Board & Brush

Welcome to the Monroe
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 Monroe.

While only about an hour from New York City, Monroe, CT has more of a small town feel and has been featured in the past on the Forbes “Best Places to Live” list. It is well situated with great parks with wonderful hiking trails near by as well as the Fairfield County beaches along the Long Island Sound. It is very close to Bridgeport, CT where you can take in minor league hockey and baseball, as well as New Haven, CT and the Yale University campus.

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 Monroe.

While only about an hour from New York City, Monroe, CT has more of a small town feel and has been featured in the past on the Forbes “Best Places to Live” list. It is well situated with great parks with wonderful hiking trails near by as well as the Fairfield County beaches along the Long Island Sound. It is very close to Bridgeport, CT where you can take in minor league hockey and baseball, as well as New Haven, CT and the Yale University campus.

Board & Brush Monroe is a BYOB establishment.

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SIP & PAINT AT OUR WOOD SIGN WORKSHOPS

At Board & Brush in Monroe, 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 Monroe. 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 Monroe Owners

Scott & Lisa Selby

Prior to opening a Board & Brush, Scott spent his entire career in corporate Human Resources primarily focused on employee training, relations and team building. Over 10 years of his time was spent with Unilever. Lisa spent the last 15 years raising their two active boys. She was lucky enough to stay involved in supporting them through school and sporting activities. The stars aligned when Scott was ready for a change from the corporate world and Lisa was ready to get back to working outside of the home. The success of Board & Brush made it an easy choice for them to take a leap and start something new.

Scott & Lisa are high school sweethearts who have been married for 21 years. They are the proud parents of Benjamin and Zachary as well as Butter their yellow lab. They love spending time outdoors hiking and bike riding. Growing up in Ft. Wayne, IN they have lived in many different states over the years, currently residing in Trumbull, CT.

Make Your Own Personalized Sign at Board & Brush Monroe

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 Monroe is located on Elm St. near Gaetano‘s Market.

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

292 Elm St
#2
Monroe, CT 06468

(203) 246-3890 |
monroe@boardandbrush.com

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