Creating Your Dream Bedroom: A Guide to a Personal Oasis

Your bedroom is more than just a place to sleep; it’s your sanctuary, your personal oasis, and a reflection of your style and personality. Creating your dream bedroom can be a fun and rewarding project that transforms a mundane space into a haven of comfort, relaxation, and style. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the steps to design and furnish your dream bedroom. 1. Define Your Vision The first step in creating your dream bedroom is to define your …

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Fall for 2023 – Autumn Decor Trends

The leaves are turning from green into a riot of colour, and the summer warmth is fading into the crispness of cooler weather. Fall is here, and we’re delighted. Whether you’re an avid decorator with bins of seasonal decor waiting to be pulled out or just someone looking to add a little autumnal charm into your living space, we’ve got the sweater weather inspo that will help you bring that seasonal coziness into every room in your home. Rich, Earthy …

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Maximizing Space: Unlocking the Potential of Small Condos and Apartments

Living in a small condo or apartment doesn’t mean sacrificing comfort or style. With a little creativity and smart design choices, you can transform your compact living space into a functional and inviting home. In this article, we will explore practical tips and innovative ideas for maximizing the space in small condos and apartments, optimizing space utilization without compromising on aesthetics. Embrace Minimalism Small spaces benefit from a minimalist approach. Decluttering and adopting a minimalist lifestyle not only create an …

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The Charm of Condo living: The joys of buying new

Condo living has become an increasingly popular choice for homeowners, and it’s no surprise why. With their modern amenities, convenient locations, and hassle-free maintenance, condominiums offer a unique lifestyle that appeals to many. When it comes to purchasing a condo, buying new has numerous advantages that make it an excellent investment. In this article, we explore the perks of condo living and delve into the reasons why buying a new condo is a wise decision. Modern and Stylish Design One …

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Home Decor and the Psychology of Colour

Choosing the right colours for your home can have a significant impact on your mood and emotions. The psychology of colour in home decor is an important consideration when creating a space that promotes feelings of comfort, relaxation and happiness. In this post, we will explore the various ways in which colour affects our emotions and how you can use this knowledge to create the perfect atmosphere in your home.  Red Red is a powerful and intense colour that can …

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Mistakes New Homebuyers Make

10 Mistakes New Homebuyers Make When Furnishing Their Homes

It’s so exciting to close on a new home and even more exciting to start decorating, but there are several mistakes new homebuyers make when furnishing their space.  Top Tip: Measure your front door too. There’s no point in buying something if it won’t fit through the front door! Top Tip: Remember to leave enough room for walkways!  At GS&Co, we’re experts on home furnishings. Come visit us in-store, so we can help you turn your new house into your …

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Three Ways to Style Your Walls

Gallery Walls Gallery walls are a home decor classic for a reason! They work in most spaces, whether it’s a collection of frames like the ones above this home office setup or a more eclectic mix like the floor-to-ceiling display in this dining room. Here are some easy top tips to make it work every time:  Statement Art Choosing a large scale piece to put above furniture is a great way to anchor a room and add more visual weight …

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The Upside of Downsizing

People downsize for a multitude of reasons. Some want to simplify their lives, some want to move closer to loved ones, and some just want to enjoy a little freed-up equity from their home sale. While many people are looking to upsize, there is a multitude of benefits that can come from downsizing. So what makes downsizing so great? Increased cash flow. If you’ve been in your current home for a while, it may have increased in value, and you …

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Art at Home – Curating Your Personal Art Collection

Often our art collections begin with personal pieces that hold memories, such as watercolours painted by a loved one, an heirloom photograph, or a child’s first finger painting – art often holds the spirit of memories. It personalizes our homes and adds a human touch to the collection of manufactured goods in which we live. As a child, it was pages pulled from a colouring book. Through my teens and early twenties, it was posters and glossy pages liberated from …

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Choose a Fabric for Your Sofa

How to Choose a Fabric for Your Sofa

The fabric you choose for your custom sofa matters as much as its size, shape and cushion choice. Each type holds its own unique characteristics – from stain and fade resistance to strength and style. When selecting the best materials, it is essential to take into consideration the attributes of each one and how they fit into your personal requirements and lifestyle. In this guide, we will help you choose a fabric for your custom sofa by discussing upholstery options, …

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