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Thu, Jun 08


The Rusty Gate Studio and Vintage Shop

Make Your Own Porch Welcome Sign

Turn a boring board into a beautiful welcome sign for your porch! You will learn all the steps to hand painting and decorating a beautiful sign and will take your creation with you! All supplies included.

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Make Your Own Porch Welcome Sign
Make Your Own Porch Welcome Sign

Time & Location

Jun 08, 2023, 6:00 PM – Jun 09, 2023, 6:00 PM

The Rusty Gate Studio and Vintage Shop, 448 S Pine St, Burlington, WI 53105, USA

About the event


Do you love a welcoming porch or front door display? How would you like to learn to make your OWN front porch welcome sign, and take it home with you? Learn the fundamentals of this hand painted sign project from start to finish in this instructional class led by pro painter and owner of The Rusty Gate, Susie Myres . We will cover all the steps with hands-on application, and you will leave class with a beautiful 4 ft tall porch sign that YOU design and create!  With the information and techniques you will learn in this class, you will learn the basics of painting, stenciling and sealcoating your design.  I will walk you through the entire process and we will have a BLAST doing it. The class consists of base coat painting, hand stenciling, letter painting and embellishment. Choose from a variety of colors to paint your board, or leave it stained in a natural wood color.  Choose your lettering colors and get creative with ribbon and floral embellishment! We will have stamps, stencils and free form decoration available for you to choose.  3 Hr class is $64, and you will take your masterpiece home. 

This class will include:

* Welcome boards in 4 ft length (approx 10" wide)

* The basic tools and supplies you will need

* Base coat paint in a variety of colors 

* Instruction on applying hand made stencils

* Variety of paint colors for lettering painting

* Instruction on free form embellishment, stamping or stencil designs

* Finishing coat for light outdoor use (covered porch) 

Are you ready? Register now and secure your seat because space is highly limited. Why not grab a friend or 2 and do it together? Minimum age for this class is 12 years of age (with parent) . 

Some Important Things To Know:

What can I bring into the class?

You may bring your favorite beverage and snacks. We will be serving light appetizers and refreshments 

Do I need to bring any tools or supplies?

All tools and supplies for this class will be provided for the students

Should I wear special clothing for painting?

That's up to you. Full bib aprons will be provided, however there WILL be creativity and PAINT is involved. 

Can I get in touch with you if I have questions?

Call Susie at the shop (262) 457-4180 or send us a message through Facebook  Further contact info will be made available on your ticket. 

Can I cancel? What's the refund policy?

We get it, life happens and you may need to reschedule. We will be fully preparing for all students so there are no refunds, but if you need to cancel, your registration can be applied toward any other class. 

Still reading? C'MON! let's do this together! it will be fun! 


  • Make A Porch Sign

    Registration includes admission to the class, all supplies, use of a bib apron, light snacks and refreshments.

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