Monthly Archives: December 2009

Pimp My Apron

So one of the things that made me most excited about my new job at Spruce was that I got to wear an apron all day. As a long time collector of different aprons, this was a dream come true to sport one all day at work. On my first day, I was able to »

Last Minute Holiday Deals!

Discounts for the Last Minute Shopper! I am very embarrassed to admit but I have yet to buy ONE Christmas present for my friends and family this year. Crazy, I know! But I know me, and I can kick it into high gear when under the wire. Luckily, I have Spruce to help a sister »

Confessions of an Upholstery Fledgling

So it finally happened. I knew it would eventually as it has happened to all the other girls here at Spruce. And it is only fitting that my “initiation” into upholstery would happen only three days after my apprenticeship ended and midway through my first week of real production. I stapled my finger. This was »

Spruce Hosts Austin’s 12 x 12 Project

On December 12th (12-12), Spruce will be hosting an opening reception featuring artwork of the 12 x 12 Project. From 2-5 pm, exhibiting artists will be available to discuss their pieces over wine and light snacks. Here is more information about the show from the 12 x 12 founder, Mary Gatling. “The 12 x 12 »

Spruce gift ideas

As you may have seen in the last entry, we love the holidays! We have some great gifts and stocking stuffers available in our shop. We can certainly help you out by boxing up a chair for someone special on your nice list! Yep, it’s possible! If you don’t know exactly what they want, we »

Spruce Got Spruced for the Holidays!

As a fanatical Christmas fan, I’ve been scheming up our holiday decorations at Spruce since early in the year. After much debate about our window display, we decided to go with the traditional yule-tide scene. I, Lizzie, Tessa, Colin, and Keith, and Pixie spent a late night over a hot pot of chili stringing up »