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!
The Sampler • AN A-TO-Z LOOK AT WHAT’S IN THE JULY-AUGUST ISSUE, AMONG OTHER SEASONAL NEWS AND NOTES
The Camp Collection
Turn This Scene into a Room • See how Country Living decorating editors designed a bare-feet-friendly breakfast nook inspired by a shingled shack.
Make Over Your Bedroom
Canvas • The outdoorsy staple is at peak popularity thanks to its low-maintenance appeal.
Day at the Lake • A flattering V-neck one-piece pairs well with casual, colorful layers.
Creature Comforts • The latest and greatest finds for animals and the people who love them
BEARS • From honey pots to hooked pillows, cubs are coming out of hibernation.
Gus’s Corner • Country Living’s office dog shares his newest summer necessities.
Ask a Country Vet • Should you alter flea and tick protection during the summer? Dr. Tricia Earley weighs in.
Flea Market Finds • ANTIQUES FOR ANIMAL LOVERS
A Sunny Sleeping Porch • Check in to the colorful and collected Wisconsin getaway known as Camp Wandawega, where co-owner Tereasa Surratt turned a 1920s sunroom into a nostalgia-rich retreat.
National Park Collectibles • The Grand Canyon’s centennial is cause to celebrate America’s notable landscapes and landmarks.
Scout’s Honor • Contributor Mary Randolph Carter pledges her love for her green-sash stash.
What Is It? What Is It Worth? • Our team of antiques experts weighs in on your treasured finds.
Country Living Fair in Columbus, Ohio • Tempted to check out our longest-running location on September 13-15? Smart! CL Managing Editor (and our resident Ohio expert) Amy Mitchell has your ideal Buckeye State itinerary.
Meet Our Collecting Panel
Bathing Beauties • A New York designer’s love of vintage swimwear springboards a splashy new career.
“Let’s Watch the Fireworks!” • Drag your coffee table outdoors, plop down a few pillows, and host a casual look-to-the-sky celebration featuring hot dogs with (of course!) the works and sparkling cocktails in custom glassware.
A Family Tree House • A two-story hideaway set among the Georgia pines makes for one picturesque perch.
Cabins in the Woods • Carve out your own secluded escape with these rustic lodgings, some of which even have “former summer camp” cred.
The Shingled “New England” Birdhouse • With its simple design and hardy construction, this avian abode by garden and home retailer Terrain makes the perfect home tweet home.
PACKING A COOLER
Fireworks • Brush up on your pyrotechnic talking points in time for the Fourth of July.
Duffle Bags • These weekenders make ideal travel companions.
Constellation Motifs • You needn’t look up to go star-spotting! Celestial groupings are currently gracing all sorts of earthly wares.
Sounds of Summer • Train your senses to recognize summer’s most musical critters. (To hear some in action, go to npr.org.)
INTO THE WILD • Known for over-the-top color and pattern, interior designer Anthony Baratta heads for the Adirondacks and sets up one very well-appointed campsite.
THE PARENT TRAP • From the perfect cabin-green paints to well-loved vintage luggage, this ’61 cult classic film starring Hayley Mills is rich with design inspiration. We revisited Camp Inch to channel the setting’s nostalgic charm into new ideas worth writing home about.
TWIN BEDS (BUT OF COURSE!) • After a “disgusting display of hooliganism” at a dance, Susan and Sharon...