For the love of cottagecore

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Cozy up your home with this trending aesthetic

MWB Desk

The proliferation of resorts around the country, especially in Gazipur, Sylhet and Cox’s Bazar, coupled with Instagram trends have led to a rise in popularity for retreats and getaways. What’s not to like about escaping the hustle and grime of the city for charming little cottages surrounded by nature? It is no coincidence that these resorts design their accommodation as a throwback to simpler times. The cottagecore aesthetic is known to inspire a nostalgic sense of comfort and simplicity. Here’s how to bring some of that coziness into your own home.

Natural Materials

Think wood, stone, and leather. Incorporate exposed wooden beams, and wooden floor finishes to create a rugged, rustic foundation for your interior. These elements provide a sense of warmth and authenticity that’s essential to the cottagecore aesthetic.

Enhance the vibe by incorporating nature-inspired decor.Botanical prints, wildlife motifs, and natural elements like branches, pinecones, and fau-animal hides bring the outdoors in and reinforce a connection to nature. 

Earthy Color Palette

Choose a color palette inspired by nature. Earthy tones like warm browns, deep greens, and muted grays work beautifully in cottagecore designs. These colors create a calming and soothing atmosphere, making your space feel like a serene retreat.

Choose artwork that ties in with the color palette and theme, adding your own personal touch through unique hand-chosen pieces.

The right textiles

Soft, plush textiles are a must for achieving that cottage comfort. Incorporate cozy blankets, faux fur throws, and plump cushions in your seating areas. Don’t forget to add a touch of luxury with high-quality, comfortable seating upholstered in rich fabrics like leather or tweed.

Another way to ensure your space is nice and cozy is choosing the right lighting! Warm, inviting lighting is essential. Opt for ambient lighting with soft, warm tones. Incorporate fixtures like chandeliers made from natural materials, wall sconces, and table lamps with rustic or vintage-inspired designs. 

 Something old

Add character and history to your space with vintage and antique accents. Think antique furniture, distressed finishes, and vintage decor pieces. These items add a sense of nostalgia and depth to your interior, making it feel like a well-loved family cabin.

Something new

While this aesthetic celebrates rusticity, it doesn’t mean you can’t incorporate modern elements. Blend in sleek, contemporary fixtures and appliances to create a harmonious balance between the old and the new. Modern lighting, stainless steel appliances, and minimalist decor can provide a touch of sophistication to your rustic retreat.

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