Welcome to Spruce Up!

Dear Spruce Up Customers,

Since we announced the founding of Spruce Up earlier this year on GeekWire, we’ve heard a similar story from many of our fellow twenty to forty-some busy professionals:

“I recently moved, I am overwhelmed by all the options to find just the right
… Leather sofa
…Travel-inspired rug
…Abstract art
…Decorative pillows
…New pots and pans
…[insert your own]!”

“I’ve been scrolling through hundreds of websites, evaluating various brands and styles attempting to mix and match high with low to get a look that I love –with no avail. When are you launching Spruce Up as I need help from my personal stylist?!”

Today, we’d like to introduce you to Spruce Up ! Spruce Up offers a creative, personal shopping service for all things home and design — powered by some smart artificial and human intelligence. High-touch, interior-designer assisted shopping brings the curation, selection and service of a specialty boutique to a modern digital experience, personalized to you and your home.

Here’s a little more on how Spruce Up works:

With Spruce up we gather information about you and your home, your style, color and material preferences, your budgets and your needs. You get a unique style read out that’s 100% uniquely you!

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We’ve curated over 20,000 items from 50+ leading retailers and brands, from the well known to the unique and hard to find and our style prediction algorithms will match those products that fit each customer’s style profile, budgets and needs!


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You get matched with your personal stylist – interior design professional who’s there to help you every step of the way. You get to chat with your stylist and provide photos of your space, Pinterest boards and tell more about your needs and preferences to the item(s) you are shopping for.


The Spruce Up styling fee is $25 and your stylist will hand-curate a mini-boutique of 12 perfect items in one setting to match your unique lifestyle. You remain in charge: buy what you love, all in one place – best price matching and free returns guaranteed!

Our vision is to apply data-driven design to help people surround themselves with the
things that make them happy and to alleviate the stress associated with creating a
home that’s uniquely you, and help you avoid those costly design mistakes. We do the
work for you, so you can enjoy your zen.

Please try out our service and let us know if you have any feedback. What did we get
right? More importantly, how can we make this even better? Shoot us an email at:

If you’re a past or current Sprucer Upper, thank you for letting us be part of your busy
life, your beautiful home, and your unique journey. And if you’ve recently moved or
simply want to refresh your home, we can’t wait to spruce you up!

Go to: www.getspruceup.com to get started.

Wishing you all the best,

Founder CEO, Spruce Up,

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Spruce Up Spotlight: @fermliving works w

Spruce Up Spotlight: @fermliving works with artisans around the world from their base in Copenhagen, fusing their Scandinavian mindset with global skills and traditions. The result is furniture and accessories with a modern sensibility but with unexpected details, and we couldn’t be happier to add them to our list of partners. Start a Spruce Up today and request these porcelain vases from your stylist!

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At Spruce Up, we’re focused on finding just the right products for our customers. These incredibly soft pillows from Seattle-based @mementostylemix are hand-dyed with hibiscus petals to impart beautiful natural color to a textured cotton or velvet fabric. Paige sources vintage and handmade textiles from around the world for pillows and throws. Each piece has a hand-crafted story; vintage hand-woven ikat blankets sourced from the many small islands of Indonesia and vintage Belgian Linen are turned into pillows. Natural dyes like hibiscus and indigo are used to bring depth and character to textured fabrics. These carefully-chosen textiles will add warmth and dimension to your home.  To buy, take our fun and easy style quiz, which will pair you with one of our interior stylists.  Ask them to add these pillows to your Spruce Up today!

#getspruceup #momentsofjoy #naturaldye #hibiscus #handwoven

My current tableware situation.

My current tableware collection consists of:

  1. 7 ikea plates.
  2. 6 vintage mid-century plates.
  3. Random white bowls, origin unknown.
  4. Mason jars for glasses ( hubs has a  jar obsession)
  5. Some vintage diner mugs with different colors inside(my most favorite items)
  6. Various other cups & mugs with cheesy logo’s.

When the weather turns to fall, I get this desire to work on this insane assortment of tableware.   I have an elaborate replacement plan in mind and it’s been in my head for years.  I will lay it out for you:

  1. Keep the vintage diner mugs, get more on ebay.
  2. Find some modern black matte finish flatware.
  3. Find the perfect french block print linen tablecloth and napkins in France
  4. Go to France.
  5. Balanced it all out with some fun colored plates and earthy ceramic serving bowls

As you can tell, there are a few reasons this Spruce Up never happens! International travel is involved and also it’s never one of those  ’emergencies’ that  goes to the top of our household to-do list.

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You know the list I speak of, right?  It includes, fixing the dryer, cleaning the gutters, make dinner, do the laundry (again), chase out the dust bunnies in the corner, excavate the strange items in the fridge, go to a thousand school events,  etc. repeat.

As my children get older and my time is more my own ( read: my teenagers don’t want to hang with me, a strange kind of freedom I actually don’t mind, ha!)  I have noticed that I have been ignoring little design details at home.  I realized that something as simple as  gathering a new tabletop collection would bring me joy every single day, especially since we love to have our friends and family over for meals. It is definitely a form of self-care.

What areas are you ignoring in your home right now because life is too busy? Have your bath towels turned a strange color? Is the art on your walls offering some inspiration as you walk by it or is it just taking up space?

Sometimes upgrading these little things make big upgrades to your happiness.


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Ps. These are the vintage diner mugs I have from ebay. There are ones with blue, yellow and pink inside! These bring me joy every morning.



We do the work, while you enjoy your peace & quiet.

We do the work, while you enjoy your peace & quiet.
We scout thousands of items and match those that fit your unique style, budget and needs. Your home styling expert curates a Spruce Up of 12 hand selected furnishings & decor options just for you.


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