Country Sampler Christmas Decorating 2018

Bring fun festivity to your home with all the creative designs and decorating ideas in this newest issue of Christmas Decorating!

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Have a Country Christmas

Dress your home in the warm, inviting look of country style for the holidays, with arrangements of distinctive antiques, lush greenery and natural fabrics throughout your home.

Great Garlands & Wreaths

Herald the season with freshly cut evergreen boughs, strings of pinecones and berries, and crafty creations that showcase your signature style.

Three Merry Tablescapes

Set an unforgettable table for Christmas with these holiday-inspired ideas for place settings, centerpieces and other tabletop decor.

The Holiday Classics

Bring back nostalgic memories of holidays past by decking your halls in a traditional palette of Santa-suit red and Christmas-tree green.

Personalize Your Pine

Whether decking your tree, adding personality to presents or strung into a garland, these handcrafted ornaments will bring joy throughout the season.

Set Your Sights to Scandinavian Style

With these handmade projects from Scandi Christmas by Christine Bellstedt Myers, your holiday decor is sure to inspire the type of comfort and joy found in this Nordic region.

Purr-fect Pet Presents

These handmade gifts for pooches, kitties, and their parents are sure to liven up Christmas with happy barks, meows and laughs.

All Wrapped Up

Step up your gift-wrapping game with ideas of our favorite box toppers, themed packages and treat containers.

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Baubles, Bangles & Beads

Longtime artist, designer and holiday decorator, Aleta Breese adds zest to her Christmas decor by contrasting her neutral palette with colorful accents that lend sparkle day or night.

A Little Bit Country

This cozy home with its warm brick and painted wood has a touch of Colonial country that showcases the warmth of the holidays.

Season of Simplicity

At the Picket Fence blogger, Vanessa Hunt keeps her Christmas decor a mix of family favorites, neutral new touches and wintry accents that stays up all year long.

Overflowing with Charm

Shimmering layers of cream and gold dress this home in its vintage-style holiday decor.


Around the World Treats

Experience the culinary delights of differing heritages with these dishes from various backgrounds.

Web Surfing

Travel through cyberspace to find these treasures and treats.

Cool Crafting Finds

Make it easy to create and decorate with some of the new materials and tools available today.

Decorating Tips and Tricks Q&A

Anita, Kelly and Yvonne--the co-hosts of Decorating Tips & Tricks podcast--answer questions from listeners seeking home decorating advice.

Easy Living Guide

Find the perfect autumn accent for your home with this bounty of goodies.