September 2023


Carrying on the Tradition

Undeterred by makeovers done by former owners, a Rhode Island resident works diligently to refit her 1800s farmhouse with Colonial style via prims and thoughtful painting.

Heirlooms in the Making

Set atop a Pennsylvania hill, a log cabin is home to a family eager to build new furnishings that blend with legacy pieces intended for future generations.

Turning an Old Leaf

A cottage in Illinois, once a modern-day blank slate, now has classic country character thanks to a vintage-loving pair whose changes spotlight their shabby-rustic preferences. Click here to read a sneak preview.

Rooms with a View

An Illinois couple constructed a brick ranch in the countryside where they can express themselves through vivid handcrafted furnishings that are inpsired by the bucolic landscape.

Create & Decorate

Fall to the Fullest

Maximize every moment of the season by putting together simple vignettes that will fill your home with warm hospitality as you prepare for family get-togethers.

Standout Spaces

Autumn in the Air

The kitchen and dining room of a 1960s two-story are reinvented by a Pennsylvania repurposing enthusiast who strives to include timeless details that function well for her young family.

Living the Life

Shift into the Season

Give your outdoor living spaces extra attention this time of year with natural elements combined with budget-friendly thrifted items for arrangements that enhance curb appeal.

Refresh & Renew

Pick of the Patch

Suited for display areas large and small, our 10 mess-free, no-carve pumpkin ideas upcycle everyday finds into appealing harvest decor.

A Lighthearted Take on Halloween

If you'd like to mark All Hallows' Eve but prefer the cheerful end of the spectrum, check out a collection of whimsical and crafty designs.


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 autumn with our Centerpieces for All Seasons Pinterest board and a fan photo from Facebook.

Visa® Gift Card Giveaway!

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