CRAVE Event Sparks Creativity

It’s been a little over a week since Spruce hosted its first CRAVEfuel event, and I’m still buzzing with positive energy. I sat down with four other speakers and 40+ attendees to discuss the ins and outs of creativity and how it affects our businesses and daily lives. Austin’s CRAVE hostess Andrea Genevieve asked, “What…

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Spring Trends At Spruce

Spring is a big time for us at Spruce and, among many of our activities, we receive a host of samples from our fabric manufacturers’ new collections. We now have a handful of fresh fabric books and even a few new lines to offer you, too! Like clockwork, some of the trends we’re seeing in fashion…

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Wallpaper is Always In Season at Spruce

Most people know Spruce carries a beautiful variety of fabric choices, but many don’t know we also sell wallpaper! Oftentimes, the perfect accompaniment to your furniture is a well-placed wallcovering. Let me highlight some popular selections Spruce carries. A common misconception about wallpaper is that it’s old fashioned, dated and difficult to maintain. But several…

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Spruce Hosts a CRAVEfuel Event Focused on Creativity!

We have a treat for you, Austin ladies! Several months ago, CRAVE Austin approached us about hosting a CRAVEfuel event at our shop. It’s happening! Spruce is hosting what’s going to be a fun, all-woman mixer at our place on Thursday, May 22, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. The best part is some our favorite local…

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Spring Before and Afters at Spruce!

Hello, hello! We’d love to show you some neat pieces that we’ve completed of late! Want to see? Scroll away! We recently worked with a favorite Austin designer on her client’s project. The frame was requested to be stripped, painted, and some clever additions and subtractions were made to the sofa! See it below in its…

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Rad Read For Spring Inspiration!

Hello! Enjoying the weather as much as I am? For those who have not yet savored the new light of spring, feast your eyes on this folio! It is Vitamin D in print! We have to give a big THANK YOU to Brad Wright at the Interior Design Collection’s Houston Showroom for sending us the…

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Spring-y New Retail and Fabrics at Spruce!

Spring is here! Spring is here! Spring is FINALLY here! Let us shed our pale, dry, dusty shells and interior dwellings! Let’s invite the good times and the light back inside! To anticipate the most verdant and colorful time of year, we bring you the best of our new retail pieces. Take a glimpse of…

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Spruce Happenings: Austin Fabric Shop Hop

We were SEW thrilled to meet so many fabric enthusiasts during the second Austin Fabric Shop Hop last month. Several people – including long-time residents of Austin – stopped by Spruce for the first time during the three-day shopping extravaganza, and we introduced them to our services, classes and retail.  This was the first time…

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A Note About Fabric Durability…

I was able to catch up on about 10 pages of fun posts over at Apartment Therapy this weekend, when I scrolled and clicked on the most useful article! I thought I’d share with you this nugget of golden information by Stephanie Strickland. Her article, “Durable Beauty: What You Should Know About The Martindale & Wyzenbeek Fabric…

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Before and Afters: Beating the Winter Blues

Are we there yet? Are we there yet? Is spring coming soon, puh-lease???!!! Clar here, bringing you some of the best of our recent winter flips! Grab some hot tea and a blanket, turn on your fireplace TV and scroll through these handsome pieces of furniture, before and after. Meanwhile, imagine your room full of…

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