7 Ways to Bring Cottagecore to Life in Your Home

As we look to spend more and more time inside, here’s how you can bring the popular TikTok trend to your space.

7 Ways to Bring Cottagecore to Life in Your Home

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As we look to spend more and more time inside, here’s how you can bring the popular TikTok trend to your space.

Picture it: you’re adding some freshly-picked flowers into a vase, getting ready to bake your favorite pie, all while Strawberry Blond by Mitski plays in the background. Welcome to cottagecore.

Never heard of cottagecore? It’s the TikTok trend and aesthetic that brings nostalgic vibes about life at home, including baking, sewing and other feel-good vibes. 

As we prepare to spend more time at home this fall and winter, cottagecore is something we can embrace with open arms. Read on for our 7 suggested plants and products to help make your home feel cozier than ever.


1. Botany Cross Stitch Kit

botany cross stitch

Cross-stitching is a cottagecore staple, and we have the best way to get you started: by trying your hand at the Botany Cross Stitch Kit by The Stitch Mill. With the kit, you will have everything you need to create a finished 8 inch hoop cross stitch piece. Even if you’re a sewing newbie, this kit will help you create something special. 


2. Fiddle Leaf Fig

fiddle leaf figIf your home needs an extra taste of the outdoors, we recommend the Fiddle Leaf Fig. The Fiddle’s large leaves make any room feel more lush, and if it’s well cared for, it can grow very tall - in its natural environment, a Fiddle can grow over 40 feet tall. 


3. Golden Pothos 

golden pothos

There’s something about leafy, trailing plants that makes it feel like spring, no matter what time of year it is. Our fast-growing Golden Pothos, with variegated green and white leaves, is perfect for placing in a hanging planter and creating your very own plant curtain. 


4. Prospect Planter 

blush prospect planter

If you need a new home for your plant, the Prospect Planter is it. With a subtle, simple silhouette and availability in muted tones like blush and mint, it is the perfect compliment for floral patterns around your kitchen and living room. 


5. Maple Sunrise Propagation Vase 

maple sunrise propagation vase

Cottagecore's natural feel and focus on wooden materials makes the Maple Sunrise Propagation Vase by Theory Beyond Design the perfect fit for any open wall space. The ambrosia maple vase is a stylish way to expand your indoor jungle through water propagation, without having to buy any new plants.


6. Potted Succulent Assortment 

 potted succulent assortment

The most important space in any cottagecore home is the kitchen window. It’s where you look out into the countryside and dream. But, if you’re in the city and not quite near any sprawling fields, add the Potted Succulent Assortment to make your favorite sill a little more whimsical. Plus, the blush and mint shades will match your Prospect Planter. 


7. Preserved Fern Kokedama 

preserved fern kokedama

If you want to bring the woods right into your home, the Preserved Fern Kokedama from Artisan Moss is for you. This naturally preserved fern requires no watering or upkeep, so you can add it to any spot you like (even rooms without natural sunlight!). 

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