Why Do we Choose a Country Style Anyway?

Posted by Piper Classics on October 6, 2015 at 9:52 AM

Remember that scene from the 1986 comedy classic “Ferris Bueller's Day Off,” when we first see the home of Ferris’ friend Cameron? “The place is like a museum,” Ferris tells us. “It’s very beautiful and very cold, and you’re not allowed to touch anything.”

That scene may be a near-perfect explanation of the enduring popularity of country home décor. Most everyone wants to live in a beautiful house, of course. But no matter how lovely a home may be, it isn’t easy to feel truly relaxed when you’re too nervous to touch anything in the living room, or too afraid to stretch out on the couch in the family room.

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Topics: fall decor

Fall is for Flea Markets

Posted by Piper Classics on September 29, 2015 at 11:03 AM

For some people, the term “flea market” might conjure up some uninspiring images: a guy selling a crate of forgettable movies on VHS, or a shoebox full of Happy Meal toys.

But there are real gems waiting to be unearthed at a fall flea markets. This isn’t a “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” situation. We’re saying that you can find treasures among the things other people are ready to give away.

So we want to use this post to help you scour your local flea market to find primitive decor that can work as unique gifts for friends and family.

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Topics: Flea Market Finds

As Crisp As a Fall Apple

Posted by Piper Classics on September 15, 2015 at 3:31 PM

Fall is just around the corner. This is the time to celebrate surviving the brutal summer heat and transition into the best time of the year. September through November represents the most enjoyable three months of the calendar for an array of reasons. While many people point to the beautiful foliage as the season's most endearing characteristic, there is so much more to love about fall.

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Topics: fall decor

Summer's Last Hurrah!

Posted by Piper Classics on September 8, 2015 at 12:21 PM

Summer is fast coming to a close, and for most Americans this means the start of school, longer nights and cooler weather.

If you’re someone who values the warmer months more than the cooler seasons, this can be a bittersweet time of year.

But rather than despairing about the end of summer, celebrate the time you have left!

Here are some ideas you can use when throwing a party to say goodbye to summer.

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Topics: Country Kitchen

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