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Advice on how to make your country home more beautiful and useful, including porches, decks, kitchens, mudrooms and more.

Country View

Check out these beautiful countryside venues and rustic features used to represent the couples' personalities and create a country theme.
Check out these beautiful countryside venues and rustic features used...
A Pennsylvania couple has created a business by renting out their...
Andrew Lawler knows your chickens' ancestors

Beautiful Places

Here is the winner and the finalists in our Beautiful Places photo...
Here are just a few favorite gardens and landscapes submitted by...
Our readers captured the awe and beauty the sun and sky have to offer...

Decorating and designing your home

Chicken ornament for the Christmas tree this year.
Add a little bit of the outdoors to your Christmas tree this year...
The history of candy canes.
How the holiday season’s most popular peppermint treat came to be.
Let The Holiday Palette from the Home Outside® Palette App help you...

DIY Projects

Incorporate these decorations, ideas and recipes into your New Year...
These readers used pallets and old barn boards to embellish their homes for Christmas.
These readers used pallets and old barn boards to embellish their...
Fabricate your own Christmas tree to satisfy your personal taste and needs.
Fabricate your own Christmas tree to satisfy your personal taste and...

Latest Blogs

Betsy's Backyard |
1/26/15 | 4:40 PM
I ran into The Bachelor last week at a land expo in Des Moines. Chris Soules, a farmer...read more
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Bob and I were back on the home farm in Maryland last week to celebrate Dad's...read more

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