It’s been awhile, blogging audience! If you’ve been watching, there has been an overwhelming amount of changes and activity going on at Spruce! Add to that: it’s our busiest time of the year. I’ve been out of touch and I miss talking with ya’ll! Here’s a little light reading, a fluffy list of likes on »
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Clar here, introducing you to yet another brand new member of our Spruce family! Her name is Alice Carapetyan (that’s Alice and her mom above), and she’s written a sweet blog about her (young) life’s journey and philosophy. She comes to us with some great “design cred” under her belt and has proven in her »
Hi there! Long time no talk! Are you all as busy as we have been? Here are just a couple reasons why things are so exciting and hectic for us lately! Last month we teamed up with our buddies at Creativebug. Spruce is contributing a few instructional videos to their curriculum, which will soon be available for your subscribing pleasure! Three »
Hope everyone is off to a great start in this new school year! It seems that we have been just as busy here at Spruce gearing up for our fall season of bookish work. Lots of things to plan and study for, which includes an upcoming new website for Spruce, as well as our exciting »
Hi! Clar here, keeping you abreast of all our goings-on. We’ve been working on some new projects here at the shop, doing a bit of shuffling, rearranging, general “Sprucing” like we do! It seems that you have been hungry for Spruce fare, so as we’ve sold a chunk of our goods lately, we must create more »
Is it just me, or do you guys have a soft spot for rattan furniture, too? I love it! Perhaps it’s nostalgia: a hold-over from too many episodes of Golden Girls as a kid? Perhaps it’s a part of my Floridian past that just won’t quit!
We had a big birthday this week! HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU, MEREDITH!
Manuel Canovas has been pumping out some sweet prints and weaves lately, inspired by global flora and fauna, points of inspiration include the Carribean Islands, as well as Middle and Far East themes. See Manuel Canovas’ Jamaica in Turquoise (above) in all its citrus glory! Lina in Absinthe is pictured on the ottoman in the foreground. »
Hello folks! We have another round of before and afters for your perusal, and these are hot as the Texas summer sun! Perhaps you’re a/c-bound and in need of some indoor activities to amuse you? Let these makeovers encourage a cool rejuvenation in your home! We’ll help! We’ve seen this situation before: cat-scratched and soiled »
It seems that we’re hitting a fever pitch of 1960s-inspired style all across the board these days! Music has been slowly and surely picking out some good old DIY, garage-rock, and experimental sounds since its original ’60s inception. Pointedly, the last few years have seen the growing popularity of Psych Rock. Austin even has dedicated »
This may come as a shock to you, but we received more new fabric samples and books at Spruce! More fabric: more fun, fun, fun! New at Spruce from Robert Allen is an expanded “Naturals” offering, to include rich and saturated rusts, indigos, and mustards paired with big, chunky, tactile, and vintage-inspired texture. Check it all »
Hello all upholstery fans! We know you’re itchin’ for your next fix, so please enjoy this visual list of marvelous before-and-afters, and a couple of custom-made fabrications for our inspired clients. We can do this for you too…just sayin’! There is a common thread to these re-dos. Of late, our clients have consecutively chosen vibrant »