Welcome to Cosy & Quaint!

My name is Elaine and I'm so glad you stopped by. You'll find an eclectic mix of cosy and quaint items on this blog. I'm inspired by nostalgia, beautiful objects in museums, light & dark academia aesthetics, maximalist 1900's and antique interiors, and timeless (comfortable!) wardrobe essentials.

Check out the decor inspirations if you are looking for ideas to create a cosy and quaint living space.
Most fashion items are in the mid-range price category but I also like to throw in quality investment pieces that will last a lifetime!
In the books section you'll find a curated selection of books I've read myself or I'm planning to read soon.

I hope you'll find something here that will bring you great joy!

I've lived and traveled in the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe. The items I curate are influenced by an eclectic mix of cultures and styles.

-The protea is South Africa's national flower, and it symbolizes transformation. It embodies supporting a lifestyle that enables you to become someone different, or a better version of yourself. 

-The Delft Blue and wallpaper pattern nods to Holland’s ever-popular porcelain, nostalgia and timelessness.

- The fern represents eternal youth. 

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