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2017 Year In Review – Blog Highlights July – Dec

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Happy New Year! I hope the first few days of this new year have been wonderful for you.

Don’t you just love the new year? Full of new possibilities and opportunities to get creative.

 

Today we highlight some more projects you liked during 2017 – this time from the second half of the year. 2017 was fun!

 

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December 2017

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So there we have it! Good bye 2017, hello 2018.

 

Don’t forget to check back on Wednesday for the official launch of the new Occasions Catalogue AND to kick off Sale-a-bration 2018. The most wonderful time of the year for Stampin’ Up! fans.

Happy stamping,

Simone Bartrum, Stampin' Up! demonstrator Australia, Victoria

 

 

 

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2017 Year In Review – Blog Highlights Jan-June

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Goodbye 2017…. HELLOOOOOO 2018!

Happy New Year, my friends.

THANK YOU to each and every one of you for sharing the fun and friendship of cardmaking over the past 12 months. I can’t wait to see what other creations we can come up with in 2018.

Today I’m highlighting the most popular image from each month, for the first half of 2017.

Check back tomorrow for highlights from the second half of the year.

 

January 2017

 

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February 2017

 

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March 2017

 

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April 2017

 

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May 2017

 

 

 

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June 2017

 

 

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See you tomorrow!

Happy stamping,

Simone Bartrum, Stampin' Up! demonstrator Australia, Victoria

P.S. If you have ordered from me during 2017, then you should have received your brand new Occasions Catalogues & Sale-a-bration brochure by now, or if not, then rest assured they are on the way – thanks Australia Post!

 

 

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Merry Christmas

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Hello my wonderful friends,

Just popping in to wish you all a very Merry Christmas. May you have peace and happiness today, surrounded by those you love in the spirit of giving and loving. Thoughts to those who are missing their loved ones today, and going through personal challenges. I hope the faith, hope and love of Christmas touches you all.

If you join me on my Stamping with Simone facebook page you will have seen that my stamping hand was out of action for part of December (thanks to a run-in with a cat and subsequent surgery), so I made the most of the Merry Little Christmas Memories & More Card Pack to make up cards without stamping. With my ‘wrong’ hand I was able to “trim, stick & embellish” which helped to ease the frustration of not stamping. It certainly helped to turn a challenging situation around.

If I didn’t get to wish you a Merry Christmas in person, here is my virtual card to you… pick your favourite! (click to enlarge)

They were all different and all fun to make.

Merry Little Christmas Memories & More Card Pack - Stampin' Up!

 

Lot of inky hugs this Christmas,

Simone Bartrum, Stampin' Up! demonstrator Australia, Victoria

 

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End-of-year Sales Event [Whiles Supplies Last]

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The year-end deals and discounts have begun!

The Year-End Sales Event is our chance to do a little inventory cleaning—and your opportunity to take advantage of special year-end deals on retiring and surplus items. From today you can save on select items and start your new year off with a bang! This promotion features a selection of items that are last-chance and limited-inventory, so be sure to get your orders placed while supplies last!

Shop the sale

 

 

Happy stamping,

Simone Bartrum, Stampin' Up! demonstrator Australia, Victoria

 

 

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Flash Sale: Stampin’ Up! Online Extravaganza

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Online Extravaganza: Stampin' Up! Australia. Begins November 20, 2017 at www.simonebartrum.stampinup.net

Love a bargain?

This week Stampin’ Up! is cutting prices on dozens of our fave products for a whole week.

Download the 2 page sale details here

Download this document to see what's on SALE

 

Prefer to view the sale items in my online store? Click here

 

 

 

 

These items are on sale all week

Products are 10% – 40% off catalogue price  

 


There are some great bargains in there.

I’m going to grab quite a few extra packs of metal rimmed pearls. They colour beautifully with alcohol markers like our new Stampin’ Blends. And speaking of Stampin’ Blends, don’t forget we are still taking sign ups for club members. Collect all the available Stampin’ Blends, plus plenty of bonuses – more info here.


 

 

Happy shopping!

Simone Bartrum, Stampin' Up! demonstrator Australia, Victoria

 

 

 

 

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CI 20: Stampin’ Up! ‘Home Life’ Shaker Card

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Welcome to the latest Colour INKspiration Challenge blog hop. You have hopped along from the fabulous Krissy Buck, or perhaps you are starting here with me, Simone Bartrum. Either way, I hope you enjoy the projects we created for your inspiration.

 

 

The CI Crew are sharing projects using Calypso Coral, Dapper Denim, Cherry Cobbler and Always Artichoke. I’m loving these colours although I can’t say I’ve ever used them together before, which of course made it the perfect challenge.

This was our inspiration:

What a fabulously strong and vibrant combo!

I was inspired by both the colours and the picture that was the source of this colour combination, to create this card:

 

 

Home Life bundle

It uses the Home Life stamp set and the coordinating Welcome Home framelits. Seriously, you have GOT to check out this clever bundle. It’s a 3-step stamp set (3 individual stamps combine to create the house image), and one of the framelits cuts out 9 flowers at once! Yes, NINE. No need to fiddle around with tiny dies… this one large dies cuts out that many flowers. That alone is reason enough to get the bundle, if you ask me.

If you would like to see more hints and tips, check out the Home Life Bundle video created by Stampin’ Up! Watch video.

 

 

 

It’s not easy to tell in a still photo, but this card is actually a shaker card. The extra cut out flowers are shaking around loose inside the shaker cavity.

 

 

I love how the little pot and flower stem is included in this set. So cute!

Thanks for stopping by. For more inkspiration, continue on our blog hop to the very talented Jacque Williams from New Zealand. I absolutely love the card she created.

 

Next blog on the Colour INKspiration blog hop

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