Craft & Design

Etsy’s Eric Beug profiles upholstery makers SpruceHome in this eye-catching video. Eric writes:

Amanda and Lizzie, two Austin, TX based gals, are combining a long tradition of skills with a savvy design eye. Like many in the Process series, there is so much fascinating effort that goes into their work that it’s difficult to distill it down to just a few short minutes.

SpruceHome have made a business not only upholstering vintage chairs, couches, and headboards, they also go so far as to make their own pillows and lampshades featuring the same vintage and designer textiles that they use for their furniture. Additionally they sling vintage wares such as lamps and tables to go hand in hand with the things that they make and re-envision. Part of their philosophy is that anyone can have the updated look to suit their home, without having to buy all brand new things — although everything they sell looks brand new.

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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