Cultivating the Art of Home
From Your Heart ~ With Your Hands

In the English country cottage style.

Your Cottage Style Resource Guide

If you are looking for cottage style inspiration, hands on tutorials, or actual products to purchase for your own little cottage this resource guide includes my favorite design books, Etsy shops, home design blogs, YouTube channels, and Instagram accounts. Everything you need to know about cottage style is in our comprehensive Cottage Style Resource Guide!

If you are new to cottage style and unsure where to start, a great place to begin is our article on What is Cottage Style.

Learn More of Our Story

Hi, we’re Rachel and Matt. We love creating a home together that is a relaxing retreat for our family and friends, that honors our Lord, and uses the best elements of Old World style.

This Stone Cottage Home blog is where we share what we have learned and are learning to help you create the home your family will love. This includes:

  • Practical Home Decor Tips
  • Lessons From Remodeling Adventures
  • Affordable Cottage Style DIY Projects.

If you’re curious how we got started and where we’re headed click below to read our story!

Shop Cottage Style: Etsy Shop

If you are looking for cottage style decor, artwork, dishes, or other treasures, visit the new Stone Cottage Home Etsy Shop! I will continue to add new items I find on my thrift and antique store treasure hunts. Make sure to watch the channel for announcements when new items can be found in the shop.

Recent Posts

Be Your Own Interior Designer

If you’re like most who read this blog you have an avid (or at least abiding) interest in interior design. You care how your house looks. You are willing to tackle projects yourself and have an ever-widening radius for porch pick-up of Marketplace treasures… and you probably have an ordinary, builder-grade home. Most of the … Read more

Shop & Style English Country Decor

This topic/activity has got to be near the top of the list of favorite things! Today, friends is all about English country decor, finding, and styling. Recently, Matt was at a customer’s house giving an interior paint bid and he commented on the lady’s blue & white collection and how much I loved blue & … Read more

Give Your House a Chance!

I’m sure you hear the voices and see the “things” in your house as I do in mine… Before you think I’ve gone off my rocker let me explain… As you walk through your home you may hear “voices” in your house calling to you for repair, replacement, or (and especially) remodeling! If you live … Read more

Summer Homemaking ~ Ordinary is Beautiful

Have you ever noticed that once you begin thinking about something, you begin to see it everywhere you look? One example is when you buy a new, “new-to-you” car and then you see that car everywhere? Well, I’ve been thinking about the daily~ness of homemaking that can seem dull and dreary ~ if you let … Read more

Small Backyard DIY Projects

Good morning, friends! The lovely warm weather we are having has pulled us outdoors again… Today we have a few small backyard DIY projects to share. Like most of you, we have a small, ordinary suburban backyard that was rather… plain and sad. If you saw our recent DIY patio projects post ad video you … Read more

Why I love Antiques: Patina is Permission

We’ve all heard the word “patina” and if you love old things (and you’re reading this blog so you do) then you’ve seen things that have patina, or maybe even own them. Patina is simply wear over time. It is the way something ages. Copper and silver tarnish, fabric fades and becomes threadbare, cushions become … Read more