Retiring List & OnStage Wrap Up

Published by under cards | Apr 11 2017

Retiring List - Stampin' Up! Australia

Hold on to your hats, friends. Look what I have to share with you today! The Stampin’ Up! Retiring List!



Download Retiring List (Excel)
(sort by page number, percentage off, or alphabetical order)

Download Retiring List (PDF)


Yes, it’s that time of year again when we say goodbye to many of our favourite Stampin’ Up! stamps, tools and embellishments.

Some items are reduced by 50%! But regardless of price, they are only available WHILE SUPPLIES LAST. If there’s anything you want, it’s time to grab it now.

(Edited: some items are already sold out).


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A few things to take note…


  1. (Deep breath) The owl punch is retiring. Shocking, I know, I know. Just order it hereOwl Punch - retiring!
  2. Over 195 items have sold out as of 11.45am! Seriously, don’t leave it too long.
    (Edited: FYI we originally thought the clear mount cases were retiring, but they will still be available to purchase even though they aren’t in the catalogue).
  3. The 2015-2017 In Color products are retiring. Not a surprise, I know, but each year customers contact me looking to restock their In Color consumables (think -> cardstock and ink refills) but there’s nothing we can do! Don’t miss stocking up on them while they are still available. And if earlier years are anything to go by, they won’t be available for long.2015-2017 In Color Cardstock and Classic Ink Pads Kit_1
  4. Gorgeous Grunge is retiring. A staple in my collection, and one that has been hugely popular for my customers over the past couple of years. If you ever wanted it, and never got it, then you’ll definitely want to do that now. The Nailed It tool stamp retired too, but unfortunately it has already sold it! It was gone in minutes.
    [Edited again: Correction – Nailed It is still available but as a bundle with the framelits only! See it HERE]

New Catalogue

For Stampin’ Up! demonstrators around the world it’s a very exciting day because the upcoming annual catalogue is now available on our demonstrator website.

Lots of squeals and excitement already this morning.

For now, the catalogue is only available for demonstrators. But if you want to have a look, you’ll need to join us, which you can do right here. I would love to welcome you to our friendly team. A team who genuinely care and connect with each other, right here in Australia. Don’t become just another number. I offer personalised support for those who want to run a business, and respect those who just want an awesome discount. I’ve been with Stampin’ Up! for nearly 10 years, and run an ethical, supportive and authentic business. Sometimes you just have to follow your gut instinct.



And in further news…

Over the weekend, Stampin’ Up! hosted demonstrators from around the world at our 6-monthly convention. We were all there to celebrate Stampin’ Up! and each other, to welcome the new annual catalogue, and to learn about all the AMAZING new products coming our way. And yep, there really are AMAZING new products!

If you followed my Stamping With Simone Facebook page you may have seen my happy snaps and videos from Sydney.

Here are some more – including some sneak peeks of the new 2017-2018 Annual Catalogue!

OnStage, Stampin' Up!. Sydney, April 2017.

Sydney is an impressive city, no doubt about. I was lucky enough to get up early on the last day and set up this time lapse video (tip: check out the ships!)
[Viewing via email? Visit website to see the video]


CentreStage Leadership Night

Friday night was our CentreStage leadership dinner at Luna Park in Sydney.

It was a brilliant dinner – very fancy schmancy – and I’m still dreaming about the desserts. Oh my.

We were treated to training delivered by Carrie Cudney Warner and Paula Critchlow, and given the ‘heads up’ about a few upcoming changes and improvements. It’s so nice to be treated with such respect and care by a company, and we certainly left feeling valued as leaders and demonstrators. And we left with gifts!

I was able to share the evening with 7 of my team, including my upline! What a treat! You have to be a title of Silver Elite and above to qualify to attend this event, and unfortunately not all those in my team could come, but those missing were certainly in my thoughts during the evening.

OnStage, Sydney Australia. April 2017


And here’s some of the fabulous loot I brought home after the dinner! Woohoo – can’t wait to ink up my new stamp sets. (We got more the next day too!)

On Stage haul - after CentreStage leadership dinner (Sydney, Australia)

OnStage Post it Notes

Stamp sets, a cool journal and note-book, stylus pens, a Stampin’ Up! apron, heaps of post it notes and a really lovely bag. Thanks Stampin’ Up!


Also….. drum roll please….

We got the new catalogue! (We haven’t been allowed to share any details about the catalogue or the event, but we can from today).

Such a pretty cover! Of course we hardly got any sleep that night, from pouring over the catalogue and studying all 232 pages of it!

[Yes, it’s bigger than last year!]



The next morning kicked off early with a 7.30am start. I was lucky enough to share a table with some team members and a new friend I met at the event (Hi Emma!).

The day was filled with training and presentations, crosses via video to OnStage Live (which was hosted in Amsterdam this year), food and even some crafting. In fact, we made 4 full cards using new products from the upcoming catalogue.



So there you go! I hope you enjoyed my wrap of OnStage in Sydney. Of course, we saw a lot more products, which I will share a little bit here and there, but none of it will actually be available to buy until 1st of June. In the meantime, make sure you study the Retiring List and get any last minute items you want. Some items sold out within minutes, so don’t leave it too long.

Happy stamping,


Simone Bartrum, Stampin' Up! demonstrator Australia, Victoria



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