Cottagecore In Your Modern Home
What is Cottagecore?
“Cottagecore” is an aesthetic style and cultural movement that arose from the Internet and has taken social media in 2020 by storm. Searching the #cottagecore hashtag on Instagram generates more than half a million results. Scrolling down those results, you will find photos of people frolicking through fields, puff sleeves and frilly dresses, baking bread and goods rivaling Grandma’s, plants, flowers, and some adorable animals.
Basically, cottagecore celebrates a slow, quiet, traditional western country life in harmony with nature and a homemade, home-crafted culture. It romanticizes rural cottage-living and tries to capture the warm, cozy comforts of the natural countryside. Within the tireless year of 2020, it’s easy to see why so many people young and old across the globe have chosen to take refuge in this dreamy nostalgic fantasy.
Internet Aesthetic to Interior Design
Perhaps you’re one of the many people smitten with cottagecore? And now you want to redesign or redecorate your home to reflect your heart’s new desires? Well, the first step in doing so is analyzing the style.
From an interior design perspective, the cottegecore aesthetic appears to be a mix of pre-existing styles: Farmhouse, Boho, Rustic, and most notably, the English Cottage style. It would include all the rustic, traditional elements of these styles and retain all its comforts and charm.
As the aesthetic fundamentally avoids anything too polished or contemporary, it can be difficult to fully realize the cottagecore aesthetic in the modern home. Still, there are ways to tap into the heart of what makes cottegecore so heartwarming.
Here are some suggestions to transform your modern house into the cottagecore house your heart will thank you for:
Among those with Farmhouse styled interiors, it is common to find a bridge faucet in their kitchen and for good reason! The bridge faucet is reminiscent of older times and will age well as a classic style. For these reasons, a bridge faucet will also go well with the cottagecore aesthetic that endeavors to bring back the older days.