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Country Living

Sep 01 2019
Magazine

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!

Editor’s Note

Country Living

THE FORECAST • WHAT’S HAVING A MOMENT & ON THE HORIZON

Greet Index: What’s Hot in Exteriors • Kick up your curb appeal with these on-trend updates.

Check Your Flora-scope • Flowers are in your future, but which ones speak best to your sign? Find out below.

The Analog Clock Revival • Because checking your handheld for the time is a gateway to meme-ville.

“PUGS ARE THE NEW LLAMA…” • …and 24 more “what’ll be big” predictions from a few of our favorite style forecasters.

RIPE FOR THE PICKING • HOW TO CULTIVATE YOUR NEXT COLLECTION

Fruit & Vegetable Collectibles • From seedy ceramics to won’t-spoil wovens, these freshly picked finds make for one fruitful trip to the flea market.

HEIRLOOM VARIETIES • Pay homage to the classics with this crop of china cabinet staples.

What Is It? What Is It Worth? • The Shaker Church’s guiding principles of honesty, unity, and simplicity informed not only how they lived, but also the artful, practical (and valuable!) pieces they designed.

SIGNATURE SHAKER COLORS

A PENNY SAVED • BARGIN BUYS & DIYS

BUY IT OR D.I.Y. IT?

CANNING Calendar • Preserve time and money with a year’s worth of can-do projects.

Save This House! • Country Living contributor and peeling wallpaper enthusiast Elizabeth Finkelstein (@circahouses) is eager for someone to restore this 19th-century Victorian gem to its original glory. Any takers?

DIVERSIONS & AMUSEMENTS • PLACES TO WANDER AND PUZZELS TO PONDER

36 Hours at Flowerstock • On a historic Virginia farm, floral first-timers, budding designers, and industry veterans camp out in eucalyptus-draped canvas tents for a two-day petal pilgrimage.

STEM EDUCATION • A play-by-play guide to Flowerstock’s festivities

How to Make a Floral Crown • What, you thought an event called Flowerstock wouldn’t include flower crowns? Here, Holly’s tips for creating a botanical headpiece. (Flower crowns can be worn fully encircling the head or as a half-crown tied in the back.)

A Harvest Moon Celebration • Bask in the glow of the fall full moon—this year, on a Saturday!—with cozy blankets, moonshine cocktails, a custom “moon” pie, and ample orb decor.

FAIR Games • Step right up and try your hand at one of these country-inspired pastimes.

HOME REMEDIES

The Sleep-a-Crowd Farmhouse That Can Happily Host All 20 Cousins

The New-Build Farmhouse That Looks Centuries Old

The #ModernFarmhouse That Doesn’t Look Like All the Others on Instagram

WIT & WISDOM • We asked two dozen of our favorite tastemakers to offer aphorisms on everything from the most flattering lighting (think pink!) to how high to hang curtains (psst: higher!).

finds and favorites • Your guide to events, promotions, products, and online resources.

PRIZE RECIPES

TOMATOES • Nothing rivals a ripe, late-summer tomato, and these dishes beautifully showcase the vegetable garden staple. (Or devour one plain, preferably while standing over the sink!)

CUCUMBERS • These vines tend to take over a garden in the blink of an eye. Luckily, it’s one of the easiest gourds to add to any dish—and yes, even a (incredibly refreshing!) dessert.

CARROTS • When bunches begin to overtake the pantry, make room for the flavorful root in family-friendly comfort food and perfectly seasoned sides.

BLACKBERRIES • This fast-fleeting late-summer favorite adds a tart earthiness—and a beautifully inky sheen—to everything from sweets to...


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 100 Publisher: Hearst Edition: Sep 01 2019

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  • Release date: August 1, 2019

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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!

Editor’s Note

Country Living

THE FORECAST • WHAT’S HAVING A MOMENT & ON THE HORIZON

Greet Index: What’s Hot in Exteriors • Kick up your curb appeal with these on-trend updates.

Check Your Flora-scope • Flowers are in your future, but which ones speak best to your sign? Find out below.

The Analog Clock Revival • Because checking your handheld for the time is a gateway to meme-ville.

“PUGS ARE THE NEW LLAMA…” • …and 24 more “what’ll be big” predictions from a few of our favorite style forecasters.

RIPE FOR THE PICKING • HOW TO CULTIVATE YOUR NEXT COLLECTION

Fruit & Vegetable Collectibles • From seedy ceramics to won’t-spoil wovens, these freshly picked finds make for one fruitful trip to the flea market.

HEIRLOOM VARIETIES • Pay homage to the classics with this crop of china cabinet staples.

What Is It? What Is It Worth? • The Shaker Church’s guiding principles of honesty, unity, and simplicity informed not only how they lived, but also the artful, practical (and valuable!) pieces they designed.

SIGNATURE SHAKER COLORS

A PENNY SAVED • BARGIN BUYS & DIYS

BUY IT OR D.I.Y. IT?

CANNING Calendar • Preserve time and money with a year’s worth of can-do projects.

Save This House! • Country Living contributor and peeling wallpaper enthusiast Elizabeth Finkelstein (@circahouses) is eager for someone to restore this 19th-century Victorian gem to its original glory. Any takers?

DIVERSIONS & AMUSEMENTS • PLACES TO WANDER AND PUZZELS TO PONDER

36 Hours at Flowerstock • On a historic Virginia farm, floral first-timers, budding designers, and industry veterans camp out in eucalyptus-draped canvas tents for a two-day petal pilgrimage.

STEM EDUCATION • A play-by-play guide to Flowerstock’s festivities

How to Make a Floral Crown • What, you thought an event called Flowerstock wouldn’t include flower crowns? Here, Holly’s tips for creating a botanical headpiece. (Flower crowns can be worn fully encircling the head or as a half-crown tied in the back.)

A Harvest Moon Celebration • Bask in the glow of the fall full moon—this year, on a Saturday!—with cozy blankets, moonshine cocktails, a custom “moon” pie, and ample orb decor.

FAIR Games • Step right up and try your hand at one of these country-inspired pastimes.

HOME REMEDIES

The Sleep-a-Crowd Farmhouse That Can Happily Host All 20 Cousins

The New-Build Farmhouse That Looks Centuries Old

The #ModernFarmhouse That Doesn’t Look Like All the Others on Instagram

WIT & WISDOM • We asked two dozen of our favorite tastemakers to offer aphorisms on everything from the most flattering lighting (think pink!) to how high to hang curtains (psst: higher!).

finds and favorites • Your guide to events, promotions, products, and online resources.

PRIZE RECIPES

TOMATOES • Nothing rivals a ripe, late-summer tomato, and these dishes beautifully showcase the vegetable garden staple. (Or devour one plain, preferably while standing over the sink!)

CUCUMBERS • These vines tend to take over a garden in the blink of an eye. Luckily, it’s one of the easiest gourds to add to any dish—and yes, even a (incredibly refreshing!) dessert.

CARROTS • When bunches begin to overtake the pantry, make room for the flavorful root in family-friendly comfort food and perfectly seasoned sides.

BLACKBERRIES • This fast-fleeting late-summer favorite adds a tart earthiness—and a beautifully inky sheen—to everything from sweets to...


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