The Brief: The cottagecore aesthetic and lifestyle is inspired by idyllic country life. Enjoy a bit of cottagecore no matter if you live in an actual cottage or studio apartment, with the tools and essentials featured in this cottagecore style guide.
There’s nothing wrong with indulging in a bit of escapism, especially if it allows you to focus on relaxation and positivity. Cottagecore has recently provided an outlet for many people to find joy while in quarantine, focusing on comforting everyday activities and leaning into an aesthetic reminiscent of life in a quaint and cozy cottage. If you’re looking to get into cottagecore, this style, activity, and gift guide has what you need to start living out your flower-filled pastoral cottagecore fantasies.
If you like pressing flowers, you’ll love making flower sunprints with this special photo paper that uses sunlight to save the print of flowers and other light items you place on it. This set includes four packs of 16 sheets.
Take your mushroom obsession to the next level by growing actual shrooms in your home. Note that these pink oyster mushrooms are edible and not at all hallucinogenic.
Get into embroidery with this beginner-friendly starter kit.
Make a headband, wear them on your head, or create a DIY face mask with these handkerchiefs.
Learn which flowers you should be eating and how they can best be used with this book on edible flowers.
Turn your room into the cottagecore escape of your dreams with decor like these vintage-style plant prints.
Bring flowers into every aspect of your life, including your phone case.
This picnic/beach blanket is both practical and cute.
Host an outdoor picnic featuring your favorite homemade snacks with this picnic basket kit.
Keep the sun out of your face, but make it fashion.
This dress is for when you’re feeling extra cottagecore.
Add some nature-inspired color to your makeup look for a light and fresh touch. Shades Pool and Lawn are especially fun.
As there’s more to cottagecore than pure aesthetics, let this cottagecore style guide be your jumping-off point to exploring the world of cottagecore, goblincore, and more, both online and IRL.