Fur and fluff, tails and tufts! Chenille Pet Beds, Dog Outfits & More Fun Ideas

Any pet owner will tell you: Dogs and cats are smart creatures. Cat can track down mice we don’t even see and dogs dig up their old bones they buried months before. And both cats and dogs have their own internal clocks telling them just when it’s supper time! And what many pet owners are […]

Old, New, Borrowed & Blue: What’s a Perfect Gift for That Lovely Bride?

Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue Throughout history, many a bride has recited that familiar poem on her wedding day, making sure her special day included each one of those treasured ‘somethings.’ A Memorable Wedding Gift Idea, Inspired by the Past Even today, following tradition, a bride wants her memorable day to include […]

Christmas Chenille Fabric! 7 Super Fun Craft Ideas You’ll Love

If you’re looking to create Christmas crafts that are rich in color and texture, treat yourself (and everyone on your gift list) to the magic of vintage chenille! Here are 7 fun ways to infuse some old fashioned nostalgia using vintage chenille fabric in your next sewing or craft project. 1) Wow Your Loved Ones […]

Vintage Chenille Unleashes The Divine Feminine

This piece was written by Emily on what influences the designs of Fluffy Tufts handcrafted chenille robes. The Inspiration Behind the Designs Women inherently possess a hidden power, a gift from the universe…yet history records the continual suppressing of this divine feminine power… Dominated by the pervasive power men have usurped over centuries and centuries, […]

Why Wear Vintage Chenille Robes? Well…

Why should you wear a chenille robe? Let our customers tell you! We’ve compiled a list below of the most common uses that our lovelies have shared with us. Then, explore a bit about chenille as a fabric and why we use it exclusively in our designs. Here are the 10 most common statements we […]

Resources on Vintage Chenille Bedspread History

If you want to learn more about the history of this wonderful textile, here are some recommendations to get you started. We are not affiliated with any of the authors/sites below – these are simply what we consider to be noteworthy resources: Title:: Southern Tufts: The Regional Origins and National Craze for Chenille Fashion Author:: […]

The Story Behind Our Name, The Cottage Divine

What do raspberries have to do with, well, everything vintage chenille? A lot, actually! We thought we’d share the story behind our new name, The Cottage Divine. Read on to find out how our new moniker came into existence… The Beginnings of The Cottage Divine When we made the decision to create a new website […]

Create a Scent-Sational Experience With Essential Oils

“Scents bring memories, and many memories bring nostalgic pleasure. We would be wise to plan for this when we plant a garden.” – Thalassa Cruso, To Everything There is a Season, 1973 Many of our lovely customers often comment on how wonderful their packages smell, or write us to ask what the delightful scent is. […]

Inside Our Studio: Behind the Design of Sunset Chenille Robes

For many years, the chenille bedspread was ubiquitous in homes across America. Here’s a brief introductory history from the heyday of chenille to today.