Welcome to Team Charm City Owls

Your fabulous new journey awaits you!

{Hello} Beautiful Designer,

Let me begin by welcoming you to our team! I am truly excited to partner with you and help you grow your new business with Origami Owl. I'd like to congratulate you on taking the first step to success: choosing a company with strong core values and a powerful mission that you can be proud of.

You'll soon discover that Charm City Owls is like a second family! The designers on our team are positive, inspiring, and motivational. They are always there to lend a helping hand. Join us on our Facebook group, Charm City Owls, where you can connect, share ideas, and get the support you need to achieve success in your business.

Questions? You can email me at 31owls@gmail.com, call/text me at 410-279-0176 or reach out to me on Facebook. I am dedicated to help you succeed.

Amy Blackmon

Photo of me with Bella at the Origami Owl Launch party in Hoboken, NJ
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Meet Our Founder, Bella Weems

Bella's Journey

Origami Owl's Mission Statement

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Our Ten Core Values

Origami Owl: Core Values

Prepare to SOAR!

  • Shadow your mentor or another designer's Jewelry Bar so you can see how fun and easy it is to provide women with an unforgettable experience that they'll want to do again and again.

  • Select a date and time for your Debut Jewelry Bar. It doesn't have to be in your home. Many designers launch their business with the help of a friend or family member or even at a small local business or restaurant.

  • Create a list of contacts. You may think that you don't know very many people but you would be surprised! The Hot 100 List is a great place to start!

  • Purchase business cards through our vendor Flyers Direct. This is Origami Owl's only approved vendor for business cards.

  • Sign up to get paid through Pay Quicker and read the fees chart. You will get an owldorable debit card in the mail with our Origami Owl logo.

  • Look into getting a free credit card swiper for your smartphone. I like Square, but others are PayAnywhere and Paypal. Make sure the swiper you choose is compatible with your phone.

  • Record your outgoing voicemail message on your phone to promote your business. Make sure it is professional. (Ex. Hi this is Suzanne Smith, Independent Origami Owl Designer. I am so sorry I missed your call, but if you would, leave your name, phone number and a brief message and I will return your call just as soon as possible.")

  • Organize your calendar and identify the dates you are available to hold Origami Owl parties or events. You may not fill them all, but you want to be able to give your potential hostesses a choice. Aim for 4-6 Jewelry Bars in your first 6 -8 weeks!

  • Log into your back office and view the videos on how to navigate around the back office. There are 24 videos, however they are short clips that you can watch at your leisure. From the dashboard, hover your mouse over Tool and click on Document Library. Scroll all the way down to find New System Training.

  • Watch our weekly Webinars, which are held every Monday evening. They are packed full of updates, training, and special guests!

A Message to New Designers

Meet Robin, Ann, and Pam from The Nest as they give you a few tips for starting your business.

Tour The Nest with Bella

Just a little bit about me:

I'm a wife and a mom. My husband and I have been together for 16 years and we moved to Kent Island in 2002 because we love the water and wanted to be close to the Chesapeake Bay and our favorite city, Annapolis. We have a 10 year old daughter who loves softball and lacrosse and she cannot wait to become an Owlette. Our son is 7 years old and he enjoys baseball, lacrosse and video games.

After discovering Origami Owl in March of 2002, I instantly knew that I needed to have one of these special pieces of jewelry! Not only that, but I just HAD to seize this amazing opportunity to start my own business. The ironic thing is that I am not your typical girl. I don't wear jewelry or makeup and most of the time you will find me wearing jeans and a t-shirt, so I knew that if it could draw ME in, other women would eat it up! And boy was I right!

I am currently pursuing a degree in Computer Security, but after such great success with Origami Owl, I am having to rethink my future. LOL The past two years have been pretty inspiring to say the least and I have become immensely passionate about giving back and mentoring my team, helping them achieve the same incredible success that I've had. The culture of giving back and paying it forward that Origami Owl embodies, makes me proud to stand with them. I cannot wait to see what the future holds for all of us. :-)

Happiness Has Found You