Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Stampin' Up! Convention Blog Hop



We wanted to share our highlights of the recent Stampin' Up! Inspire Create Share Convention on the Gold Coast. This is the last time that this event will be held as we know it in the future the new Stampin' Up! events are going to be called OnStage Live, Local or Online and is just for demonstrators to take part in. We will be seeing sneak peek items at every event. It's a fantastic change and is very exciting.

Here are some of my highlights from the Convention. There were so many to list but here are a few of my highlights!

Firstly I was awarded First place in Recruiting and Leadership. I am thrilled to have received these awards as it is the third year in a row that I have received it. The most exciting part? That some of my family got to come along and celebrate it with me! We had family dinner first.


Then it was time for awards night - I think my Dad almost jumped out of his skin with the screaming. He said "I thought only teenage girls screamed like that?" How wrong you are Dad, he has now experienced a Stampin' Up! event!

Here is the stunning card I received with some memento awards that I can choose as an award. This card is using the BRAND NEW Watercolour Wings that coordinates with the Bold Butterfly Framelits. The congrats sentiment was using the Cottage Greetings.



Here is my Mum, my two sisters and Bruno having fun at the after party.


I also loved that Bruno did his Make and Takes this year - while I was busy chatting and doing my busy doing my swaps.



Watercolouring with the new Watermelon Wonder and using the Mint Macaron.






It was AWESOME spending time in person with the Crazy Crafters. 


I love catching up with so many that we know too! Including some celebrity spotting. lol

Amanda Maycock who organised the whole event and is soooooo much fun.


Brandi Barnard - amazing speaker and demonstrator from the US and my team behind having fun. 


The Wonderful Shannean Moncrief - adore this woman!



Loved catching up with Stephane Pike!




Vanessa Webb, Tracey Penn, Pam Jorgensen, Simone Bartrum and I in the recognition Lounge


Shannean Moncrief, Emma Parkin-Wilson, Denielle Bernauer and I



Wow this is a line up!! I scored with this picture! The famous Susan Wong and Teneale Williams from the current Artisan Team and the wonderfully hilarious Bonnie Farley (nee Thurber)


My wonderful Upline Sue Madex


We had such a BLAST at managers reception
These wonderful ladies from my team got to go along - Petra Tailor, myself, Michelle Mills and Kate Benade.


The wonderful Louise Sharp and I - this girl is sooooo much fun. Louise got to sit next to Bonnie during the managers reception and we had so much fun! I was so jealous of Louise's dessert.


Recognition Lounge - Those that have received special awards get treated to go into this special VIP area, and boy did we feel VIP!

Kate Benade from my team got to come along for the first time!! Yay!



Bruno making the most of the lounge and the NEW annual catalogue



The incredible food in the Recognition Lounge - 



And can you believe it?? There is SOOO much more that I could add in?? So happy we did this hop so that I can share these amazing memories and keep them forever. Thanks Stampin' Up! You sure know how to put on an incredible event.

Next up in our blog hop is the lovely, talented Petra Tailor



Thanks for checking out my blog post today! Enjoy the rest of the blogs.



2 comments :

  1. Amazng photos Kylie! It was great to finally meet you!!

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    1. You too Petra! I had so much fun with you and Carl. :-)

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