To celebrate the release of , we went East, then West and then it was time for the Midwest and Texas! This trip was extra special for me because it fell right on my birthday. Grace took me out for an amazing dinner at , followed by a day of crafting in Minneapolis. (See the dog stamp below for one of the most detailed wax stamps I’ve seen yet!) We saw old friends — the BBB Craft sisters in Chicago and Matt Pierce in Austin — and we met many, many new friends along the way. (Grace even managed to keep up with our book tour diary for Minneapolis, Chicago & Dallas and Austin.) Thank you to everyone for coming out and saying hi. We had such a great time! — Amy Azzarito
Image above: Minneapolis backdrop by Meghan McAndrews & Rae Danneman of . Images by
Image above: Wax seal stamps in Minneapolis on October 10. Images by . More crafting images on !
Image above: Party time in Minneapolis on October 10. Minneapolis backdrop by Meghan McAndrews & Rae Danneman of . Images by . Many more party photos on !
See D*S in Chicago, Dallas & Austin after the jump!
Image above: Wax seal stamping in Chicago at Anthropologie on October 11! Images by
Image above: Amazingly beautiful Chicago backdrop created by the sisters. Images by
Image above: Chicago backdrop created by the sisters. Images by . More photos .
Image above: At West Elm in Dallas. (her home is in !) created a sparkly backdrop with some amazing Texas-inspired props. The photos can be found on Facebook & .
Image above: Our candy-colored Austin backdrop created by Michelle at was inspired by the Texas sun. Images by Mel Ferro Cole of
Image above: Party time at Anthropologie in Austin on October 15! Backdrop created by Michelle at . Images by Mel Ferro Cole of . More images of the party and crafting on !