Hello, my name is Amanda Fowler.
I’m a stamper, paper crafter, baker, Youtuber, Blogger and all round creative who loves coffee, dark chocolate and learning to crochet!
Over the following 20 years I married Brian, had 2 wonderful children, Connor and Kimberley, who were joined by Keeva the dog. I have worked in a variety of roles, Finance, Hotel and Catering, Youth Work, Teaching and Training. I continued to craft throughout that time and then I decided that I wanted to have a full- time career crafting.
I shared that dream with lots of people, most of whom said I was crazy. They said I’d never be able to make a full time career out of crafting. Well, I was sure it was possible. I was already working part-time as a demonstrator for crafting companies across the UK, in stores and at shows; and also working for crafting magazines as both a contributor and an editor and even wrote a book on decoupage!
In 2007 I heard that a USA based company called Stampin’ Up! was launching in the UK. It was a direct sales company (think Tupperware for crafters) and sold products from a catalogue through home parties. I was so excited. I had come across Stampin’ Up! a few years before but at that time the products were only available in the USA. I loved their designs, stamps, and coordinating products; it was a perfect opportunity, at the perfect time for me.
So I applied for a starter kit on the day the company launched in November 2007. I didn’t even know what was in that kit, but I knew I wanted to build a business. That is exactly what I did, and in 18 months I went full-time, giving up my other part-time jobs.
Since then I’ve I built a large team, spread far and wide across the UK and into Europe. I’ve made so many friends, and I love crafting every day, teaching classes, running parties and training events. It’s a dream job and one that gives me a full-time income!
I have ranked in the top 5 in the UK every year since we launched and am also ranked in the Global 100. I hold the highest title a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator can hold, Platinum Elite, reflecting my sales and team mentoring skills.
I celebrated my 11th Stampin’ Up! Anniversary in November last year and it has been an amazing decade. I love being a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator, I still share my love of stamping at my classes, events and team training, but also online too. I have a blog and share my creations on Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram. My YouTube channel is one of my favourite ways of connecting with people, I love to teach and share, and videos are such a great way of doing this.
Yes I still love my job! If it sounds like something you would like to do too, you can read all about joining my team HERE.
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Shopping online with me is easy, whether you are new to it or just need a quick reminder. Just follow the steps below.
Go to my Online Shop Click here to go to the online shop now
Create an account, make sure my name "Amanda Fowler" is in the top left hand corner.
Start shopping! When you have finished shopping check the total........
If your order is over £150 before postage you will qualify for Stampin’ Rewards and should not use the Inkin' Host Code, the Stampin' Rewards start at £15, and are available for you to add things to your order. You will get automatic entry into the Inkin' Host Code Club or the Craft-a-Long Club if your order is over £150.
If your order is under £150, please use the current "Inkin' Host Code".
When you enter the Inkin’ Host Code with your order it is automatically grouped with other orders that also entered that Inkin’ Host Code. At the end of each month I close the Inkin’ Host Code and ask everyone which Club they would like to be in.
Inkin’ Host Code Club
I choose some Stampin’ Up! goodies for everyone who joined in that month and send them out to you via Royal Mail along with your thank you card for shopping with me.
Each month I host a Craft-a-Long in my Facebook group Inspiring Inkin’ Crafting Corner. Everyone who is in the club is sent out a kit in the post and you can join in and Craft-a-Long with me.
You can read all about the Craft-a-Long Club HERE.
To use the Inkin’ Host Code, first navigate to the ‘My Shopping Basket’ screen ( it’s top right hand side of the screen and it’s a basket with a heart in it) and enter the Inkin’ Host Code in the box in the lower right hand corner then click ‘apply’. You might need to click the + to get the entry box to open up. Double check my name Amanda Fowler is in the top left hand corner..
And that is it! You can continue shopping or continue to the checkout.
Any order you place will be delivered in 5-7 working days via UPS and costs just £4.95, Stampin' Up! will send you a shipping notice via email and you can look forward to some goodies in the post from me too !
I send out Thank you cards and goodies for everyone who has placed an order using the Inkin' Host Code AND for those who have placed an order over £150, in the middle of the month following the order. So if you order in January your goodies from me will arrive mid February. Your main order will arrive as normal in 5-7 working days.