~ Our Little Princesses ~

This is Chloe and Paige after they have exchanged their Christmas gifts. They were telling each other they were best friends. Really brought tears to our eyes! They have a great time together - but then tire of each other and are ready to pull each other's hair out for a bit - then are best friends again! They are too funny . . . don't even get me started on the time they were wrestling in the front yard over a hug! HAHAHAHAHHAHAA Oh - and please ignore Paige's outfit - she decided that she was going to look "pretty" for Chloe.

Happy New Year!

Hello Everyone!

We want to wish all of you a safe and happy New Year! May 2007 be the best year yet for all of us!

Be safe.

My tree and my new favorite ornaments!

So - like I said last week - I finally finished my tree and I have been adding a few new ornaments that I find here and there . . .thought I would share (I took these before I put the tree skirt on - so please ignore the white towel!)

January Monthly Kit!

Here is the January kit . . . .SO PRETTY! This photo DOES NOT do it justice!

Remember that quantities are limited . . .so if you want one - better sign up soon. WE got quite a few new members since last month - so the extras we ordered are being gobbled up FAST!


Happy Holidays!

Tonight, I finally decorated my tree! We have had it for a week. Talk about procrastinating, huh? I just think this year went WAY too fast and I wasn't ready for Christmas yet! But no matter what I do . . .I can't stop it - SO - I am going to go into high gear and get ready! ; )

Michelle and I love this time of year! The Christmas trees, the ornaments, the family, friends and for Michelle - shopping! Michelle is the kind of person that gets up the day after Thanksgiving at the crack of dawn and has a blast getting the deals - I however, was content at the desert as far away as possible from the crowds!

Thank you all for sticking with AMM through the ownership change - I know it wasn't easy for anyone - Natalie is such a wonderful and creative person - to then hope that someone else would take as much pride in her "baby" as she did - scary. We hope that we have not let anyone down. We are proud of where AMM is heading!

We would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very Happy Holiday and a Propserous New Year.

We will be spending Christmas with our loved ones, eating way too much, enjoying good company, being thankful for another year and our healthy families and friends and that includes all of you!

Thank you again!
Alison and Michelle

Prima and our very own Katie Watson!

Check this out! Prima picked Katie's layout and posted it on their blog. WooHoo! Congratulations Katie!

January Kit ~ Sneak Peek

Here is a sneak peek of January's monthly kit! It is a beautiful kit! Remember quantities are limited - so order now if you are interested in receiving it!

Special Guest Designer ~ Teresa Collins

WOW - we are so excited! Teresa Collins is going to be our Guest Designer for January 2007! What a way to start the year, huh?!

Here is Teresa's photo and bio! WOW - is she busy or what?

Teresa Collins knows how to combine style and flair with innovative and chic designs! Teresa designs her own signature line of products for Junkitz. Teresa is known to create fresh product designs in themes and subjects that fit real life in a fun and trendsetting style. As a well know product designer, she has been an industry leader in developing cutting edge scrapbook lines and classes. Her design direction has helped to create the latest and greatest paper lines and embellishments in the scrapbook industry.

Teresa is an exciting and energetic individual whose outgoing and friendly personality makes her a wonderful teacher at Creating Keepsakes University and conventions throughout the country. She can be found teaching throughout the country and internationally sharing her passion and love of preserving one’s memories. She has had her work featured in numerous publications and idea books. Teresa is a regular television scrapbook artist on Good Things Utah as well as nationally on DIY Scrap booking.

Amazingly, Teresa still finds time to be wife to her husband, Tyler. She is the mother to three beautiful daughters, Taylor, Gentry and McKay and two charming boys, Zach and Ty. She is also stepmom to Seth and Matt. When she finds time in her busy schedule, she enjoys interior design, traveling, and watching chick flicks. She is a little obsessed with flowers and the color PINK!!!!!!

New Stuff . . .

We got lots of new goodies in the store this week . . .check em out!

The 25 Days of Christmas - Cookie Sheet Advent Calendar

Katie Watson, one of the AMM DTM's, made this adorable calendar. In Katie's words:
"Dollar store cookie sheet, spray paint, cropadile, magnets and paper and embellies!! Easy but a tad time consuming but well worth the reward!"

Hope you enjoy looking at it as much as we have!


Movie Stars scrap too! hehehe We saw Jennifer Esposito yesterday at the Christmas book class - she is even prettier in person and WOW - she is tiny! We were going to wait outside for her and ask for a photo - but we felt like stalkers and went home! It was cool though! Here is a photo I found online of her - in case you don't know who she is:

Debby Schuh

Here we are with Debby at her class yesterday! Can't say enough nice things about her.

Debby is going to be the Guest Designer at AMM in March . . . look for more to come on that!

Debby Schuh Christmas Album Class

We went to Debby Schuh's class yesterday in LA. It was so great to meet her and what a fun class. I am adding photos of her album - she has some incredible ideas! There are 13 pages to the album - I have only uploaded a few here. If you would like to see the whole album - let me know. We used Anna Griffin products and they are beautiful and excellent quality - also a SEI album. Debby is such a great teacher. She is patient and really funny! I would highly recommend taking a class from her if you have the the time! Okay - ignore the background on these photos . . . .I did them at my desk . . .and it isn't too pretty!

Cover - I didn't pay attention when I photographed - I should've fixed the ribbon!

Top view

One of my favorite pages

Another of my favorite pages . . .okay I will be honest - I LOVE all the pages . . .especially this one we did on a "transparency" that looks like a present and backs to the next page . . .SO COOL! I am gonna add this on . . .here it is:

This is actually 2 pages. The box and holly paper is on one page (the transparency) and the paisley and pink paper is the next . . . great idea, huh?

Anyway - so impressed with Debby and so impressed with myself for actually finishing a project . . . can't wait to take the next class with her! She is doing online classes for CKU - think I am gonna sign up TODAY!! Will let you know how they go!

December Kit "Doggy Bag"

Well, the December kits and add-ons FLEW out of here! There were many of you that contacted is regarding a waiting list. Therefore, we created a Doggy Bag with the "leftovers". Keep in mind that there are LIMITED quantities!

This was the first month that we offered add-ons and we were basically trying to see if you were all interested in them - the answer was YES YES YES! So we will have an add-on (or 2 or 3) with each monthly kit. However, keep in mind - that we will only be making limited quantities of them! Also - just so you all know - we only order a limited amount of merchandise for the monthly kits over our base membership subscriptions. If you would like to be assured a kit, please join our monthly kit club!

Daisy D's Contest Winners!!!

Here are the winners! [Drum Roll Please . . . . ]

1st Place
A Moment by Nura Keif, Singapore

2nd Place
Togetherness by AmyMay, Texas

3rd Place
Beautiful by AliDavis, Missouri

Congratulations to all of you and thank you for being a part of the contest. It was really fun - but VERY HARD to pick the winners because EVERY SINGLE entry was amazing and unique!

Scenice Route Contest!

Here are the winners! [Drum Roll Please . . . . ]

1st Place
Deep Thinker by Mel, Australia

2nd Place
The Best by Ruey, Washington

3rd Place
Love this Boy by Cari, New York

Congratulations to all of you and thank you for being a part of the contest. It was really fun - but VERY HARD to pick the winners because EVERY SINGLE entry was amazing and unique!