It is not hard to understand why the aesthetic known as “cottagecore,” which takes into account all aspects of rural living and places a great emphasis on appreciating nature, has spread like wildfire.
If we all had the option of living our lives the way we do or passing our time in a quaint home while donning frilly skirts and hats, which would you choose?
It’s probably reasonable to assume that there would be complete cottage communities!
Because The Sims is a simulation of real life, it follows that it is feasible to live a life similar to the one shown in the game, and content creators may provide all that is required to do so.
After looking at this list, which is packed with stunning accessories and furnishings, you might never play the same way again.
Good riddance to San Myshuno and welcome to Brindleton Bay!
- 21. Woodland Dress by Trillyke
- 20. Bamboo Rugs
- 19. Cottage Core Paintings
- 18. English Cottage Millwork Wallpaper & Appliques
- 17. All Ruffled Up Dress
- 16. Hunting Cap
- 15. Whimsical Animal Portraits
- 14. Modular Hanging Plants
- 13. Briar Hat
- 12. Cottage Core Grandpa Sweater
- 11. Cottage Core Collection
- 10. Helena Apron Skirt
- 9. A Very Mixed Pack of Cross Stitch
- 8. Elena Dress
- 7. Tall Order Vintage Kitchen Recolor
- 6. Flowers and Some Things
- 5. From Dusk till Dawn Pack
- 4. Seasons Deco
- 3. Apothecary’s Chest
- 2. Makin’ Magic Kitchen Set
- 1. Cottage Garden Stuff
21. Woodland Dress by Trillyke
Because this garment is so well suited for cottagecore Sims, I felt compelled to put it at the top of the list.
It features puff sleeves, is available in floral and gingham designs, and has a feminine cut.
What else could you possibly ask for?
The nicest thing about this dress is that it looks great on any sim, regardless of their own taste in fashion.
It is available in a variety of simple swatches, which makes it quite flexible.
20. Bamboo Rugs
Although TaTschu may have designed these carpets with a jungle motif in mind, I believe that they would look wonderful in a country home.
They seem like they’ve been used a little bit and have some fading to them, and the swatches themselves are a great fit.
There is nothing more indicative of a “cottage” than things like flowers, birds, leaves, and plants.
The fact that these carpets come in the standard tile size of 4 by 3 inches makes them an excellent choice for constructions of this nature.
Cottages are often rather tiny and have smaller carpets, thus large rugs will not function in these environments.
You could only need something for the times when you don’t want an utterly naked floor, and they will do the job without sacrificing any sense of elegance.
19. Cottage Core Paintings
You may believe that decorating with elements inspired by nature, such as plants, is a no-brainer; yet, you may desire more than that without losing the aesthetic.
These paintings by moonclover are the ideal way to give your Sim’s cottage a more put-together look and are available from moonclover.
This rococo-inspired collection has 45 different swatches to choose from.
Please don’t feel terrible if you don’t understand what that implies; I was in the same boat as you.
But after doing a simple search on Google, I can see the relationship between the two.
The use of all these pastel hues and the very detailed style of painting really does fit nicely in with the cottagecore lifestyle, as do the topics that they typically concern, which include love, mythology, youth, and fun.
18. English Cottage Millwork Wallpaper & Appliques
It’s quite OK to kit up your Sim in cottage-chic attire and adorn their abode with an abundance of greenery.
However, if you want the appearance of a real cottage, you will need to pay attention to each and every part of the structure as it is being built.
The walls are of utmost significance.
Because you don’t have too many choices, you shouldn’t automatically choose trendy colours or patterns.
To our good fortune, here is where CC steps in.
This designer has created a number of different wallpapers, some of which come with optional appliques, in order to really bring the “cottage” interior design motif to life.
The panelled wallpaper features coordinating ornamental motifs at the top, and it is available in a wide variety of muted tones that are calming.
After that, you have the option of using the appliques if you really want to take things to the next level!
They are meant to be hung on the wall like sculptures.
You are free to organise them in any way that you see fit in order to give some further detail.
17. All Ruffled Up Dress
Simply adding some flowers or plaid to an item can give it a more traditional, rustic look.
It’s not complicated, but it’s been tried and tested.
And it’s apparent that this creator has the same sentiment!
Saurus altered the colour of another Simmer’s outfit so that it had those quintessential rustic emotions.
Additionally, she performed an excellent job.
These dresses, with their ruffled tops and cinched waists, will be an excellent option for the cottage Sims that you have in your game.
If you ask me, cottages naturally exude an air of bucolic and country charm.
Therefore, flowers and plaids are acceptable choices, right?
Hmm. I sense a connection.
In any event, this dress comes in 45 different colours, and every single one of them is stunning.
16. Hunting Cap
There are a lot of dudes that enjoy listening to cottage music.
It’s simply that when it comes to clothing, they don’t have nearly as many alternatives as other people have.
The option that is both the greatest and the most realistic for them is to update their wardrobe with some vintage pieces, such as this hunting cap.
It’s retro, but not so much so that it’ll stick out like a sore thumb in the modern world.
If you provide your Sim with some suspenders, overalls, boots, and this hat, they will appear to be quite at ease in their new surroundings at the cottage.
The total number of swatches on this one-of-a-kind hat is 12.
There are some that are the more conventional colours, such as browns, greys, and beiges, and there are also other possibilities that include stripes.
15. Whimsical Animal Portraits
It’s safe to say that extra wall hangings are always a welcome addition to any home.
But this is something that applies much more so to a cottage.
The style does not include elements such as open areas or walls with no decoration.
In addition, there is a certain allure to the appearance of chaos, particularly if it is executed properly.
The use of these endearing and quirky animal pictures is certain to leave you feeling fulfilled and content.
They are so adorable that I don’t even know what to say! Gah!
But in all seriousness, there is nothing about the artwork, the frames, or the creatures in the pictures that I don’t really like.
Some of them are even dressed up, and it is common knowledge that any animal that is dressed up adds an infinite number of adorable points to the total.
The gazelle is decked out in a tuxedo, while others of the birds are sporting knitted sweaters or bandanas.
Because they all have such a good appearance, it will be difficult for you to choose which ones to employ.
Keep in mind that there is no downside to utilising all of them!
14. Modular Hanging Plants
You know what’s missing from The Sims 4, right?
plants that are suspended from the ceiling in a room.
In point of fact!
They make the table seem more modern and take up less room.
In addition, these wicker, terracotta, and ivory colour samples will look great in your cottage.
However, in contrast to other CC plants, they are because these things have nothing to do with plants at all.
You have been duped, that’s for sure!
What you really get with this purchase is only the pot, and as it has a hole at the bottom, you may decide for yourself which plant to put inside.
13. Briar Hat
This next hat is almost as lovely as the one before it, but it has even more flowers on it!
Because it is such a massive item, it will function as a separate component of any ensemble, and it will draw attention to itself in its own right.
You won’t have any trouble matching it up with any dress, skirt, or other item of clothing.
In addition, there are not just nine swatches available for the hat, but also a variety of hues to choose from for the flowers.
Consequently, regardless of whether your Sim is relaxing in the cottage garden or lounging in front of their quaint house, they will always have a hat that complements their disposition.
12. Cottage Core Grandpa Sweater
These days, “grandpa attire” does not always signify that the one wearing them is an elderly person.
To state that something appears to have been owned by an elderly person is only a shorthand method of conveying the same thing.
Even though you presumably already knew that I felt it would be better to explain it to you.
The practice of reviving outmoded clothes has developed into something of a fashion trend.
After all, they hail from a period that was renowned for its elegance and refinement.
The sweater that you purchase from TulipSniper will provide an air of refined sophistication to your Sim.
It consists of a tie, a button-up shirt worn underneath the sweater that is covered in a funny animal motif, and the sweater itself.
11. Cottage Core Collection
This collection has a variety of high-quality pieces that are perfect for you to mix and combine in order to create cottagecore ensembles.
To begin, there’s the hat with the ribbon, which is an essential component of cottagecore if there ever was one.
It is distinguishable from the sunhat that comes with the original game and should not severely restrict your Sim’s ability to style their hair.
The dresses are next, and each and every one of them is a wonderful, long design that has sleeves that are somewhat ruffled.
Last but not least, there is stunning jewellery and a selection of skirts that are both hefty and elegant.
10. Helena Apron Skirt
Beyond its outward beauty, maintaining a cottage requires a significant amount of labour and is fraught with a significant amount of dirt.
But because all of the dresses and skirts that are appropriate for this way of life are so lovely, the last thing you’ll want to do is get dirt on them.
Aprons are perfect for just such an occasion!
Your Sim will have the appearance of a busy prairie girl when she wears one of these bespoke skirts with an attached apron.
She can protect her clothing while still looking chic, regardless of whether she is cleaning, cooking, or tending the fields.
Every one of these samples features a lovely skirt with a white apron draped over it.
You may choose from patterns like floral or plaid, in addition to solid hues.
9. A Very Mixed Pack of Cross Stitch
Hanging up some cross stitch on the wall is one of the quickest ways to achieve a nostalgic and homey atmosphere, which is perfect if that’s what you’re going for.
However, this does not obligate you to adopt an entirely vintage aesthetic.
These incredible 62 designs give a wide variety of options to accommodate any preference – or any characteristic if you decorate taking into account the characteristics of your Sims.
However, let’s not sugarcoat things:
You’re the one who’s going to be responsible for staring at that house for a good many hours. You want to be sure you enjoy it!
This collection of photographs features a wide variety of subjects, ranging from traditional landscapes to cutting-edge artistic installations.
Have a look at it, and tell me what you think about it!
8. Elena Dress
This sweet and simple clothing is just the thing to get your Sims in the mood for some laid-back cottage living.
The top section is styled like a shirt, and it has elbow-length sleeves.
The long skirt has a button that closes it at the waist.
The original author performed an excellent job in every respect.
The textures, shadows, and wrinkles are all spot on, which results in a garment that seems authentic, but not quite as lifelike as it might be.
That is the pinnacle of bespoke content created using Maxis Match!
In total, there are 27 swatches, each of which features a unique combination of attractive colours and patterns.
7. Tall Order Vintage Kitchen Recolor
The game has a large number of goods with a retro aesthetic.
However, it seems as though they have already undergone some sort of renovation.
To put it another way, the colours are just a little off.
And if you’re aiming for the cottagecore look, you probably don’t want to go with contemporary countertops.
However, Miss Ruby Bird is responsible for putting the “vintage” in “Tall Order Vintage Cabinets” by recoloring the cabinets.
The swatches now have a far better overall fit, and there is also a great deal more of them.
Because the set contains all of the components of the counters and the islands, they are now available in a wide range of colours, including pinks that have been faded, greens, and yellows, as well as dozens of woods.
6. Flowers and Some Things
The cottage that your Sims live in will unquestionably require some soothing furnishings and accessories.
And what could be finer or more peaceful than wicker baskets filled with pastel flowers, wooden candlesticks, and wicker flower vases?
Nothing, I say!
The cottage-chic lifestyle is well suited to these goods since they exude an abundance of charming character.
The candles and flowers can be seen to great effect from virtually every room in the home.
They will always have a home, whether it be on the mantle of the fireplace, the shelf in the kitchen, or the nightstand in the bedroom.
5. From Dusk till Dawn Pack
The term “cottagecore” refers to one of the most all-encompassing styles currently in existence.
It encompasses not just every component of the house but also the things that people wear.
Even though the maker of these goods had Strangerville in mind when creating them, I believe that any Sim who decides to experiment with cottage living will find that they are an excellent fit.
You can truly make your Sim look the part by dressing them in lovely, ruffled dresses, tied blouses, and overalls.
All of these items should have an abundance of gingham or flowery motifs.
In addition to that, the boots are an excellent choice for them to wear while they are working in their garden.
Which is something that is very necessary if you own a cottage.
4. Seasons Deco
Additional objects have been added for the kitchen; some of these might appear familiar because they were converted from The Sims 2 content.
Who could have predicted that a game with a setting that was so homey and innocent would be referenced more than a decade later?
Your kitchen will have a more put-together appearance as a result of the ornamental skillets, wall-mounted oven mitt, rooster-themed canisters, and utensil holders a lot more related to cooking and baking.
In addition, there is a sculpture of a rooster and some floral decorations (see, witchy!).
3. Apothecary’s Chest
The concentration on nature and flora that is necessary to produce the aesthetic of cottage country might, at times, make one feel a little bit witchy.
This apothecary’s chest is the perfect addition to your Sims’ cottage house, regardless of whether or not your Sims actually practise witchcraft.
It comes equipped with little bottles and bundles of herbs, as well as flowers and a letter scrawled on a piece of paper that is hidden in the drawer that is open.
There is also a candle included, which is something that I personally would not use because the box is made of wood and the tinder is all around it.
But I suppose there are occasions when you have to make a sacrifice.
It does have a really endearing appearance.
2. Makin’ Magic Kitchen Set
If you have ever attempted to build or decorate with a particular theme in mind, then you probably already know how restrictive it can be because you only have three or four swatches to choose from for each individual piece of furniture.
If this is something that you have done, then you are probably already familiar with how restrictive it can be.
Even though they come from the same pack, they don’t match up fifty per cent of the time!
But there is never any cause for anxiety with regard to CC.
The addition of these wood cabinets and the vintage stove that comes equipped with a pot rack and backsplash will give your cottage kitchen the touch of country charm that it so much needs.
1. Cottage Garden Stuff
This user-created Stuff Pack for The Sims 4 comes with everything you’ll need to get your cottagecore enjoyment in the game started to a good start.
It is an incredible and extensive selection that covers everything from build-and-buy products to fantastic clothing and hairstyles for both males and females.
In all, there are 171 things available.
And each and every one of them exudes beauty.
If you are already a lover of the aesthetic, then these goods will almost certainly cause you to explode with excitement.
Even the yard that your Sims are occupying may undergo a more cottage-like makeover with the addition of fresh plants and trees.