English Countryside Meets Boho Grandma: Cottagecore Wedding Ideas

Vintage rustic has gotten a recent bohemian makeover during this pandemic. Fading are the days of mismatched china, macrame, and burlap because herein enters a romanticized vision of simpler times called cottagecore (or countrycore). Soft color palettes, prairie-inspired fashion, rural venues, English countryside architecture, woodland whimsy, and cozy self-sufficient DIY vibes all inspire this new wedding style aesthetic. So if you have made a sourdough starter or currently own a floral print dress with ruffles circa Laura Ashley, then you may very well have already been channeling cottagecore.

In these curated finds from Etsy, you'll see elegant straw hats, dried florals galore, embroidered gifts, and other cottagecore-inspired wedding must haves. As this trend brings rural fantasy into a wedding world that has been devastated by COVID-19, it's easily understood why so many people have escaped into this nostalgic style at home to then dream of bringing it into their special days when larger celebrations can safely happen again.

Dried and pressed wedding bouquet preservation for the cottagecore bride

Artful Pressed Wedding Bouquet Preservation

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Large Pressed Bouquet Preservation in Floating Frame: Atlanta Flower Press via Etsy

Vintage cottagecore wedding dress with high neck collar and long puffed sleeves

Vintage High Collar Wedding Dress

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Vintage Cottagecore Inspired Wedding Dress: Xiaolin Vintage via Etsy

Anne of Green Gables love quote sign print perfect for a cottagecore wedding

Anne of Green Gables Love Quote Print

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Cottagecore Wedding Printable: AE Lettering Co. via Etsy

Gray checkered gingham plaid bridesmaid getting ready shirts for the cottagecore rustic wedding day

Gray Plaid Bridesmaid Getting Ready Shirts

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Personalized Grey Checkered Pajama Shirts: What a Luvely via Etsy

Wicker flower girl baskets for cottagecore wedding day in the country

Wicker Flower Baskets

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Oval-Shaped Wedding Baskets: Willow Souvenir via Etsy

Etched glass wedding pie pan with Baked with Love written perfect for cottagecore wedding

Custom Etched Glass Pie Pan

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Personalized 9" Etched Glass Pie Pan: Mom's Closet Farm via Etsy

Dried pink and peach colored floral wedding bouquet for cottagecore wedding day

Dried Floral Wedding Bouquet

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Peach and Pink Cottagecore Inspired Dried Bridal Bouquet: Bridal Wish Design via Etsy

Modern vintage wedding dress with embroidered beads for a cottagecore bride

Modern Cottagecore Wedding Dress

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Lace Modern Vintage Bridal Gown: Mywony Bridal via Etsy

Embroidered keepsake wedding cocktail napkin with monogram for cottagecore wedding

Monogrammed Cocktail Napkins

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Personalized Embroidered Cocktail Napkins: Extra Special Touch via Etsy

Unique dried flower glass necklace for cottagecore bridesmaid for a beautiful wedding gift

Pressed Flower Bridesmaid Necklace Gift

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Dried Flower Glass Necklace: Bayou Glass Arts via Etsy

Rustic modern sweetheart wedding chair signs for cottagecore wedding

Sweetheart Wedding Chair Signs

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Wood Wedding Chair Signs for the Happy Couple: High Oak and Co. via Etsy

Elegant honey jar wedding favors for cottagecore wedding

Elegant Honey Jar Wedding Favors

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Lot of Small Honey Jar Favors: JR Bee Farm via Etsy

Chic personalized bridal straw hat for cottagecore wedding day

Personalized Straw Wedding Hat

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Straw Bridal Hat with Ribbon: Brides and Babes Co. via Etsy

Vintage botanical wedding invitations for cottagecore wedding theme ideas

Vintage Botanical Wedding Invitation Suite

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Cottagecore Wedding Invitations: Gilded Swan Paperie via Etsy

Unique cottagecore wood wedding arch for beautiful ceremony decor

Cottagecore Wedding Ceremony Arch

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Wooden Rustic Wedding Arch: Liubov Deco via Etsy

Elegant and petite embroidered monogrammed bridal compact mirror for cottagecore wedding gift idea

Embroidered Compact Mirror Wedding Gift

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Personalized Bridal Mirror Gift: Skrynka via Etsy

Eco friendly and biodegradable dried jasmine flower buds for cottagecore wedding toss confetti

Eco-Friendly Dried Floral Wedding Toss Confetti

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Biodegradable Flower Petal Wedding Ceremony Toss: The Peach Fox Designs via Etsy

Want to see more of our rustic-inspired wedding favorites? Be sure to check out our "Rustic Weddings" list on Etsy!

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