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Cottagecore Kitchen Decor Cottage Style Guide

Learn how to Embrace Nature's Charm through Cottage Style Home Decor



Step into the quaint charm of a Cottagecore kitchen, where rustic simplicity meets natural elegance. Cottagecore celebrates the nostalgia of yesteryears and the beauty of nature, making it a delightful choice for kitchen decor. By blending vintage aesthetics with elements inspired by nature, you can create a cozy and inviting space that reflects the timeless allure of Cottagecore. Thrifting plays a significant role in achieving an authentic Cottagecore look, as it allows you to discover unique pieces that tell a story and infuse your kitchen with character and charm.



Check out this blog's associated video '7 Cottagecore Kitchen Decorating Tips' video HERE!



AND Watch the 'Cottagecore Cottage Style Kitchen 2024 Spring Decorate with Me' HERE where I style this kitchen from top to bottom! So many fun DIY projects in this video.




Vintage Dishes

Elevate your kitchen walls with vintage plates arranged artfully as wall decor. Hunt for unique designs and delicate patterns at thrift stores or flea markets to add character and vintage flair to your culinary space. Mix and match different sizes and shapes to create a captivating gallery wall that tells a story of timeless elegance. Group similar colors and themes for a fun Vintage Plate Gallery Wall!


Wicker Baskets

Wicker baskets are not only functional but also add a touch of rustic charm to your kitchen decor. Use them to organize pantry items, display fresh fruits and vegetables, or even as unique plant holders for a botanical touch. Opt for woven designs in earthy tones to enhance the natural ambiance of your Cottagecore kitchen. Embrace the simplicity and versatility of wicker baskets, as they effortlessly blend with the cozy aesthetic of Cottagecore.


Floral Accents

Bring the beauty of the outdoors inside with floral accents scattered throughout your kitchen. Adorn your windows with floral-printed curtains to invite sunlight and nature into your space. Incorporate floral patterns into your table linens, dish towels, and decorative cushions for a cozy and inviting atmosphere.

Add touches of greenery with potted plants, dried flowers, and bouquets picked from your garden, evoking the tranquility of a countryside garden.



Open Shelving

Open shelving in a cottagecore kitchen not only provides practical storage but also offers an opportunity to display your charming cottagecore treasures. Embrace the rustic appeal of exposed shelves by showcasing vintage dishes, quaint teacups, and delicate glassware. Arrange your items artfully, mixing and matching different textures and colors to create an eclectic yet cohesive look.


Consider displaying your spices in vintage containers or displaying them on a cute shelf. Not only does this add visual interest to your kitchen, but it also makes your favorite flavors easily accessible while cooking. Let your personality shine through as you curate a display that tells a story of nostalgia and warmth, inviting guests into your cozy culinary sanctuary.



Wood Accents

Wood accents are essential for infusing a cottagecore kitchen with warmth and character. From knick-knacks to shelves, incorporating wooden elements adds a touch of rustic charm to the space.

Choose vintage wooden utensils, cutting boards, and bowls to adorn your countertops and shelves, celebrating the timeless beauty of natural materials.


Display your collection of wooden treasures alongside woven baskets, ceramic pitchers, and antique crockery, creating a harmonious blend of texture and warmth that enhances the cottagecore aesthetic.



Anything Copper

Copper accents add a touch of elegance and sophistication to a cottagecore kitchen, elevating its charm to new heights. From cookware to kitchen accessories, incorporating copper elements infuses the space with a sense of old-world glamour.

Opt for copper pots and pans displayed prominently on open shelves, catching the light and adding a warm, lustrous glow to the room. Accentuate your copper collection with vintage copper utensils, canisters, and molds, creating a cohesive look that exudes timeless elegance and style.



Sink Skirt

A sink skirt is a delightful addition to a cottagecore kitchen, adding a touch of whimsy and romance to the space. Crafted from vintage fabrics such as floral prints, gingham, or toile, a sink skirt softens the look of the kitchen while concealing unsightly plumbing and storage beneath the sink. Consider repurposing vintage linens or curtains to create a custom sink skirt that complements your kitchen decor. Enhance the charm of your sink area with embroidered details, lace trims, or decorative buttons, adding a personalized touch to your cottagecore kitchen retreat.

DIY Sink Skirt with Vintage Pillowcases: Add a touch of vintage elegance to your kitchen sink area with a DIY sink skirt crafted from vintage pillowcases. For a step-by-step tutorial, check out our video on the FabLittleDish YouTube channel!




With these Cottagecore inspired design elements, you can transform your kitchen into a cozy and inviting space that celebrates the beauty of nature and vintage aesthetics. Embrace the rustic charm of Cottagecore and let your kitchen become a haven of warmth, nostalgia, and culinary creativity.




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