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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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Last week, we posted our Mood/Inspiration Board video. So I thought it’s only natural to post the finished board. My process? Simple. As we head into each new season, I make it my practice to
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As I sat with my seed catalogs in the bitter cold of January, my thoughts were of warm late summer days and reaping the rewards of my carefully crafted orders. Now that it’s mid-September, my
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My very favorite pair of scissors is my ancient orange handled Fiskars – The Original. They’ve been knocking around in the kitchen’s junk drawer forever. So when I went to the Bloggers Conference earlier this
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Tumbling over the stone wall in front of Connecticut Country House is one very happy Sweet Autumn Clematis. When I admire the drifts of tiny, snow-white blooms, it’s hard to imagine that a one-gallon nursery
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From early spring into late fall, we crave spending time outdoors. The patios at Connecticut Country House serve as natural extensions of the interior spaces. My approach to arranging these areas is just like how
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It was love at first sight and snip! Whether I’m giving my rosemary topiaries a haircut, just snipping a couple of fragrant branches to cook with, or adding a touch of evergreen pretty to a
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From ear to ear I grin. Daily. I love this time of year. Each trip to the kitchen garden reveals something ripe and ready to be picked. The tomato crop in particular, has been satisfyingly
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I’m incredibly honored that Country Living magazine featured an article based on the simple style snippets that I presented at their 2016 Country Living Fair in Rhinebeck, NY. For those who couldn’t attend this fabulous
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This may look like one of those 5,000 piece mind-boggling puzzles, but it isn’t. It’s just a sampling of all we have discovered around the property of this old 1767 Connecticut Country House. This past
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I swear that it was just yesterday that I was welcoming August, and now, in what seems like in the blink of an eye, it has come and gone. Murph is back in the classroom,
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Cool morning temps at Connecticut Country House are becoming a clearer sign that it’s almost time to hang-up the summer clothes. The crisp, crumply linens, the soft sun-bleached cottons, and the wonky brimmed straw hats
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  • The Summer Room

The Summer Room (formerly known as the parlor/sitting room) is one of the smallest rooms in Connecticut Country House. No matter the size, this wee space still packs a pretty punch! My collection of old
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