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Empowering the modern creative woman to make a difference in homes and hearts
A Makers’ Studio A Makers’ Studio empowers the modern creative woman to make a difference in homes and hearts. Our mission is to support her with in-depth education, unique projects, and meaningful work as she leads her community in crafting a beautiful life. Our story begins years ago when a young Amy Howard realized that our environment truly can inspire our lives. Creativity became her true north as she embarked on a career to rescue, restore, and redecorate... both homes and hearts. Through A Makers’ Studio, Amy guides the contemporary creative woman in building a business that uses her hands, her heart, and her head to make a difference in the world. A Makers’ Studio is the culmination of Amy’s decades-long commitment to providing everyone the opportunity to craft a beautiful life. This might mean creating the home of your dreams, owning your own business, or using your love of making to develop others’ crafting skills and ability to provide for their families. We believe that you have the creativity and drive inside you to design your own version of a beautiful life… and lead others to build both meaningful community and creative businesses. We believe that you can be the expert – and we will teach you how. Behind our mission of unleashing creativity and potential in your community is a deeper cause that is close to all of our hearts. Nearly 25 million people and children around the world are victims of human trafficking. In order to be real Difference Makers in the world, A Makers’ Studio has partnered with several organizations that work to end this heartbreaking practice. Our goal is to bring awareness to human trafficking so that women and children can be safe, can be home, and can craft a beautiful life for themselves and others, too. Our Makers are proud to say that every purchase you make helps end human trafficking across the globe. 3
Meet Amy Howard After developing easy-to-use, professional DIY product lines and helping countless people rescue and restore things from the past, Amy Howard wanted to provide women around the world with the same opportunity. A Makers’ Studio is her way of giving back as the guiding light for creative souls who want nothing more than to build a business out of their heart for making. Makers need mentors, and Amy provides the wisdom and grace to support each Maker in becoming an empowered creative entrepreneur without repeating her mistakes along the way. Amy’s business model helps you gain clarity and focus while developing as a leader and artisan. By following A Makers’ Studio methodology, remaining committed and consistent, you can learn to build a business and a life of intention. “I believe one’s giftings and passions are their unique purpose in life. After thirty years of being able to craft a life out of what’s in my heart, A Makers’ Studio now gives me the opportunity to help others do the same. Creatives crave connection. We want our skills to be valued. We want to be difference makers in the world. I’ve walked the path and now I want to bring others along with me. I truly believe that this is what all my experiences have led up to... perhaps even what I was born to do.”
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HUMAN TRAFFICKING INSTITUTE
To help combat slavery at its source, we have partnered with the Human Trafficking Institute. Every product you purchase and Creative Gathering you attend helps support the attorneys working to enforce anti-human trafficking laws and get justice for victims. PALMER HOME A Makers’ Studio is the main contributor funding Palmer Home’s new division for trafficked children, which includes 4,000 beautiful acres of land in Mississippi and counseling to make the transition into a new life possible. CITIZENS FOR COMMUNITY VALUES
As a CCV partner, A Makers’ Studio offers these women the ability to earn a living wage through candle and soap making. With every purchase of these products, you help give these women the joy of a job they love, an environment where they are safe and nurtured, and the opportunity to grow professionally into leadership positions. BE A DIFFERENCE MAKER
A Makers’ Studio pledges to provide our Makers, Hosts, and customers with the opportunity to use your gifts, passions, and heart for creating to make a difference in the world. Every purchase you make supports this mission. If you would like to make an even bigger impact, talk to your Maker today about joining her team!
re•new•all candle collection One of the most difficult things for a woman leaving sex trafficking is finding meaningful employment. So we train these women in artisanal candle making. Each time you add a re•new•all candle to your home or gift one to someone you love, you are giving the gift of restoration to one of these women.
Candle Kit AMS301 | $24.95 Candle Kit Subscription AMS302 | $19.99 per month for 3 months
Each re•new•all candle is hand poured in Memphis, Tennessee, and signed by the woman who is rescued and restored by your support.
Art of Gathering
— Pop-up-Party —
The Art of Gathering Pop Up Party is many creatives’ first experience with A Makers’ Studio. These fun events are a chance to get hands-on with A Makers’ Studio products and enjoy meaningful connection and conversation. You are sure to make new friends as you craft alongside each other and enjoy the bragging rights of taking home your own piece of DIY décor. From the moment you walk into the Art of Gathering, you will experience the joy of creativity and connection. Craft alongside A Makers’ Studio founder and Master Artisan Amy Howard as you begin to understand what it truly means to gather.
A Pop Up Party is more than making something beautiful for your home... it is truly a priceless gift of connection.
Host a Gathering
A Makersâ€™ Studio Heart Gatherings bring together a community of friends to learn a new skill or create a piece of DIY dĂŠcor in a fun and supportive environment. These Gatherings are more than making something beautiful for your home... they are truly a priceless gift of connection.
& All Hosts earn Maker Money and exclusive discounts based on sales at their Gathering! As soon as you book your Heart Gathering, your Maker will work with you to create an event that meets your rescue, restore, and redecorating goals.
Art Plaster Learn how to use Venetian Plaster and ChalkArt to create stunning art for your home! AMS265 | $68
Live Workshops with Amy Howard
At A Makers’ Studio we believe everyone can be creative no matter where you live. When you join us for a Live Workshop with our founder and Master Artisan Amy Howard, you will be connecting with creative souls across the country to learn a new DIY skill and make a beautiful handmade item for your home. Craft alongside Amy by simply registering for this live workshop and purchasing your Workshop Kit from your Maker’s website. Everything you need to complete your DIY décor project live with Amy arrives right to your door. You are sure to find the inspiration, motivation, and skills you need to craft a beautiful life at our monthly Live Workshops with Amy!
Past Live Workshops are available online to purchase! You will get access to the Live training from Amy and all the products you need to complete the project.
Happy Fall Yâ€™all
Create original art when you join this exclusive workshop on October 25th at 7:30 CST. Register and purchase your kit at AMakersStudio.com.
Create this beautiful fall art in the comfort of your home! Amy will guide you through each step and teach you the art of stenciling, painting, and more!
AMS285 | $68
AMS266 | $58
Add shine and shimmer to your home through the art of gilding. Learn how to make your own gilded pillow plus gain the confidence and skills to gild furniture, glass, and more!
Enjoy the bragging rights of decorating your home with a piece of wall art you made yourself! Learn Amyâ€™s techniques for creating the perfect weathered finish and stenciling with ChalkArt.
AMS234 | $35.99
1 Large Surface AMS236 | $49.99 2 Small Surfaces AMS235 | $49.99
Visit AMakersStudio.com to see all current and upcoming Live Workshops!
Heart Gatherings There has never been an easier way to build community, have fun, and share in meaningful conversations with your friends and neighbors than at a Heart Gathering from A Makers’ Studio. This unique experience blends the worlds of creativity and purpose as you make a piece of DIY décor for your home and engage with meaningful content that guides you toward a greater understanding of yourself and others. Join Master Artisan Amy Howard and her special guests as you are guided through a beautiful craft project from start to finish… and walk away having created deep connections with others around your Heart Gathering theme.
Everything you need will be provided… all you have to do is join in!
Rescue Restore Redecorate Edition This kit provides a unique experience where the worlds of creativity and purpose intersect. Join Master Artisan Amy Howard as she guides you and your friends through this beautiful chalk board project from start to finish while inviting you to see your place on the journey of being rescued, restored, and redecorated. AMS269 | 5 Person Bundle $195 AMS270 | 10 Person Bundle $280
Friendship Edition Immerse yourself in the theme of Friendship as you craft under the guidance of Amy Howard in a supportive environment of both old and new friends. After making your own DIY décor and engaging in guided discussion, you will leave having created something beautiful for your home and in your life. AMS286 | 5 Person Bundle $197.50 AMS287 | 10 Person Bundle $325
Couples’ Communication Edition This unique gathering provides the opportunity to build meaningful friendships with other couples while strengthening your own relationship. When it comes to couples, we couldn’t think of a better theme for this kit’s craft and discussion than Communication. No matter how many years you’ve been together, every couple knows that communication is vital to a healthy relationship. AMS300 | 10 Person Bundle $340
Become a Maker
Creatives crave connection. We want our skills to be valued. We want to be difference makers in the world. We are on a mission to empower you, the modern creative woman, to make a difference in homes and hearts.
My heartâ€™s desire is to help women like you build your own business as a Maker Boss. I want to see you empowered as a Difference Maker who brings awareness to human trafficking and is involved in her community. My hope is for you to learn personal leadership and help other women become Maker Mentors. I will be here to support you every step of the way. â€“ XO, Amy
As a Maker, you will wake up each day with a purpose – using your creativity and passion to build your own business. You will learn how to lead DIY décor workshops, help your customers complete their own creative projects at home, and more! You will LOVE hanging out in the secret Facebook Group just for Makers. It’s where everyone shares their wins, gets free training from Amy Howard herself, and becomes a better business owner and artisan.
Talk to your Maker about joining her team!
When you enroll as a Maker, you get access to all of these resources, a roadmap for success, and so much more right away
These are just a few reasons hundreds of Makers already love A Makers’ Studio: Deciding their own hours
Making as much as they want
Working from anywhere
Creating their own dream job
Becoming a stronger creative
Helping others unleash their creativity
Having purpose and passion behind her work… THAT is priceless!
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� Product Guide �
From the pigments in each vibrant color to the ingredients in our specialty finishes, A Makers’ Studio product line is carefully curated to give your DIY projects professional results. Because we believe that we must care for ourselves, our families, our homes, and our world, we’ve insured that each product is safe for you and safe for our environment. It’s time to enjoy the bragging rights!
ChalkArt was made for fall! Break out this water-based chalk paste to easily customize your furniture, tabletop decor, glass, and nearly any other non-porous surface. Grab some A Makers’ Studio Rescue Restore Paint as the perfect match for the Chalkart™ paste when you want that extra pop in your designs.
After drying for just 15 minutes, you will have a beautiful piece of lettering or artwork that will leave people wondering, “how did she do it?” Want to change up your design later? Just clean with a wet rag and create something brand new! 18
Use ChalkArt anywhere!
ChalkArtâ„˘ Join us in customizing weddings and events, hostessing like a pro with beautifully designed placemats, creating magazine-worthy furniture updates, and more. While we love being able to remove it all and recreate to our heartâ€™s content, you can also seal your designs at anytime! 2 oz. $8.99
2 oz. Metallic Colors $9.99
Chalkart ™ LOVE IS
PREACHING TO THE CHOIR
CUTE AS A BUTTON
MIND YOUR MANNERS
SEW ON & SEW FORTH
HEY GOOD LOOKIN’
HEAVENS TO BETSY
WATER TO MY OCEAN
PEACE & JOY AMS108
MORNING GLORY AMS116
METALLIC COPPER AMS119
CAN’T NEVER COULD
WELL I DECLARE
SLOW AS MOLASSES AMS291
NEW PRODUCT! Gel Art Ink™ Gel Art Ink lays rich, permanent color on fabrics, apparel, upholstery and most soft surfaces. When paired with A Makers’ Studio stencils, you can create your own wearable art or customize your décor with vibrant pops of color. Simply squeeze a nickel-sized amount of Gel Art Ink onto a working surface and load onto your spread. Apply ink evenly onto the stencil, remove any excess, and gently pull up your stencil. Allow to dry 3-4 hours. Set with heat by covering stenciled area with a soft cotton cloth passing over it with a warm iron. 1.96 FL. oz. $12.99
Gel Art Ink
IF THE CREEK DON’T RISE
BLOWIN’ UP A STORM
HOLD YOUR HORSES
HUSH YOUR MOUTH
WELL, I SWANEE AMS276
PRETTY AS A PICTURE
LORD HAVE MERCY
CAN’T NEVER COULD
WELL, I DECLARE AMS281
GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER AMS282
BLESS HIS HEART AMS283
� Stencils �
Create beautiful stenciled words and imagery for any occasion! Each thoughtfully designed and patented mesh adhesive stencil can be combined with a variety of surfaces to create endlessly customized DIY home décor. All the A Makers’ Studio stencils can be used multiple times, including the ones that come inside Workshop Kits!
Alphabet 1 Mesh Stencil AMS086 | $34.50 | 9” x 12”
Alphabet 2 Mesh Stencil AMS087 | $34.50 | 9” x 12”
Alphabet 3 Mesh Stencil AMS088 | $34.50 | 9” x 12”
Monogram Mesh Stencil 26
AMS093 | $34.50 | 9” x 12”
Alphabet 5 Mesh Stencil AMS098 | $34.50 | 9” x 12”
Alphabet 4 Mesh Stencil AMS091 | $9.99 | 9” x 12”
Anchor Pattern Mesh Stencil AMS089 | $9.99 | 9” x 12”
Details Mesh Stencil 28
AMS095 | $9.99 | 9” x 12”
Deer Pattern Mesh Stencil AMS090 | $9.99 | 9” x 12”
Deer Head Mesh Stencil AMS092 | $9.99 | 9” x 12”
New Baby Mesh Stencil AMS097 | $9.99 | 9” x 12”
French Script Mesh Stencil 30
AMS094 | $9.99 | 9” x 12”
Engagement Mesh Stencil AMS096 | $9.99 | 9” x 12”
Nest Mesh Stencil AMS160 | $9.99 | 9” x 12”
Floor Tile Traditional Mesh Stencil 32
AMS143 | $17.99 | 12” x 12”
Moroccan Alhambra Mesh Stencil AMS144 | $17.99 | 12” x 12”
Gingham Mesh Stencil AMS137 | $17.99 | 12” x 12”
Floor Tile Moroccan Mesh Stencil AMS146 | $17.99 | 12” x 12”
Floor Tile Petals Mesh Stencil AMS142 | $17.99 | 12” x 12”
Floor Tile Clubs Mesh Stencil AMS145 | $17.99 | 12” x 12”
Nature Mesh Stencil AMS140 | $17.99 | 12” x 12”
Queen Bee Mesh Stencil AMS141 | $17.99 | 12” x 12”
XOXO Small Mesh Stencil AMS159 | $9.99 | 9” x 12”
Wreath Trio Country Mesh Stencil AMS138 | $17.99 | 12” x 12”
Wreath Trio Grateful Mesh Stencil AMS139 | $17.99 | 12” x 12”
Psalm Mesh Stencil AMS151 | $18.50 | 12” x 18”
Home Heart Mesh Stencil 38
AMS149 | $18.50 | 12” x 18”
Bon Appetit Mesh Stencil AMS147 | $18.50 | 12” x 18”
Placesetting Mesh Stencil AMS148 | $18.50 | 12” x 18”
Season Mesh Stencil AMS150 | $18.50 | 12” x 18”
Menu Mesh Stencil AMS153 | $18.50 | 12” x 24”
Simple Mesh Stencil 40
AMS154 | $18.50 | 12” x 24”
Home Mesh Stencil AMS152 | $18.50 | 12” x 24”
Welcome Mesh Stencil AMS155 | $18.50 | 12” x 24”
XOXO Mesh Stencil AMS156 | $18.50 | 12” x 24”
� Stamps �
There are endless possibilities for what you can do with these easy to use stamps – makeover your kitchen cabinets, monogram your kids’ dressers, create magazine-worthy floors, or even restore your old furniture! Pair your favorite Clear Stamps with Rescue Restore Paint or ChalkArt to complete completely unique décor for your home.
Brick Clear Stamp AMS129 | $31.50 | 12” x 12”
Flower Burst Clear Stamp AMS133 | $31.50 | 12” x 12”
Foliage Clear Stamp AMS131 | $31.50 | 12” x 12”
Vintage Icons Clear Stamp AMS134 | $31.50 | 12” x 12”
Laurels Clear Stamp AMS135 | $31.50 | 12” x 12”
I Love You / Family Clear Stamp AMS132 | $31.50 | 12” x 12”
Wreath Sections Clear Stamp AMS136 | $31.50 | 12” x 12”
Antler & Branches Clear Stamp AMS130 | $31.50 | 12” x 12”
Paints & Finishes Because we believe that we must care for ourselves, our families, our homes, and our world, weâ€™ve ensured that each product is safe for you and safe for our environment. The product line we provide to you has been carefully crafted to be easy to use with professional results. From the pigments that create each vibrant color to the ingredients in our specialty finishes, you can be confident and excited to share A Makersâ€™ Studio products with your family and friends.
Little Black Dress
Rescue � Restore Paint A Makers’ Studio Rescue Restore Paint is the easy way to change your furniture and cabinets from drab to fab, and it’s water-based with no VOCs! No need to spend hours sanding, stripping or priming your surface before painting because you can apply on top of an existing finish. Rescue Restore Paint is great for creating a new look for your tired, outdated furniture. 16 oz. $24.50 | 2 oz. $7.99
Rescue � Restore PAINT COLORS
16 oz. AMS044 2 oz. AMS064
16 oz. AMS051 2 oz. AMS047
PICK A PEPPER
16 oz. AMS046 2 oz. AMS066
16 oz. AMS058 2 oz. AMS042
16 oz. AMS048 2 oz. AMS067
BISCUITS AND GRAVY
LITTLE BLACK DRESS
16 oz. AMS054 2 oz. AM057
16 oz. AMS050 2 oz. AMS052
16 oz. AMS055 2 oz. AMS056
16 oz. AMS045 2 oz. AMS065
PARIS FLEA MARKET 16 oz. AMS041 2 oz. AMS043
SUMMER NIGHTS 16 oz. AMS062 2 oz. AMS053
16 oz. AMS068 2 oz. AMS069
HISSY FIT 16 oz. AMS298 2 oz. AMS297
GOODNESS GRACIOUS 16 oz. AMS294 2 oz. AMS293
HIGHFALUTIN 16 oz. AMS296 2 oz. AMS295
Farmhouse Dark Antiquing Wax
Farmhouse Light Antiquing Wax
Farmhouse Dark Antiquing Wax is formulated to add “aging spots” where an antique finish would naturally darken over time.
Have you wondered why some furniture finishes look richer than others? A Makers’ Studio Farmhouse Light Antiquing Wax will add authentic patina to your stained or painted finish.
AMS001 | 4 oz. $9.99
AMS002 | 4 oz. $10.99
Farmhouse Cerusing Wax A Makersâ€™ Studio Farmhouse Cerusing Wax is used to create a lime wash or pickled finish without the mess of staining, and is easily removed with A Makersâ€™ Studio Furniture and Cabinetry Cleaner. AMS003 | 4 oz. $8.99
Embellishing Wax Using a durable wax mixture combined with metallic powder, our Embellishing Waxes are perfect for antiquing, stenciling, and other craft projects. 1 oz. $9.99 Colors Available:
Gold AMS080 Silver AMS082 Copper AMS081 53
Add shine and shimmer to your home with A Makers’ Studio gold leaf.
Stun everyone by adding a touch of A Makers’ Studio silver leaf to your DIY projects.
AMS059 | 25 sheets $8.50
AMS060 | 25 sheets $8.50
Variegated Copper Leaf
A Makers’ Studio copper leaf enhances your home with a perfect not-too-bright hue.
A Makers’ Studio variegated copper leaf adds unique depth and sheen to any project.
AMS033 | 25 sheets $12.50
AMS009 | 25 sheets $11.50
Gilding Size Add that special bit of shine to your decorative accents, furniture, artwork, and more when you pair Gilding Size as the adhesive for any A Makersâ€™ Studio metallic leaf. AMS061 | 2 oz. $7.25
Gel Stain This thick, water-based stain provides an ideal application for vertical surfaces. The rich colors will allow your unfinished wood grain to come alive. You can also use our Gel Stain to â€œrejuvenateâ€? tired old finishes. 16 oz. $26.50 Colors Available:
Auburn Mahogany AMS035 Windsor Grey AMS036 Kensington Black AMS037 Antique Pine AMS038 Hazel Mahogany AMS039 English Walnut AMS040
Matte Sealer Some finishes require a top-coat sealer for protection or ease of cleaning. Our Matte Sealer is low sheen, water-based and no VOCs, making it easy to use and kind to the environment. AMS021 | 16 oz. $25.50
AMS006 | $39.99
AMS008 | $29.99
AMS 007 | $26.99
AMS004 | $10.99
Tote Bag - Cream Color
18â€? Pillow Sleeve
AMS158 | $9.99
AMS157 | $10.99
Furniture & Cabinetry Cleaner A Makersâ€™ Studio Furniture & Cabinetry Cleaner washes away dirt, wax, oil, and other grime from furniture and other finished surfaces with ease. Foreign materials may slow drying time and create flaws in final topcoats. But if you use Furniture & Cabinetry Cleaner to clean and prepare your surface first, you will enjoy a beautiful, flawless finish. AMS012 | 8 oz. $19.99
Foam Dome Brush
AMS063 | $2.75
AMS197 | $0.50
Specialty Brush - Wedge
AMS015 | $12
AMS030 | $1.99
Specialty Brush - Triangle
Specialty Brush - Square
AMS018 | $9.99
AMS017 | $7.99
Synthetic Paint Brush 1.5
Paint Roller 4”
AMS084 | $4.50
AMS010 | Handle $10.75 AMS011 | Cover $3.50
Sponge Paint Brush
AMS019 | $2.99
AMS085 | 2.0” | $1.75 AMS014 | 3.0” | $1.99
A Makersâ€™ Studio is where women gather to create beautiful, artisan-level pieces for their homes, build businesses, and make a difference in homes and hearts. You have the creativity and drive inside you to design your version of a beautiful lifeâ€Ś and lead others to do the same.