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The March issue of Country Living is redefining just what qualifies as “country” these days.

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Toile, when paired with a punchy purple walls, is modern country along with eclectic “worldy” art collections, a comfy dining room and outdoor elements used indoors. Vintage fabrics are one of the defining characteristics of a country style, and this living room embraces them while still looking fresh.


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  1. CplusE says:

    I love this new country look! I checked out Stray Dog Designs, the company owned by the couple whose home is featured, and have found my crustacean-loving husband's Christmas gift for this year:


    It's perfect! The company has many beautiful objects and a social conscience, and is named for a stray dog they adopted in Mexico, so shopping from them is a no-brainer for me. And I think I recognize some of their light fixtures in the 2010 Green Home master bedroom!

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  3. Sweet1plum2000 says:

    I have the same color paint in my guest bedroom. It is a very tranquil color.

  4. pixelecho69 says:

    Everything in the living room looks perfect, but I am not so sure about the purple walls what other color would look good with this style?

  5. Nicely picked details, a lot of thanks towards the author. It

  6. Anna@HGTV says:

    I like the purple, a more faded lilac like Behr's old Spring Crocus, or a Wedgewood blue…

Lili ZarghamiLili is Editorial Director of HGTV.com. Her personal obsessions include looking for just the right sofa, ogling real estate listings, and reading floor-plans. She has an admitted "chair problem," collecting...


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