Nugget of the Week: Southern Living Article!

We are THRILLED with the nugget of this week! The new February issue of Southern Living has just come out, and they have chosen to feature Amanda as one of their “Redesigning Women”! The article focuses on stylish Southern business owners who turn furniture castoffs into gems, right up our alley! We are so pleased…

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Upholstery Video Tip #1: Labeling Your Chairs

Get excited, because starting now Spruce is going to offer you the tricks of the trade! We will posting upholstery video tips from Spruce periodically, giving you the need-to-know info when it comes to redesigning your furniture. These tips will vary from furniture to fabric and tons more! With as many projects as we have…

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Nuggets of the Week: Spruce’s Before and Afters!

With the New Year comes new work from Spruce! We recently went to what is considered “the heart of Texas” to find buried treasure, literally! Amanda and I drove Chair-iot  to Brady, Texas to meet with a friend that owns a former mental institution FULL of furniture. If you remember back in 2009 we took…

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Nugget of the Week: Retail Sneak Peek, Bus!

With all of our great customer projects, it has been a little difficult for us to squeak in “Spruce Originals” for retail. Starting this week, we have some long awaited retail furniture coming out of the workshop including two sofas, several lamps/lampshades, and custom bench. Keep an eye out for them later this week as…

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Nugget of the Week: 2011 Classes Just Around the Corner!

As we wrap up 2010’s classes, we look forward to scheduling our 2011 classes with some exciting offerings! Here’s a short list of classes we’re planning: DIY Custom Lampshade Class – turn your dim lamp into a bright one with a knockout shade! DIY Headboard Class – Spruce your bed! Complete your own designer headboard!…

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Nugget of the Week

I bet you didn’t know the Sprucettes could break dance (in elf costumes!). Thanks Meredith for making my day! httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TxC8WPggN9E

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Nugget of the Week: Fresh ‘For Sale’ at Spruce!

Longtime friend of Spruce, Jemima, has delivered some spectacular pieces to the shop. New items for sale include these scrumptious throws made from vintage saris. They have a great hand and appealing weight, and are truly beautiful! Jemima’s sister,  Charlotte Johnstone, is also a talented artist and has privileged us with some of her beautiful…

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Nugget of the Week: Spruce Anniversary Party!

Hope everyone has had a great week! We have been super excited to talk about this nugget of the week. It involves some of our favorite things, Spruce and parties! We will be having our annual Spruce anniversary party next month. It is going to involve good food, good drinks, and LOTS of exciting things…

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Nugget of the Week: Chronicle Best of Austin and New Furniture!

This week has been short but full! We have been working at the speed of light on a hospital project, finishing some lovely dining chairs, W Hotel art chairs and much more. However, the most notable items this week we are BEYOND excited about! First, this past weekend this year’s edition of the Chronicle’s Best…

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