Tag Archives: vintage chenille

Memories from the Past Beckon Us to Rediscover Simple Comforts

We all reminisce. It’s a part of humanness, to look back and remember good times, special things, memorable people, or significant events in our lives. The cottagecore movement has recently drawn attention to this longing for the past, brought on by the upheaval that the pandemic caused in our daily lives. Suddenly our cherished, hectic […]

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 […]

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 […]

Get Creative! Sew and Craft with Vintage Chenille

When you’re a chenille enthusiast like I am, ok, a chenille junkie, chenille noses its way to other rooms of the house, not just adorning the top of beds. Modern commercially-made rubbish? No thanks! Commercially made shower curtains are oh-so-boring.  I found a lovely chenille bedspread with absolutely gorgeous mauve roses – and that turned […]

Vintage Chenille Bedspreads: A Brief History

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.

Can’t Decide What to Wear? Learn the Language of Color.

“Color! What a deep and mysterious language, the language of dreams.” –Paul Gauguin Did you ever feel drawn to a particular color, as though it were speaking to you in a “deep and mysterious language” as in the Gauguin quote above? There’s more than what meets the eye… Here’s the thing about color and fashion: […]

Highlight Your Natural Beauty With The Perfect Color

One of best things about vintage chenille is the fabulous, seemingly endless array of colors to choose from. We love color, color, color, and we’d love to help you pick just the right shade of chenille to highlight your beautiful features! “The best color in the whole world is the one that looks good on […]