Female-led business teaches do-it-yourself crafts for home in Topeka

Jamie Clark, owner of Board & Brush, 3703 S.W. Burlingame Road, Suite 300, on Wednesday paints over a stencil on a wooden box she will use to store items.

Jamie Clark has several years of expertise received by working with her father and husband. 

She has normally felt comfortable about tools. Her father observed to that.

“I bear in mind him educating me how to use a lathe when I was probably 7 or 8,” she explained. “He was often really inclusive in letting me do stuff with him.”

The pair labored on this kind of assignments as making windchimes and close tables.

Her husband and his loved ones are also avid woodworkers, even renovating houses and adding on additions to homes. That was when the large guns came out.

Now Clark aids others turn into accustomed to these abilities she is aware of so perfectly. Clark procured Board & Brush in August of final year.

‘Oh my gosh, this is amazing!’

Board & Brush, a do-it-yourself business, offers guests open studio time and workshops to create wooden signs and gifts.

Board & Brush Innovative Studio, in Suite 300 of the Burlingame Procuring Center, 3703 S.W. Burlingame Street, welcomes its visitors to bring treats — such as wine and beer — settle in for the evening and get their innovative juices flowing.

The enterprise gives do-it-together experiences, including, personal events, bridal showers, bachelorette gatherings, company events and fundraisers. All individuals spend a flat cost and receive everything desired to entire their tasks.

Clark said she loves to see people’s confidence skyrocket after they finish projects like wooden symptoms and plant holders.

“‘Oh my gosh, this is astounding! I love this! I am coming back. I presently know the next item I want to make,’ consumers say. ‘I’m ready to get scheduled,'” Clark reported.

‘It was a really enjoyable very first experience’

Bottles of paint are set up for guests to use in their creations at Board & Brush.

Bobbi Shin was a longtime buyer, holding her 1st get together in April 2019, two months after the area opened.

“To celebrate my birthday, we did a non-public occasion, and I had about 30 of my friends in there,” she said. “It was a really pleasurable initial experience acquiring all my spouse and children and pals there.”

Since then she has done about 30 projects. Although she commonly chooses greater wall hangings, she has completed wood storage bins and planter bins.