Photographer Mel Cole

Hope everyone is off to a great start in this new school year! It seems that we have been just as busy here at Spruce gearing up for our fall season of bookish work. Lots of things to plan and study for, which includes an upcoming new website for Spruce, as well as our exciting…

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Behind the Scenes with Our Style Stories

A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to have a super talented and all around fantastic gal come visit my home. Hilary Walker of Our Style Stories and I were connected through the lovely women over at StudioBon Textiles in Dallas. While Hilary was in town for the Texas Style Council Conference, she dropped by to see…

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New Spruce Custom Ottomans

We wanted to take a moment to share with you two triumphant new retail pieces up for grabs here at the shop. They are sick (the awesome kind of sick, of course)! Please, marvel at their beauty. Spruce’s Pippin Tufted Ottoman   Darby Tufted Ottoman   These pups are 36″ in diameter and 18″ tall…

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Spruce Design Tip: Railroading Fabric

Hello patriots! Happy 4th of July to you all. A mid-week respite is just what the doctor ordered. Today I bring you a tip from the front of house. Clar and I spend quite a bit of time working with numbers, constantly measuring furniture and calculating the exact number of yards needed to complete each…

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Designer Spotlight: Lindsey Arthur of Play House

With all the furniture that comes through Spruce, we do get to work with some fantastic interior designers. Often, designers are willing to take risks and can leap from idea to execution in one bound. It makes for exciting projects and some of our favorite pieces to work on! To help inform you of the…

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Spruce Upholstery Tip: Leveling Sinuous Springs

If you aren’t working with coil springs on your piece, you’re likely to come across sinuous springs. These puppies, otherwise known as zigzag springs, offer good support and bounce without requiring the skill and time of tying coil springs. Sometimes one sinuous spring just isn’t the same height as the others. You can spend loads…

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Book Review: The Design Cookbook by Kelly Edwards

I recently picked up a new interior design book, and boy do I love it! It’s rare that I spend multiple nights in a week pouring over non-fiction. This new book, The Design Cookbook: Recipes for a Stylish Home, is written by an adorable designer named Kelly Edwards. I wasn’t familiar with her before, but…

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New Spruce Retail

Ladies and gents, we have a smorgasbord of furniture for you today. Chairs, benches, and sofas, oh my! Each of these diamonds in the rough have been scooped up by the Sprucettes along the way and are ready for their big reveal. This first piece was a Round Top find in April. We found it…

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