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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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Go ahead. Peek inside. Look around. From every angle, you’ll see something different. This new, lidded seeded glass jar is the perfect catchall for displaying special little tidbits. Old photos, labels, Conor’s childhood handiwork, dried
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My decorating motto is “Keep it simple”. Marrying unusual forms can make an everyday common spot a little more interesting. I love the scale and graphic nature of this hand-lettered sign I found at the
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This antique French hanging basket gets a makeover with every season. At the moment, Russian sage is making a big ethereal statement in the gallery. Brimming with elegant silvery green aromatic spires of lavender-blue tubular
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A small, sun filled space near the entryway and right off the Family Room, is our go-to spot for keeping what we need to head out the door. Because the space is tiny, organization is
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My arugula crop is a kitchen garden success! Planted in early spring, the seeds have sprouted and the dandelion-like leaves have provided a peppery bite to our sandwiches and salads for weeks. Like lettuces, the
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Grouping items together that share a similar theme is a simple way to create an impactful display. In The Coop, our master bedroom, using a classic whale motif, I’ve paired and placed a weather-beaten wood
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At Connecticut Country House, we welcome tomato season every year with open arms and mouths. Freshly picked tomatoes from the kitchen garden are quickly incorporated into all manner of deliciousness. Whether tossed into a crisp
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Rope napkin rings, reminiscent of a sailor’s knot, will give any table setting an understated nod to the sea. I love the warm natural color and texture of the stray sisal fibers. I hit the
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Uniformly clipped baby boxwoods, lined up in an old wooden window box, blur the line between inside and out. Placed in the large bay window of the family room, it’s a simple way to add
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Sometimes the simplest of things makes the most beautiful seasonal statement. Summer fruits like nectarines, peaches and melons keep it colorful and fresh! Make the most of summer! Love, Nora

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While my husband Rick, a.k.a. Murph, reigns supreme over the barbecue year round, in my mind, the technique of grilling, combined with the flavor of grilled foods, perfectly captures the ease and essence of summertime
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I’m a big fan of a Portland, Maine company called Sea Bags. It started a few years ago, with a bag that I bought while vacationing in Cape Cod, MA. It was white with a
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