Great Room: Quick and Easy Styling Tweak

Do you ever want to change up one area of your home?  Here’s a really quick and easy trick to change up a bookcase.  And guess what it’s free!   Here’s the before bookshelf that needed just a small tweak .   Here’s what it looked like ‘before’ …


Great Room Reveal: 15 added touches you can apply to your own house

Details really do make the design.  Its the final touches that add the personality to a room makeover and it can be fun, quirky, and in the end it’s all about having inspiration around you, to help you feel relaxed, comfortable and at ease after a long day.   Here’s some details of the Coxheath project that added to the overall design for this great room.





Meeting new clients is always a wonderful experience when starting a new project.   This young couple who had recently completed their new fabulous house with big bright windows, hight ceilings, a great room and open style kitchen were now ready to make the inside sing as well.   What they needed help on was pulling their space all together.    The goal then was to use some of their existing furniture, buy new pieces that injected some tech/rustic vibe they liked and do a furniture arrangement to better suit their needs as a thriving couple with busy lives and a new bundle of joy!   I worked with these clients to decorate/update their living room, great room and entryway. Today, I’m sharing the great room. It’s one big open space as you enter the home and you can see everything as soon as you walk in the door. The goal was then to create a relaxing space that reflected more of their personalities.  Here’s where it all began …



Small Bathroom Reveal

After all the selections and pieces that came together here is the final reveal for this clients bathroom.  Happy to say the client was thrilled how it came out.


You renovated your bathroom, now what? 3 Stages to achieve your Spa look

You’ve gone through the trouble of renovating your bathroom with new pluming, new floor tile, new tub and new vanity.  You painted the walls but not completely happy with the colour and it’s not exactly your dream spa space. Yet!  Here’s three stages to get to your dream spa like space to complete the look that just invites you to relax and unwind.


8 Ideas to Inspire You To Create A DIY Meditation Room At Home

Whether you looking for that quiet space to relax, read, listen to music or do meditation there’s certain spaces that are sure to inspire!  Eight original spaces that hit the mark for easy expressive ways to get you into the mind set of winding down.  It can be a room in the corner of your house, a outdoor space, on a patio, your balcony or even a whole sunroom devoted to a large lounge space to chill with family and friends.   It doesn’t have to be large to get that cocoon feeling where you can enjoy a warm summer night, a Saturday morning or late afternoon swinging on the hammock.   Meditation can happen anywhere but if you had a choice carve out a spot that’s just for you!


What to expect from the “Zen Den”

Salt Lamp

Welcome to Sydney’s newest meditation studio by 3R Design.

Now featuring the ‘Zen Den” a place where you can learn to meditate and tap into your intuition, to find greater mental health, well being, healing and wisdom!   It’s magic when people meditate together.

The ‘Zen Den’ it’s a supportive space, with Stephie {Stephanie Gouthro} as your host and guide to facilitate you and your friends to learn and practise meditation.

It’s a sacred space for collectively raising the unity consciousness between group circles;  Gather your peeps, your tribe, your soul family whatever you want to call it but it’s getting people together to learn the benefits of mediation …



5 Inspiring ‘Work from Home’ Spaces

5 Inspiring Work from Home Office spaces



Whether you go to a office every day, or work from home.  Having a space that is clutter free helps you focus and stay on course.  Keeping things within reach, organized and accessible gives you that calm feeling to tackle everything on your to-do-list.


How to get your Mid Week Boot in Energy

Fresh Starts

Wednesday Meditation Class for some mid week Inspiration

Join me and others for your mid week boost of positive energy!


Wednesday June 14th

In the ‘Zen Den’ 16 Lorway Ave @ 5:30  – 6:30 $15/class

Gather your peeps, your tribe, your soul family and come experience the benefits of mediation for your body, mind and soul …

There is a voice that doesn’t use words. Listen. – Rumi

What to Expect:

Once you enter the ‘Zen Den’ you’ll immediately feel a sense of calm and stillness.  There’ll be incense burning to clear any negative energy.  Chill music or mediative tunes will be playing, it’s a chance to reconnect with your soul.


You never know what you need to hear in those still, quiet moments!


check it out??  here to sign up!




#sydneymeditationstudio #meditation #wednesday #motivation #spiriitjunkies #theuniversehasyourback #positivevibes #sydney #capebreton #novascotia #eastcoastvibes xo

Meditation for Mental Health

The "Zen Den"





Meditation for Mental Health. What is meditation for mental health and how does this fit into our life balance? Let me ask you something first. Do you sleep well at night? Do you have monkey mind? Do you practise mindfulness at work or in your home? Do you follow your intuition? Do you feel centered and grounded?


Popular Posts



ONE FREE DESIGN Question when you sign up!

Stephanie Gouthro in Sydney, NS on Houzz