Painting with a Twist, the Mandeville-based paint-and-sip franchise, has signed franchise agreements that will expand the brand into Alabama, Hawaii, Illinois, Maine, Minnesota, Montana and Washington.

Painting with a Twist now has more than 240 franchises and locations in 33 states. The company has opened more than a studio a week in 2015 and is projected to grow to 100 new studios for the year.