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Wednesday, July 28, 2010

What a wonderful surprise from my Stampin' Up "upline"

Look at what arrived at my door yesterday! These gorgeous flowers. What an extremely thoughtful gesture from my upline's, upline's, upline, Mary Polcin!
You see in Stampin' Up you are under someone who is your upline. I don't hear from my upline or her upline but their upline Mary Polcin, honored me with these gorgeous flowers. They look even prettier in person. I also found out from her that besides earning Rising Start #2, that I was #56 Top Demonstrator in the Company. I am not even sure what all of this means or what criteria they used. It was not just sales but all around doing some other achievements along with it. All of this came as a shock to me as I was not even aware of these types of awards. Then found out we get a huge bonus. I called to see if it was a mistake but it wasn't. They are soooo generous and sent a cash bonus for both Rising Star and Top Demonstrator's Awards. All of this and my trip to Utah and my Cruise to Alaska and to think I just started out as a hobbyist to get the discount!! Oh my, oh my!! I felt like Queen for the Day!
I was just "playing" before, now I really need to WORK!

9 comments :

erin lee creative said...

Congratulations! YOU deserve it, you're a great rep!!!! Is my order in? ;) :)

scrapguy said...

That is awsome!!!! I bet the flowers put a huge smile on your face (and lifted your spirits)! Got to love a cash infussion!
Congrats congrats congrats
bryan

BigBearswife said...

thats awesome!!!!!

Kim V. said...

Oh Barb, how wonderful!!! Congrats on everything!!! Oh, to have a surprise cash deposit into my checking account!! LOL! So happy for you!

Sandy from Ukiah said...

How exciting Barb. Congrats. to you

Christine said...

Congratualtions! I am sure you deserve these wonderful treats!

This really blessed my heart to read.

Enjoy all your prizes and trips!!

-christine

MedicScrapper said...

Congrats! That is so awesome. You definitely deserve all the praise and rewards !!!

flowerdisco said...

Barb, I am so very happy for you and yes you should feel like a queen and act like one too :) a nice queen that is :-)

the stamps you can find here: http://joyslife.com/joys-life-products/

just scroll down a bit :) Joy is also giving away a set so are some other ladies. Check out her blog to find the rest. Good Luck!

cricaholic said...

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!I told you - YOUR THE BEST OF THE BESTEST!!!!HOPE all these awards and pretty flowers make you FEEL BETTER SOON!!!!