Spruce Happenings: Triple Birthday Bonanza!

We have a trio of Pisces ladies in the house! This month we celebrated three Sprucette birthdays. Yes, both Clar and Amanda share a birthday on March 11, and my birthday is March 21 (so I’m technically an Aries, but I’m right at the cusp). As per tradition, we organized a special lunch involving delicious…

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Spruce Featured in Citygram

Citygram paid Amanda a visit at her home in December, just weeks before she was due with baby Lilee. Little did we know our story was going to be January’s feature piece! Veronica Meewes wrote “The Unsinkable Amanda Brown” and the magazine’s founding editor, Chris Perez, took some luscious photos of Amanda in her abode…

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Enter the Ugliest Chair Contest!

It’s probably tucked away in a dark corner, covered with an old blanket, or it’s solely occupied by your pet. Yes, we’re talking about that ugly chair you own. This week, Storey Publishing launched The Spruce Ugliest Chair Contest. Show us your ugliest chair – one that really needs a facelift – and win a…

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Spruce Happenings: Behind the Scenes with Creativebug and our New Website!

Hi there! Long time no talk! Are you all as busy as we have been? Here are just a couple reasons why things are so exciting and hectic for us lately! Last month we teamed up with our buddies at Creativebug. Spruce is contributing a few instructional videos to their curriculum, which will soon be available for your subscribing pleasure! Three…

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Nugget of the Week: New Spruce Furniture and Birthday Celebrations!

There are lots of happenings around here, and one of the more exciting things is all the new retail we’ve created! If you come into the store, it is filled to the brim with treats for the eyes. This first addition to Spruce is a sectional we acquired from one of our customers. Occasionally, we…

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Sprucette Quiz!

  You’ve read our blog, you’ve come into the shop, and maybe you have even taken a class with us…but how well do you really know the Sprucettes?  I have gathered a few questions to test your Sprucette knowledge.  Let’s play, shall we? Which Sprucette/Sprucer really enjoys the vocal stylings of the raspy crooner, Michael…

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Spruce Night: At Long Last…!

Greetings all! Summer has kicked into full gear and we have been busy! Thank you all so much for your support. We finally took a break from the shop to get together for a much-needed Spruce evening this Tuesday last. It has been some time since we all collected to indulge in great food and…

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Happy Memorial Day Weekend!

  Federal holidays…you gotta love them.  They usually sneak up on me so they are like little surprise vacations.  More than that, Memorial Day is a day where we can remember those who so bravely sacrificed their life for our country.  We are proud to say that our very own Mr. Frank Barnhouse served in…

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Christmas Affair!!!

Listen up folks…If you love Christmas as much as Amanda and I do then you need to get your booty to the Palmer Events Center.  Starting today through Sunday, Spruce will be among the 200 vendors at the 36th annual Christmas Affair.   We have been counting down the days to reveal some of our new…

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