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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Before and Afters!

Other than getting to hang out with my super cool co-workers everyday, seeing the before and after shots of our work is my favorite part of the job.  It’s like the Jenny Jone/Ricki Lake makeover shows only its furniture…and it’s not televised.  Taking furniture that wouldn’t have been looked at twice and making it a…

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New Retail at Spruce!

Greetings, and Happy Summer Solstice to all! Yesterday will have been the longest day of the year and the official beginning of summer. Fittingly, the etymology of ‘solstice’ in its latin origin is sol (sun) and sistere (to stand still).  For eons many cultures have celebrated this marker for the fertile season with feast, fast, celebration, ritual, ceremony, and…

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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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Nugget of the Week: New Retail and Fourth-of-July Pixie!

The first nugget of the week is a few exciting additions to our shop! We have just completed an AMAZING Mid Century sofa. We acquired this from a spry eighty-year-old woman who was kind enough to give me a lesson  in penmanship while she was here in the studio (apparently the way I hold my…

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The History of Knoll

Since Spruce began, we’ve received many furniture pieces produced by Knoll International in need of a face lift. This past month, we’ve worked on a Grasshopper chair and a set of four Platner chairs. See photos of Letty’s Platner chairs below. (See the before and after of these chairs in Keegan’s next blog.) In 1938,…

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