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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Nuggets of the Week: Spruce’s Before and Afters!

With the New Year comes new work from Spruce! We recently went to what is considered “the heart of Texas” to find buried treasure, literally! Amanda and I drove Chair-iot  to Brady, Texas to meet with a friend that owns a former mental institution FULL of furniture. If you remember back in 2009 we took…

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Spruce featured in Etsy Video

What seems like many moons ago (mainly because we’ve been eager to see the final outcome), we had a visit from a Brooklyn-based fellow from Etsy who came to film our process.  Eric visits with Etsians everywhere and tells their story through video on the Etsy blog, “The Storque.”  We had a great day talking…

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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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Inspiration Blog…All Things Asian

I find the further I get into decorating my house, the more I am influenced by Asian decorative arts. In the January 2010 issue of Martha Stewart Magazine, the Yin Yu Tang house was featured. This building’s architectural details are what inspire me to bring all things Asian into my home. January 2010 Martha Stewart…

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