The spirit of 'country' can be evoked in many ways, but is an enduring and much-loved home style. This beautiful collection offers the reader practical knowledge and inspirational ideas to create their own very personal sense of country, wherever they live. The first section, Country Decorating, illustrates how you can create restful decorative effects around your home. The second section, Country Crafts and Flowers, uses materials and themes from nature for a variety of decorations and arrangements created from fresh and dried flowers, and the final section, Country Cooking, is a collection of 50 seasonal recipes for mouthwatering country fare. A treasury of creative ideas, with timeless appeal. 180 step-by-step projects for interiors, natural decorations, crafts and mouthwatering food, shown in over 750 gorgeous photographs. Enjoy classic farmhouse recipes using seasonal ingredients, from winter-warming soups and casseroles to refreshing ice creams and jellies. Inspirations for interior design, from beautiful paint effects to period furniture renovation, and decorative country-style accessories.