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Why cottage-inspired interiors are making a huge comeback

August 12, 2020

‘Cottagecore’ is the latest interior and lifestyle trend taking social media by storm. But what exactly is it?

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Whether you have a period property or a new-build, anyone can incorporate this latest hottest trend into their home. ‘Cottagecore’ is influenced by classically-styled, rural-inspired interiors and a return to domestic crafts – with a new found love for staying at home, it’s all about creating a cosy haven where you want you and your family to thrive.

What is cottagecore?

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Cottagecore is a new interior and lifestyle trend that is characterised by reverting back to traditional values and simpler times. With cottage in the title, the trends aesthetic is very similar to country-style interiors with a contemporary edge in mind.

How to incorporate it into your home

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There are certain characteristics that are instantly recognisable with the cottagecore trend. For example, natural materials including wood and plants which merge your interiors with the outside world is a design tip that will work really well in any space.

Traditionally, cottage-style interiors have a very muted or neutral colour palette – this still stands with cottagecore but as it’s brought into a more contemporary setting you can experiment with colour a bit more to suit your own personal style.

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Keep in mind the essence of cottagecore which is paying homage to a more homely way of life. Update your existing interiors by adding in botanical artwork, wooden accessories and floral-print fabrics.

 

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