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

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
an english rolled arm sofa

The English Rolled Arm Sofa

Hello, friends! Today I’m extra excited to be sharing this post on the English rolled-arm sofa! As many of you know we remodeled our living room at the beginning of last year to reflect a more English country style. To the surprise (and chagrin) of many, we replaced the teal loveseat, but not the big … Read more

Think Big, Live Big

So… Matt & I were talking the other day about how to live well. The ideas behind this are fascinating and surprising. Living well can be defined in so many ways. In American culture, it can be defined by the things you own, your level of income, the amount of travel you’ve done (or can … Read more

Functional Luxury in Homemaking

Hello Friends! What is it that makes a home truly feel luxurious? This lovely spring weather has me re-evaluating the use and function of our home. I really enjoy projects like these! Not only do you get a fabulous result, but usually you can purge excess stuff and use/enjoy your home even more! The concept … Read more

Play with Your Home!

Many of us who have an abiding interest in this wonderful world of interior design began by “playing house.” We either played by holding imaginary roles as Mama & Dad with siblings, or friends, or we may’ve taken our imagination to our dollhouse. This was the case for me. I loved the dollhouse my Papal … Read more