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The NEW Stampin’ Up! Catalogue is here

Published by under catalogue | Jul 02 2013

Yay! It’s here. All 200+ pages of awesomeness is now available.

And you can start ordering from it right now!

(Tip: Check out our Mystery Hostess opportunity below to get some FREE goodies).

The NEW 2013-2014 Stampin' Up! Catalogue is HERE. Click to view!


Sycamore Street - button rich razzleberry 2Are you an existing customers of mine? If you are, and you requested your FREE copy of the catalogue, you should already have it (and if it’s like mine it will be covered in post-it notes and highlighter marks!).

Sycamore Street - button rich razzleberry 2If it hasn’t arrived, or you would now like one, just let me know and I’ll pop one in the post for FREE!  Just another way I do my best to look after my valued customers.

Sycamore Street - button rich razzleberry 2Prefer a digital copy? No problems! Just open the PDF copy and download the whole catalogue to your i-device HERE (it’s a REALLY big file though!).

Sycamore Street - button rich razzleberry 2Want to view it right now, online? Click here and you can start ‘flicking’ through it immediately.

Sycamore Street - button rich razzleberry 2Want to buy a copy (or get a spare!)? There’s nothing quite like flicking through it at your own pace, over a nice cuppa. For $9.95 we’ll get one posted to you, anywhere in Australia. Call/text 0411 642 038 or email me and we’ll arrange it.



To make it easier, you CHOOSE the most convenient way for YOU.

1. SHOP ONLINE! Click HERE and enter Hostess Code EVZ6JP37 to join in the Mystery Hostess order this month. At least one lucky customer will win free products. It could be you!! But don’t forget to enter hostess code EVZ6JP37 and click APPLY to be in with a chance. Hostess code expires July 21. NOTE: If your order is over $300 don’t enter the hostess code. You’ll get at least $50 worth of free products at the time of ordering – all yours!!

2. VIA EMAIL! EMAIL ME your shopping list and I’ll do it for you.

3. CALL ME on 0411 642 038 (within Australia).  Always love a chat 😉


Happy stamping,

 Simone Bartrum, Stampin' Up! demonstrator Australia, Victoria


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Checking In

Published by under cards | Jun 25 2013


Hello crafty friends 🙂

In our part of the world it is freezing cold – perfect for staying inside with the woolly socks on and crafting up a storm.

In only 3 weeks I’ll be half-way across the world where woolly socks will definitely not be required! We’ll be in Salt Lake City to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Stampin’ Up!® and also our Grand Vacation/Incentive Trip.


** Don’t forget to ‘like’ my Facebook page so we can keep in touch while I’m over there. I’m planning on lots of regular posts and photos of the exciting US adventure.


A quick reminder: there’s just a week left to grab a bargain with our Retiring Products. Some, like the Be Of Good Cheer patterned paper packs, are 50% OFF!! You get 12 sheets of double-sided paper for less than $10, perfect for quick festive cards like the ones below.




 ‘Be Of Good Cheer’ designer series paper. 12 sheets, double-sided. Was $18.95. Now $9.48!

To check out these and more great bargains, just CLICK HERE to visit my online store, and click on RETIRING PRODUCTS.

Happy stamping,

Simone Bartrum, Stampin' Up! demonstrator Australia, Victoria

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Invitation: Digital Scrapbooking event

Published by under cards | Jun 19 2013

So you’ve heard about digital scrapbooking.

But what is it?

Come and join me in Melbourne on Saturday 3rd of August and learn all about it. Other sessions available throughout Australia (contact me for details).

Here’s your invitation (created with My Digital Studio™).


[YouTube Video]


Cost is $35 for the afternoon, and includes the full version of the MDS software!

Email me to reserve your spot.


Sycamore Street - button rich razzleberry 3  Want to give it a whirl for free?

Click here to visit my online store, and download a free trial!


Happy stamping,

Simone Bartrum, Stampin' Up! demonstrator Australia, Victoria

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Retiring Products – Up to 50% off Stampin’ Up!

Published by under specials | May 31 2013

Something For Everyone


The Stampin’ Up! Australia Retiring List has just been released for the 2012-2013 Catalogue. And yes, there really is something for everyone.

Want to hear something exciting? There’s up to 50% off accessories. And up to 40% off stamp sets. Everyone will love that!


Remember that items are only available while supplies last. This is your last chance to get the products on the Retiring List because they won’t be in the new catalogue.


Click on the links to download in your preferred format: 


—> Sortable Excel spreadsheet of retiring Accessories

—>Printable PDF file of retiring Accessories



—>Sortable Excel spreadsheet of retiring Stamps

—>Printable PDF file of retiring Stamps


Ok so there’s a lot of info to get through. Grab a cuppa and a quiet corner to compare the list with your catalogue. [Can’t find your catalogue? Click here to download.]  

You may find it easier to download the Excel files and sort according to page number (if you want to go through the catalogue in order) or discount (if you want to check the biggest bargains).


When you’ve worked out your list:

1. Visit my Online Store. Click CREATE ACCOUNT if you haven’t visited there before. Enter your details in the ‘New Profile Setup’, click Continue and you’re ready to go.  Or login using the email address you registered earlier. 

2. Use hostess code [code expired] to go in the running for a free stamp set of your choice. There will be a box in the bottom left corner that says “Do you have a hostess code?” Enter the code (you can just copy and paste it) and click APPLY. 

3.  Add items to your order and finalise at checkout. You can pay by Visa or Mastercard, and the order will be processed straight away! 


If you’d prefer not to do it online, just call me or email your order and I’ll do it for you.  


So exciting! Have a great weekend.

Simone Bartrum, Stampin' Up! demonstrator Australia, Victoria





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Stampin’ Up! Australia ‘Retiring List’ is Coming!

Published by under cards,specials | May 30 2013

Well this is it.

It’s nearly time to say goodbye to our current Stampin’ Up! catalogue. And with it, many of our favourite products.


Each year we see crafters who miss out on amazing deals because their favourite item just sold out. Aarrghhh!!

To make sure this doesn’t happen to you, and to help you during the catalogue transition, I’ve outlined 3 simple steps.


1. Visit my Online Store today and Register

Just click CREATE ACCOUNT. It only takes a minute and will set you up for quick access with preferred pricing! The retiring list comes out TOMORROW (Friday 31st May) so you’ll definitely want to do this now. It’s free and there’s no obligation!


2.  On Friday 31st of May (set a reminder on your phone!) come back here or visit my blog to view the Retiring List. Have a highlighter and your catalogue handy as you work out your must-have list.


3. Then login to my Online Store (using the email address you registered with) and grab your bargains before they’re all gone. Use hostess code 9XQGZSKU to go in the running for a free stamp set of your choice. If you’d prefer not to do it online, just call me or email your order and I’ll do it for you.  

Important Note: The Retiring products are available until sold out.


BONUS: The first 20 people who order from my online store after 31st May will receive a hand-stamped card and gift! I’ve been making some fun covered note-pads and I can’t wait to share them with you! Just a little thank you to my valued customers.

Sycamore Street - ribbon island indigo 3


NEW CATALOGUE UPDATE: Plans are already underway to get the brand new 2013-2014 Stampin’ Up! catalogue into your hands.
We know how much you want to see it! It goes live in July, and is absolutely gorgeous!!!! We were lucky enough to get a copy at Convention last week, and I know you’ll love it too.
Remember that my existing customers get a FREE copy on request.
Alternatively you can preorder a copy for $10 which includes delivery to your door.


See you tomorrow – woohooo SOOOOO exciting!!!

Simone Bartrum, Stampin' Up! demonstrator Australia, Victoria


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Highlights from Stampin’ Up! Convention 2013

Published by under events | May 27 2013

We have just returned from an *~AMAZING~* 5 days in Brisbane for the South Pacific Stampin’ Up! Convention 2013.

My very first convention was in Brisbane about five years ago. I loved it so much that I haven’t missed one since!

So much has changed in the past five years (my toddler back then is now a big school girl!) but one thing hasn’t changed: I still love to create. And our annual Convention really is a celebration of that… along with 700 others who feel the same way!

How do you sum up Convention in just six words?










In fact, I would say this is the best Convention I’ve ever been to! I’ve come home with more ideas than ever and am itching to get back in my craft room.

Here are some highlights. **More pics & deets on my Facebook page.





We are hitting the ground running… at the end of THIS WEEK the Retiring Products List will be out! Wooohoooo!!

This is an exciting time of year. It’s our last chance to get our hands on products that won’t be available for much longer. AND it means a brand new catalogue is just around the corner.




$$ SAVING TIP: Don’t forget this is also your last chance to get 15% off the awesome ‘Epic Day’ This & That bundle. I used mine in Brisbane and I have to say it was the BEST and most enjoyable way of ‘memory keeping’ for a very busy few days! Ends 30th MAYOrder yours here.


Happy stamping,

Simone Bartrum, Stampin' Up! demonstrator Australia, Victoria








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