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Proud Recipient of 2020 Houzz Award

Excited to share that 1SmallSpace won Best of Houzz 2020 for Customer Service! Houzz is a leading platform for home renovation and design. The Toronto-based interior decorating studio was chosen by the millions of homeowners that comprise the Houzz community…

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Space Saving Tips

When you’re living in a small space, using each square foot of space most effectively and efficiently is key. Here are my top three game changing tips to optimizing your small space and making it into a dream home you…

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Five Tips to Create a Beautiful Layout

Creating that dream room in your home is more than just selecting pretty furniture and filling the space with items. Crafting a workable layout is an art that involves balancing visual weight while meeting functional needs. Thinking ahead of time…

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Recipient of the Ambassador Scholarship Award from DDA

We are excited to announce that we have been selected as one of the awarding recipients of the Ambassador Scholarship Award from the Decorators and Designers Association of Canada (DDA)!! The award is given to one graduating student in each…

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Our Inspiration

Inhale One Simple Breathe Light, Open and Airy   Nature One Treasured Moment Pause, Slowly, Reflect   Life One Gentle Peace Unity, Harmony and Home   Beauty One Source of Energy Gently, Misty, and Connected    

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Accentuating Your Small Space

One of the ways to make a small space look bigger is to create an accent wall through use of natural stone veneer panels, slabs, or tiles. An accent wall creates a focal point in the room and helps ground…

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Colour Psychology 101

Colour Psychology Guide Red Feelings:  Excitement, dramatic and emotional; passion, fire and romance Historically associated with kings and cardinals Many cultures use red to symbolize love and romance (e.g., red roses and Valentine’s Day) In China, associated with wedding gowns,…

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An Interview with Carly

Since it’s almost been a year starting this blog, I thought I would take this opportunity to introduce myself. 1. What first sparked your interest in design and decorating? I think the first time I was interested in design and…

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Colour Schemes

There are three basic colour schemes when it comes to working with colour in a space. A useful guide is to keep the 60-30-10 rule in mind. Successful colour schemes use dominant colours in 60% of the room, secondary colours…

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Colour Tools

For those of us who may be new to the field of design or who are learning to decorate our first home for that matter, colour is such a daunting task. It’s a weighty decision. What if the colours don’t…

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A Little Lobby Love // Over-sized Abstract Oil-Painting

ARTWORK DETAILS AMAZON ABSTRACT BLUE GREEN – LARGE TEXTURED STROKES OF OIL PAINT 55′ BY 78′ ($368), CANVAS FRAMED STRETCHED CANVAS SERVICES ($220) Just a little post about the oversized canvas I helped pick out for this condo lobby area for…

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