Video & Giveaway: $2Million Party Video and Blog Candy

$2 Million Party & Blog Candy

Today’s video is a little FBF “Flash Back Friday” fun (and blog candy giveaway). Stampin’ Up just sent this video they put together. It contains the highlights of my $2,000,000 party last year at the Stampin’ Up! Mfg Plant in Kanab, Utah. It has been so fun reliving this milestone memory.

I chose to have the celebration at our factory with the workers who make our products. This is where our stamps are made. While we were there, I did a video documentary on the people behind the stamps. You can read the full recap of our adventures on this trip below.

Stampin’ Up also made a very generous donation to Autism Speaks on my behalf. I’ll share Rett Christiansen’s letter below. The month previous to this party my customers and I had raised over $2,000 for Autism research and awareness. Stay tuned next we’ll be doing it again! In April I will be launching another fun card kit to raise money in honor of World Autism Awareness Day / Month.



Let’s have some more fun with a little blog candy giveaway. What’s “blog candy” you ask? It’s a fun way to say PRIZES!  I’m doing a giveaway drawing for the Lasting Lily Saleabration (Level 2) stamp set. I have 2 sets to giveaway.

To enter you’ll just need to leave a comment on this blog post. That’s it!





{Reposted from May 2018}

From the beginning this was an adventure I will never forget. The trip began in Las Vegas with mom, Dad and Step-Mom, it was the first time we had all been on vacation together. My boyfriend Paul joined us for the weekend, but had to travel home Sunday night for work.


We decided to extend our trip and come out a little early and spend some time in Las Vegas. Lots of fun walking around and taking in the sights.


The Grand Canyon trip was an awesome and special for so many reasons. It’s not often that I got to spend time with all of my parents together, let alone do a road trip adventure. As we did this skywalk my mom (who is terrified of heights) was petrified (literally). She didn’t want to miss the experience, but she was almost paralyzed when she looked down and saw the glass floor. Watching my Dad and Step mom take her hands and help her walk the bridge was a very special feeling of love and pride in my heart. Everyone there cheered for her when she made it across to the other side. In addition the views were awe inspiring and incredible!


A few more pictures of beautiful Kanab taken from the house Stampin Up put us up in. The middle picture on the left is the house, we loved it. Spent as much time as we could out on that deck soaking in this great view. So much beauty everywhere you look here.


Here’s a few pictures from one of the best days ever. My dad, step mom and I went out on Lake Powell with friends Pam and Scott Nielsen (SU CFO), Sterling and Shelli Gardner (SU co founder) and Sean and Sara Douglass (SU CEO) on their boat for an incredible day that I will never forget. It felt like being with family, having fun and taking in the most breathtaking scenery.



Words can’t describe the overwhelming emotion experienced at my $2 million celebration. We did it a little different then my million dollar celebration (at the home office in SLC) this time we did it at our mfg plant in Kanab, UT. Our stamps, ink and paper are made in the USA right here by these great people. It was very special and so much love. Here’s a few highlights from the event.



What would you do with this bonus check? After much planning, I used a portion of it to give back in prizes for the “12 Days of Giveaways”, some went to my son’s college bill, and some very much needed home improvements. Including an office remodel so I can be more efficient, and serve my customers even better. For 14 years I’ve been working on an old desk I bought off of Craigslist, with no drawers, and no files.


The mystery question when Sara Douglass posted this top photo was “What inside the box”? So for fun I did a little poll on Facebook to “Caption this photo”. My favorite being the keys to Sara and Sean’s boat lol. Although it wasn’t the boat, it was the first ever $2,000,000 stamp and a commemorative acrylic block. So for those who guessed “a stamp set I didn’t have” you would be correct! I can’t wait to use it.



I couldn’t love Stampin Up more then I do right now. What a beautiful thing!! Last month we raised over $2,000 for Autism and now thanks to Stampin Up’s generosity we can raise even more for such a great cause



  1. Donna Lindner says:

    That is so cool. congrats also love your craft room it is very pretty

  2. debbie vasas says:

    Congrats love watching your videos and inspiration

  3. Sue Nelson says:

    Love your blogs and FB live shows!

  4. IRMA MATTHEWS says:

    That is awesome!!!

  5. Irene Herrera Shan says:

    Tami, you are a inspiration. I can see hard work pays off. Congratulations you have earned it. Keep on celebrating.

  6. Regina VanLieu says:

    Wow! Congratulations and thank you! I love your videos and appreciate all your updates on all of the Stampin’ Up products and sharing your creativity!

  7. Avanell Randall says:

    Love you’re videos

  8. Dianna Knapp says:

    The Lily set was the first thing I wanted from the catty! So beautiful!
    I don’t always catch all your live FB so many thanks for sharing all your videos afterwards.

  9. Christina Trimble says:

    The Lily set is beautiful! I love your blogs and videos even if I don’t always see the lives.

  10. Cindy Jett says:

    Wonderful post! Congratulations!

  11. Beth Mills says:

    Congratulations for all you do to inspire other crafters and your generosity!

  12. Terri McDougall says:

    Congratulations Tami! You work so hard and bring us such great ideas with your videos.

  13. Marilyn Otte says:

    Awesome! Congratulations on your major achievement and may you make it to 3 million!
    I always enjoy your videos and learn something new from almost every one. Thank you for what you do.

  14. Teresa Dodge says:

    I love following you – always something to be inspired by

  15. Natalie Clark says:

    Thank you for this giveaway!!!!

  16. Pat Smith says:

    Many wonderful things going on in your life.

  17. Pj Ballew says:

    A craft room to die for!

  18. Lynne Ingram says:

    An incredible achievement earned with a ton of hard work and inspiration to so many who love Stampin Up products. Congratulations again as you work towards your next award.

  19. barbara slagg says:

    That is such a pretty stamp set. Your trip looked like a lot of fun

  20. Kim Teets says:

    What a lovely stamp set!

  21. Kathy Beemer says:

    Congrats! Love all of the pictures.

  22. Moira Galarneau says:

    Congratulations and thanks for sharing.

  23. Barbara Brennan says:

    CONGRATULATIONS and continued success in your Stampin’ Up career! Can you say 3 MILLION?

    Will you also have the honor of creating a stamp set in celebration of your momentous achievement? I would certainly hope so!

  24. Thank you for a chance to win.

    I love the Stampin Scoop show and all that you do!!

  25. Anne Drake says:

    Love Lasting Lily.

  26. Donna Henry says:

    Thanks for doing what you do. You always make me smile when I watch your tutorials!

  27. Emiley Gaskill says:

    Wow! Congratulations on your success!!! What an accomplishment!
    Thank you for all you do to help us make really nice cards! I’d love to win!

  28. Marlene Butler says:

    Wow! Congratulations on your success!!! What an accomplishment!
    Thank you for all you do to help us make really nice cards! I’d love to win!

  29. Norma Saenz says:

    Congratulations! You’ve done so much more than the typical demonstrator!

  30. kathy johnson says:

    congrats, again, on all your accomplishments.

  31. Paula Richards says:

    Congratulations! What an incredible experience! Your remodel is gorgeous! 🙂 thanks for sharing!

  32. Marilyn Deitemeyer says:

    Lilies! What better way to celebrate spring!

  33. Paula Bringmann says:

    Congratulations on your achievements. Autism is a great cause! Your such a compassionate person. Also congrats on your hard work on achieving $2,000,000. A lot of hard work went into that achievement. Enjoy!

  34. Debra Norris says:

    Congratulations again! Your new craft room looks great, too! Thanks for all you do!

  35. I’ve seen a lot of pretty cards with this set and would love to win one. Thanks again for all you do, you’re incredible!

  36. Congratulations, Tami! Enjoy watching you!

  37. Peggy Manning says:


  38. brenda alarcon says:

    CONGRATULATIONS and continued success in your Stampin’ Up career!

  39. Sarah Jimenez says:

    What a fun time! I worked at Lake Powell (Bullfrog Bay) during the summers of my college years and I LOVE that place. Met my husband there (20+ yrs now) LOL!! I’m excited to see what’s coming for April!

  40. Tina Swanson says:

    That is awesome! Congratulations!

  41. Lisa Magyar says:

    Love this bundle!! Congratulations!

  42. Congratulations!!!

  43. Opal lARKIN says:

    What an accomplishment, congratulations!

  44. Congrats on your new accomplishment. Love this bundle. Thanks for all your tips and ideas.

  45. Maggie Little says:

    Your are AMAZING. Conrgrats.

  46. Carol Fylypczuk says:

    I can’t believe 2 million in sales I would not know where to begin

  47. Donna Lindner says:

    love the stamp set . Would make great mothers day cards. thank you for the chance to win this

  48. Dawna Lay says:

    Congratulations! What an amazing achievement!

  49. Tammy Stumpf says:

    Congratulations on your achievement! Like your new room remodel!

  50. JoAnn Nadine Porter says:

    What a great adventure you had last year and so deserved as you are a wonderful demonstrator and a big asset to Stampinup. Congratulations on a great achievement.