Everything you loved about Greystone.. and more!
The first store of its kind in the GTA!
We have always been proud of the fact that we specialize in pre-loved, antique and vintage home decor--promoting an eco-friendly solution to decorating your home.
Now, we are very excited to be expanding our horizons to focus on providing our customers with all the tools they need to live a more sustainable lifestyle by sourcing products from companies that share our passion for eco-friendly living!
The Pale Blue Dot is your one-stop shop for sustainable living, providing you with safe,
high-quality, ethically-sourced, earth-friendly alternatives to plastic and single-use products!
The Pale Blue Dot is the brainchild of designer and Mama-Earth enthusiast,
Mary Luciani who collaborated with the Greystone team to develop The Pale Blue Dot--a shop that brings you everything you need to make lifestyle choices that help protect the planet's resources.
WHAT WILL YOU FIND AT THE PALE BLUE DOT?
The Pale Blue Dot believes that it can be easy for people to make a difference if they are given the opportunity to find products that will help them protect the environment from unnecessary waste.
Our team recognizes that bringing gorgeous pre-loved furniture and accessories to people's home saves those well-crafted treasures from ending up in landfills.
The Pale Blue Dot's vision takes the sustainability of an antique and vintage furniture store one step further with additional sustainable products for everyday living.
In addition to fine furniture and accessories, customers will find:
Plastic-Free alternatives to everyday items (such as toothbrushes and plastic wrap, biodegradable floss)
- Children's toys made of natural materials (such as wood and cloth)
- Kitchen utensils made of responsibly harvested materials
- Body and Bath products in reusable glass jars
- A refill station with dish soap. shampoo, conditioner, body wash, and laundry detergent
- Clothing made of natural fibers
- Local art
A beautiful selection of earth-friendly products that are high quality, mindfully designed, locally- and ethically-sourced, and fair trade.
It's a one-stop shop for sustainable living!
We are so happy to be able to say that most of the amazing team you know and love from Greystone will be joining us on this journey! Our beloved teammates Heather, Kyle and Kim have moved on to new and very exciting paths, and we will miss them dearly, but we are so proud of them!
We are elated to say Priya, Jake and Pam WILL be joining The Pale Blue Dot team! Jake will continue in his role as media specialist and Pam will continue in her administrative role. Priya will continue her a "behind-the-scenes" capacity. Together, we will all do whatever it takes to help provide you with what you need to lead a more sustainable lifestyle!
WHERE IS THE PALE BLUE DOT LOCATED?
The Pale Blue Dot is located on trendy James Street North in downtown Hamilton at 240 James Street North. Customers are encouraged to spend the day experiencing the culture of the street--eating at the amazing, quaint restaurants, enjoying the art galleries and shopping at the boutiques that make the neighbourhood so innovative and friendly. James Street North is the home to the city's monthly Art Crawl on the second Friday of every month. It's a sprawling event that showcases local artistic talent. During the summer, James Street also hosts Supercrawl, one of Hamilton's most-attended street festivals.
WHY SHOULD YOU SHOP AT THE PALE BLUE DOT?
Our team is very proud of the products we'll be carrying at The Pale Blue Dot. We research as much as we can to find companies that share our core-values, and to confidently provide products our customers can feel good about purchasing.
Our team hopes to create an exciting and inspired shopping experience for customers who will find treasures for their home and lifestyle, and gifts for their friends and family. As an added bonus, shopping at the Pale Blue Dot ensures that your shopping choices will help promote a cleaner world!
The Pale Blue Dot also hopes to become a community hub for people who want to learn more about sustainable living and giving back to the planet. The store is a non-judgmental space where people will feel welcomed and never scrutinized, because we recognize that we are all on different points of our journey and that even one small change is a step in the right direction!
In keeping with Greystone's legacy, The Pale Blue Dot will continue to be a FAT Paint retailer: Our team members are happy to share their knowledge about how to upcycle furniture with Canada's number one brand of artisan-style chalk paint. Come talk to Jake, Mary or Pam in store and they'll be happy to help you with any questions you may have!
Thank you for taking the time to read all about our new adventure! We hope to see you in the new store when we open! Stay tuned for more updates and spread the word!!
-The Greystone Team