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OWN YOUR DREAMS WITH AR WORKSHOP

The Brand. The Vision. The Opportunity

WhY AR Workshop?

AR Workshop is a boutique DIY studio that offers hands on classes and retail in an inspiring, safe and comfortable boutique atmosphere. A wide range of creative offerings paired with national brand partnerships makes AR Workshop truly unique. We are an empowerment franchise, not just another DIY studio.

  • Guided buildout and opening process
  • Well-established and growing brand
  • Support! You’re joining the ARW family of owners and seasoned leadership.
  • Versatile and robust streams of revenue. A wide variety of classes, specialty projects and product lines
  • We’re a leader in the DIY franchise space as one of the fastest growing in the country!
  • Ranked #1 via Entrepreneur Magazine for 2021 in the “Best of the Best” for DIY/Paint and Sip segment!
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STREAMS OF REVENUE

WORKSHOP
BOOKINGS

YOUTH
PROGRAMS

DIY-TO-GO
KITS

MAKE IT
FOR ME

GIFT
CERTIFICATES

RETAIL
ACCESSORIES

PRIVATE EVENT
FEES

FOOD &
DRINKS

When COVID-19 hit, I watched as our Leadership Team pivoted & found creative ways to bring DIY to people who wanted it. Had it not been for their quick thinking, a lot of owners may not have made it, so for that, I know I made the right choice to be an AR Workshop Franchisee.

Jewel Juachan

AR Workshop Las Vegas

MEET THE FOUNDER

AR Workshop® was founded in 2016 by Maureen Anders and Adria Ruff. A leap of faith, lots of heart and gallons of paint later the flagship location opened in Pineville, NC in June, 2016! After just a few short years, the AR Workshop concept has spread across the nation into over 150 locations in 32 states! The vision to create an inspiring and charming place for all things DIY has now been shared with over one hundred new business owners and thousands of guests.

Are you Ready?

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2020/2021 ACCOLADES

#1

DIY / Paint & Sip Studio Franchise
in Entrepreneur Magazine
 

#18

Entrepreneur Magazine’s
Top New Franchises

#68

Entrepreneur Magazine’s
Top New Franchises

#47

Entrepreneur Magazine’s
Top New Franchises

#307

Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500

#487

Franchise Times 200+ of the
largest US Franchise Systems

PARTNERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS

ARWorkshop on HGTV
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JOANN
Better homes and gardens
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SBA approved franchise
franfund
kind
international franchise association
vet fran