Downers Grove Board and Brush | Wine & Painting Wood Sign Studio

Board & Brush

Welcome to the Downers Grove
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 Downers Grove.

Downers Grove always has something fun and family friendly going on at any season of the year. The Farmer’s Market is May – October. During the summer, it a Friday Night Car Show. Winter, also, brings many fun events with ice carving, tree decorating, and of course, pictures with Santa! Downers Grove has several restaurants and bars, where you can either come enjoy a romantic night out, a family gathering, or relax and enjoy listening to some good music with friends.

Downers Grove is a licensed establishment. You can purchase wine & beer on site.
Though BYOB is not permitted, you are welcome to bring in your own snacks. 

PARKING: Downtown Downers Grove offers street parking in front of the studio and a parking garage behind it off of Curtiss Street.

Downers Grove Board and Brush | Wine & Painting Wood Sign Studio

Upcoming Classes

10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cherie's Reservation - INVITE ONLY

2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Courtney's Private Party - INVITE ONLY

Click on a workshop below to register!

Board & Brush

Wine, Paint & Wood Signs

Downers Grove Board and Brush | Wine & Painting Wood Sign Studio

At Board & Brush in Downers Grove, 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 Downers Grove. 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!

Downers Grove Board and Brush | Wine & Painting Wood Sign Studio

Meet Board & Brush Downers Grove Owners
Julie & Curt Selby

Julie & Curt Selby are the founders and owners of the B&b franchise!  What started as Julie’s idea for a Girl’s Night Out in March of 2015, turned into a rapidly growing franchise business worthy of pulling Curt away from a 25 year plus corporate HR career in late 2015.  The high school sweethearts from Fort Wayne, Indiana are weekend warriors when it come to DIY projects, remodeling five homes and a lake cottage in addition to countless other DIY projects.  They have three beautiful daughters and reside in Wisconsin.  Their favorite part of Board & Brush is seeing everyone’s smiling faces at the end of a workshop!

Massiel Ullsmith

Massiel, the studio manager for our corporate location in Downers Grove, has a background in marketing, project management and nursing. She is also the owner of a designer home goods business called That Girl Design. Board & Brush was a great opportunity for her to be involved in a fun and creative business. She has been married to her high school sweetheart for almost 15 years and have three daughters and one lazy dog!

Make Your Own Personalized Sign at Board & Brush Downers Grove

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 Downers Grove is located on Main Street in historic downtown Downers Grove. It is close to Ballydoyle Irish Pub, across the street from the Cellar Door and just down the street from the Pierce Tavern.

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


(815) 206-9202 |

Downers Grove Board and Brush | Wine & Painting Wood Sign Studio
Downers Grove Board and Brush | Wine & Painting Wood Sign Studio

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