Monthly Archives: June 2011

Spruce is on the move!

The day is finally here; we are moving!! We mentioned before that serendipitously the shop next door to us became available, and we snatched it up. 6611 North Lamar is bigger and better, and we are pumped! Here are a few shots of the chaos in process. Trust me, it will look spiffy by this »

Inspiration: NEON!!!

A summer stream of consciousness for you…. Sweltering humid heat, long days, late nights, neon lights through mini-blinds, oscillating fan doing its best to offer relief.  White sands, surf, bikinis, blue-green water, waves, floats, lazy rivers, sunburns,’ Zinc’. Do you remember ‘Zinc’? Lightning bugs, vacations, cool shades, umbrellas, aguas sabores…Ah! I know that the heat »

Around Town: Sprucette Favorite Restaurant Experiences

Wow. Can you believe it’s June? Nor can I. Summer is in full swing here in Austin. This Monday’s high was a  feverish 103 degrees Fahrenheit (gasp!). I have sympathy for my land-locked, water-featureless Dallas and Houston friends and family that don’t have Austin’s superabundance of natural swimming holes and public pools. For those of »

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 »