Headboards and Benches…Oh My!

We have been busy busy busy at the shop cranking out client and retail pieces, so our classes have been a welcome interruption.  During the past few weeks we have hosted a bench class and more recently a headboard class.  These two classes are pretty cool because you literally show up with nothing and leave…

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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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From Baby to Big Girl (or Boy)! Children’s Décor

I’m really excited about this post.  No, I do not have any children, but I do have nine nieces and nephews. Therefore, I have had access to many children’s catalogs for a while now, and I must admit that they are pretty fun to look through. I revert to my child-like self and start picking…

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Another Round of Beautiful Benches

Clar and I had the pleasure of spending some time with four lovely ladies a few weeks ago as they transformed wooden frames into beautiful benches. Seeing these adorable benches come to life made me want to jump in a make one for my house! Take a look at our fun-filled day: [pe2-gallery class=”aligncenter” ]…

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Before and After: Classes!

We have officially posted our Summer 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 or click HERE to register for class! BYOC (Bring…

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Upholstery Videos!

Drum roll please…we have officially filmed our first instructional video and are currently in the editing phase! This past weekend, Chris Hatcher and I, along with the help of Dean Schanbaum from First Take Media, spent about 30 hours filming the first Spruce instructional video. It was quite a process, but we managed to capture…

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Austin Community College Revisited

Just this past weekend, the Sprucettes taught their last class of the season (stay tuned for Keegan’s next before and after blog for the photos). Since we moved our classes to our back workshop, we’ve had to take a hiatus from the end of May through September to avoid the sweltering heat. I’m not sure…

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