The Cottage Journal

The Cottage Journal French Cottage 2019


The Cottage Journal features decorating ideas, style tips, creative inspiration, and delicious recipes - and now you can enjoy every single page on the tablet! Create a warmer, more magical home with the beauty of nature and The Cottage Journal!

United States
Hoffman Media
5 期号


country farmhouse

The simple elegance of farmhouse charm is the combination of comfort and timeless character. Each home is filled with styles ranging from vintage to industrial farmhouse, featuring rustic siding, calming paint tones, and plenty of natural light. Whether a new pastoral build that honors the past or a weathered weekend getaway, homes that hold a reverence for reimagined historic finds fill this collection. 3 EASY WAYS TO ORDER Hoffman Media Store P.O. Box 8510 • Big Sandy, TX 75755 800-361-8059 HOFFMANMEDIASTORE.COM/PRODUCT/COUNTRY-FARMHOUSE ORDER TODAY!…

refined and elegant

Welcome to our newest issue of French Cottage, a special edition from The Cottage Journal magazine. From Washington, DC, to Southern California, stories of style discovered and, in many cases, restored are numerous and intriguing as we explore this edition. When old meets new in regard to French style, the lines between antiques and contemporary décor blur, and it becomes a new take on what the French have mastered. Comfortable and inviting, a welcoming feel with a relaxed sense of home is considered inherent to the love of French-style decorating. From flea markets to antiques shops, collecting treasures with history, it seems, has become a passion for many. Cooking and sharing with friends and family is a subject of much affection for the homeowners in “Rediscovered Charm” on page 77. Their visits…

living with relics & remnants

timeless elegance

Subtle simplicity and the rich beauty of France draw you in while the recipes and history of each province invite you to stay in La Vie est Belle: The Elegant Art of Living in the French Style. Having grown up with a penchant for French culture that only grew stronger with age, author Henrietta Heald brings to light the French way of life with its reverence for the past and the desire to preserve those qualities for future generations. With more than 200 pages of interiors, ageless beauty and tradition, and fine food and wine, this coffee-table book will transport you to the various regions that separate each of its five chapters, where you’ll discover essays on the traditions and characteristics that make these areas unique, as well as the…

a french connection

There was always something about French style that Laurie Furber loved. The ever-present patina, detailed oil paintings, rustic natural wood—there was a place in her heart for it all. So, when she and her husband, JP, noticed a hole in the retail market for vintage, sustainable home goods, Laurie took a chance on her dream and opened Elsie Green in Northern California. The shop’s name is a play on words—Elsie coming from Laurie’s childhood nickname and Green as a nod to the shop’s sustainable philosophy. Shopping vintage, the couple says, isn’t just a way of bringing beautiful character to your home; it’s also better for the environment. Though the team sources antiques and vintage pieces from a few different locations, including Morocco and Belgium, 95 percent of their merchandise comprises vintage pieces…

sanctuary by design

Growing up in the busy metropolitan of Los Angeles, California, Karen Snyder always considered herself more of a city girl—that is, until she and her husband built their first house in a small equestrian community outside L.A. “Having horses, chickens, and goats in our neighborhood and living more of a country life was really instrumental in shaping my style and design aesthetic,” Karen recalls. Since then, not too much has changed. The couple still resides in an equestrian community outside the city with their children, their three dogs, and Karen’s husband’s horse, Whiskey. Though her style choice hasn’t changed throughout the years, Karen has refined it. She’s created not just a home but a sanctuary for her family to retreat from the bustling city life. “When I decorated our home, my…