Board & Brush

Welcome to the Santa Barbara
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 Santa Barbara.

Santa Barbara, CA is nestled between Los Angeles and San Francisco, making it the premier destination on the Central Coast of California. Often referred to as The American Riviera, Santa Barbara is surrounded by the Santa Ynez Mountains, Pacific Ocean, and Channel Islands. An ideal year-round Mediterranean climate and a population of under 100,000 make this coastal city the popular tourist destination it is. Home to the University of California Santa Barbara, The Santa Barbara Mission, and a plethora of art institutions, world-class wine tasting, pristine parks, majestic hiking trails, and exquisite beaches; Santa Barbara is unique in charm, rich in arts and culture, and unparalleled in natural beauty.

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 Santa Barbara.

Santa Barbara, CA is nestled between Los Angeles and San Francisco, making it the premier destination on the Central Coast of California. Often referred to as The American Riviera, Santa Barbara is surrounded by the Santa Ynez Mountains, Pacific Ocean, and Channel Islands. An ideal year-round Mediterranean climate and a population of under 100,000 make this coastal city the popular tourist destination it is. Home to the University of California Santa Barbara, The Santa Barbara Mission, and a plethora of art institutions, world-class wine tasting, pristine parks, majestic hiking trails, and exquisite beaches; Santa Barbara is unique in charm, rich in arts and culture, and unparalleled in natural beauty.

Board & Brush Santa Barbara is a licensed establishment.
Beer and wine are available for purchase in the studio.
Please note, BYOB is not permitted; no one under 21 in the studio at any time.

Upcoming Workshops

- Upcoming Workshops -

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SIP & PAINT AT OUR WOOD SIGN WORKSHOPS

At Board & Brush in Santa Barbara, 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!

HOW IT WORKS

1. REGISTER FOR A WORKSHOP

View our calendar above to find a date and time that works best for you and your friends and family (the more, the merrier!). You can also look for a workshop that features the type of project you’d like to create, like a PYP or specialty project. Then, you’ll browse our gallery of hundreds of designs to choose which one you’d like to create in your upcoming workshop!

2. ARRIVE EARLY!

Our workshops start on time, so you’ll want to arrive early to get settled! You can start thinking about the endless creative possibilities ahead, take photos with friends, and enjoy your favorite beverage (some studios are BYOB, while others sell alcohol, please check with your local studio about their policies).

3. GET YOUR DIY ON!

At your wood sign workshop, you’ll turn raw wood into a finished project fit for your home! You’ll be guided by our expert instructors throughout each step in the workshop - sanding, distressing, staining, painting your stencil, and waxing! You choose all your colors in person at the workshop! Our workshops are typically about 3 hours long.

4. DISPLAY YOUR NEW DÉCOR

When you leave our workshops, you’ll leave with a wood project that you’ll be proud to display in your home! We mean it when we say that no experience is necessary - our instructors are there to help turn you into a DIY expert. Now that your beautiful farmhouse-inspired project is complete, you’ll take it home to find the perfect spot to display it!

HOST A PRIVATE EVENT WITH BOARD & BRUSH

Whether you're looking for a fun way to celebrate your birthday, a distinctive evening out with a group of friends, a bachelorette party, or a unique relationship-building outing for your employees, look to our DIY wood sign workshops in Santa Barbara. 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.

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Meet Board & Brush Santa Barbara Owners

Rachael Krieps & Kelly Almeida

Rachael and Kelly share a love for people and art, which brought them together when they worked at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art. Through a decade of working side by side and building a lifelong friendship, the two ambitious entrepreneurs discovered they had complementary skill sets. Rachael and Kelly decided to combine their dream of being business owners and their passion for creativity by taking a leap of faith and opening their own Board & Brush Creative Studio. Their cheerful, social, and easy-going personalities are a perfect match for Board & Brush, where relaxing and having fun are a must in all workshops!

When they aren’t busy working by day and DIY’ing by night, both Rachael and Kelly enjoy traveling, great food, dancing, and spending time with their friends and families; especially their husbands (Charles and Dee) and adorable doggies (CoCo and Kobe)! Rachael and Kelly's educational backgrounds, unique professional experiences, and outgoing personalities guarantee the ultimate Board & Brush experience!

Make Your Own Personalized Sign at Board & Brush Santa Barbara

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 Santa Barbara is centrally located downtown in the historic El Centro Building, right off State Street on Canon Perdido, next to the Lobero Theatre and directly behind Marshalls department store, adjacent to public parking lot 9.

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

31 E Canon Perdido St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

(805) 792-9603 |
santabarbara@boardandbrush.com

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