Stampin’ Up! OnStage Event Recap

Today’s post features a video of my OnStage Event Presentation, in Charlotte, NC on April 13, 2019.

I’ll also be sharing a few highlights of the event including photos of just some of the wonderful stamping friends I had the pleasure of sharing this event with. I cannot begin to tell you how grateful I am for my stamping community! I was nervous about my presentation but truly felt so much support, there was simply no way it couldn’t have been just perfect.

Imagine feeling surrounded by a roomful of sisters, mothers, and grandmothers, cheering you on! It was truly incredible!

This first photo was taken during the rehearsals on Friday, the day before OnStage.

Karen Hauley (second from the left) was the stage manager, and Stampin’ Up! staff person leading us through the rehearsal process. She was amazing! The two women on the right are two of the other presenters, Audra Monk and Debbie Dean. It was so fun to share this experience with them!

Today's post features a video of my OnStage Event Presentation. I had the pleasure of sharing this event with a few of my team and many stamping friends!

The next photo includes a small contingent of North Carolina demonstrators that qualified to attend the Center Stage event.

This event happened on Friday evening and is only for demonstrators at the title of Silver Elite and above. I just achieved this title in January so I was super excited to be able to attend. We got our new annual catalog on Friday evening, (earlier than everyone else), a gift just for us, some leadership training and an amazing meal too! I loved sharing this event with the women you see in these next few photos plus lots more too!

Today's post features a video of my OnStage Event Presentation. I had the pleasure of sharing this event with a few of my team and many stamping friends!

More Center Stage friends… We just had to take a goofy shot just for fun!

Here’s me with my very talented friend Wendy Lee!

We hadn’t seen each other in quite a while so it was great to spend time together at the Center Stage leadership dinner.

Today's post features a video of my OnStage Event Presentation. I had the pleasure of sharing this event with a few of my team and many stamping friends!

Had to take a photo with Brian King!

Today's post features a video of my OnStage Event Presentation. I had the pleasure of sharing this event with a few of my team and many stamping friends!

This photo includes my table mates on Saturday, including three of my team members and our new friend Nikki who drove in from Ohio. We had so much fun together!

Today's post features a video of my OnStage Event Presentation. I had the pleasure of sharing this event with a few of my team and many stamping friends!

Here’s Nikki with the prize patrol gift she won!

Today's post features a video of my OnStage Event Presentation. I had the pleasure of sharing this event with a few of my team and many stamping friends!
Today's post features a video of my OnStage Event Presentation. I had the pleasure of sharing this event with a few of my team and many stamping friends!

Here’s Edwina with the prize patrol she won! So cute right! I especially love those elephants!

Today's post features a video of my OnStage Event Presentation. I had the pleasure of sharing this event with a few of my team and many stamping friends!

Erica and Edwina both joined Stampin’ Up! in January. They got to stand and be recognized for being new demonstrators!

They both joined knowing they wanted to go to the OnStage Event here in Charlotte. It was so fun to share this experience with them!

Today's post features a video of my OnStage Event Presentation. I had the pleasure of sharing this event with a few of my team and many stamping friends!

I got to walk the stage and be recognized for my promotion to Silver Elite and for reaching my $200,000 sales milestone.

I’ve worked super hard and long to get to this point so I was incredibly excited to receive this recognition! I could not have done it without my team!

Today's post features a video of my OnStage Event Presentation. I had the pleasure of sharing this event with a few of my team and many stamping friends!

Here’s me walking the stage for my title advancement!

Today's post features a video of my OnStage Event Presentation. I had the pleasure of sharing this event with a few of my team and many stamping friends!

I love selfies! Just had to take another one with my awesome tablemates!

Today's post features a video of my OnStage Event Presentation. I had the pleasure of sharing this event with a few of my team and many stamping friends!

Another amazing highlight of this event was seeing and hanging out with more stamping friends from across the southeast!

This fun group of women are team members of my friend Wendy Cranford. She’s got a large contingent of demonstrators here in the southeast, and I’ve had the pleasure of meeting them at other stamping events in Atlanta, Savannah, and Salt Lake City over the years. I love spending time with this group!

Today's post features a video of my OnStage Event Presentation. I had the pleasure of sharing this event with a few of my team and many stamping friends!

We had a wonderful dinner out in Charlotte after the event was over!

I am so incredibly grateful for the amazing community of women I have had the pleasure of meeting and getting to know.

Today's post features a video of my OnStage Event Presentation. I had the pleasure of sharing this event with a few of my team and many stamping friends!

Here is my own dedicated, To A Wild Rose, display board at the event.

Today's post features a video of my OnStage Event Presentation. I had the pleasure of sharing this event with a few of my team and many stamping friends!

Last but not least… here is a video of my presentation at OnStage in Charlotte!

What an honor and privilege it was, to be asked to do this demonstration. It was truly an amazing experience and I am so grateful for the opportunity!

I hope you enjoy the video! Please comment and let me know what you think!!!

Thanks so much for taking the time to check out my photos and video of this event!

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Happy Crafting!

Melissa 🙂

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I am a seeker of that crazy, excited feeling that comes when you've created something that’s unique, beautiful and expresses who you are in some small way. It’s like making a new discovery, when you find a unique combination of color, layout, dimension and texture. I call it a creative spark and it makes me giddy! Through sharing and teaching I hope to help others find this amazing feeling of creative bliss!

Comments

  1. Kurstan says

    SO awesome!!! I love seeing all the pics and your display board! You’re a rockstar!! Congrats, again, on promoting!!! 🙂

    • Melissa Kerman says

      So sweet! Honestly, with all the amazing support and encouragement I received, people really made me feel like a rockstar. It was like nothing else I’ve ever experienced in my life. So much love and I feel truly blessed!

  2. Carol Salava says

    You did a marvelous job, one of the hardest things I can think of to do is to speak to a room full of people … you did it and it was great!

    • Melissa Kerman says

      Thank you so much Carol! Yes! 1,100 was most definitely NEW. I feel very accomplished to be able to say I did it and truly grateful for the opportunity! I do love Stampin’ Up!

  3. Mary Gunselman says

    You did awesome on the presentation! Can’t wait to play with that stamp set and try some of your techniques!

  4. Penny chilcutt says

    You are a rockstar. You did a super job on stage and made the most beautiful cards imaginable. You looked absolutely beautiful up on stage, too. I love all your videos.

  5. Parker says

    Wild, confetti congratulations to you for your promotion to Silver Elite. How fantastically awesome you must’ve felt.

    Your OnCenter presentation was a blast watching. You had a bit of everything in that presentation, and what I particularly liked was your attention to the different levels of crafting so every one was included. You showed a different level card for beginners and on up.

    Once again, a hearty congratulations to you.

    • Melissa Kerman says

      Thank you so much Parker! I’m so glad you know you enjoyed the presentation! It really was a blast and I’m so happy that I agreed to do it! By the way, every time I write your name I’m going to think of the story you told me. LOL!

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