December 7-8th, 2018 at Lake Lanier Resort in Buford, Georgia.  

350 attendee general ticket sales sold out in 10 minutes! 

At this two day event, attendees were able to choose three workshops to attend on Friday night.

Saturday hosted a wide array of speakers and general session workshops for attendees.  

Attendees were able to shop with vendors during breaks.

Please check out all the highlights, event schedule, and videos below!

2018 Friday Night Workshops

Carrie Lindsey of Carrie Elle


 Daydream to Day Job: Do you own an Etsy shop but don't know what to do with it, or do you want to start a side business but don't know where to begin? We're going to discuss how to turn your passion into your side hustle...from picking an idea to marketing your product, and everything in between! This information-packed workshop will leave you inspired to get started! 

Christine of Kids Accessorized


Bow Clip Make & Take: Learn to make bow clips like the one pictured from Christine of Kids Accessorized.  All materials will be provided.

Amanda of Fox & Pip with Rachel of Pigtails & Pockets


Digitals & Die-cuts: Learn how to take your digitals and die-cuts from your stash to make cute items for your planner. We’ll cover everything from start to finish and show examples of fun easy projects to personalize your planner! 

Bring your own scissors and adhesive  to work on projects during the workshop. We will provide die-cuts, examples, and some other fun goodies.

Cynthia of Wonton in a Million


 How To Start - And Finish - A 365 Day Project 

Learn how to start—and more importantly, finish—your very own 365 day project with Cynthia Koo of Wonton In A Million. This workshop is for you if you’ve always wanted to learn how to draw, to start a blog, to build a business while holding down a full time job—essentially, if you have a big dream that seems daunting to accomplish in the midst of a busy life. The 365 Day framework is what I used to build Wonton In A Million while holding down a full-time job ( It is what I used to learn how to draw, going from simple stick figures to elaborate pencil portraits ( It is what I used to build a daily blogging habit that led to various opportunities like syndication to popular online publications.

Imagine what YOU could build if you worked on something a little bit every day for the next year. So if you’ve ever wanted to learn a new skill, undertake a huge creative endeavor, or get better at a talent you already have, this workshop will help you to accomplish your goal, a little bit at a time. I can't wait to see what you create.

And of course, you'll need ALL the (WIAM) swag to help you stay on track with your goal.

Lameka of Capitol Chic Designs


DIY Dashboard & Holiday Card: In this crafty workshop with Capital Chic Designs, participants will make two exclusive and exciting projects! 

The first will be an acetate bookmark with vinyl for our fellow coffee lovers that can also easily be used as a dashboard. The second project will be a lovely set of simple holiday cards featuring vinyl on paper. 

This is a class designed for beginner as well as experienced crafters! All materials will be provided! Come join in on the fun!!  

Planners & PJ's



Loaded Planner Bookmark: During this workshop we will teach you how to make the bookmark and supply you with all the items that you need to follow along. 

We will also show you what items you can use to put into your Loaded Planner Bookmark* and, time permitting, we will be making some of the items. 

At the end of the workshop you will have made your very own Loaded Bookmark and you will take away lots of ideas on what you can use to load it up. 

Our workshop is being sponsored by Michael’s. Therefore, you will not need to bring any supplies to this one. We will have everything that you need to make your Loaded Planner Bookmark. 

*The picture is of a loaded planner bookmark made my Tammy Bishop from Macee Leigh. The bookmark that we make during the workshop will be a Winter Theme and may not contain all items shown in this picture. 


2018 keynote speaker

Teresa Collins


After divorce, a stroke, and losing her husband to cancer, it would  be easy for Teresa Collins to give up. But with her unfailing optimism and creative spirit, As  a successful woman entrepreneur, Teresa shares her passion and determination to empower others to follow their own dreams. Against many life setbacks, she evolved her successful brand to include home decor, lifestyle, planners, stationery, machines, tools,  books, furniture, apparel and more. Teresa is taking  on the world as an internationally renowned designer and popular guest speaker. 


Teresa will focus her talk on PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT and how to TRANSFORM OR REDEFINE your AMAZING LIFE. 

Teresa  shares how to find your power from within and plan your best life. 

 Her incredible story will change how you see your challenges and inspire you to live life to the fullest.

Keep up with Teresa!

 Visit Teresa online to find out more about her products, designs and appearances.
Plus check out her line of EMPOWERING merchandise and books!

Find out more

2018 Event Level Sponsors


A HUGE Thank You to all of our Event Level Sponsors - be sure to check out their shops below!

  • Cricket Paper Co:
  • Plan Your Spoons:
  • The Fabulous Planner:
  • The Planner Society:
  • Sugary Gal Shop:
  • Treasures By Taylor (now A Treasured Home):
  • Plancamp:
  • The Honey B Shop:
  • Kinleigh's Doodles:
  • Kids Accessorized:
  • Design Pandemonium:

2018 Table Sponsors

Another HUGE Thank You to our generous Table Sponsors!

  • The Peach Pom 
  • Journal This Now! 
  • Golden Plans Co 
  • Design Pandemonium
  • Sugary Gal Shop & Planner Fairy
  • The Sassy Mal & Imperfectly Perfekt 
  • The Planner and Paper Co. 
  • Print Pression 
  •  Capitol Chic Designs & Naomi Love Designs 
  • Scribble Prints Co.
  • Avalon & Ninth
  • The Graceful Planner
  • Planner Boss Collective Sale
  • Eclectically Emily
  • Cookie Sticker Co.
  • The Cynical Planner
  • Krissyanne Designs
  • Indy & Ivy Ink
  • LucKaty
  • Planning Made Easy
  • Small Town Grace
  • Libbie & Co.
  • Planners & PJs
  • Posh Planner Pockets
  • Cricket Paper Co.
  • River & Ink
  • Goldmine & Coco
  • Plan to Blossom
  • Kids Accessorized
  • The Queen Pea
  • Starwberry Frosted Co.
  • Mommy Lhey
  • Triple Threat Planner
  • Coffee Break Planner
  • The WPL Committee


2018 Videos

Tabitha of No White Space Stickers shares her thoughts on her first ever planner conference -- WPL 2018!

Teresa Collins' Keynote speech at Winter Plannerland 2018.

Belinda Selene's talk about her Youtube Channel and Life with planning, also includes short snippets of the event.

Check out all that SWAG, SWAG, SWAG in a haul by Melanin Eclectic!