8 ways to get that coveted country look with quilts (+ sale!)

Nothing says “country” quite like a quilt. Whether a beloved heirloom or a new creation you’ve just sewn the last stitch on, a well-chosen quilt can be your number-one inspiration for country decorating—and we’ve got four fabulous books that prove it.

Each author offers dozens of country decorating ideas that will add charming, rustic touches throughout your home. And from now through Sunday, August 9, we’re offering all four eBooks at 40% off the retail price.

Save 40% on select eBooks this week!

In Country-Fresh Quilts: Traditional Blocks with Floral Accents, author Deanne Eisenman demonstrates how to countrify a couch with a colorful quilt featuring a bold block pattern, coordinated with a matching coffee-table runner.
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From Country-Fresh Quilts
“Bears in the Berry Patch” from
Country-Fresh Quilts

Wondering if it’s possible to build an entire room’s color scheme and accessories around a favorite quilt? “Yes!” says Mary Hickey, and she shows you how easy it is in Cottage-Style Quilts: 16 Projects for Casual Country Living. Each vivid patch in the quilt below is mirrored by carefully chosen accents displayed in the bedroom.
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From Cottage-Style Quilts
“Rosebud Quilt” from
Cottage-Style Quilts

In Scrap Quilts Go Country, Deanne Eisenman cleverly drapes her dining room table with a quilt in muted earth tones, then adds a matching centerpiece culled from the bounty of Mother Nature. Simple, stylish, and effortless, but what a visual impact!
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From Scrap Quilts Go Country
“Scrappy Pinwheel Stars” from Scrap Quilts Go Country

Don’t be afraid to carry your quilty decorating outdoors! Mary Hickey gives you the confidence to do it tastefully in Cottage-Style Quilts.
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“Regatta” from Cottage-Style Quilts

Jane Quinn knows that teeny-tiny quilts can have a big impact—it’s all in the details! She puts the spotlight on dainty decor with this teatime treasure in Quilting in the Country: Projects and Recipes to Celebrate Life’s Special Moments.
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From Quilting in the Country
“English Teapot Pad” from Quilting in the Country

Got a small space that you don’t know what to do with? Create a “quilted corner” featuring several projects worked in a country color scheme you love. With a strong design like the Star Garden block that Deanne Eisenman selected for Country-Fresh Quilts, your style will truly stand out.
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From Country-Fresh Quilts
“Star Garden” from Country-Fresh Quilts

Deanne Eisenman brings quiet style to a plainspoken wooden table and chairs by coordinating the block pattern and fabric colors of a small quilt with full-blown blossoms, like this bouquet of old fashioned roses featured in Scrap Quilts Go Country.
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From Scrap Quilts Go Country
“Star of Freedom” from
Scrap Quilts Go Country

Table runners don’t have to stay on the table. In Quilting in the Country, Jane Quinn drapes this Double Wedding Ring beauty directly in visitors’ line of sight for maximum wow-factor. Antique oil lamps and a few well-worn books complete the country look.
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From Quilting in the Country
“Ring of Leaves in Their Shouting Colors” from
Quilting in the Country


Are quilts starring centerpieces of your home decor or subtle accent pieces? Tell us in the comments!

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