Class is back in session!

Now that the madness from the holidays has subsided, Clar and I are ready to get back to teaching classes!  We have a variety of courses that are sure to excite you.   Back by popular demand we will be hosting a  BYOC (bring your own chair) class, bench class, headboard class, and a lampshade class.  …

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Fall Class Transformations!

    We have had such a busy few months so please forgive me for the late posting…but better late than never.  They came, they created, they conquered…and they had fun while doing so.  These classes are so much fun because the gratification is pretty much instant.  Goodwill worthy chairs become unique treasures in the…

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December Upholstery Basics is Live!

December’s Upholstery Basics column is up on Design*Sponge. If you want to learn how to complete your chair that has a picture-back, click HERE! Take a look at these Upholstery Basics tutorials below to help you complete your redesigned chair: upholstery basics: coil seat finale upholstery basics: constructing coil seats — part 2 upholstery basics:…

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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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Fall Upholstery Classes Open!

I know many of you have been asking, so we have officially posted our Fall 2011 class schedule! If you’re looking for a fun-filled upholstery extravaganza, sign up for a Spruce workshop with Amanda and Clar and makeover a piece of your own. We have BYOC and bench classes available. Check out the schedule below…

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New Spruce BYOC Class Open!!

Hope everyone had a wonderful weekend! With the dozens of requests that we have received to open up another class, we have decided to do just that! Spruce will be offering another “Bring Your Own Chair” Class on Thursday and Friday, August 11th and 12th. The class will be from 10 am to 4 pm…

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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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Before and After: Spruce’s May BYOC Class!

We recently hosted our very first “Bring Your Own Chair” class in the new space, and it was a huge success! We think the extra room to move around and work really makes a big difference for our students. We had all types of chairs this round, which is fun for everyone to learn and…

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Spruce’s Latest Before and Afters!

I hope everyone has had a wonderful week! We had a Sprucette BBQ that was loads of fun, and I am sure you will see photos from those shenanigans later. It has been a while since we shared before and after projects, and there are tons and tons to show you. We have had some…

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Before and After: Spruce BYOC Chair Class

Hope everyone has had a great week so far. Things are hoppin’ around here! The shop was full of eager students this weekend in our second January “Bring Your Own Chair” class. We had an amazing time, and everyone ended up with a great statement piece! This class happened to have a lot of picture-back…

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