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 wicker rocker with a wool blanket while sipping apple cider.
The FIELD GUIDE • IDEAS AND INSPIRATION FOR THE GREAT INDOORS
Disheveled Bookshelves • There’s a joy that comes with getting lost in your own library—the less organized, the better.
A Kitchen That Says “Come On In” • Leave it to a hospitality industry veteran—restaurateur Keith McNally—to dream up an inviting and refreshingly undesigned-looking spot to gather.
A Classic Colonial • If you have a love of symmetry, classic proportions, and really old houses (think centuries!), look no further than these Early American beauties.
A Quick Study • DIY-loving duo Victoria and Marcus Ford have teamed up with Country Living to breathe new life into their 1970s Dutch Colonial–style home. THIS MONTH: upgrading the living room and powder room
Colorful Insights For A MAKEOVER TAKEOVER!
Hotel Collectibles • From swanky silver to humble wooden hangers, these jaunty souvenirs offer a trip back in time.
Crowning Glory • Jazz singer, bandleader, and wardrobe consultant Dandy Wellington (@dandywellington) shares his head-turning collection of vintage hats.
What Is It? What Is It Worth? • Our team of antiques experts weighs in on your treasured finds.
Show Your Stripes • Inspired by the iconic Hudson Bay “Point” blanket, which dates back to the late 1700s, designer Max Humphrey craftily colors inside the lines.
Potluck Palooza • Bring it on! Contributor Lela Rose dishes out a little friendly competition at her annual lakeside buffet.
The Pursuit of Happiness • Writer Kelly Conaboy’s quest to please her beloved rescue dog, Peter, leads to a pitch-perfect lesson about life.
HISTORY IN THE MAKING • Think hip and historic have to be mutually exclusive? Think again! This newly renovated New York farmhouse pairs classic architecture with a fresh color palette for a seamless mix of old and new.
Colonial Revival • DESIGNER LAUREN LIESS ARTFULLY TURNS BACK THE CLOCK ON A NEWISH 1980S HOME BY EMBRACING THE RELAXED REFINEMENT OF EARLY AMERICAN INTERIORS.
A New Build with Old Soul • In Sulphur Springs, Texas, a family finds that starting from scratch can sometimes cook up the most authentic farmhouse flavor.
FARMERS’ MARKET • It’s peak season for produce lovers, with the wonders of late summer and early fall ripe for the picking. Here’s how to make the best use of a bumper crop. (Warning: You’re gonna need a bigger tote.)
A Sun-Dappled Family Feast • Textile designer Heather Taylor keeps mealtime refreshingly casual in her California backyard.
Blackberry and Pear Pie
THE RECIPE BOX • Assorted How-Tos and Go-Tos from the CL Farmhouse Kitchen
Resource Guide • YOUR GO-TO GUIDE FOR REPLICATING THE LOOKS IN THIS ISSUE
Dad’s Letterman Sweater • A maroon-and-gold varsity crewneck represents a father’s legacy of love and loyalty both on and off the field.