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Lisa Johnson
Anacortes, WA
Wife, Mother, Concept Artist, product designer, Writer and silly girl!
Interests: stamping, movies, singing, paper crafting, dancing and most importantly, hanging out with my hubs & playing with my girls!
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Welcome back friends! I hope that you've been haveing a great week so far. We've gotten a bit of sunshine.... it's been beautiful! I'm back with a sweet and simple MFT card... showing more of what can be done with this month's new goodies. I thought it would be fun to show some patterns with a few of the images and sentiments from Whimsical Greetings. There are so many fun options that can be created with this neat set. I... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Poppy Paperie
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Welcome back friends! I've got one last bright and cheerful card to share with you tonight as the new MFT product become available to purchase for yourself. So, one last peek at Rectangle Peek-a-Boo Window Die-namics and Whimsical Greetings! I felt like bright and bold... so that's where I went with this whimsical birthday card. Along with Rectangle Peek-a-Boo Window Die-namics and Whimsical Greetings I used the new Inside & Out Stitched Rectangle STAX and the new Starry Night Background.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2016 at Poppy Paperie
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Hello friends, welcome back! I've got another fun MFT sneak peek card or you using my newest designs, Whimsical Greetings and Rectangle Peek-a-Boo Window Die-namics.... as well as MFT's new Large Desert Bouquet stamp set and Die-namics. I loved the original version of Desert Bouquet when it came out. But I remember wishing that I had dies to match. YAY... this month they are releasing the dies for that version and then a new LARGE version. SO COOL!!! Here are... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2016 at Poppy Paperie
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Welcome back friends! January is wrapping up and it's time for us to begin the February MFT Release Countdown. I'm excited to share and have been enjoying creating with this month's new goodies. I've got some fun products that I've designed for this month... inspired by some fun trends. Whimsical Greetings - This follow up stamp set to Whimsical Wishes is perfect for sharing well wishes and greetings with family and friends. There are several decorative line strip images and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2016 at Poppy Paperie
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I'm pretty blessed. Life seems to keep sending crazy and hard our way and God has blessed me with friends who care deeply. They act on things that seems small to them but are huge to me. HUGE. Friendship is truly one of God's best gifts. I made this card for one of those friends... actually their whole family. I'm blessed. I had so much fun watercoloring these images from MFT's Sketched Blooms. I love when one color bleeds into... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2016 at Poppy Paperie
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Hello friends...welcome back! It's been about a week since the MFT January release... and now we have a new MFT feature... Here is a card using my newly released All Heart and All Heart Die-namics. I colored in the heart clock with copic markers. If you like to color or paper piece this is a great stamp set for you. This image was really fun to illustrate. I can just imagine those bells ringing! LOL! I also used the XO... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2016 at Poppy Paperie
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Welcome back, friends! Are you all staying warm on this chilly January evening? I've got a few last sneak peek projects to share with you before you head of to snag the new MFT goodies. I just love so many things that are being offered this month! This card features the All Heart stamp set and coordinating Die-namics as well as the new Wonky Circle STAX. I colored the sweet birds with Copic Markers and the hearts are from the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2016 at Poppy Paperie
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Welcome back, friends! HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Here's to a wonderful 2016. The time has to begin the January MFT Release Countdown. I've got some fun products that I've designed for this month. All Heart - A darling love themed stamp set. Perfect for not just Valentine's day but creating love cards all year long. Many of the sentiments are play on words or punny. Here is a fun graphic showing the images in color. Many of the sentiments go with... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2015 at Poppy Paperie
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Hi Debbie! They came from Michaels. But they are wilton brand so you could probably find them at most craft stores. I've seen a spoon mold too... so you could make them if yo were inclined to do so.
Toggle Commented Dec 30, 2015 on Hot Cocoa Treats at Poppy Paperie
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Even though Christmas is over, gift giving doesn't need to stop. I've got some cute hot cocoa treats that I made for some friends. We have a beautiful snow covered city, so these should come in handy! First I filled up a little cello bag with the hot cocoa and marshmallows. The peppermint spoons didn't work well in the bag with those so I snagged some pretzel cello bags and that worked perfectly for them. These tags use the Hot... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2015 at Poppy Paperie
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Welcome back friends! Today I've got another little cute note card to share. These darling Adorable Elephants just keep jumping into my hands. I was in need of a little gift note card and this was perfect. I once again broke out the Stitched Mini Scallop Rectangle STAX to create the base. I used Copic markers to color the images and add shadow to the elephant. Well, I hope that you are all staying warm and that you had a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2015 at Poppy Paperie
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Welcome back friends! I hope you are all staying warm and dry. We've been hit with snow and rain and slush, oh my! LOL! I've got a cute little card to share today... Sometimes a little note card is just what you need. Ready to tuck in with a treat as a thank you for a special friend. I adore the new Stitched Mini Scallop STAX. I've used the Rectangle ones to create this little note card. I've also taken... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2015 at Poppy Paperie
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Hello friends! Thanks so much for your kinds words this week as I've shared MFT sneak peeks. I always love hearing from you. The time has come that you can snag your new favorite goodies. I've got one last card to share featuring the Stitched Mini Scallop Square STAX Die-namics. I absolutely adore these new Die-namics. There is a sweetness to those scallop edges and the stitched lines that are just so nice. I've once again combined these lovely dies... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2015 at Poppy Paperie
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Hello, friends! Welcome back. I've got a clean and simple card to share for today's MFT December Release Countdown post. The new Leafy Greenery Die-namics set is super cool. I love all the foliage options. Look at these two images... so cool! The background was created with the Distressed Patterns stamp set. A total must have too! Laina's new Stitched Alphabet is so fun too! We have two days left in this MFT December Release Countdown. All the new products... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2015 at Poppy Paperie
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Hi Friends! Today I have an AMAZING MFT card to share. LOL... yes, I'm being silly... the stamp set is called Amazing! I used that set in conjunction with the coordinating Doubly Amazing Die-namics. You will also spy the new Distressed Patterns stamp set. Which. I. ADORE. This is just a happy and bright card intended to bring a smile. A little glitter helps add some fun shine too. We have four (not two... LOL!) days left in this MFT... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2015 at Poppy Paperie
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Hi Friends! Welcome back. The time has come... MFT December Release Countdown begins tonight. This just might be the cutest month yet. The first thing I thought of when I spied the new Stitched Mini Scallop STAX were dainty note cards. These new STAX come in square, rectangle, oval, and circle. So many cute options. I love how I get the die detail on the inside too! This sweet card features the Square and Circle Stitched Mini Scallop STAX. I... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2015 at Poppy Paperie
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Hello friends. I hope that you all are staying warm. We are frost covered here and it's incredibly beautiful! I love it! I've been a busy winter bee. Making treats, gifts, and ornaments. I love making ornaments... this one is fun because I can add it to the top of a package or treats so it gets double play for fun! I used Trim The Tree Die-namics and Emmitt Alphabet with the Tag STAX. To make this ornament really sturdy... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2015 at Poppy Paperie
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'Tis the season for tags! Yes... it is. I love having them on hand for quick gifts too. MFT is sharing the fun way to create tags with Die-namics today. I'm always looking for cute and inexpensive gifts. I lucked out and snagged a TON of Toblerone Chocolate bars at Costco and thought I would make some cute packaging and tags to give them a festive touch. Here are two of the designs I came up with. First I trimmed... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2015 at Poppy Paperie
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Hello Friends! Are you gearing up for Thanksgiving too? I'm truly enjoying Fall weather and festivities. I got a great deal on some fall goodies and thought it would be fun to put together some little goodie bags. Here is one I made with typical Christmas stamp sets. Love when I can create for other things than a set is intended. I used Christmas Labels and Tags and Cozy Mittens stamp sets and coordinating dies to create the little tags.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2015 at Poppy Paperie
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Sad for me... but good for you because you get to get MFT goodies at a HUGE discount!!! SO many great things are making room for new! You can see them all ---> HERE <--- I thought it would be fun to say a little farewell to my sets and dies that are retiring by sharing my favorite card/project that I made with each of them. Click on the links in the inlikz list at the bottom of this post... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2015 at Poppy Paperie
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Hello Friends! What a wonderful past week it's been. I've been so inspired by the other MFT ladies... so much talent! WOW! I've got one more card featuring Peek-a-Boo Wonky Windows before you head off to snag you new MFT goodies. Look how fun the Peek-a-Boo Wonky Windows look layered! I like strong fonts with it too... like the ones found in For The Boys stamp set. And aren't those new Stitched Star STAX amazing?! All the instructions and some... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2015 at Poppy Paperie
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Hi Friends... Welcome back! Hasn't it been fun to see all the amazing MFT Sneak Peeks these past few days?! I've got one last card to share. I LOVE this new Cat-itude stamp set! I have two cats of my own, but these two boys are my "grandkitties", Finley and Jaxson. I made this card for my daughter. I decided to go for a more solid look so I stamped the kittens on card stock and tightly trimmed them. Then... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2015 at Poppy Paperie
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Welcome back, Friends! I hope that you had a wonderful weekend and safe Halloween! The chill is deinitly in the air here now. I've got a MFT Sneak Peek card to share that will hopefully warm you a bit. For this warm card I used the Hug in a Mug Stamp Set, Hot Cocoa Cups Die-namics, Stitched Pinking Edge Square STAX Die-namics, and my new Peek-a-Boo Wonky Windows... all which are new this month. These look great with the products... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2015 at Poppy Paperie
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Welcome back, friends! I hope you are all enjoying the lovely fall weather. Today we kick of the MFT November Release Countdown. Each month the products just get better and better. I've designed a fun new Die set for this months line up. Peek-a-Boo Wonky Windows Die-namics - A new addition to the Peek-a-Boo Windows series. These new window dies are so incredibly versatile! With the unique shape that you can turn to achieve different looks, layer to add depth... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2015 at Poppy Paperie
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Hello friends! Today I have a card to share that I made for a friend. While I made the card I thought of her and was sad that the need for the card even existed. I never want a friend to be in pain or struggle. There has just been too much of that lately though. I thought of this friend and how I wanted some cheer to come her way... so I went with happy feeling colors. I used... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2015 at Poppy Paperie