Creating my dream bedroom with Endy & FLOYD

November 29, 2017


I was telling you recently that I moved into a temporary apartment until my future condo is ready. I’m really trying to keep it as basic as possible as I’ll be moving again in June 2018. However, two things I really needed were a bed platform and a mattress! It was the perfect time to refer back to my dream house Tumblr and get shopping!


For the mattress, I really spent hours of reading about all the cool companies popping online and what was the difference between each mattress. In the end, I decided to go with Endy, a proudly Canadian company 🍁.

I even filmed a quick unboxing for you guys!


For the bed platform, I picked FLOYD from Detroit. I just could not get over how beautiful and simple their product looked:


Let me tell you that it wasn’t easy at all to purchase it. The thing is that FLOYD does not deliver to Canada (yet, I hope) and I even offered to pay for the shipping but it just couldn’t happen.

That’s when I created a solid game plan to create my dream bedroom!

  1. Open an account with Kinek to obtain a delivery address in the US. The service is crazy cheap and they have a location in Champlain, NY right next to our Canadian border. For storing a bunch of heavy boxes for a week, I had to pay about $40.
  2. Have a chat with Genie and ask them if they’re willing to drive to Kinek and bring me back my bed. They said yes and it only cost $129.12! Of course, I had to pay duties since they went in & out of the United States just for me so that was an additional $150.

Overall, the total cost was still cheaper than buying a similar bed platform in Montreal and this one really won my heart.


Written by Sofia Shendi who lives and works in Montreal, as the CTO of Tastet. Join me on Twitter

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