New Spruce Team Member: Introducing Kristen!

We are so grateful and excited to have some new Sprucettes here to help man the ship! Most recently, we began working with the lovely Kristen Williams. Kristen is an honorary Texan hailing from Grand Prairie, Texas. She matriculated at the University of Texas here in Austin, and after a stint in New York City (working…

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The Sprucettes’ Favorite Makers Right Now

One of the most satisfying thing about working at Spruce is having the chance to be creative, bringing our problem-solving skills to the table on a daily basis to create fun, interesting and beautiful solutions. And since each of us has some background in sewing, design and upholstery, we truly appreciate the hard work and…

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Meet Our New Sprucette, Elizabeth!

We’re overdue in introducing our new Sprucette, Elizabeth Najdecki! Welcome Elizabeth!!! Elizabeth comes to us with loads of experience and knowledge under her belt. She hails from many places and is worldly-wise. Born in Chicago, she’s lived  in Oklahoma, Connecticut, Michigan, England, Georgia, Dallas and is now residing in sunny Austin. She has enjoyed marvelous…

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Alt Summit 2014: Highlights From My First Blogging Conference

When I first met Amanda, the very first conversation I had with her was about the awesomeness of Alt Summit. “If you’re into blogging, you should definitely go,” she said, after sharing some gems she learned about social media and SEO during her time at the conference in 2013 (which you might remember us blogging…

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Before and Afters: Summer is Here!

Summer’s here! What are your plans this summer? Perhaps an upholstery project, as the blazing heat drives you to spend more time indoors? Or will you revamp your backyard and porch seat cushions so you can sit comfortably under your misters, sipping a cold one? Our late spring clients have done just that. Be inspired…

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The Sprucettes’ Favorite Recipes for Summer

One thing you’ll notice when we have lunch in the break room is all of our meals are completely different. Amanda and Katherine will eat a sandwich (Katherine’s with chips and Amanda’s with gluten-free bread), Clar will have a wrap from Wheatsville Co-op or a perhaps a baked potato, and I’ll usually bring a stir-fry…

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Join the Spruce Team. Now Hiring!

We’re hiring two employees at Spruce! Yes, we’re growing, and we’re now accepting applications for a part-time sales person and a full-time upholsterer. More than anything, we’re looking for high-energy candidates with a strong work ethic and a good attitude who embody Spruce’s DIY spirit. These individuals must be team players and should be familiar…

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The Sprucettes’ Mother’s Day Shout-Out

Mother’s Day is just around the corner! We owe so much to our mothers for raising us, and we wouldn’t be the strong, savvy and creative people we are without them. This year, we all decided to pay tribute to the amazing ladies in our lives by giving them a shout-out on our blog. Sprucette…

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Nugget of the Week: Sources of Inspiration from the Sprucettes

One of my favorite things about working at Spruce is having the opportunity to work with people who bring a different set of skills, interests and creative ideas to the table. Each of us Sprucettes frequently informs each other about our favorite designers, artists and makers, food, boutiques and blogs we’re obsessing over. Together, we…

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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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