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1238 11 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T3C 0M4, Canada

(403) 245-3449

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So, with the holiday season upon us, I am NOT busy buying up Christmas gifts...rather, I am purchasing a birthday gift.  Not having been to Chintz and Co. for a while now and having read all the positive reviews I thought I would see if I could find an original and nice gift for a friend who has a birthday in December.  So, I did my research as Chintz and Co. has a website upon which they have a "Catalog".  Did my search for a Christmas ornament (she enjoys the holiday, but more so, she likes different types of ornaments) that I thought she would like and found one: A LOVELY Michael Aram Mistletoe ornament :-)  So glad to have found such a beautiful and unique ornament, I went into the store yesterday to get it and even took the print out of the photo (from THEIR website) with me in case I couldn't describe it properly or forgot the name.I get there and ask to be directed to where I can find the ornament that I chose with care and confident given the overwhelming positive remarks read about this shop.Well...... Upon asking, the first sales associate looked at me as though I may have grown an extra arm....she confidently AND apethetically said, "We don't have this.  What kind of ornament is this?" I showed her the sheet and obviously she noted the fact that it indicates the store at which SHE WORKS and that it does exist according to the website information the store puts out.  By this time, a trio of sales associates had formed as I thought to myself that perhaps with ALL the stuff crammed into this store, she may not have seen it (Yes, the fact that there is SO much is quaint, but NOT HELPFUL as you have to swim through all the stuff there is).  The trio of sales associates discounted my request simply and (sorry) VERY CURTLY by telling me that they have never heard or seen such an ornament and that they would "inform" the Manager about my query off their website.Now, you would THINK one of them would have suggested another item or perhaps looked on the store computer to double check such a thing.  After all, I FOUND it on their website:chintz.com/p-268856-holi…

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Although its exterior is cool and clean-looking (green building and a pretty black overhang), the interior of this store is jam-PACKED with every amazing home item you could imagine. Old travel trunks, embroidered pillows, and oversized Christmas trees in December, too!If you are looking for something a little more specific, bee-line for the back of the store, where fabrics can be custom-designed and cut for you! Lots of very funky items in this store, either for you or a gift for a friend. My new go-to place for unique pieces.

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This beautiful home decor store is one of a kind. The store is packed with furniture, mirrors, fabric, pillows, art, vases, and glass wear. You can find anything beautiful for your home at Chintz & Company.Everything in this store seems to be draped in glamour and class. One time my boyfriend and I went here to buy my mom something for her birthday and we found 2 vases on sale, and we got both of them for $30. They are very beautiful too.It is possible to find things on sale here, but expect to spend money when you go here. Tip: Avoid bringing a big purse or back pack.. it is a tight fit between all the piles of stuff in this store, and I am always afraid I will knock something over!

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Adore, adore, adore! This place is spectacular... just don't look at the price tags! I'm in love with the vintage feel of this store and it's ability to still add a modern twist. While walking through all I could think about was how I needed to buy a house so I could decorate my entire home with this store.Aimlessly wandering through this store like I did will make you fall in love with almost everything. There are mismatched pieces of furniture that fit together perfectly in a way you never thought would be possible.The fabric section of this store is gorgeous. So many beautiful fabrics to lust over. The lady encouraged me to browse through all of them (their are so many different colors) and let me know that they do custom duvets and curtains. This store also does custom floral arrangements (with fake flowers), and there are so many flowers to chose from! I wanted to stock my kitchen with all of the stunning crystal glass wear and beautiful plates and decanters so that I would be able to enjoy part of Chintz in my own home. The textiles in this place will engage all of your senses! The feeling of the fabrics, the smell of the candles, and the sight of all the beautiful colors they utilize! I love this place... I want to get lost in it. The curvature and design of many of the pieces will add life to any room, and the distressed pieces will make your home look like it's been lived in. What a perfect store, I can't wait to come back... there is a lantern and some curtains waiting for me!

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I have always loved and admired this quirky little home store. It is over packed and filled to the brim with unique finds destined to be a conversation-starting piece in some lucky person's home. From to-dye-for furniture, home decor, statues, plants and rare kitchen accessories, to the seasonal finds found no where else! For whatever you are searching for, as well as those things you never knew existed, this is the place to start your inquisition. The women that work in the store really know their stuff, and I like that they are all very DIY. They will give you great tips on how to do something yourself, or where to find what you are after if they don't carry it. And yes, when it comes to the large furniture, as well as the custom design department of Chintz, it can be quite expensive. However, every time I wander through the clutter of hidden gems I always find something amazing that is great deal and comes in on budget.  Chintz is one of my favorite spots to find rare and unexpected gifts for friends and family that always leave a lasting impression... In a good way!

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On entering the store, it is so exciting because of the sheer volume of home decor items!  It's clear right away that the store has some very nice and unique offerings.  It is so jam packed that I got lost almost immediately and started walking in circles, not sure how to go about looking for the bathroom mirror I went there for.  When I found the mirrors, I was impressed by the selection but dismayed that they were all stacked against each other, making it difficult to see what they were like.  I had to dig through the mirror pile and carefully lift out the heavy 32" mirrors I was interested in and rest them on a sofa to see them.  The sales lady helped hold them so we could step back and look at them. When we decided on one, she asked if we wanted it wrapped with more protection than the 1" thin foam that was half on and half off, to which we replied, "yeah" in a very matter of fact way.  It felt strange that all these expensive things were rubbing up against each other with little protection.The story was the same for the pictures.  They were all laying against each other and we had to carefully lift heavy $500 pictures out of piles without damaging them.  One item we were interested in was scratched up and it was pretty clear why.  The item we ended up buying also has scratches but it was kind of a worn looking antiquey thing to begin with so we decided to keep it.Overall, I do suggest checking it out, especially if you like vintage and antique looking things but do prepare to have to dig for them and check them over carefully before buying for damage.  I will check it out again in the future but only for a very short time as all the clutter gives me a headache.

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I love Chintz.Visiting the store is an adventure; the space is jam-packed with beautiful things. Price points vary widely, but Chintz does offer some really great sales from time to time. My purchases here range from Christian LaCroix for Designer's Guild pillows, to pendant lamps to hang in my kitchen, to room spray and hand soap. The nature of the way that Chintz merchandises things (the whole jam-packed, "full" vibe) does make it a little tricky to move around the store, and I'm a very small guy! This cluttered approach also leads to lots of bumped-up, scuffed pieces on the floor, so if you are selecting something that hasn't been brought from the back, be sure to inspect it and make sure it hasn't been chipped or cracked anywhere. The price point is high enough to justify such an inspection!If you visit Chintz, try to work with Yvonne, who has been ever-gracious and pleasant every time I've visited.

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It is November, and it already feels like Christmas at Chintz&Company. The store is filled with Christmas trees, ornaments and all possible accessories to celebrate Christmas in a beautiful way. Chintz gives you a chance to make your home look like it came down from the pages of a magazine.The assortment of products changes from season to season, and from month to month. When holiday season is over, and Chintz removes holiday decorations, it becomes a place where you can purchase furniture, lighting,pictures, linens and lots and lots of fake flowers. Both furniture and lamps are somewhat expensive, but the selection is quite unique. Here I was able to find industrial looking floor lamps that cost less then $1000. I will make sure not to miss a moment when they go on sale.Chintz&Company is frequented by older women but don't let it stop you from checking this store out. It may not be for young and trendy, however it is definitely for treasure hunters.

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I was in the store for the first time today with my toddler son and infant daughter (I did not know how fancy the store was before I took them). We were there with a friend to pick up one thing and were hoping to be in and out. This, of course, was not the case, because there is so much to see in the store and it is impossible to resist walking around. My son, who is really good about staying close and listening, began to entertain himself by climbing onto chairs and then off again. When I glanced at him, he had a gravy boat in his hand that he had found on a table. When he saw me start toward him, he rushed to return it to the plate he'd found it on, and accidentally chipped the bottom of it. I was horrified, and immediately grabbed it and started to the counter to pay for the broken gravy boat (which, it turned out, cost $228). Once I got to the counter, the gentleman who was helping me and a female manager approached me and told me not to worry about it. I was shocked - and impressed! In a store with such expensive things, I am sure they cannot afford to have people breaking things and it was definitely my responsibility to keep my child from handling anything breakable. I knew I was responsible and was not expecting them to waive the charge, so I was truly grateful for their understanding. Even though I had not intended to purchase anything on this trip, because of their kindness, I decided to purchase a few things to make up for the loss they would be taking from the broken gravy boat. I was incredibly impressed with their customer service (while still very embarrassed that the mishap happened). I will definitely be returning (without my children)!

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This place has great unique items and an excellent fabric section. It's however got a few downfalls. Chief amongst this issues is horrendous customer service. They'll stare at you as you walk in, but don't expect acknowledgment, not even a hello. They won't answers questions and you'll have to wait a long time to get your purchases rung through. Second, this place is so incredibly crowded it's virtually impossible to walk around. And third, while they offer cool, unique items I think they're a overpriced when compared to high end furniture shops in the city.

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Browsing the furniture and chachkas at Chintz is one of my favorite things to do on the weekend. The furniture is beautiful and very well made. No laminate 'wood' or rickety chairs. Open a door of an armoire and smell wood polish. Sit on a couch and sink into luxury. There are many expensive pieces here and a surprising number of more affordable items.  We've been able to find a tall shelving unit that makes our room look very posh for a reasonable price. The staff is extremely helpful in finding suitable items if you have a specific need or style in mind. Helpful without being pushy, stylish but not snobbish.The fabric selection looks like a seamstress' fantasy and I've indulged in a few of their ready made throw pillows to dress up a few rooms.A place for aspiring decorators and people that like to be surrounded by nice things.

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Nice store, gorgeous stuff and you need to look every which way because the product is stuffed to the ceiling.Sort of difficult to move around this store due it being crammed full.  Chintz has the most beautiful textiles and I love their designer guild products, especially the Christian LaCroix pillows.  Chintz carries one of the most luxuriant and absorbent towel brands called Abyss.Their website is better to get a good overall view of exactly what this store offers but  I am unclear as to whether you can actually order something online.These folks work on commission, some are really good such as Barb but others are not so good and don't give clear and informative information.

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My gramma loves this store, but will not ever shop here again and has asked that I write this on her behalf.She wanted to purchase a dresser and was told that they had to order the dresser as this was a floor model and was not for sale.She asked if delivery was included.The employee told her that yes, they offer delivery but only to the curb and not into the unit or home. Confused by this my gram asked me to call the store and make sure she was hearing things properly.  She was right, they told me the same thing, they deliver only to the street and not into the home.I have never heard of this system before where they do not deliver into ones home?  We don't know of many people whom we can call to assist us with bringing it up the stairs.What an inconvenience.  We purchased a dresser elsewhere, just as nice and for less money, and were pleased with the delivery service directly into her home.Manager - think about your customer!Poor Customer Service, if you ask us.

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Honestly, they have some nice pieces but the clutter makes it hard to appreciate any of it as your walk through the store afraid that you might knock something over. Although I will say, that the clutter is a bit better than it use to be 5 years ago. In addition to the fact that it feels like a high end flea market as the store is stuffed to the gills and a little overwhelming; iIt also feels like your walking into a shark tank. You can't just look around without having 3 different salespeople circling you. My guess is that they are all on still on an old fashioned commission structure. On top of it all, I think that their prices are quite high and the fact that they don't offer a designer discount is a deal breaker, especially when the cross is just down the street.

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I bought an Astiere de villate mug on a trip from seattle and the same day it broke as i was wiping a drop of water on it.(i swear!!) So upset, ($109 being the cost) I had to go through "extensive" phone talk and emails with the clerk there to get a store credit. They did give me one and said it was a rare case. So here I am, three months later, at chintz and company. They're saying they can't do a thing about it because the clerk i talked to is not here today. They want me to go over the same exact procedure and come back again simply because there's no evidence. Evidence? I showed them the emails, the date and time of purchase and even a lady who works there said she remembers me. One star is too generous for what their service is like. I just wanted to forget about the experience so left the shop with no compensation. When i asked for the general manager's contact info so i could complain,they wouldnt give it to me. So i ended up here yelping my anger out!!!! Thank you for listening.

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Another good sale, bought some more vases and knick-knacks ... but why the upgrade to 4 stars?  Excellent, excellent service- their salesperson totally helped me get what I needed, and threw in a bunch of those little sticky fuzzy things you put on the bottom of furniture so it doesn't scratch your floors.  Many of their pieces still aren't to my taste, but this is a good store.  Worth a visit.

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It may be an interior decorating store, but I go there for the fabric downstairs. It's not cheap, but there is some fantastic quality and unique patterns. I go here when I'm looking for something special, but not ready to take the next step up to gala fabrics.

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SO i bought some chairs from them a week ago, today they call me and say that chairs are in Victoria and they want to charge me $100 extra to ship them over!!  What a stupid store policy, on top of that, they charge a 15% restocking fee.  Maybe I was better off at a big box store.

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I walked into this store in Yaletown last week and I LOVE it from the first moment I stepped in!. The smell of candles and scents for the house, the look of it, the people, the things they sell!.  Their service is pretty great too!.They have LOTS of stuff in the store and it could take you a couple of hours just to look around.I really like the furniture there, real wood and prices were not too bad at all.  Their patio furniture was pretty nice and they have a whole downstairs full of accessories, flowers, etc for the house.This is the kind of store where you can find nice things that you will not see everywhere and I think that was the main reason why I liked it so much.The prices in general are moderate to expensive but it seems they have regular sales as well.I bought a few things for the bathrooms and the patio and I would definitely go back to Chintz out of curiosity...I have the feeling I will always walk out with a little bag and happy! :)4 and 1/2 stars!

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This isn't a review by someone who didn't buy anything. I hate when people do that. I was looking at buying some chairs for my dining room table and some pillows for my couch. Needless to say everything is rather pricey in the room but that was to be expected. The staff was just plain rude. They were short and unfriendly. We still bought the chairs and pillows and a few other decorative things but if I could have avoided shopping at Chintz & Company because someone else offered something similar I would. Avoid this place until they learn how to smile.

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This store makes me sad. I'm a huge Sid Dickens memory block collector and was told that Chintz in Vancouver has a lot, so I made it a destination to go when I was visiting. Wow, I could have done without. I was looking to purchase quite a few blocks, but decided to leave after standing there for 20 mins with no one offering assistance. There appeared to be a manager who was barking orders at her employees, but couldn't even say hello to my husband and I. Turns out, Gigi B on Granville island sells Sid Dickens so I was VERY happy to not need to purchase from Chintz!

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Lovely things can be found here for the home, garden and self. However you can save yourself a lot of money if you buy certain things elsewhere, which look identical. Sure, it's going to take you a while to go to those different stores, but saving money is worth it for some, right? Looking for tall glass cylinders for holding candles or what have you? Home Outfitters will sell them for cheaper. Simple, white slow burning candles? Check Ikea. Fake flowers (ew), check the dollar store. ;)There are many things that I can not justify buying because either it's not suited to my taste (obvious) or the quality and design of the product is not worth it--no matter who the designer may be. But this may be one of the few (if not only) place that sells furniture from MacKenzie-Childs (one of my favourite designers...very whimsical pieces!) What I am saying is come here for statement pieces but if you have the time check elsewhere for novelty items. I purchased two tables for my bedroom, and had a bit of a kerfuffle buying them. I saw them about 2 weeks before I bought them (late November). The first time I asked the sales associate to tell me how much they were, and if any were in stock because there was no price tag on them. The woman gave me a price, and told me two sets were in the back, along with the floor model. Perfect. I came back a few days later (in December) and asked another employee what the price was, and she gave me a completely different price. I told her a woman had given me a different price a few days prior and she said it was only that price in May. Peculiar. The last floor model was put on hold, and I contemplated the tables. I ultimately came back, and since the floor models were a bit scuffed I asked for some type of discount because if I ordered new ones they would have to come straight from the manufacturer and it would take two months. It was apparent that the employee had a issue when I asked, and while she was speaking to her manager--it was evident in her tone. In the end I did get a discount but against the price of the tables, the discount was basically nothing. I cleaned up the tables myself, and they look fantastic in my bedroom! They're leather and accented with metal. ;)C&C is a great place to look if you are trying to find something and it has been elusive or if you are trying to find something that you didn't know existed. Like a massive $2800 metal cow. You know you need it.

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Excellent, unpretentious service.  The sales people really take an interest in your project and go all out to find what will suit both your budget and your space.  Places like this are still in business in this economy because they listen and care about their customers.  Chintz is at the top of my list when I need something for my home.  Best selection of fabric in Vancouver and you can special order if you don't see what you want in the store's inventory.  If you go during a sale, there are items they are practically giving away - an $800 floor model dining table marked down to $159.  They allow exchanges and returns, so if you take something home and it doesn't work, just bring it back.

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I know a ton of people out there who like to go to Chintz, and a ton of designers use Chintz as a jumping off point,  me however don't know where to begin.  It's way to much, I never know where to look, I can't see the forest from the trees, I get lost every time I go in and swore the next time I did I would bring bread crumbs with me like Hansel and Gretel  did so I could find my way back to the cash desk.  I find myself getting a bit overwhelmed and could honestly look for days and find nothing.  I tried to keep an open mind the the other day when I went in, I said to myself  "I am going to appreciate this damn it!".... and..... I just can't, sorry Chintz

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Years ago, Chintz was home to a fair selection of eclectic and tasteful, if overpriced, home decor items. Back then, there seem to be something for everyone's taste. These days, the store seems to appeal to only one taste: it's packed with garish, tacky home decor items. The furnishings these days are for the most part loud and gauche. A life-sized bust of Julius Caesar painted with glossy lime-green paint ($600) and an array faux-fur cushions and animal hides to carpet your home. It's rather like Liberace-meets-Napoleon on acid. The only things that still remain moderately tasteful are the greeting cards and some of the glassware. A shame that a once decent store appears to have turned into something resembling a Ripley's Believe It or Not museum.

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Lookin' around. Lotta stuff,  but just can't see the right lamp or table yet for Studio H.

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Very eclectic mix of items for your home. It is a great contrast to larger more generic stores.

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I am giving this a low rating not because of the stock but because their staff is so strange and they seem to just stare at you, it is as though they are disinterested with customers.  If it weren't for their great products, I would never go there.  Time for somebody to train these people properly.

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A crap load of stuff...you can spend hours in there.  Amazing how many variety of tastes they have.  Nice stop while wandering the streets of Victoria.

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Chintz.com is 19 years, 4 months & 27 days old. It has global traffic rank #1,190,035. Its domain having .com extension. Its Pagerank is 3/10. Chintz.com has estimated worth of $ 9,367 and have a daily advertising revenue potential of around $ 4.

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No service at all. Walked in and around for 10 minutes no one even say hi.

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I want to roll naked in all of your fabric!

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Fabulous store with an amazing selection of products. Highly recommend it.

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Locations:

Chintz & Company - Edmonton

10502 105 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T5H 0K8, Canada
(780) 428-8181

Chintz & Company - Calgary

1238 11 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T3C 0M4, Canada
(403) 245-3449

Chintz & Company - Victoria

1720 Store St, Victoria, BC V8W 1V5, Canada
(250) 381-2404

Chintz & Company - Victoria

1720 Store Street, Victoria, BC V8W 1V5, Canada
(250) 381-2404

Chintz & Company - Vancouver

950 Homer Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 2W7, Canada
(604) 689-2022