Tag: residential

ANA’s Tips for Buying Furniture Online

ANA’s Tips for Buying Furniture Online   1. Know your room size and have a floor plan. Nothing is worse than buying the most comfortable chair, only to realize it takes up the wall where you wanted the sofa to go. Planning is critical. Have a scaled drawing made of your room with all of […]

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The Greenery Trend

The Greenery Trend   It might be the middle of winter here in Calgary, but things are popping up plant-tastic for 2018. The greenery trend we’ve seen for the last couple of years is still going as strong as ever. At Maison et Objet in Paris this month, attendees were snapping photos of huge displays […]

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New Additions to the ANA Interiors Design Team

New Addition to the ANA Interiors Design Team   I would like to introduce you to ANA Interiors’ newest team member and associate, Susan Kennedy. Susan brings over twenty years of experience in full service interior design and architectural projects. Prior to moving to Calgary, Susan was the Senior Designer and Managing Partner for Griffin […]

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Trail Appliances: 10 Questions….

Trail Appliances: 10 Questions….   1. Where do you get your inspiration from?  I get my inspiration from just about anywhere and everywhere! Mother nature and the great outdoors, big cities, ancient architecture, travel, museums, online – newsfeed favourites, Pinterest, Instagram, & Facebook, pop culture, the passions of my friends and family, and of course, shelter […]

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Sharing spaces – How to do Airbnb

Sharing Spaces – How to do Airbnb   The sharing economy is upon us and many Calgarians are looking to make a few extra bucks, especially during a recession. Whether it’s driving strangers around the city (uber.com) or walking someone else’s dog (spotwalk.ca), there are opportunities to engage in the sharing economy. When you own […]

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Upcycling: From Old to New

Upcycling: From Old to New   up·cy·cle ˈəpˌsīkəl/ verb gerund or present participle: upcycling reuse (discarded objects or material) in such a way as to create a product of a higher quality or value than the original. “the opportunity to upcycle trash, or turn it into new products, was vast”     These pictures are from […]

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My Master Bath Renovation Unveiled

My Master Bath Renovation Unveiled     This recently renovated, modest master ensuite is small in scale but big in elegance. With Zen inspired finishes, a freestanding tub sits next to a wall clad in glass tile. A dimmable light is centered above the wall-mounted tub filler. A mirrored robe niche next to the bath […]

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My Master Bath Renovation

My Master Bath Renovation   The decision to gut my bathroom and say goodbye to the purple tub has been long planned. I am happy to say that I’m finally looking forward to the day of my inaugural soak in the freestanding tub. Moving the sink wall into the bedroom almost 2 feet made room […]

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High Point Market – ANA Interiors

High Point Market, North Carolina The High Point Market is the largest furnishings industry trade show in the world, bringing more than 75,000 people to High Point every six months. Serious retail home furnishings buyers can be found in High Point twice a year because if you can’t find it in High Point…it probably doesn’t […]

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The Bold Look of Kohler – ANA Interiors

The Bold Look of Kohler The Bold Look of Kohler, you’ve seen the gorgeous ads, you may even have some in your home. But did you know that Kohler is an actual town in Wisconsin that has been home to this family run business since 1873?  Kohler is best known for its line of baths, […]

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