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Product Shares & More to Sale-a-brate

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Hi friends,

I’m popping in today to share some quick August updates with you. A summary of everything you need to know, all in one place.


Even More to Sale-a-brate

Sale-a-bration just got better! This is a twice-yearly event where you choose a free gift with every $90 or $180 purchase. This week Stampin’ Up! released even MORE gifts to choose from, including dies, embossing folders and specialty paper from the annual catalogue. Available until August 30.

View all the gifts available with a $90 purchase here.

View all the gifts available with a $180 purchase here.

While supplies last.


New Kit: Cozy & Bright

All-inclusive card making kits have become super popular over the past year. Easy, portable and great for both the new and experienced crafter, these kits includes a stamp set and ink spot for you to keep PLUS supplies needed to make a variety of cards.

A brand new kit has just been released! A new concept for me is oranges and cinnamon sticks on a Christmas card, but I have to say it’s really cute 🙂


More Product Shares

Recently I invited interested crafters to join a round of product shares. It was my first lot of shares in quite a few years. All shares were sold, and are all in the mail (slightly delayed due to me getting Covid, but they are all out now).

I’m now opening another round for those who missed out. Register your interest today.

Product shares give you a wide variety of products but a smaller quantity and are very budget-friendly. Perfect for the home crafter. I’m offering 3 different shares:

Paper shares: $40 (80 6×6 sheets) including delivery Australia-wide

Accessories/Embellishments/Packaging: $35 including delivery Australia-wide

Ribbon: $15 including delivery Australia-wide

Email to purchase 1, 2 or all 3 shares OR request the flyer with full information and product content.

All products are fully labelled.


Free Monthly Tutorials

Did you know I send a free bundle of tutorials each month to anyone who spends $50+ with me on Stampin’ Up! products.
I’m in a collaboration with talented demonstrators from all over the world, and each month we create a huge document (usually 80-100 pages long!) of tutorials, as a thank you gift for our valued customers. You’ll see mine, along with at least 12-15 other tutorials. You will automatically receive this by email if I have your address. If you don’t get it, please reach out to me so I can send it to you.


Free Planner

Another bonus during August is for those who join or re-join Stampin’ Up!

In addition to the regular perks which you can read about here, you’ll get a faux-leather 6-ring planner, dividers, weekly and monthly page inserts, three note books, stickers and more. Absolutely gorgeous.

Join or re-join here.


The Latest Mini Catalogue

Our supplement to the big Annual Catalogue is well and truly with us now, and is one of the best I’ve ever seen. Products available through to the end of 2022.


So there you go, all up to date.

It’s great to see that life is returning to ‘normal’ for so many of us after the last few crazy years. I’ve also returned to in-person workshops, so if you live in regional Victoria and would like to get together to make cards just reach out and we can chat about options.

Happy stamping, 

Simone Bartrum, Stampin' Up! demonstrator Australia, Victoria
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August IDEAS: Celebrate Sale-a-bration

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This month the IDEAS team are sharing a fantastic array of projects featuring Sale-a-bration gifts. Have you got yours yet? You can choose a free gift for each $90 (AUD) and an even bigger and better gift with a $180 (AUD) purchase!
NOTE: Some of the initial offerings have sold out, so as of today (Tues 2nd August in Australia) you’ll have even more options to choose from. Stay tuned for more info later today or check my Facebook page for the most up-to-date news.

The collage above is a sneak peek of the projects the Design Team have contributed this month.

To get your hands on this file, simply place a $50+ order of Stampin’ Up! products with me during the month of AUGUST. This can be done through my online store, or by contacting me by email, by Facebook or phone. It’s also available for separate purchase and is provided to my team members for free in our team forum and also to my stamp club members. If you don’t get it, please reach out to me in case you were missed.

Once you have received the tutorials, please remember they are for your personal use only, so that means you can’t distribute any printed or electronic copies of these bundles.

My tutorial features a gift box which is made from the Stars Treat Bags, along with a coordinating card. These would be great to help someone celebrate a new home.

You can have a look at a sneak peek of each of the designer’s projects by joining us on this blog hop. Click on the button below to check out the next great project from Yolanda.

Happy stamping, 

Simone Bartrum, Stampin' Up! demonstrator Australia, Victoria
Join me on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/StampingWithSimone/

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July IDEAS: Holiday Theme (Christmas In July)

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July is a very exciting month for the IDEAS team, because many of us are sharing NEW mini catalogue products. Our theme this month is “Holidays” – which can really mean all manner of things, but I’m going with the “Christmas in July” interpretation.

The collage above is a sneak peek of the projects the Design Team have contributed this month.

To get your hands on this file, simply place a $50+ order of Stampin’ Up! products with me during the month of JULY. This can be done through my online store, or by contacting me by email, by Facebook or phone. It’s also available for separate purchase and is provided to my team members for free in our team forum and also to my stamp club members. If you don’t get it, please reach out to me in case you were missed.

Once you have received the tutorials, please remember they are for your personal use only, so that means you can’t distribute any printed or electronic copies of these bundles.

My tutorial is for a mini-album with pockets on every page, and a matching card.

The card is a double layer fun fold, and the mini album was constructed from a single sheet of 12×12 paper!

You can have a look at a sneak peek of each of the designer’s projects by joining us on this blog hop. Click on the button below to check out the next great project by Yolanda.

Happy stamping, 

Simone Bartrum, Stampin' Up! demonstrator Australia, Victoria
Join me on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/StampingWithSimone/

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You Can Create It: Mini Pocket Envelope Dies

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Hi friends! It’s been a little while since I showed you the monthly You Can Create It (YCCI) packs and shared what our fabulous design team created. I know you’ll love this month!

I used the Mini Pocket Envelope Dies which is a set of standalone dies in the latest Stampin’ Up! annual catalogue. There is more to this set of dies than meets the eye! In fact there are 10 separate dies, including elements to make a bow, labels, hole reinforcer and of course the envelope/pouch itself. The For You stamp is from the Friends Are Like Seashells stamp set.

The latest You Can Create It packet

Each month our You Can Create It (YCCI) subscribers are given a packet of supplies – like cardstock, paper and embellishments – and the challenge is to turn those supplies into a completed project.

The June pack featured a panel from the Sun Prints Designer Series Paper pack, cardstock panels in Gray Granite, Pacific Point and Night of Navy , and some pretty pearl embellishments.

Participants could also use any of the cardstock sheets or other items from the “extra materials pack”.

Design Team Projects

Once again the YCCI design team have truly outdone themselves with these fabulous projects.
Enjoy the inspiration!

Aren’t they amazing! The design team really did an incredible job.

Some of my YCCI subscribers share their creations with me (which I LOVE)… and I had to share this fabulous card by Chris. Fantastic use of these papers, Chris!

Sign Up for the Next Round

Would you like to receive your own packet of happy mail?

Register now for the next round which is starting this month, July 2022.

Cost for each quarter is AUD$25 (free pick up/local delivery or add $5 for postage) which gives you a packet of supplies for each of the three months – July, August and September. They will be sent all together in late July. You can make your projects up all at once or spread them out over the three months. Best of all, you’ll get to see and try brand new products!
If you would like to join in the July, August, Sept quarter then get in touch by July 20th.
Register for your pack today.

Let’s create!

Happy stamping, 

Simone Bartrum, Stampin' Up! demonstrator Australia, Victoria
Join me on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/StampingWithSimone/

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Free Shipping – One Day Only

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24 hours only! Ends midnight 21st June

Well this is a lovely little surprise!

For 24 hours only… on Tuesday 21st June… get free shipping on all orders over AUD$65.

Make sure you check out the RETIRING (and discounted!) products from the January to June mini catalogue, as well the BUY ONE GET ONE HALF PRICE on all kits!

Shop online from the convenience of home with my online store (HERE) or get in touch and I’ll take care of the order for you. Don’t delay! Ends midnight Tuesday 21st June.

Happy stamping, 

Simone Bartrum, Stampin' Up! demonstrator Australia, Victoria
Join me on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/StampingWithSimone/

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June IDEAS: Colour Me Happy with Tea Boutique

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Hello friends. A new month means another sneak peek of the IDEAS tutorials and this month all our projects are… colourful! Our theme this month is “Colour Me Happy” with projects featuring either the new 2022-2024 In Colors OR our favourite colour combinations.

The collage above is a sneak peek of the projects the Design Team have contributed this month.

To get your hands on this file, simply place a $50+ order of Stampin’ Up! products with me during the month of JUNE. This can be done through my online store, or by contacting me by email, by Facebook or phone. It’s also available for separate purchase and is provided to my team members for free in our team forum and also to my stamp club members. If you don’t get it, please reach out to me in case you were missed.

Once you have received the tutorials, please remember they are for your personal use only, so that means you can’t distribute any printed or electronic copies of these bundles.

My projects this month featured the new In Colors, all of which are highlighted in the Tea Boutique suite of products. I didn’t think I needed this bundle of products when I first saw the catalogue, but wow I’m loving it. The colours, sentiments, images, dies… all of it.

My tutorial is for a mini-album with pockets on every page, and a matching card.

You can have a look at a sneak peek of each of the designer’s projects by joining us on this blog hop. Click on the button below to check out the next great project by Carla.

Happy stamping, 

Simone Bartrum, Stampin' Up! demonstrator Australia, Victoria
Join me on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/StampingWithSimone/

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