Rooms that invite you to linger. Vintage collectibles displayed with love. A colorful easy-care garden. A porch that says "Come sit!" All yours in the pages of Country Living!
Welcome to a New Year in the Country!
Simple Country Pleasures
Distressed Doors • Nothing documents the ebb and flow of a home’s inhabitants like these patina-rich passageways.
A Jewel Box of a Kitchen • When designer Christina Salway came across this 230-year-old Maine kitchen, she knew looking back was the key to making it shine again.
Feeling Folksy • From stenciled floors to painted furniture, folk art motifs bring a colorful and fanciful flourish to spaces of all sorts.
Favorite Folk Flourishes • From doves to tulips, here are some favorite motifs of early-American folk artists.
Laying the Groundwork • Down a pea gravel path on a New England farm, a shingled garden house makes for ideal shedquarters for two dawn-to-dusk gardeners.
The Out Back Q&A • Grab a wicker garden chair and a glass of wine and settle in with Bill Reynolds as he talks about the joys of getting your hands in the dirt.
A Stately Queen Anne • With their intricately spindled porches and castle-like charm (turrets, anyone?), these Victorian-era head-turners are ready for your royal DIY treatment.
The Bee’s Knees • From skeps to smokers, vintage beekeeping collectibles are a honey of a find.
Acquired Taste • Thanks to a keen eye and expert curation, the breakfast room of designer Max Sinsteden’s 1920s Rhode Island cottage goes from a blah blank slate to a corner chock-full of charm.
What Is It? What Is It Worth? • Our team of antiques experts weighs in on your treasured finds.
Head Start • Keep that crisper stocked with humble and hearty cabbage, because it’s about time this underrated vegetable gets its due.
Better with Biscuits • These blessedly buttery variations on a country table mainstay are sure to rise to any occasion.
Grapefruit Custard Pie
Crowning Achievement • A bespoke hatmaker mixes Western influences with Southern hospitality at her country workshop in central Mississippi.
Apalachicola, Florida • In an oft-overlooked portion of the Florida Panhandle, a quaint fishing community happily maintains its coastal-meets-country charm. (Just don’t let the word get out.)
The Gerbils Next Door • A pair of disappearing house pets provides a much-needed window into the magic of childhood for author Mary Liza Hartong.
CountryLiving • February-March 2024
LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PASTURE • A worn-down, Depression-era cottage reveals its soulful character thanks to the neighboring farm family who brought it back to life.
A New Chapter • Down an unassuming dirt road in the heart of the upper Michigan countryside, a humble 100-year-old farmhouse beautifully showcases the stories of families past while making room for plot twists of the present.
put the ROOM back in BATHROOM • Despite its daily use, the average bathroom can feel as cold as bare feet on a tile floor. Give yours a distinctly country warm-up with these design ideas inspired by your home’s more linger-friendly living spaces.
From Down to Study to Up for Suds
New Tuby with Vintage Charm • Granted, a footed tub isn’t for everyone. Here are three feet-free freestanding soakers that feel right at home in a more modern setting.
From Blah to Breezy
New Sinks with Vintage Charm • These models would all feel right at home in an historic property or modern farmhouse.
From Generic to Jewel Toned
ALMANAC • A SEASONAL COMPENDIUM OF EVERYDAY KNOW-HOW
PRIZE RECIPES • WINNING FARE TO MAKE AND SHARE
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