“Your Grandma But, Like, Hip”: 30 People Living Their Cottagecore Dreams

Published 11 months ago

There is something so idyllic and blissful about cottagecore that makes it very attractive as not just an aesthetic, but as a lifestyle too. As an ode to simpler and calmer times, cottagecore is a nostalgic retreat into rural living embracing a life that’s more harmonious with nature. 

Even though it was a trend that first gained popularity in the 2010s, cottagecore has recently re-emerged in 2023 on TikTok. Folks are back to sharing photos of their adoption of these traditional styles and skills either through a vintage lace dress, a freshly kneaded loaf of bread or a crown of flowers that celebrates the countryside. So scroll for a heartening peek at the way people have been expressing the innocent joy they have found in this simple way of life in the gallery below.

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#1 I Took These A Few Months Ago For My Birthday. I Wish It Was More Normal To Dress Up Like This In Public Lol

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#2 I Put Up A Forest Portal In My Office

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#3 Magical Cottage

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#4 Black Cottagecore Representation

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#5 Seattle- The Woodwork Is Breathtaking!

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#6 Been Cycling Around The UK Countryside. Thought You Might Enjoy This

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#7 This Greenhouse Gives Me Strong Cottagecore Vibes

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#8 The Precious Mushroom Lamp I Purchased Today

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#9 Wore This Out To An Afternoon Tea Event!

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#10 Never Have I Thought I Would Fall In Love With A Rolling Pin

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#11 Saw This On Twt And Instantly Thought Of This Sub

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#12 Mom Made. I Thought It Was Pretty Cottagecore. Show Her Some Love, She’s Shy About Her Crafting

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#13 I Made Us Matching Coats

We went to do a nice photoshoot and the sun set right when we got to the beach which turned the sky pink. I feel like we are serving faerie princes at the summer cottage vibes here.

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#14 Thatched Roof Cottage Surrounded By Flowers, Rutland, East Midlands, England

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#15 My Grandmother And I Finished Our Very First Quilt! We Wanted Something Reminiscent Of An Old English Farmhouse Quilt. Im Overjoyed With The Result!

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#16 Come Take A Nap

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#17 Mushroom Royalty Costumes We Did For The Renaissance Festival!

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#18 Finally Finished That Fireplace Mural I Shared Here A While Ago

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#19 After The Discussion About Masculine Cottagecore Outfits, I’ve Decided To Make My Own “Lookbook”

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#20 Strawberry Cake I Made For Myself

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#21 Made A Flower Crown, Didn’t Know Where Else To Show It

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#22 I Made My First Focaccia

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#23 It’s Finally Done! What Do You Guys Think?

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#24 I Visited My Fiancé’s Childhood Home And It’s So Dreamy

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#25 Cozy Morning

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#26 I Made Cinnamon-Blueberry Tarts, Inspired By Monet

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#27 Someone Suggested I Post These Here: I Made Spring Botanical Illustration Cookies! These Are Vanilla Bean Shortbread Decorated With Royal Icing!

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#28 To Live Amongst The Animals Of The Forest

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#29 Look At This Apron My Aunt Made Me

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#30 How’d I Do? I Made It From A Thrifted Tablecloth

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Shanilou Perera

Shanilou has always loved reading and learning about the world we live in. While she enjoys fictional books and stories just as much, since childhood she was especially fascinated by encyclopaedias and strangely enough, self-help books. As a kid, she spent most of her time consuming as much knowledge as she could get her hands on and could always be found at the library. Now, she still enjoys finding out about all the amazing things that surround us in our day-to-day lives and is blessed to be able to write about them to share with the whole world as a profession.

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