Country Sampler Spring Decorating 2018

PRESALE orders being taken now. Issue ships early February. For sale on newsstands February 27.

Breathe a breath of fresh air into your warm-weather decorating with this brand-new edition in our seasonal DIY series! This sunny issue is bursting with ideas for Easter, Mother's Day, Fourth of July and more.

decorating and project features

Retreats to Revel In

Nestle into an outdoor getaway that you'll never want to leave.

Simple Spring Updates -- From Boring to Bravo!

Give your decor a refreshing new look for the warmer seasons with bright and breezy updates.

Sweet Centerpieces & Arrangements

Whether you're planning a Mother's Day brunch or a Fourth of July bash, these displays will help you celebrate your special days.

Classy Campers

Camping is anything but drab in these trailers re-geared for "glamping"!

Here Comes Peter Cottontail!

Get your home Easter-ready with bunnies, chicks, eggs and more that you can make yourself.

Garden Goodness

Use your crafting skills to bring character and whimsy to your garden and other outdoor spaces.

Celebrate the Red, White & Blue

Display your American pride with a collection of festive DIY decorations.

A Meaningful Mother's Day Luncheon

Host a nature-inspired event to celebrate this special day.

Feasting on Flowers

Try these tasty treats made from some of your garden favorites.

home tours

Endless Summer

A pair of Texas transplants transform a traditional Hilton Head home into the quintessential beach cottage.

Junking by the Sea

This dyed-in-the-wool junker married farmhouse style with beachy keen decor to turn a characterless 1970s house into a cozy abode.

Coastal Home Away From Home

A super-small seaside condo makes a colorful retreat for a New Hampshire couple.

Down by the Bay

Guests savor Maine's ever-changing seasons in a uniquely barn-style cottage by the bay.

Come Out and Play

A Nashville tree house for grown-ups captures the spirit of childhood adventure and creativity.


Web Surfing

Travel through cyberspace to find these treasures and treats.

Cool Crafting Finds

Make it easy to create awesome DIY projects using some of these new materials and tools.

Easy Living Guide

Discover the perfect warm-weather decor in this year's special buying guide.