Cottagecore for the Summer!

By Gwyn Morgan | June 22 2022 | AdultsGeneralBlogAllGift

Check out one of the latest lifestyle trends gaining widespread popularity on social media: Cottagecore!

The Cottagecore movement embraces the skills and aesthetics of countryside life. Some popular elements of the trend include foraging, picnics, gardening, and crafting centered around sustainability. Sunny summer days will be the perfect time to reconnect with nature and practice all of the above!

The movement and its popularity was even featured in articles from the New York Times and Architectural Digest.

A complete title list for all things Cottagecore can be found here.

Cross Stitch Wildflowers and Grasses
32 beautiful botanical motifs to hand stitch
32 elegant cross stitch designs of wildflowers and grasses from renowned embroidery artist Hisako Nishisu.
$19.95 US
Sep 01, 2020
8-1/4 x 10-1/4
112 Pages
Search Press

Botanicum Medicinale
A Modern Herbal of Medicinal Plants
A beautifully illustrated, informative, and engaging guide to 100 of the key plants used for medicinal purposes.
$29.95 US
Oct 20, 2020
7-1/2 x 9-7/10
200 Pages
The MIT Press

The Bedside Book of Birds
An Avian Miscellany
In this lushly illustrated volume, novelist and lifelong birdwatcher Graeme Gibson presents an extraordinary tribute to the eternal relationship between humans and birds, featuring a new introduction by Margaret Atwood.
$40.00 US
Mar 30, 2021
6-1/4 x 9-1/4
392 Pages
Nan A. Talese

Embroidered Animals
Wild and Woolly Creatures to Stitch and Sew
A lively and accessible book featuring embroidery motifs and sewing projects that highlight the wonder and beauty of the animal kingdom with designs for foxes, cats, owls, zebras, and pandas.
$21.95 US
May 18, 2021
8-1/4 x 7-7/8
96 Pages
Roost Books

Atlas of Perfumed Botany
A cartography of fragrance that charts the botany and geography of perfume composition.
$29.95 US
Apr 05, 2022
7 x 9-1/2
168 Pages
The MIT Press

The Secret Language of Flowers
The Historical Symbolism and Spiritual Properties of Flowers Throughout Time
An illustrated guide to the symbolic meaning of flowers throughout history, exploring their significance in folklore and mythology in cultures around the world.
$17.99 US
Jan 10, 2023
5-13/16 x 7-9/16
192 Pages

Storybook Cottages
America's Carpenter Gothic Style
Carpenter Gothic is a unique American expression of Gothic Revival architecture, showcasing the craftsmanship of carpenter-builders who constructed modest homes with impressive detailing. Few other books about this charming style have been produced, though the homes are eminently photogenic.
$45.00 US
Apr 05, 2011
9 x 9
224 Pages

Earth to Table Bakes
Everyday Recipes for Baking with Good Ingredients
*SHORTLISTED for the 2022 Taste Canada Award for Single-Subject Cookbooks*Two long-time pastry chefs share 100 of the simple, mouthwatering recipes for desserts and savoury delights that they've perfected over years spent working together in the kitchen.
$26.99 US
Oct 12, 2021
8 x 10
304 Pages
Penguin Canada

Backyard Farming: Canning & Preserving
Over 75 Recipes for the Homestead Kitchen
Backyard Farming: Canning Recipes is complete how-to guide on prepapring and preserving the fruits and vegetables you grow in your very own backyard garden.
$7.95 US
Oct 28, 2014
5-1/2 x 8-1/4
144 Pages
Hatherleigh Press

The Cottage Kitchen
Cozy Cooking in the English Countryside: A Cookbook
Tastemaker and photographer Marie Forsberg shares her gorgeous, creative, thoughtful life in the English countryside, with 100 recipes of traditional English fare and the foods she grew up cooking in Norway with her mother, and 150 stunning photographs.
$35.00 US
Oct 17, 2017
7-7/16 x 10
288 Pages
Clarkson Potter

Jam Session
A Fruit-Preserving Handbook [A Cookbook]
The right-sized handbook for fruit preserving, with 75 basic and special recipes for jams, jellies, chutneys, and compotes, by chef emeritus and master preserver Joyce Goldstein.
$24.99 US
Jun 26, 2018
7-7/16 x 9-1/2
264 Pages
Lorena Jones Books

Totally Strawberries Cookbook
Need a little bit more sweet in your day? The handy pocket-size Totally Strawberries Cookbook is jam-packed with naturally sweet and berry-filled recipes, like an Easy Strawberry Focaccia, Strawberry Spinach Salad, and Strawberry Pavlova.
$6.99 US
Apr 01, 1999
5 x 6
96 Pages
Celestial Arts

The Skillful Forager
Essential Techniques for Responsible Foraging and Making the Most of Your Wild Edibles
This indispensable handbook of techniques will be a key addition to every forager's library. Highlighting the best techniques for getting the most out of each and every type of wild edible, readers will learn the most effective ways to harvest, preserve, and prepare all of their foraged edibles.
$26.95 US
Mar 12, 2019
6-1/2 x 9
296 Pages
Roost Books

The Rebel's Apothecary
A Practical Guide to the Healing Magic of Cannabis, CBD, and Mushrooms
Learn how to improve your health and wellness with the healing magic of cannabis, CBD and medicinal mushrooms.
$21.00 US
May 19, 2020
6 x 8
384 Pages

Healing Mushrooms
A Practical and Culinary Guide to Using Mushrooms for Whole Body Health
The one and only resource on using adaptogenic mushrooms to boost immunity and promote whole body health the natural way.
$18.00 US
Oct 10, 2017
6 x 9
224 Pages

Hill House Living
The Art of Creating a Joyful Life
A gorgeous guide to the simple pleasures of cottage living—antique hunting, gardening, and enjoying the seasons—from a beloved British design and fashion influencer.
$30.00 US
Oct 19, 2021
7-7/16 x 9-3/4
256 Pages
Clarkson Potter

A Year of Picnics
Recipes for Dining Well in the Great Outdoors
Everyone loves picnicking--dining in the great outdoors, cozied up on blankets, and surrounded by the beauty of the natural world. Now imagine doing it year-round, where the setting speaks to the foods served, and you've got A Year of Picnics!
$24.95 US
Apr 04, 2017
7-1/4 x 9
240 Pages
Roost Books

Simple Techniques and Over 170 Recipes for Creating and Using Dehydrated Foods
Perfectly preserve your favorite foods
$21.99 US
Sep 06, 2022
7-11/16 x 9-3/16
304 Pages

Grow, Cook, Dye, Wear
From Seed To Style The Sustainable Way
A fully illustrated, practical guide that explains how to follow a sustainable approach to food and fashion
$25.99 US
May 24, 2022
7-7/16 x 9-11/16
224 Pages

Knits from the Greenhouse
Knitting Patterns for Plant-Based Fibers
The properties of plant-based yarns--cotton, linen, hemp, and others--are unique, naturally. They don't behave the same as wool yarns; to show off their best characteristics you need the right project. Knits from the Greenhouse is here to help you cultivate these fibers into beautiful finished designs. Dig in to find:    • High fiber knitwear using 100% plant-based fibers, as well as blended yarns.   • 18 projects designed specifically to show off the best properties these fibers ensure you have a beautiful finished project no matter the season.   • Helpful tips and tricks from agrarian designers who love working with plant-based fibers. From soil to skein to finished project, working with plant-based fibers is a joy with Knits from the Greenhouse--green thumb not required.
$26.99 US
Nov 19, 2019
8-1/4 x 10-7/8
152 Pages
Krause Craft

100 Flowers to Knit & Crochet
A collection of beautiful blooms for embellishing clothes, accessories, cushions and throws
The return of a classic! Beautiful knitting and crochet patterns for a lush bouquet of blossoms perfect for embellishing your favorite clothing or accessories. The perfect way to use up scraps of yarn or try out interesting new yarns. 
$19.95 US
Nov 02, 2021
8-3/4 x 8-3/4
128 Pages
Search Press