Whenever I begin working on a new issue of the magazine, I spend some time reflecting on the season that is upon us. As I began this issue, I reflected on the summers of my childhood and realized that summer is a time of rejuvenation. There truly is no better feeling than being a carefree child who exits the school building for the last time, knowing that summer literally stretches before you. I remember long summer days spent at the neighbors playing on the swing set, making “mud pies” and lying in the grass looking up at the clouds. As I was remembering these happy moments, I realized that each of us, regardless of our age or location, has had similar experiences and we relive those carefree moments each summer. 

  I hope this issue of A Primitive Place magazine inspires you to spend some time in quiet reflection about how to relax and rejuvenate during the summer months. Inside this issue you will have the opportunity to visit five primitive/colonial homes that truly do evoke the essence of summer. You will also see how the outdoor spaces of these homes were decorated and used as spaces to rest and rejuvenate. 


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Summer 2019

  A Primitive Place magazine is the fastest growing primitive, colonial, and country magazine on the market today. Each issue is filled with inspiration for the decorator, cook, crafter, gardener looking to live a simpler way of life. In each issue readers of A Primitive Place magazine are welcomed into five perfectly decorated primitive, colonial, and country style homes. Each home tour gives readers ideas on how to decorate in their preferred style and gives them insight on the top favorite collections of these homeowners. Readers can also tour beautifully manicured primitive, country gardens showing how to bring a love of gardening and primitive decorating together. Each issue also features easy to follow recipes and crafting tutorials. A Primitive Place  also welcomes readers into the mind and workshop of the gifted cabinet and pottery maker, David T. Smith. Readers can also learn more about the history of their favorite collections through a variety of informative articles. All of these winning elements combined with beautiful photographs, a professional layout, and a feeling of goodwill and camaraderie is why A Primitive Place magazine is the preferred magazine for the multitude of primitive, colonial, and country decorators in the world today.          
Release date: May 1st. This issue will be arriving in mailboxes in mid to late May or sooner depending on your postal zone.
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Articles/Inspiration
BUCKET BENCHES:
The Water Reservoir of Early Homes

Written by Dan Weaver

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EVEN THE COLONISTS HAD LAPTOPS: 
The History of the Writing Desk

Written by Dan Weaver

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BRINGING THE NATURAL BEAUTY OF WOOD INTO OUR HOMES 

Written by Dan Weaver

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Written by Betsy Heck
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  Whatever your idea of the perfect summer is, I hope that you will allow us to be part of it and that this issue will serve as a reminder of the summers of your past and will inspire you to dream of the summers to come. 
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