Before and Afters: Summer Scorchers!

Hello folks! We have another round of before and afters for your perusal, and these are hot as the Texas summer sun! Perhaps you’re a/c-bound and in need of some indoor activities to amuse you? Let these makeovers encourage a cool rejuvenation in your home! We’ll help! We’ve seen this situation before: cat-scratched and soiled…

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Sprucette Book Review: Kate Spade New York: Things We Love

This book is to my eyes as a cupcake is to my stomach.  Its bright colors, striking patterns, and happy images instantly triggered my dopamine receptors.  Its creation was brought about to celebrate twenty years of  Kate Spade New York.  With chapters like “a well-placed bow” and “all that glitters”, this book is a great…

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Inspiration of the Week: Black and White

You love it, don’t deny it. It’s a mime’s bread and butter and it makes a heck of a design choice. Black and White. It’s as classic as you can get. By definition something that is “classic” is something that never goes out of style, and a black and white combo is just that. My…

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The Latest and Greatest from Spruce!

Happy Friday everyone! Our production schedule has been so packed with client projects these days that we haven’t been able to dive into some new ideas for Spruce Originals. Well, be sad no more; we have some new pieces hot off the line! First, Amanda found this pair of chairs and saw the potential. First,…

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My Inspiration of the Week/Month

It’s been a while since I’ve dedicated some time to my house projects. Between the holidays and then recovering from the holidays, I’ve had a hard time getting motivated to continue working on my personal furniture list. Pressing at the moment is my bergere chair and ottoman (for which I’ve had fabric for the last six…

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