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Flash Sale 15% off Stamps

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Exciting news! For one day only – Wednesday 20th October – take 15% off all cling (rubber) stamps in the annual Stampin’ Up! catalogue.

Sale ends midnight Wednesday.

Download the full list here.

Visit the online store here or contact Simone to place an order.

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Happy stamping, 

Simone Bartrum, Stampin' Up! demonstrator Australia, Victoria
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October IDEAS Tutorial: Bag-In-A-Box & Card

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Today I’m excited that we’re launching the October IDEAS Tutorial bundle.

This amazing tutorial bundle has been carefully curated just for you. It is filled with project ideas and inspiration… and all featuring different stamps and suites. The theme this month is Family Celebrations.

These tutorials were created by the IDEAS Design Team, a group of international crafters. Each contributor makes unique tutorials to help inspire you and to make your crafting easy and fun. You’ll find at least a card and a 3D project from EVERY one of the talented contributors within the pages of this tutorial bundle. Some include multiples!

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 OCTOBER. 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.

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.

September 2021 Theme: Family Celebrations

The projects I made this month include a card and a gift bag-in-a-box to celebrate a Wedding Anniversary. The gift bag was so much fun to make!

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 Janey Backer!

Don’t forget, all it takes is a $50AUD order anytime in September and the entire tutorial bundle is yours.

Happy stamping, 

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

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Halloween Alternative – YCCI

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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 September packet featured Halloween-inspired products.

The packet included:

  • Cute Halloween Designer Series Paper,
  • black Glitter paper,
  • Black & White Gingham ribbon
  • black cardstock
  • Pumpkin Pie cardstock

For the challenge, subscribers can also add anything from the ‘extra materials’ packet or anything from their own supplies.

My card is… surprise, surprise…. NOT a Halloween card!

I decided to use the same supplies to make a general ‘hello’ card, just to show how versatile the products are.

Design Team Projects

Once again the YCCI design team have done an amazing job of converting these items to stunning projects. Enjoy the inspiration!

Mikaela Titheridge
Rose Packer
Aude Barbara
Karen Hadler
Heike Fallwickl
Karina Chin
Danielle Kassing
Linda Cullen
Anja Luft

October-December kits are being sent out this week. Registration for the next round of YCCI kits is now open (January-March 2022, 3 months of supplies sent quarterly). Interested? Contact me.

Cost for each quarter is AUD$25. Best of all, you’ll get to see and try brand new products.

Were you inspired by the contents in this month’s pack? Play along with us!

Just gather up these same supplies and see what you can come up with.

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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New Kits Available

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Exciting news! Two new kits are now available… perfect for quick and easy crafting.

Expressions in Colour ($37 includes stamps, two ink spots & supplies for nine cards) and Christmas Whismy ($33 includes stamps, an ink spot and supplies for eight cards).

There are limited supplies for these, so don’t delay to get yours. 

Christmas Whimsy

Christmas Whimsy is an adorable Christmas card kit with a modern design.

With this all-inclusive kit, the hard work is done for you! All pieces are printed, die cut, and ready for you to craft. The simplicity of this card kit makes it perfect for beginner crafters and kids, too! Kit includes:

The kit includes:

  • Christmas Whimsy Photopolymer Stamp Set
  • Acrylic stamp block
  • Night of Navy Classic Stampin’™ Spot
  • Designed projects
  • Step-by-step instructions
  • Precut pieces (No prep work! Get right to crafting)
  • Makes 8 cards: 4 each of 2 designs
  • Folded card size: 5-1/2″ x 4-1/4″ (14 x 10.8 cm)
  • 8 coordinating envelopes with gold foil
  • Adhesive-backed holographic embellishments
  • Adhesive to complete projects
  • Printed designer box for storage or crafting on the go

Product colors: Balmy Blue, Basic Gray, Crumb Cake, Evening Evergreen, Gray Granite, Misty Moonlight, Poppy Parade, Real Red, So Saffron, Soft Succulent, Soft Suede

Unboxing Video

Watch how the cards are made in this video.

Contact me to order a kit for you, or order online and it will be sent to any Australian address.

Expressions In Colour

The Expressions In Color Paper Pumpkin Kit contains enough supplies to create nine ink-credible cards and coordinating envelopes.

The kit is AUD$37 and includes: 

  • Expressions In Color Photopolymer Stamp Set
  • Bumblebee Classic Stampin’ Spot
  • Evening Evergreen Classic Stampin’ Spot
  • Printed card bases
  • Printed envelopes
  • Die-cut labels
  • Printed die-cut pieces
  • Die-cut vellum pieces
  • Adhesive-backed sequins
  • Linen Thread
  • Adhesive dots
  • Dimensionals

Coordinating Colours: Bumblebee, Evening Evergreen, Fresh Freesia, Polished Pink

You can order your Expressions In Colour online here, or contact me and I’ll get it organised for you.

Don’t forget we still have a few weeks left of Sale-a-bration… free gifts with orders of $90+. More info here.

Happy stamping, 

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

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September IDEAS Tutorial: Cork Projects

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The year is racing along… I can hardly believe it’s already time to launch the September IDEAS tutorial bundle – but here it is! If you’re not familiar with IDEAS tutorial bundle, let me tell you that you can get this huge document (usually around 70 pages each month) for FREE as a gift for placing a $50+ order anytime during the month.

This amazing tutorial bundle has been carefully curated just for you. It is filled with project ideas and inspiration… and all featuring different stamps and suites. The theme this month is sure to be a hit: Masculine projects!

These tutorials were created by the IDEAS Design Team, a collective of international crafters. Each contributor makes unique tutorials to help inspire you and to make your crafting easy and fun. You’ll find at least a card and a 3D project from EVERY one of the talented contributors within the pages of this tutorial bundle.

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 SEPTEMEBER. 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.

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.

September 2021 Theme: Everything Masculine

Many of us find it a little challenging to make cards or projects for the men in our lives. If you fall into that category too, then you’re in for a treat this month. Each member of the design team has created a 3D project and a card that is suitable for men.

This month I used the Cork specialty paper… which, let me tell you, is like nothing I’ve ever worked with before. It has an almost velvety feel to it, and does feel more like wood than paper, but also has the flexibility of material/fabric. It’s quite hard to explain, really! I found it really interesting to work with, and absolutely loved the result.

My projects include a square card and a decorated note book.

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 which is from Sara Rayner!

Don’t forget, all it takes is a $50AUD order anytime in September and the entire tutorial bundle is yours.

Happy stamping, 

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

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Bloom Where You’re Planted – YCCI

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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 August packet featured some of the gorgeous products from the Bloom Where You’re Planted suite.

September 2021 Kit Contents

The packet included:

  • Bloom Where You’re Planted Designer Series Paper,
  • a paper Lattice,
  • Linen Specialty Paper
  • Gray Granite cardstock

For the challenge, subscribers can also add anything from the ‘extra materials’ packet or anything from their own supplies.

I created this fun gatefold card, with the paper lattice adding an interesting element to the gate.

Design Team Projects

Once again the YCCI design team have done an amazing job of converting these items to stunning projects. Enjoy the inspiration and if you’d like more info just click on the artist’s name.

Registration for the next round of YCCI kits is now open (October – December, 3 months of supplies sent quarterly). Interested? Contact me.

Cost for each quarter is AUD$25. Best of all, you’ll get to see and try brand new products.

Were you inspired by the contents in this month’s pack? Play along with us!

Just gather up these same supplies and see what you can come up with.

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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