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Welcome to the Portland
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 WORKSHOP at Board & Brush Creative Studio in Portland.

Portland, a historic seacoast gem on Casco Bay, is the largest city in Maine about sixty miles north of Portsmouth NH and one hundred and fifty miles from Boston. Portland has a vibrant cultural and artistic community, rich in restaurants (Fore St. Duckfat, Eventide Oyster Co are some of the top rated), breweries (including Allagash and Bissell Brothers), music and theater (the Portland Museum of Art and a multitude of attractions are located in the Arts District), outdoor activities and coastal beauty (visit the Eastern Promenade and Casco Bay Islands). The Old Port boasts nightlife, fine food, shops, 19th century architecture with cobblestone streets and a working waterfront. 

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 WORKSHOP at Board & Brush Creative Studio in Portland.

Portland, a historic seacoast gem on Casco Bay, is the largest city in Maine about sixty miles north of Portsmouth NH and one hundred and fifty miles from Boston. Portland has a vibrant cultural and artistic community, rich in restaurants (Fore St. Duckfat, Eventide Oyster Co are some of the top rated), breweries (including Allagash and Bissell Brothers), music and theater (the Portland Museum of Art and a multitude of attractions are located in the Arts District), outdoor activities and coastal beauty (visit the Eastern Promenade and Casco Bay Islands). The Old Port boasts nightlife, fine food, shops, 19th century architecture with cobblestone streets and a working waterfront. 

Special Note!
In accordance with current local mandates, Portland Board & Brush Creative Studio requires all customers to wear face masks when attending a workshop. If you don't have a mask, don't worry we have you covered! You can purchase a mask at the studio when you arrive.

Board & Brush Portland is a BYOB establishment.

Upcoming Workshops

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01/23/2021
4PM - 7PM
Pick Your Project Workshop
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01/24/2021
11AM - 2PM
Pick Your Project Workshop

Click on a workshop below to register!

Board & Brush

Wine, Paint & Wood Signs

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At Board & Brush in Portland, 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 Portland. 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 decor.

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Meet Board & Brush Portland Owners

Lori Goddard & Brittny Daly

Lori and Brittny are a mother-daughter team. Lori previously worked in the dental field for over 20 years and also owned two very successful Curves franchises. Brittny studied Neuroscience at Bates College and earned her Master's Degree at Northeastern University. She worked as a physician assistant for the past seven years in family practice and urgent care, but after the birth of her second son, she decided to leave her job in order to have more time with her family. When Brittny learned about Board & Brush, she thought it would be perfect for her entrepreneurial spirited mom, Lori, but quickly realized it would be a great opportunity for them both! 

They opened their first studio, Board & Brush Portsmouth NH in 2017 and their second in Amherst, NH 2018! They love the hard work and joy that comes with creating their studios and are very excited to open their third location in Portland, which will be the first in Maine! Lori and Brittny love working together, doing DIY projects and truly enjoy teaching others how to make beautiful projects at Board & Brush! Lori and her husband, Bob, live in NH with their German Shepherd, Kade. Lori has four amazing adult children, Brittny, Alyssa, Kylie and Travis and daughter and son-in-law’s who all, in some way, help and are a part of Board and Brush! Lori loves spending time with her family which included 6 incredible grandchildren Brittny and her husband, Matt have two adorable, active young boys, Miles and Porter, who keep them very busy! They have a love for all things Maine; they met in college in Maine, married at the Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, held their reception at the lobster shack (lobster is now their 5 year old’s favorite food...expensive date!) and are raising their family in Maine. 

Amanda Cahoon

Amanda is the studio manager for the Portland studio. With a background in Experiential Marketing and Events and a passion for DIY and home decor, Amanda Cahoon's transition to Studio Manager at Board & Brush is the best of both worlds! Having worked at Board & Brush as an Instructor part-time since the Portland studio's opening, Amanda knows the ins and outs of B&b. As a Portland native, she is excited to be a part of a fun, creative, and rewarding experience while meeting so many new people in the studio!

Make Your Own Personalized Sign at Board & Brush Portland

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 is located on 98 Cross St. North in the Old Port, in the same building as Arabica Coffee, El Rayo and Jibe Spin on Free St., the backside of the building facing the parking lot and the ocean next to LIV Yoga.

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

98 Cross St N
Portland, ME 04101

(207) 536-0009 | portlandme@boardandbrush.com

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