Christmas Gift Ideas: The Chenille Solution!

Every year you ask yourself the same question: What would make unique and memorable Christmas gifts? You want your gift giving to have that personal touch. Christmas gifts shouldn’t be destined for the re-gifting route, like the ugly Christmas sweater… And they needn’t be! Vintage chenille robes, bedspreads, bed jackets, pillows, quilts and throws offer […]

The Cottage Divine Listings Featured in Architectural Digest

We’re proud to share that two of our listings were featured in an April 2019 Architectural Digest piece called “In Praise of Old School Chenille Bedspreads.”  Discover the Appeal of Retro Chenille Bedspreads Architectural Digest author Megan Gustashaw writes, “To keep your space from looking like a sterile hotel room, you’re going to need to […]

Upcycle, Recycle – Open Up Your Creative Vortex With Chenille!

Incorporating vintage chenille for bath robes, quilts and baby blankets opens up a creative vortex! Unlike modern, ho-hum bedspreads that wear out quickly and have to be tossed away, vintage chenille is a quality fabric that offers up endless choices of color, textures and patterns for all your upcycling and repurposing ideas! After all, we […]

Unique Wedding Gift Ideas for the Lovely Bride

You need a wedding gift for that lovely bride to make her special day memorable. But what do you choose? Should you play it safe and just grab something on the registry? Or do you know she would really love something extra unique, a gift that celebrates her journey and her distinct tastes? Vintage chenille […]

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 […]

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:: […]

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. […]