Oh, What an Awesome Awards Night!


A hug from my BFF and Administrative Assistant, Kris Kilcoyne

I just returned from the Stampin’ Up! Convention in Salt Lake City and wanted to share some awards night results and thank yous!


Beautiful congrats card from Stampin’ Up!

In the United States, I earned:

  • First place for most promotions (91) to Senior Associate
  • First place for most promotions (25) to Supervisor and up
  • Sixth place in product sales.
  • Achiever’s Bonus for sales, recruiting and leadership (earned 5 times)

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Enjoying awards night and the roaring 20’s theme with Brian King!

I want to thank my amazing assistant, niece and BFF, Kris Kilcoyne for all her help and patience this past year and beyond.  I also want to thank my upline and mentor, Lisa Pretto, and simply incredible Stampin’ Pretty Pals Virtual Community for their talent, friendship and inspiration.  Finally, thank YOU for following me on my Stampin’ Pretty blog, whether you recently found me or have been with me for ages (almost 8 years)!  I’m humbled and grateful.


Convention is packed with new information and lots of product shares, especially sneak peeks from the Holiday Catalog.  Check out what I shared on my Stampin’ Pretty Facebook page).

Here are highlights (with more on Facebook):


Reindeer Paper Clips


To You & Yours Shaker Cards Project Kit.


Festive Fireplace and Heart & Home (stamps and dies).


Build your own poinsettias.


A “must have” for gift giving!  New Pillow Box Die

I love hearing from you!  Please leave me your questions or comments below.

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  1. Thanks so much, Martha! I wish you the very best in your Stampin’ Up! business!

  2. Congratulations Mary! I have been a demonstrator for one year. I hope some day to do as well as you. You are fabulous. Love getting your blogs with samples of your cards. Happy Stamping!!!

  3. LOVE you and love working with you.

  4. Congrats Mary! You so deserve it!

  5. Congrats Mary, so glad us gals in North Carolina found you!! Thank you for sharing your talent and idea.

  6. Thanks, Sally. The window frame is a die coming in the Holiday catalog. This is a sneak peek!

  7. Congratulations for all your awards!! Enjoy following you blog. How did you make the window frame? I can’t seem to find a die for it?? Thanks.

  8. Connie Walter

    Congratulations Mary. I love following your posts. You go above and beyond and so deserve the awards.

  9. Thanks for being such loyal blog readers. Loving the sweet feedback!

  10. Congratulations Mary on all of your awards! You were the first blog that I started to follow religiously. Your style oozes class and have followed you for years now!

  11. Congratulations, Mary. Always an inspiration!

  12. I’m reading every comment and so very grateful for your kind words!

  13. Congratulations on all these awards. They are well deserved. I’ve been following you for over 5 years now and you’re still my favorite after all these years. Congratulations !

  14. Deborah Atkinson

    Congratulations! You are such an inspiration to all of us!

  15. Congratulations on all your awards. It must be way so many of us follow you. Thank you for all the beautiful ideas.

  16. So very proud for you and of you. Your success is so well deserved and inspiring!

  17. Congratulations! You deserve every bit of it. You are rightfully with the stars..and thank you for making our day a little brighter with your posts, generosity, and selfless sharing of your talents.

  18. Sharon Allison

    Congratulations on your success& ‘thank you’ for your blog & emails. If I lived in the USA I would boost your sales!!!

  19. Paula in Maryland

    Yay, Mary…Congratulations! Thanks for posting all the SU Convention Pictures too…You & Brian look Fabulous!!! Have a Wonderful day!

  20. Mary, Congratulations! You deserve everything you get, you are a hard worker and you and I have been with Stampin Up about the same time and it’s always been a pleasant experience when I do business with you..

  21. Congratulations Mary. What a fabulous honor!

  22. Cheryl McAskill

    Congrats! Mary, so happy for you…..Blessings

  23. You deserve any and all awards possible. I am amazed at your never-ending talent and ideas. You are always an inspiration.

  24. Oh Mary, CONGRATULATIONS my dear, you deserve those awards and more, the pictures are awesome, what a great theme, The Roaring 20’s. that must have been a riot and loads of fun.
    Thank you for sharing, that picture with Brian is a keeper!!!!!

  25. Congratulations on all your success! I look forward to your daily postings!

  26. Congratulations on your much deserved success with Stampin’ Up! as one of their top demonstrators!! You are definitely an inspiration to us all! 🙂

  27. These kind words from my team and stamping friends mean so much!

  28. Congratulations, Mary! So well deserved! It was an honor to finally meet you in person and our photo taken by Kris will be cherished. You have inspired me more than you know. Hugs!

  29. Congrats. You deserve it.

  30. Nancy Farrell

    Congratulations Mary!
    I am very happy for you.
    Thanks you for sharing all these pics!

  31. Congratulations Mary!! I have learned so much from you and been inspired by you for many years.
    Wishing you great success and all best wishes for the coming year.
    Marianne ( Canada)

  32. Congrats, Mary! You’re a great upline!

  33. I’m so overcome by all you kinds words! Thank you!

  34. Dear Mary, Congratulations on all of those wonderful awards. You work so very hard. You deserve so many wonderful awards. I am so blessed to have you as my wonderful Stampon Up sales Rep. God Bless You Always. Ellen Hinds

  35. Congratulations Mary…

  36. Mary, congratulations on your awards. You are amazing and I am so happy to be part of the PALS–what an super group.

  37. congratulations!

  38. Denise Ferguson

    Congratulations on another awesome year! You have helped me to become a better and more efficient stamper for sure! My demonstrator mentions you at stamp camp also. Thank you so much for the invaluable information, as well as your infectious love of the craft. It all comes through to raise our levels of confidence and enjoyment! You’re the best Mary Fish!

  39. Congratulations on your awards, they are so well deserved. You work so hard to keep the Pals informed and encouraged. I’m so lucky to have both you and Brian King as inspirations and examples of what we can achieve if we set goals, make a plan to achieve them and then work that plan.

  40. CONGRATS, on another great year for you Mary. You are truly a wonderful and great INSPIRATION to all of us your fellow demostrators, and fellow stampers

  41. Congratulations on your success, Mary!

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