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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

OUR LATEST POSTS

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For me there’s nothing more honest and authentic than the weathered, timeworn quality of country baskets. There’s a wonderful sense of comfort in living with the old splint, distressed paint, and just plain old imperfections
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Every spring, I know it’s time to clean up the kitchen garden when I see the grassy bright green tufts of the chives poking through the soil. Chives are the first to come up in
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I’m always on the lookout for adding to my collection of painted wooden sap buckets. These humble containers are my easy, go-to vessels for adding bold pops of color to any spot. By collecting these
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As BBQ season heats up, here’s a good little snippet to keep in mind when grilling assorted vegetables – cook like veggies on their own skewers. Thin-skinned grape tomatoes grill up much faster than sturdy
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Friend, journalist, news anchor and author Ann Nyberg has just penned a wonderful book about Connecticut’s born and bred, Katharine Hepburn. A decades long fan, Ann had read a lot about her. Even tried to
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My first Snowball Viburnum came from a local Mother’s Day fundraising plant sale. I liked the idea of having something fragrant growing by the stone walkway that led to the main entrance of our house,
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While you may have the urge to roll up your sleeves and dig into spring cleaning, hold off on the windows. Best to wait until the trees are finished covering the world with yellow dust.
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For my fellow adoring, cajoling, multitasking, mama bear hugging, carpool bussing, cheerleading, cupcake making, Happy Birthday singing, boo-boo kissing, lullabye humming, storytelling, Go Fish playing, cookie baking, homework assisting, snack bringing, garden digging, flower arranging,
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Forever in search of images that capture “a moment,” I love digging into boxes of old photographs at flea markets and antique shows. Last year at Brimfield, armed with an extra dose of patience, and
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One of my favorite flowering shrubs that are in bloom at Connecticut Country House, is a Bridal Veil Spirea. Also commonly known as Bridal Wreath Spirea, its graceful, arching branches are covered with a profusion
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My hometown, Fairfield, CT, where I grew up, has changed a bit over the years. It’s become more populated, busier, and the Mom and Pop shops frequented as a kid, now reside next door to
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“Every spring is the only spring – a perpetual astonishment.” – Ellis Peters – I’m always amazed how quickly time flies once spring has begun. Every day a walk around the gardens reveals changes, new
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