Country Cottage Christmas, a special issue from The Cottage Journal, showcases rustic abodes dressed for the holidays, each with their own farmhouse-style spin. Visit a home inspired by a love of the past, decorated with vintage finds accented by fresh greenery. You won’t want to miss a beautiful Alabama farmhouse layered with moody hues, made to keep family and friends cozy all season long. The homes in this special issue are packed with cozy country style ideas, each with their own unique Christmas themes that we’re sure will spark inspiration and joy just for you.
The Cottage Journal Special Issues
Editor's Letter • GATHER ’ROUND
Gorgeous Greenery • From the first steps to the star of the show, holiday greenery shines when embellished with rustic country style.
All Wrapped Up • From star to skirt, the Christmas tree takes the spotlight when it comes to your home’s holiday décor! Whether it’s the ornaments and garland that adorn the branches or the gifts waiting below, make sure your tree’s decorations show all of the country charm that the rest of your cottage does!
Market Finds • Natural materials mingle with tartan touches for a country cottage feel that emanates the warmth of the season.
For the Love of Christmas • Drawing on her love for the holidays from a young age, Susan Hughes decorates her home with vintage accents and quaint touches to complement her cozy farmhouse.
Cozy White Christmas • Creative uses of textures, patinaed accents, and plenty of natural elements bring rich warmth into this home straight out of a Christmas card.
Layered with Love • From the wreath-covered exterior to the tree-filled interior, this Alabama home is layered with holiday charm.
A Festive Family Affair • When December arrives, this Southern home comes to life with fun family memories and DIY charm.
A Collected Cottage Christmas • Rich with the influence of beloved family members and precious personal memories, this home embraces the joy and comfort of life well-lived.
Warm and Welcoming • Designed for entertaining friends and family, this holiday home embraces the meaning of the season.
Naturally Yours • A Fairfax, Virginia, family celebrates the holiday season grounded in simple, neutral décor.
Wide-Open Spaces • Fueled by a love of hosting large family gatherings, the Overtons created their dream home nestled in the middle of a country pasture.
French-Country Christmas • Stylish European flair and contemporary furnishings create an eclectic family home with timeworn charms.
Credits & Resources • To find out more about product sources or to contact the design professionals, see credits and contacts listed below.