13 Easy Cottagecore Décor DIYs with Aleene’s

Discover the charm of the cottagecore aesthetic with Aleene's! Whether you're creating unique cottagecore style outfits or whimsical DIY cottagecore décor, Aleene's has the perfect adhesive for every project. Embrace the rustic beauty and simplicity of the cottagecore aesthetic and transform everyday items into handmade treasures with Aleene’s!

What is cottagecore?

Cottagecore is an aesthetic trend that romanticizes the simplicity and charm of rural life. It emphasizes a return to nature and traditional crafts, often incorporating elements like floral prints, cozy textures, and natural materials. The cottagecore aesthetic celebrates the beauty and peacefulness of the natural world.

 It’s easy to incorporate the cottagecore style into your life through clothing, décor, and other DIYs— check out our list of easy cottagecore crafts to try with Aleene’s!

1. Cottagecore Lace Placemats with Aleene’s OK To Wash-It

Cottagecore lace placemats with Aleene’s OK To Wash-It

Add cottagecore style to your dining room with DIY lace placemats! Aleene’s OK To Wash-It ensures your handmade creations remain durable and machine washable, so you can enjoy their timeless charm for years to come. Perfect for tea parties, family dinners, or everyday use, this cottagecore décor will transform any meal into a cozy experience!

2. DIY Cottagecore Garland with Aleene’s Quick Dry Fabric Fusion

DIY cottagecore garland with Aleene’s Quick Dry Fabric Fusion

Bring a touch of nature’s elegance indoors with this delightful DIY! Create a floral garland with felt and Aleene’s Quick Dry Fabric Fusion for cottagecore style that can be displayed almost anywhere. This fabric glue dries up to 5 times faster than our original Fabric Fusion formula, so your cottagecore décor will be ready to display within minutes. Add a rustic, nature-inspired flair to windows, mantels, and more with this floral DIY!

3. No-Sew Cottagecore Crochet Doily Jeans with Aleene’s Fabric Fusion

No-Sew cottagecore crochet doily jeans with Aleene’s Fabric Fusio

Show off your cottagecore style with this fashionable DIY! Patch an old pair of pants with crochet doilies and Aleene’s Fabric Fusion for an easy upcycling project. This no-sew DIY is an easy way to incorporate the cottagecore aesthetic into your wardrobe— give your old jeans a cute new look with cozy crochet embellishments!

4. Cottagecore Moss Wall Art with Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue and Adhesive Spray

Cottagecore moss wall art with Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue and Adhesive Spray

Create a mossy masterpiece with Aleene’s DIY Craft Heavy Duty Adhesive Spray and Tacky Glue! This cottagecore décor DIY uses preserved moss for a natural elegance that requires no maintenance to keep its lush color and texture. Decorate your walls with this whimsical DIY and transform your space into a rustic, nature-infused haven!  

5. No-Sew Cottagecore Dress with Aleene’s Insta-Fuse Fabric Fusion

No-sew cottagecore dress with Aleene’s Insta-Fuse Fabric Fusion

Here’s another cottagecore style fashion DIY to try with Aleene’s! This no-sew project uses Aleene’s Insta-Fuse Fabric Fusion with embroidered flower appliqués for a nature-inspired dress that embodies the cottagecore aesthetic perfectly. The thermo-activated adhesive instantly bonds fabrics with an industrial-strength hold, so your embroidered flower dress will be ready to wear in no time!

6. Cottagecore Butterfly Mirror with Aleene’s DIY Craft Heavy Duty Adhesive

Cottagecore butterfly mirror with Aleene’s DIY Craft Heavy Duty Adhesive

Give your home décor a cottagecore aesthetic upgrade with Aleene’s! You can easily transform a plain mirror with cottagecore style using butterfly embellishments, metallic spray paint, and Aleene’s DIY Craft Heavy Duty Adhesive. This enchanting cottagecore décor is perfect for adding a whimsical, nature-inspired element to bedrooms, hallways, living rooms, and more!

7. Cottagecore Burlap Bows with Aleene’s Fabric Stiffener & Draping Liquid

Cottagecore burlap bows with Aleene’s Fabric Stiffener & Draping Liquid

Elevate your dining experience with cottagecore style! Make your own burlap bows with  Aleene’s Fabric Stiffener & Draping Liquid to add a rustic yet elegant accent to dining chairs. This easy cottagecore décor project is the perfect way to set the scene for brunches, dinner parties, and other special occasions!

8. Cottagecore Centerpiece with Aleene’s Spray Acrylic Sealer

Cottagecore centerpiece with Aleene’s Spray Acrylic Sealer

Create a cottagecore style centerpiece with Aleene’s! This simple DIY uses Aleene’s Spray Acrylic Sealer on pampas grass to prevent the dried foliage from shedding and making a mess. Tacky Glue keeps this cottagecore décor in place on a wooden base— you can paint the base for a pop of color, or leave it unpainted for a rustic, natural display!  

9. Cottagecore Fairy Door with Aleene’s Wood Glue

Cottagecore fairy door with Aleene’s Wood Glue

This playful project is great for children and adults who enjoy the cottagecore aesthetic!  Bring the magic of fairy tales to life with a mini fairy door made with Aleene’s Wood Glue. This charming craft can be customized with natural elements like moss, twigs, and flowers to enhance its rustic appeal. Display this DIY in your home or garden for a tiny touch of whimsical cottagecore style!

10. Spring Cottagecore Décor with Aleene’s Premium Decoupage Glue

Spring cottagecore décor with Aleene’s Premium Decoupage Glue

Add floral cottagecore style to your home with this simple project! It’s easy to create custom candles with dried flowers, realistic battery-powered candles, and Aleene’s Premium Decoupage Matte. This spring-themed cottagecore décor effortlessly adds a soft, nature-inspired ambiance to any room!

11. Summer Cottagecore Décor with Aleene’s Stiffen Quik Fabric Stiffening Spray

Summer cottagecore décor with Aleene’s Stiffen Quik Fabric Stiffening Spray

Bring the essence of nature indoors with summer-inspired cottagecore style! This cottagecore décor DIY uses Aleene’s Stiffen Quik Fabric Stiffening Spray to create a set of textured macrame leaves in a tropical, summery palette. Hang these macrame leaves in windows, from shelves, or incorporate them into wall hangings to capture the breezy, carefree spirit of summer!

12. Autumn Cottagecore Décor with Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue

Autumn cottagecore décor with Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue

Create cottagecore décor for every season with Aleene’s! This charming DIY combines the quaint appeal of cottagecore style with the tranquil, easygoing feeling of fall. Transform old books into pumpkin décor with Aleene’s Original Tacky Glue for an easy autumn DIY!

13. Winter Cottagecore Décor with Aleene’s True Snow

Christmas cottagecore décor with Aleene’s True Snow

Embrace the cozy charm of the holiday season with cottagecore décor! This project uses Aleene’s True Snow for a realistic, snowy texture that captures the serene beauty of winter. Decorate these jars with twinkling fairy lights, winter foliage, and other seasonal accents for a festive display full of cottagecore style!


How are you using Aleene’s for your DIY cottagecore décor? Show us your whimsical cottagecore style projects and tag us on social media @AleenesDIY!

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