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GUEST POST | Local Toronto Home Decor Company Adds a Flare to My Home Decor

This is a guest post by Christina Cordiano. You can read her full blog here.


I am a firm believer in supporting local companies and small businesses. Patriotism and pride for my nation, the City of Toronto and the economy are included within the list of my priorities. I like knowing where my products are coming from and how they are made. I also like getting the most for my money, but really who doesn't !? 

 In addition, I have an affixation with decor and interior design. I think if you are into fashion, you also have an interest with interior design. The passion and fascination with textiles, colour, design and functionality are aspects that intersect with both. Therefore, when Cushello asked to work together and if they could send me some of their products, I could not resist.  



Cushello, is a decor company which designs throw pillows. They design the throw cushions, the inserts, as well as  some throw blankets. The company's products are all designed and manufactured in Toronto, Canada. Cushello's products are marketed to appeal to all consumers, with a wide variety of collections to choose from. The company was  founded by Shaun, Shane & Alex who noticed that the interior design market was lacking in quality goods for a small price tag. 

 After, considering their background story and having the throw cushions for a while now,  I feel as if I can give and honest and authentic review. 

 I choose the Woven insert with a feathered pillow. I have to say the very Canadian design is perfect for me. 

 In my opinion, I think that the company is well worth a consideration to updating your current  decor accessories.


1.  Price 

 First off, if you are basing you consideration to update your decor accessories just on price, then you should be check out Cushello ! The price points are FANTASTIC! I am shocked at how products that are made locally and with such quality are within such an affordable price point. Living in such and expensive city such as Toronto and the lifestyle that comes along with the city life can be really outrageous. This company gives me the opportunity to furnish my place with accessories for great prices and I can even change up my colour palette every few seasons. 

 School season is also around the corner. For those new college students,  furnishing their dorm rooms, the price points along with designs are great additions to your decor! 

 And ..... If the low price points are not enough of a deal for you, they also offer free shipping on purchases over $25



2.  Quality 

  As stated previously the quality is a plus for this company. The texture of the fabric of the inserts are strong, well manufactured and seem as though they will last the test of time.

 Second, the pieces are all luxurious looking and add dimension and texture to any room or piece of furniture. Whether you place these on your living room sofa or bed they will bring a creative touch to anyone of your rooms. Luxrious looking designs and materials such as faux fur, tweed, wool and silk. There is even an artistic range full of wild colours for those with bold tastes. 

 Functionality and comfort add to the quality of the shames as well as the inserts. There are two types of choices for inserts that add to the functionality and comfort of pillows. After all comfort and softness are what are most important when it comes to Pillows. 



 3.  Functionality & Comfort 

 Of course the look of throw cushions are important for the overall aesthetic of your home, but what about the comfort. This aspect is very important. It is a pillow after all. 

 Let me tell you,  these inserts are extremely soft and comfortable. They are firm so they hold their shape and are fluffy so they are great for lounging. 


4. Great service & Easy Transactions 

 There is nothing more important then having a completely satisfying shopping experience. I like knowing that I spent my money on a company that is grateful for my purchase and that values their customers. 

 The customer service of Cushello was outstanding. The staff was kind and extremely accommodating. The website was easy to navigate & in addition to the affordable prices the shipping was free for any purchase over $50. 



Cushello is definitely a site that is worth considering if you want to save some money for your decor.  School dorm rooms and new apartments for those moving for the first time, this is a good option for you to add flare to your decor while staying within budget. 

 Hope this helps to create your more interior design shopping options for you. 

 Happy Shopping ! 



A thank you to Cushello for this opportunity! 


Go check out their website & Instagram. 

 Outfit Details: 

  • White Eyelet off the shoulder top: Brandy Melville 
  •  Black Distressed Shorts: Urban Outfitters 
  •  Chain Necklace: HRH Collections 


This blog originally appeared on Christina's blog here. 


20 Ways To Make a Small Space Feel Large and Roomy

20 Ways To Make a Small Space Feel Large and Roomy

Living in a small space can feel cramped at times. Finding a balance between organization, cleanness and ease of use can be a nightmare to think about in a small space. Luckily we’ve got you covered with 20 ingenious ways to make to make a small space feel large and roomy.

1. Accent Walls Help Open Up A Small Space Design

An accent wall visually enlarges the space and sets up a nice contrast that can make the rest of the space seem brighter by adding more dimension to your space. historiskahem

2. Dividing Walls Help Small Spaces Feel Roomy 

A dividing wall is more than just a barrier, it's way to organize your floorplan while making the most of your space. It acts as a partition for when you need to give guests (or yourself) some privacy. Houzz

3. Above-The-Door Storage Adds To Your Apartment Decor 

These tiny shelves help squeeze some more storage space out of any room. casadecora

4. Skip The Floor Lamp In Smaller Living Spaces 

You're going to need all the floor space you can get, which is why these cute hanging lights help lighten up your room and leave more space free. Alicia

5. Coordinate Colours For A Serene Small Living Room 

Clashing colours can make a small space feel crowded. If your room is small, try to keep your colours within a certain complimentary palette. This will keep the attention on the decor, not the size. meucci

6. A Mirror Fit For The Space 

Adding reflective surfaces is the easiest way to open up a tiny space. If you have a room that feels too cramped, putting in a mirror is going to make a huge difference. popsugar

7. Organization For Your Small Space 

Floating shelves area great way to keep clunky storage furniture off the floor. westelm

8. Lucite Is The Best Furniture For Small Spaces 

A clear Lucite or acrylic coffee table is super portable, creates the appearance of more space, and has the added value of displaying your decor items stored below. ballarddesign

9. Give Your Tiny Apartment The Alcove Office It Deserves 

A simple desk floating between two walls is an effortless way set up a home office and keep yourself focused. idealhome

10. Pegboard Perfection Makes Small Rooms Feel Airy 

Pegboards aren’t just for turning your home into an Instagram-worthy haven, they're also super functional and are great for hanging baskets, organizers and so much more. luvlydecor

11. A Simple Cork Board Is A Saviour In Your Living Space 

Say goodbye to tangled and messy jewelry; a simple cork board on your wall will keep all of your necklaces from tangling and visually organize your most important items. erahomedesign

12. S-Hooks Make Small Closet Decor Feel Super Luxe  

Hanging S-hooks on a rod is the easiest way to take back your closet storage. Their slim profile hooks will allow you to stow more pants and jeans without the added bulk of wooden hangers. livesimplybyannie

13. Hang Things In The Little Spaces  

These beautiful hanging fruit baskets are the perfect way to free up floor space. For another great idea: try throwing one in the closet to take care of undies and socks. theoutside

14.  Reusable Containers For Your Living space 

Ditch some of that unwanted bulk from your pantry by getting rid of food boxes. Use air-tight containers to store your goods. Added bonus: they can be stacked. kitchn

15. Don't Store Large Towels In A Small Bedroom 

Don’t let your closet get full of chunky towels. Fold and roll your bath towels and place them vertically in a drawer instead of stacking them in the closet. roomclip

16. Love Laundry In Your Living Space  

Corners in rooms are often overlooked and ignored. Add some floating shelves to your corners for a stylish way to maximize storage without the clutter on the floor. diypindx

18. DIY Furniture For Small Spaces 

Turn that space next to your fridge into something usable with the DIY pantry organizer. Great for spices and sauces, even wine too! pinterest

19. Hooks In Your Closet Make Small Spaces Feel Roomy 

Ditch the closet rail for a light and breezy clothing store-like closet. Simple hooks on your wall create a light and airy closet that is visually stunning. jjmodern

20. Throw Pillows Help Refresh Small Space Designs 

Throw pillows are the easiest and most cost-effective way to make your space seem roomy and luxe, throw pillow covers make it easy to change your look in a snap.