Onstage Orlando--celebrating Stampin' Up!s 30th anniversary. . . Where do I begin? How can I possibly put into words all that I learned and experienced last week? I've spent most of this week trying to figure that out. What I've figured out is that I can't. So, I'm not even going to try. I will just share some snapshots of the week which doesn't even begin to capture the experience. You'll just have to keep following this blog to see as I reveal things piece by piece as they come up.
Stampin' Up! spoils us so much. As we arrived to check in we received a box full of goodies and our ribbons that show our accomplishments this year and were worn with our name lanyard all week. Then throughout the week, we had prize patrols to win prizes according to our number (I was 8) and there were all attendee give aways as well. I laid out my goodies on the bed and got a picture of them. I got individual pics of most of them, but not of the two bags or the zippered accessory holder. One of the bags we got zips into itself to make a compact bag to carry, but unzips to make a perfect sized bag to carry on all my new goodies. How smart of Stampin' Up! to give us a way to transport of prize patrols home.
|Prize Patrol for Number 8|
Artfully Aware Stamp Set
|Incredible Like You|
Watch for a kit class that uses this stamp set
So excited to see a four-leaf clover stamp
|Gingham Gala DSP|
We also got a chance to watch demonstrators make cards using products from the 2019 Occasions Catalog and 2019 Saleabration Flyer. We then had the opportunity to play with items from four different suites and create make and takes ourselves. It was so much fun stamping and creating together. Then those of us who attended OnStage got to order products from these four suites. My order is arriving Tuesday and I can't wait!!! :)
|Happiness Blooms Suite|
|All My Love Suite|
|Classic Garage Suite|
|Needlepoint Nook Suite|
I did not make any swaps to take with me. I just ran out of time before I hit the end of my list. There were some stampers so nice they gave me some gorgeous ones anyway. Meeting new demonstrators and forming connections around the world is one of my favorite things about OnStage.
|All swaps made by Fran Lynn|
I got so excited when I was getting ready to leave for OnStage and I saw Kylie Bertucci go on FaceBook LIVE from the Orlando airport. I was suddenly energized and ready to fly to Orlando. I could not wait to meet Kylie. She has been my inspiration and I've loved her training as I work to build my Stampin' Up! business as an independent demonstrator. During the first main session of OnStage, I heard a laugh that I recognized and looked to find Kylie and Bruno Bertucci seated just a few rows ahead of me. After the session ended, I headed forward to meet them in person. What an amazing start to OnStage. I did get to see Kylie a few more times before OnStage was over. How amazing to meet her. Someday I can't wait to vacation together on an incentive trip.
As amazing as OnStage was, there was also time to see some of Orlando as well (and eat at some pretty amazing restaurants)
|Greek Salad from Taverna Opa|
|I found my new favorite type of crab at my favorite seafood restaurant|
|Clifford made a new best friend--Krista from Canada|
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