this is some stuff about me
I’m a graphic designer, avid crafter, and artist living in Houston, Texas. Having moved here in the fall of 2011 from Chicago, Illinois, I'm still pretty new to all this swampy weather. Thank goodness frequent relocation has turned me into a bit of a chameleon -- Before Chicago, I spent a large part of my life in upstate New York, some time in Tennessee (both Memphis and Nashville), and seven years in Tucson, Arizona. As a child in Arizona, I reaped the benefits of abundant sunshine and freaky wildlife (on two separate occasions, I found my cat happily batting around a scorpion.) The other half of my childhood was spent in Geneva, New York, a small town known for its idyllic setting along the Finger Lakes, its close proximity to numerous wineries, and as the hometown of the popular band Gym Class Heroes. Yes, I know - very exciting.
Things I’m Into
Awesomeness, animals (all things warm and fluffy), fabric, decorative paper, crafts, bookbinding, silversmithing, typewriter fonts, ethnic cuisine, silly little ink drawings on napkins, soy milk, handmade soaps, cats (domestic and wild), nature hikes, bad haircuts, laid-back get-togethers, recycling, campfires, pasta dishes, dress-up occasions, coffee and tea, making stupid faces, making lists.
Still Want to Know More?
Feel free to drop me a line at allisonjohnston@gmail.com. I'm currently available for freelance work and I love new creative projects – get in touch with me if you're interested in talking about your next big thing.

Want to see some of my craftwork for sale? Peruse my Etsy shop, fuzzygrapefruit. I try to add new things weekly so check back often!