A Weekend at Spruce Collective

November 13, 2012

Hello there! It feels like I’ve been away forever, I suppose since I was offline for most of the weekend, but I’m back and feeling very refreshed and ready for the week ahead. How was your long weekend? We headed off to Science World on Saturday with Brad’s side of the family for some early-Christmas fun. on On Boxing Day, his brother’s family is making the journey from Kelowna to Australia for a one-year teaching exchange…how cool is that? We’ll miss them and their kids over the next year but are so excited to hear about their adventures Down Under! So instead of rushing around and getting presents organized early, we all decided to go spend the day together instead…memories are so much more meaningful, aren’t they? While I was out and about, things were bustling at the shop during our first drop-in class of the season. Thanks to all who joined us and we’ll definitely be doing more so stay tuned for more classes this month!

I promised you some more pictures of the shop decked out for Christmas so here are a few that I took on Friday, with more to come…

I missed a visit from some blogging friends on Saturday but am so happy that this vintage Canadian Pacific Hotel blanket found a lovely new home

Tracey Ayton Photography

Yesterday, we were closed in honour of Remembrance Day but that didn’t slow us down. We were busy moving Trove Vintage Rentals into our newly rented basement, after having new mugshots taken of each piece by Level6 Images. I don’t know if Cristal knew what she’d signed herself up for but let’s just say the U-Haul was packed to the gills! Many hands make for light work but it was a full day and I think we’ll all be a little sore tomorrow. How was your weekend? Have you started your holiday shopping yet? I’m feeling pretty far behind on that but thankfully we’ve decided to keep things simple this year. Have a great Tuesday :)

 

 

 

4 comments

1 Will @ Bright.Bazaar { 11.13.12 at 1:40 am }

I love the burlap bags with the numbers on them – super festive!
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2 elisa { 11.13.12 at 8:51 am }

that upside-down table has my name on it! it is nice to just spend time with loved ones, i’m so happy to be with family this holiday. the class looks great! be in touch soon x

3 Birch + Bird { 11.13.12 at 8:46 pm }

Thanks Will! We stencilled them ourselves…so easy too :)

4 jaime { 11.14.12 at 1:03 pm }

looks like the cutest shop! Love the number bags and the owl ornament

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