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 September in the Country! • This issue is best enjoyed on a rickety chair with a vintage blanket while sipping apple cider.
Simple Country Pleasures • Antiquing Edition!
Disorderly Desks • Piles of papers and quirky clutter are simply signs of a creative spirit at work.
Study Up on Desk Styles • When the dining table is no longer cutting it, pencil in these possibilities.
A Converted Barn Kitchen • In Harborside, Maine (check out that view!), a former barn gets gussied up as an open-concept cook space.
The Original Easy Chair • Blending sink-in comfort with a stately sophistication, the versatile wingback chair encourages fireside lingering and lost-in-a-book leisure.
Wingin’ It • Here’s how some of the most common silhouettes came to be.
A Clapboard Colonial • From historic homes dating back to the 1700s to updated 20th-century renditions, this American original charms with its symmetry and simplicity.
What to Collect Now • Mark our words: These 10 vintage categories are seriously heating up. (Strike now while you can still find ’em!)
A Little Glow-Up • With some creative thinking, you can turn almost any antique find into a one-of-a-kind lamp.
8 Ways to Look on the Bright Side • For all of these projects, use an at-home lamp wiring kit (antique lampsupply.com), or take your base to a local lamp or hardware store to tackle the task for around $150. (Shade tip: We prefer empire style for the most versatility.)
What Is It? What Is It Worth?? • These jaw-dropping appraisals from years past will make you want to raid the attic or rush to the nearest estate sale.
Good to the Core • Channel your best sweater-weather self with this sweet-and-savory (and sippable!) assortment of apple recipes.
Here Comes the Sun • Country Living Contributor Lela Rose brings her sunny disposition to the Jackson Hole valley for a cheerful get-together inspired by early fall flowers.
Stay Golden • LELA’S TIPS TO CREATE YOUR OWN PETAL PARTY
Viva la Vintage! • For two friends-turned-antiques dealers, taco night is as good an excuse as any to set a casually collected table.
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Talking Shop • With a move to rural Pennsylvania, an antiques-loving teacher trades chalk dust for hay bales.
Los Alamos, California • Calling all antiques lovers! In the northern gateway to the Golden State’s Santa Ynez Valley, remnants of the Old West now shine as repurposed spaces—many of which house a host of delightful discoveries.
A Feel Guide to Birds • The full-bodied song of an unassuming sprite reconnects ornithologist Dr. J. Drew Lanham with the true magic of birding.
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Stitch It Yourself! • Our monthly cross-stitch patterns, dreamed up by Digital Director Katie Bowlby, are available to download at country living.com/cross-stitch.
Aged to PERFECTION • Salvaged materials and antiques aplenty help this newly built North Carolina mountain house feel like it’s been sitting pretty for centuries.
BOLD FASHIONED • A New York designer gives his 1895 Victorian a spirited twist on country classics with punchy patterns and whimsical winks rooted in Americana.
HAPPILY HODGEPODGE • Featuring a jovial jumble of color, pattern, new finds, and antiques, this 200-year-old-farmhouse is a testament to the joy of the mix.
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