Country Sampler Farmhouse Style Christmas 2021 2021

Our special holiday-packed issue features 116 pages of seasonal inspiration, including 60+ easy holiday DIYs, cheery home tours, creative decorating ideas and fun wintertime celebrations.

festive decorating

Shimmer and Shine

Give your home a touch of Christmas magic by introducing elements with a dusting of glitter or a lustrous gleam.

Into the Woods

Embrace a rustic holiday look imbued with the warmth of a snug cabin in winter.

Cottagecore For Christmas

This rural-inspired aesthetic is all about cozy charm!

Three Perfect Pines

A beautifully trimmed tree is the icon of the season. See how three homeowners personalized their trees, and then try your hand at their DIY decorations.

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Glorious Garlands and Wreaths

Deck your doors, walls and furniture with creative wreaths and garlands featuring nostalgic elements, touchable textures and surprising additions.

Center of Attention

Whether in the kitchen, dining room or bedroom, every surface could use a little Christmas cheer. These holiday centerpieces and arrangements offer plenty of festivity with minimal effort.

Merry Makeovers

Give old goods a new life as upcycled Christmas decorations! These trash-to-treasure accents are easy to make and sure to become perennial favorites.

Seasonal Sentiments

From carol lyrics to Bible verses to movie references, well-known words remind us of what’s special about the holiday season. Try a few of these inspiring projects to bring more meaning to your decor.

Away in a Manger

Christmas decorating isn’t complete until the Nativity scene is set up in a place of honor. Whether you have an older collection that needs updating or want to create a new accent, we have an idea for you.

decorated homes and more

Calm and Bright

Christmastime brings a punch of color to a Seattle blogger’s normally serene surroundings.

All Things Blue and Beautiful

A Georgia ranch gets a dramatic transformation—and a touch of glam for the holidays.

Christmas in the Barn

Many homeowners extend the Christmas festivity to their gazebos, she sheds and outbuildings. For our two featured homeowners, that means bringing the holiday spirit to their beautiful barns.

winter celebrations

Girlfriends and Greenery

Gather your friends for a festive wreath-making party and start decking the halls.

Yummy Yule Logs

Bake a Christmas classic bűche de Noël with a twist on traditional flavors.

Pancakes, Pajamas and Plaid

Give little ones a holiday memory to cherish with this cozy, packed-with-fun Christmas party.