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Mercantile Gatherings Winter 2017 Issueand Welcome to Mercantile Gatherings Magazine, where you’ll find beautiful historic homes, colonial homes, country homes, primitive homes, farmhouses and farmhouse-style homes featured from issue to issue, just filled with antiques and country primitive charm. Each of our Issues welcomes our readers through personal home tours of charming homes decorated with antiques, primitives and country home décor, providing inspiration and ideas, as well as DIY crafting, make-do’s and recipes. We also bring you interesting and informative articles on antiques, country primitive decorating, and more… You will also find free patterns, free printable tags and free recipes exclusively on our website each issue. Mercantile Gatherings Magazine brings antiques and country primitives to our loyal readership with a personal touch like no other magazine, and we invite you to share us with your country and primitive friends and family members.

Our Winter Issue begins with a home tour of a humble Log Cabin in the hollers of Kentucky, followed by a Farmhouse Homestead in South Carolina and a hidden treasure of a home in the Endless Mountains of Pennsylvania. This Issue also brings articles about Antique Foot Warmers, Yuletide Early German Toys, Open Hearth Cooking, several Make-Do’s and Recipes for the holidays as well; just chockfull of decorating ideas for the holidays and for your country primitive home.

In addition to our “On Sale Now” section, in preparation for the Holidays, we’ve also added a *New* section to our Website entitled “Gift Ideas“, where you’ll find a charming selection of affordable gifts for the holidays.  While visiting with us, we also invite you to stop by our Mercantile Store, where you’re sure to find that perfect primitive gift, in our selection of Country and Primitive Note Cards, Notepads, Sticky Notepads, Post Cards, Recipe Cards and more! Grab a cuppa your favorite beverage and pop on over to the Mercantile Gatherings MERCANTILE STORE to check it out… and don’t miss our BLACK FRIDAY SALE all week long!!!

Thank you for joining us on our Primitive Journey!

Best wishes for a happy Holiday season!

DJ Williams
Editor-In-Chief
& Mercantile Gatherings Staff