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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!
Recent Activity
'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 4 days ago at Poppy Paperie
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 6 days ago at Poppy Paperie
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
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
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
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
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
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
Hi Friends! Have you been having a good week? Are you ready for all the amazing upcoming holidays? MFT is hosting a Handcrafted Holiday Celebration... and today we are sharing some holiday tags with you! I created two tags featuring Trim The Tree, Die-namics Trim The Tree and Tag Builder Blueprints 4. This first tag has a TOTALLY glittered Christmas tree! I with the sparkle showed up... it's so shiny! The glitter makes it look snow covered... and plays on... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2015 at Poppy Paperie
Hello friends! I wanted to say thank you for your comments these past few days. It was great to hear from you and to hear what you liked... whether it be a color combination or some other little detail. Thank you! Here is one last card to check out before you head over to MFT! This festive and bright card features the tree and present from Trim the Tree and Die-namics Trim The Tree. The new Snow Drifts Cover-Up is... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2015 at Poppy Paperie
Hi Friends! I hope that you have been having a blast this week with all the sneak peeks. I've got another card to share... this one features the new Joyous Christmas Sentiments. I love these large sentiments. So many great possibilities! I added glitter to the larger words for that sparkle effect. The little ornaments were carefully stamped before glittering to look like they were hanging... then I covered them with Glossy Accents. The little ornaments and garland are from... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2015 at Poppy Paperie
Welcome back friends! I hope that you've had a wonderful weekend! We just keep having amazing weather here... it's making it hard to create snow filled MFT holiday cards for sure. LOL! This is one I was able to pull off as the day started to cool of a little. I was inspired to create a monochromatic card using this beautiful new Crosshatch background. Trim The Tree works really well with the new background and the new Snowflake Flurry stamp... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2015 at Poppy Paperie
Welcome back, friends! Are you excited??? MFT's October Sneak peeks have begun! With Christmas just around the corner I've got some cheerful products to share to help make those holiday cards and gifts have that little extra touch. Trim The Tree - This whimsical Christmas stamp set features a graphic tree with lights/trim, shapely ornaments, a star, presents and even garland/light string. The sentiments are nostalgic and warm... perfect for cards, tags, gifts, mini-books and even scrap pages! There is... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2015 at Poppy Paperie
Welcome back, friends! I'm sitting here in the sun as I write this. Holy cow... it's been really warm here in Pullman, WA. It's our first fall here and everyone is telling me that it's unseasonabaly warm... but I'm just enjoying the sun and looking forward to 80 degrees today! This warm weather has me still wanting to create summer feeling cards... but this one is at least sporting a nice fall MFT color! Die-namics Scribble Roses and Scribble Roses... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2015 at Poppy Paperie
Welcome back, friends! I've been having fun playing with some new MT products... making things for a few friends. It's so fun and stress relieving. I love creating for someone special. Laina's newest products are so darling. Soda Pop... how smart is she!? I made a little Square Pillow Box with this beautiful patterned paper. I love how quick and easy that was. I sponged the Orange Fizz ink onto the bottle to make it look sort of fizzy and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2015 at Poppy Paperie
Welcome back friends! Even in the fall, I like bright and cheery. I was excited to break out this new Fall Florals stamp set to create this sweet card! The sentiment is from Delicate Pretty Poppies... I also used a strip of paper from the beautiful Homespun Gingham Paper Pack Look how cute those little 4mm sequins are. Perfect little touch of light to the images. I love that MFT has so many neat products all in one place! Thanks... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2015 at Poppy Paperie
Welcome back, friends! I'm still making thank you cards... and it's been a blast! Here is another one using Delicate Pretty Poppies and a few more new MFT stamps Look how fun that Distressed Stripes background image is. That's a really versatile stamp! I love how the new Thanks So Very Much sentiment stamp set looks with my new poppy set! I glittered the sentiment for some extra shine too. I colored the poppy with Copic Markers. I love how... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2015 at Poppy Paperie
Hi Friends! My girls are back and school and summer is coming to an end... the leaves are even starting to turn here. I'm still working on thank you cards... so here is another one using Delicate Pretty Poppies. I went with a Grout Gray as the focal base for these poppies. I wanted a really cool toned feel. Copic markers were used to color in the images. Poppies can be pretty translucent looking when in the sunlight because of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2015 at Poppy Paperie
Well friends, the sneak peeks for this month are over but I've got one more Delicate Pretty Poppies card to share tonight before you head over to snag all your new MFT goodies. I played with watercoloring with this card. MT Refills are great for these and it doesn't take much to get the job done. I used Kraft Cardstock for everything and let the ink add the color. Poppies and Leaves Die-namics adds a little extra dimension to this... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2015 at Poppy Paperie
Welcome back friends! I'm so happy that our little town got some rain and cleared the wildfire smoke away. I love seeing a blue sky again! I don't even mind the real clouds! LOL! I've got a cute little "real cloud" card to share today more the MFT September release countdown Aren't these images from the soon to be released London Mouse stamp set darling! I just had to play with them and create a little foggy scene. I used... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2015 at Poppy Paperie
Welcome back, friends! I've got a bright and cheery card to share for today's MFT September release countdown! The Label Maker Sentiments stamp set and Die-namics are a great new edition to MFT's line up. They are so versatile and user friendly. I love this stamp set! The word choices make for so many possibilities with mixing and creating your own sentiment. I stamped a few poppies and leaves from Delicate Pretty Poppies in the corner of the focal panel... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2015 at Poppy Paperie
Welcome back friends! I hope all is well with you! Summer is winding down here in Pullman... the fields are harvested, the berries have all been has started, and it's time for the MFT September release countdown! Here is my product contribution for this month's release... Delicate Pretty Poppies - A follow up stamp set to the wildly popular, Pretty Poppies. These line drawn images are the mirror opposites to the solid images in Pretty Poppies. Perfect for watercoloring,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2015 at Poppy Paperie
Welcome back friends! I hope that you are enjoying these last bits of summer. I've been busy with my daughter's wedding, open house and now her reception. I thought I would share a banner I created for the open house with you. It was fun to create while preparing for the festivities. Their colors were Navy, Aqua and Red. Alex loves hastags so I had to include one for her. Each rose panel alternates colors to add some variation. I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2015 at Poppy Paperie
Welcome back friends! So... my oldest daughter is getting married. Yep... I am THAT old. LOL I've been busy getting our home ready for their open house and making a few decorations to that coordinate with her colors. Here is an A with the date on it. The A stands for their names... since they both share that as their first initial. I thought that this was fitting and with the occasion. I also thought that this would be great... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2015 at Poppy Paperie
Welcome back friends! I hope that you are having a lovely summer day. I watched a combine harvest the wheat field behind my house today and it was so fun! Well, that time as finally arrived when the MFT August sneak peeks are over and the new products are available! Whoohoo! Here's one last peek of Scribble Roses and Die-namics Scribble Roses! I went with cool tones for this. I love the elegance that brought to the card. I glittered... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2015 at Poppy Paperie