Planner Video #2 – Elizabeth’s Craftroom

So how did she make the pockets and other goodies to add to your planner? Great question, apparently she was asked a lot after putting out that first video on how she did her planner so here is video #2 with the scoop on the answers.

She talks about:

  1. How to assemble the planner from the packaging
  2. How to make the pocket holder to put in your planner
  3. How to make a file folder
  4. How to make extra bookmarks using window sheets


Special thanks to Elizabeth Shannon for her awesome videos!! Watch for a FACEBOOK live tomorrow morning to show off my creation!!!

Have you ordered yet in June??? Don’t wait too long, I’m away next weekend and you want to get in on the June draw for a $25 gift certificate from me!!

Order yours today!! Click here to be directed to my online shop for all our current stock!!


Facebook LIVE new product reveal…

As I have been organizing my planner and getting excited about the year to come, thought I’d share my Facebook live from a couple of days ago… please be kind, I forgot that I had to switch my phone so the whole thing is horizontal! So sorry!!! That’s what I get for not doing that very often!  Apologies again but if you care bare with it, lots of great product to share and tips and ideas for the new goodies!

I will do a live of my planner once it’s pretty much put together.  With our busy life, hence the need for a planner, I haven’t had time to finish filling in all the months, etc.  I’m enjoying the planner bonding time!

Here is a link to my Facebook page live from Friday!

Love Today Planner! #planner #yourstampinscrapbooker

If you haven’t noticed, my first pick for the new catalogue was the Love Today Planner Kit!! I’m so excited about Stampin Up adding this to their product line and for all the organizing and fun we can have with it!  Check out my Facebook live video I posted yesterday and check out the video below of the demo sharing all her ideas on how to use the planner!

Shop Here for my online store or contact me to get you yours today! (ha, no pun intended)!

Planner Video by Elizabeth Shannon – great work, Shannon!

#Congrats #Zfold card #StampinUp


I’ve posted in the past how to create these gorgeous Z fold cards, previously I posted birthday cards for both boy and girl using the Lift Me Up stamp set and coordinating Up, Up and Away framelits.  Click here to see the post with the instructions!

These beauties are back in our brand new annual catalogue that launched only days ago.  I have used some retired designer series paper but really, I’m sharing this card to show off how versatile a card it is and has such wow factor!!

The other product I want to highlight that I used in all of the cards is the large letters framelits!  (page 179, annual catalogue) The “CONGRATS” didn’t quite fit perfectly but I rolled the dice on having one of the letters fold over into the card and I am really happy with how it turned out.  Sometimes you have to go against what you have always done and try new things.  congratszfold.jpg

This is the supply list for my creation for “Papa” found in my previous post, but I’ll add it here so you have a general idea of the supplies needed.  Obviously the designer series paper and cardstock colours are different.  Please contact for more information.

Happy creating,



Product List

Festive Birthday Designer Series Paper

Festive Birthday Designer Series Paper

#CoffeeBreak card class in July!


Join me for coffee and to make some #coffeebreak cards!! I’ve never offered a card class in the summer as it’s a crazy time but by request for this beauty of a suite, I couldn’t resist!! I’m also offering the class on a Monday night, which I don’t usually do either so hoping I’ll get some newbies and we can enjoy a relaxing evening together!

This suite is value for money! The sentiments in the stamp set are so awesome, three different variations, who doesn’t love coffee and there is a bundle deal!! The bundle, including the stamp set and the framelits is 10% savings and $59.25.  My class includes making 12 cards, 3 designs at 4 each for $25.  For you bundle and framelits lovers out there, you know who you are, you can attend my class and pre-order the bundle to be waiting of you for only $75 all in! that’s more than 30% off the class fee for the combined deal!  RSVP required and prepay by July 10th.  Also, all orders in June are entered in a draw for a $25 gift certificate from me, so you could get in on that too, order today 🙂

Cards are not necessarily as shown above, photo for inspiration only.  I will post samples as we draw closer to the date (and I actually get my supplies to do some creating first). 🙂

My classes are all in my home and you can find all the details for this class on my Facebook page, be sure to like!


Email me for more info:


New Catalogue Live TODAY! #StampinUp #yourstampinscrapbooker


Isn’t this the cutest suite? I know, it’s adorable! This is the NEW Birthday Memories Suite! Check out all the new bundles, designer series papers, mini dimensionals, embossing paste and new punches!!

SHOP HERE at my online store!  Contact me by 8:30pm tonight to get in on my local order, but do not fret if you miss this one, I can order daily!  If you are ordering online, please use hostess code: HPPN72CZ, of course, if you are over $200, you become your own party with your own rewards!

EVERY ORDER PLACED WITH ME (online or otherwise) will be entered in a June draw for a $25 gift certificate from me! (valid only with Janley Holeha, independent Stampin Up demonstrator)

Also, watch for upcoming classes, yes, for the first time ever, I’m going to offer at least one summer class in July!  Join me for a coffee, and to use the new coffee bundle!!

Also, happy Outlander Day!! Didn’t think I couldn’t mention, it’s 25 years ago today that the first book was released!  I’ll have a wee dram to toast it for us all!

June HOSTESS CODE for online orders!

As I mentioned yesterday, if you are in Canada and ordering online (firstly, thank you for your support!), please use the hostess code: HPPN72CZ for the entire month of June!


If your order is over $200, do not use the code as you are your own party and will receive your own hostess rewards at that point.  Please feel free to email me with any questions.

ALL ORDERS FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE (online included) will be entered in a draw for a $25 gift certificate from me! (only valid with Janley Holeha, independent Stampin Up demonstrator).

The new catalogue is here

Interested in classes?  Well, watch for an upcoming blog post to see what I will be offering over the summer months!  I have never done classes in the summer but I know I enjoy crafting over the summer holidays, so why not get it a go? 🙂

If you would like to be added to my email list and stay up to date on my classes for the summer and fall, click “subscribe” to my blog to receive posts to your email and follow my Facebook page for all the events.


NEW Catalogue LIVE Thursday, June 1!

So excited!! I can’t wait to order the new planner, and so much more!!! Really excited about the planner!  What are you excited about in the new catty?

Time to curl up with a coffee, beer, wine, whatever your poison and finish up those wish lists!! I’m closing my order on Thursday night at 8:30pm.  Canadian customers only and if you are choosing to order online, PLEASE USE THE HOSTESS CODE THAT WILL BE POSTED HERE TOMORROW NIGHT (want to get as close to Thursday as possible so I can keep it open for the month).  If you can’t find the post, email me:

ALSO, EXCITING NEWS!! Everyone that orders from me in the month of June will be entered in a draw for a $25 gift certificate from me!!! (only valid with Janley Holeha, independent demonstrator)


Thanks for all your continued support!

Let the summer crafting begin!

Time is running out! No shipping for locals, today only, ends 7pm!

Closing at 7pm, surprise, no shipping for locals!!

I need to get some clearance before… let’s be honest, I forget! LOL

Click “shop now” at the top of this page and order online (shipping applies) or let me know and I can help you out!

Today’s pick of a deal from the retiring is the Blossom Bunch Punch for only $11.75, regular $23.50!! 



Digital Scrapbooking Returns for #yourstampinscrapbooker #HeritageMakers

So ironically just as I was thinking about logging in to my old Heritage Makers account from years gone by, I got an email today that if I do not log in and make a purchase within 30 days my account with go inactive.  So it was a perfect timing reminder that I’m going to get on making a photo book of our UK trip, I wanted to print another copy of a book I created years ago detailing the story of my husband’s grandma’s story of escaping communist occupied Germany in 1949 to Canada.  That is what Heritage Makers is all about, preserving memories.  I also recently was thinking about how you can order those little lunch box note cards. Olivia would love those since she can pretty much read anything now, it’s so much fun!! So I will get some of those for the fall.


Digital scrapbooking has gone through it’s ups and downs in popularity.  When it first came out it grew in popularity very quickly since it was a way for those that didn’t see themselves as very “crafty” or wanting to spend lots of money on supplies to do traditional scrapbooking to create some personalized scrapbooks.  Heritage Makers added an additional incentive to choosing them as your online program of choice, their storytelling features.  That’s what put me over the top then firing off an order to Walmart or Costco for a photo book.  Journalling is an essential part to every scrapbook.  Pictures are great but without the journalling, you lose those memories of dates, quotes and details of the experiences.  Additionally, I chose to use their story book style templates to create my first book back in 2008 of the Holeha branding and it continues to be a topic of conversation around our Holeha dinner table and is on display right between the kitchen and living room for anyone to grab as needed.

The next big creation was when I wanted to write down my husband’s grandmother’s story of escaping communist controlled Germany in 1949 when she came to Canada as a young immigrant woman and settled in Saskatchewan, the end of the world as she saw it at the time.  I wanted to have a record of her story so it wouldn’t get lost and for my children to be able to reread and retell it to their families in the future.  Cory and I managed to get it done before she passed away and then printed copies for ourselves and for his Dad.  Now many years later,  I find myself logging in to print another copy for another family member.

I am not a Heritage Makers consultant so I am not looking to sell anything with this post, just the share the love of memory keeping in another format and to share my continued scrapbooking adventures here in our craft room.  Those adventures also consist of making sympathy cards with old and new stamps and making bookmarks with the new 2017-2018 in-colors.  What are you crafting today?  Are you a digital scrapbooker?  Would love to hear what software/program you use and why you choose it?

****All comments are in my opinion, not based on any current research statistics, just my good ol’ opinion. #yourstampinscrapbooker

Happy crafting!