July 2023


Familiar Surroundings

Expecting to move regularly to accommodate military service, a Missouri couple bring along favored family pieces and Americana furnishings to help them feel instantly connected to their new residence.

A Balance of Color

A former antiques dealer demonstrates her decorating talents in a Washington-state ranch that is redefined through the careful addition of bold pigments on country classics.

An Early Start

Relics from England and France intermix with flea-market treasures when a California pair team up to develop a unique look in their Craftsman-style home.

Made from Scratch

In Arizona, a homeowner strives to create a setting that honors his grandparents and heritage while he handcrafts millwork and incorporates primitive details. Click here to read a sneak preview.

Create & Decorate

Summer State of Mind

Invigorate living areas for the season with easy DIY ideas that reimagine secondhand and rummage-sale castoffs as stars of the patriotic show.

Standout Spaces

A Gardener's Getaway

Embellish a sturdy potting bench with salvaged goods, certain to ease landscaping chores and bring personality to your workspace.

Living the Life

A Heart in Full Bloom

Be inspired to splash all the shades of the rainbow across outdoor decor by viewing a Louisiana garden dotted with installations of make-do, whimsical art.

Refresh & Renew

Bask in the Possibilities

Have a stack of baskets in need of a transformation? Check out these clever ways to overhaul basic woven containers as you're rearranging vignettes.

Claim to Frame

Refashion outmoded picture frames via thoughtful positioning and straightforward paint makeovers that convert overlooked examples into decorating triumphs.


Country Connections

Find out what's new with fellow Country Sampler readers, our social media sites, current contests and more. This month, we're taking notice of the finishing touches with our Display Details Pinterest board and a fan photo from Facebook.

Country Kitchen Shopping Spree!

Stock your kitchen with down-home classics, from cast-iron cookware to comfort foods, courtesy of Country Sampler and Dutch Country General Store. Enter today for your chance to win a $500 gift card to Dutch Country General Store. Click here to enter for your chance to win.