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Welcome. Now Serving Country House Style Daily!

There are a thousand ways to put Country House style into your life – it comes down to the details. All those thoughtful littles add up to One. Great. Big! Browse the photos. Try something – just one thing – today and see if it doesn’t change your POV. And visit again tomorrow for more exclusive, new pics and ideas!

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Nibbles & Sips


NIBBLES & SIPS
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In The Garden


IN THE GARDEN
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At The Table


AT THE TABLE
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Floral Note


FLORAL NOTE
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Style Snippets


STYLE SNIPPETS
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Out & About


OUT & ABOUT

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A few years back I signed up to be a chaperone for my son Conor’s Middle School field trip to Philadelphia. Our mission (with hundreds of kids in tow) was to walk the Constitutional Trail.
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Very Berry Ice is the perfect red, white and blue addition to your summertime bar. So easy, and so pretty. Fill ice trays with water. Add fresh blueberries and cut strawberries. Pop filled trays into
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I love, love, love how the downy plumes of astilbe brighten up the borders at Connecticut Country House. Rising above their beautiful fern-like foliage, their feather duster blooms are just so dramatic. They make me
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When you live and love a house that was built in 1767, it’s hard not to take advantage of any opportunity to deck it out in The Stars and Stripes. But, as we get ready
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When I see a gorgeous flowering plant, I can’t resist taking her home with me. A couple of my faves that are sporting glorious blooms right now are the delphiniums and foxgloves. I always look
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“I almost wish we were butterflies and liv’d but three summer days — three such days with you I could fill with more delight than fifty common years could ever contain.” ~John Keats Just a
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Summer’s here. The 4th..almost. It’s time to get our red, white, and blue on! Happy Sunday! Love, Nora

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In the Connecticut Country House gardens, I rely on a wide variety of support systems to keep my plants at their best. Whether in the form of simple stick teepees, bamboo stakes, painted trellises, rustic
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Haricot Vert is French for green bean, and I just can’t get enough of them! They’re a more slender green bean than its American counterpart, and in my opinion more flavorful. My favorite way to
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She’s in full bloom, my beautiful Eden. We’ve been together for a long time now, ever since I first planted her at our former home. When we moved to Connecticut Country House, it was only
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It’s official! The season of summer and the summer issue of Nora Murphy Country House Style are here! We’ve kicked off the season with an out of doors state of mind – and can’t wait
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Last Tuesday was an emotional day for the Murphy’s. Tuesday marked another milestone for our family – Conor’s high school graduation. Murph and I tried to hold it together, but a milestone like this one flooded
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