November 2022


Fit for a Celebration

A true farmstead built in 1866 has been carefully expanded and preserved by an Illinois family and is beautifully transformed at Christmastime into a splendid setting for festive gatherings.

History under Wraps

After discovering a log cabin disguised as an ordinary house, a Missouri couple have relied on their resourcefulness to let the structure tell its story as they reveal a home that suits their interests.

Natural Wonder

Drawing from the inspiration living on a former Christmas tree farm can bring, a New Jersey pair have brought elements of nature into their interior prim design schemes.

A Grab Bag of Country

New England character is front and center in the Maine home of a craftsman who has honed his abilities both in building custom furnishings and collecting beloved Colonial antiques. Click here to read a sneak preview.

Create & Decorate

Holiday in Harmony

Hum a joyful tune while you arrange tabletop decor around Christmas carol lyrics that will engage your guests and bring youthful memories to mind.

Standout Spaces

Hideaway at Home

Take a peek inside a former porch that has been converted into a unique room based on precious heirlooms, rustic finishes and woodland scenes—all by an Ohio couple working together to capture a mood.

Living the Life

Tourist Attraction

Take a cue from an inventive Ohioan who repurposes and rearranges timeworn objects into Yuletide displays that charm passersby each December.

Refresh & Renew

Everlasting Christmas

Avoid the fuss of fresh greenery for the holidays and instead try decorating with dried botanicals that easily last from November through the new year—and beyond.

Dining Delights

Styling a pretty holiday table is at the top of any host’s to-do list, and we’ll show you ideas to make each place setting special and extend an extra warm welcome.


Country Connections

Find out what's new with fellow Country Sampler readers, our social media sites, current contests and more. This month, we’re exploring holiday decorating ideas with our Country Christmas Pinterest board and a fan photo from Facebook.

Christmas Tree Giveaway!

Revive your Christmas decor with a new artificial tree that is sure to be a showstopping main attraction in your home. Enter today for your chance to win a 6½-foot pre-lit Fraser fir tree valued at $999, courtesy of Balsam Hill and Country Sampler. Click here to enter for your chance to win.