Appleton Board and Brush | Wine & Painting Wood Sign Studio

Board & Brush

Welcome to the Appleton
DIY Wood Sign Workshop!

Are you looking for a night out with friends?  Is your inner DIY itching for a fun new project without having to buy all your own supplies and make a mess at your house?  Then BOOK A CLASS at Board & Brush Creative Studio in Appleton.

Octoberfest, Mile of Music, and Saturday Morning Farmers Markets along with over 100 downtown shops, galleries, cafes, pubs, and restaurants all come together to paint a lively downtown community.  Board & Brush’s DIY Workshops are the perfect addition to Downtown Appleton’s thriving art and entertainment district! While you’re visiting, take a trolly ride, enjoy local fare at a nearby restaurant, grab a cup of coffee or a local brew, and visit some of the many downtown retail shops and galleries along College Avenue. We can’t wait to have you in a Workshop!

Board & Brush Appleton is a licensed establishment, beer and wine are available for purchase in the studio.
Please note, BYOB is not permitted.

Board & Brush Appleton is officially licensed by University of Wisconsin.
View our BADGER signs HERE, available for an additional cost of $10, paid upon arrival.

Appleton Board and Brush | Wine & Painting Wood Sign Studio


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Board & Brush

Wine, Paint & Wood Signs

Appleton Board and Brush | Wine & Painting Wood Sign Studio

At Board & Brush in Appleton, we marry the joy of wine and paint with the classic timelessness of wooden signs. Our instructor led DIY wood sign workshops allow you to combine your creativity and willingness to learn new skills.  We provide you with the instruction, materials and design for you to distress, sand, stain, paint, and customize your personalized piece of art!

Check out our Calendar to view upcoming wine, paint and wood sign workshops!

Private Workshops, Birthday Parties, Bachelorette Parties, Corporate Events & More

Whether you’re looking for a fun way to celebrate your birthday, a distinctive evening out with a group of friends, or a unique relationship-building outing for your employees, look to our DIY wood sign workshops in Appleton. Our space is uniquely set up to provide a warm, welcoming environment that allows everyone to feel comfortable and excited to create their own custom piece of décor.

Book Your Private Event Today!

Appleton Board and Brush | Wine & Painting Wood Sign Studio

Meet Board & Brush Appleton Owner
Katie Forman

Katie has experience in corporate & non-profit management. She is a wife to a supportive husband and mother to three amazing children! In 2011, she took a step away from the workforce to focus on being more present for their young family. Their youngest child is a congenital heart disease warrior taking on four heart surgeries! Board & Brush is where her love for DIY, decorating and the arts meet. From a young age, she has always loved crafts and other DIY projects. Her passions have evolved over the years into complete home remodels and large scale DIY projects! Board & Brush was the perfect fit to allow her to do something that she loves, generate income and focus on her young growing family! The success of her Green Bay studio made it an easy decision to open her second studio in Appleton, WI!

Make Your Own Personalized Sign at Board & Brush Appleton

Pick your preferred custom wood sign design, sign up for a DIY wood sign workshop that best works for you and your friends or family, and then show up for a fun, instructor led, hands-on experience.

Board & Brush Appleton is conveniently located at the intersection of College Avenue and North Durkee Street towards Lawrence University and across the street from Heid Music. 

Have any questions?  Please feel free to contact us via phone or email.  We are happy to help and would love to see you in our wood sign workshop very soon!


Board & Brush

109 NORTH DURKEE STREET
APPLETON, WI 54911

(920) 903-5019  |  appleton@boardandbrush.com

Appleton Board and Brush | Wine & Painting Wood Sign Studio
Appleton Board and Brush | Wine & Painting Wood Sign Studio


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