Turn Your Home Into a Cozy Cottage With These 10 Items

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Cozy cottage inspired mug.

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Even if you live smack in the middle of a city, far away from the woods, you can still embrace a cozy cottage feel in your home. You don’t have to go full cottagecore with your decor, either. Cottage-style living is all about embracing the slower side of life through casual comforts and a collected style.

With the help of cozy accents, natural materials, and plenty of quirky character, you can design a space worthy of settling into.  Scroll on for 10 cozy-as-can-be items that’ll instantly turn your home into a comfy cottage.

P.F. Candle Co. Amber & Moss Candle

P.F. Candle Co. Amber & Moss Soy Wax Candle


A must-have ingredient of a cozy cottage feel: candles, candles, and more candles. P.F. Candle Co. offers a variety of candles in an amber jar with a simple kraft label; each is sure to add a warm glow and subtle scent to any space. A woodsy one like the Amber & Moss candle will trick you into thinking you live in the middle of the woods, even if you’re far from them. 

Different Puzzles Gravity Gallery Jigsaw Puzzle

Different Puzzles Gravity Gallery Jigsaw Puzzle


Cottage life is all about slowing down with simple pleasures, and nothing leans into that lifestyle more than a puzzle. This Different Puzzles design isn’t your average puzzle though. It’s full of surprises. The final puzzle won’t match the image on the box, allowing you to slow down even more.

Anthropologie Faye Mug

Anthropologie Faye Mug


You’ll want to pour yourself cup after cup of tea while sipping from this sweet stoneware mug. The garden motif is a perfect match for a cottage feel; it begs for a slow morning and a crossword puzzle.

This design is available in three colorways—light blue, white, and chartreuse—so you can mix and match for a whimsical set. (And yes, they are dishwasher and microwave-safe).

Threshold Woven Decorative Basket

Threshold Woven Decorative Basket


You’ll need somewhere to keep your stash of cozy blankets. This durable braided design is budget-friendly and cottage-inspired, with its natural material and interesting texture that both blend in and stand out. Consider this a stylish way to store essentials of all kinds.

Rifle Paper Co. Mayfair Embroidered Pillow

Rifle Paper Co. Mayfair Embroidered Pillow

Rifle Paper Co.

This eye-catching pillow, a collaboration with Rifle Paper Co. and Loloi, pairs several cornerstones of cottage design—a floral motif, beautiful embroidery, and serious coziness. Add this tasseled pillow, which comes in three colorways, to your couch for cool grandma vibes. It’ll offer you a soft place to rest your head as you settle in for yet another episode of your favorite show. 

Sunday Citizen Casablanca Throw

Casablanca Throw

Sunday Citizen

Setting a cozy cottage vibe starts with wrapping yourself in a soft-to-the-touch throw. Better yet, invest in a stylish blanket that doubles as decor, like Sunday Citizen’s Casablanca throw, a longtime customer favorite.

It’s plush, oversized, and comes in an array of colors, with the alternate side featuring the reverse pattern, allowing you twice the styling options. Now all you need to add is a book, a beverage of your choice, and a fireplace view.

Urban Outfitters Little Glass Table Lamp

white glass table lamp

Urban Outfitters

Whether you want to cozy up under the covers for a movie night or simply need a new bedside lamp, this little option does it all. The lightweight, adorable design perfectly embraces cottage style. It's sure to fit in beautifully with any style of home, from modern and minimalist to cozy and cottage-like. 

Beata Heuman: Every Room Should Sing

Beata Heuman: Every Room Should Sing


To stir up serious cottage envy and inspiration, browse the beautiful pages of this coffee table monograph from London-based interior designer Beata Heuman. Not only would it add to your own home’s cottage feel, but you’ll surely get cottage-like ideas from Heuman’s designs too. Her whimsical work boldly mixes patterns, colors, and textures for one-of-a-kind charm. It’s a book you’ll be able to reach for and reference again and again. 

The Sill The Mauve Bunny Bouquet

The Mauve Bunny Bouquet

The Sill

Any cozy cottage-like space brings plenty of outdoor touches, like flowers, inside. They add color, life, texture, and an intimate feel to any room. To spare yourself from needing to routinely replace your blooms though, opt for a vibrant dried bouquet instead. Pop over to The Sill to nab this arrangement, which includes tall pampas stems, dried ginger, gypso, waxed eucalyptus, and bunny tails.

Keep them in a dry space away from direct sunlight and you’ll be able to enjoy it for years to come—no changing of water necessary.

Hygge & West Olive Grove Wallpaper

Hygge & West Olive Grove Wallpaper

Hygge & West

Leave it to Hygge & West to design a cottage-friendly wallpaper, one that blurs the line between old and new, with a classic style that feels both fresh and lived-in. Adding wallpaper to any space is an investment, but a statement-making one that ensures a cottage-like feel. Go green-on green with the juniper colorway for an intimate vibe, or brighten things up with the blue or spruce versions. Each would instantly cottage-ize your space.

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