architectural salvage.

Refresh & Renew

Color Your World

Organizing a collection into a beautiful display takes careful planning, and we offer ideas on how to compose groupings that focus on hue as a design theme.

Bowled Over

Challenge the form and function of stoneware bowls by reimagining them as photo holders, plant pots or even pendant lamps.


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 the summer holidays with our Country Floral Arrangements Pinterest board and a fan photo from Facebook.

Windsor Chair Giveaway!

Add traditional flavor to your home with our Windsor Chair Giveaway courtesy of Country Sampler and Lawrence Crouse Workshop. Enter today for your chance to win a handcrafted sack back arm chair valued at $520 from Lawrence Crouse Workshop. Click here to enter for your chance to win.