About Us

MEET THE TEAM

Jo Johnson

Aly Johnson

Gemma McIntyre

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OWNER, TUTOR, BOSS LADY

Hi I'm Jo and Imagine If is my baby, a NZ designed and operated company. I have always had a passion for crafts, and try my hand at anything (except if it involves a needle). I believe that everyone can create and be creative, I think it is great for the soul. The basis of the business is Imagine if.. where the possibilities are endless.

OWNER AND DESIGN WARRIOR

Hi I'm Aly and I have been a graphic designer for over 9 years and the creation of Imagine If Creative Studios was my dream for a long time! I have always had a passion for graphic design, crafting, illustration, invitations and art! I love design and boxing so my nickname is the Design Warrior!  

DESIGN NINJA

Hi I am Gemma, I am the newest member of the team at Imagine If and I am a graphic designer and printer! I joined in March 2019 and can help with all your design and printing needs. I am quick at my job so my nickname is the Design Ninja!

     

Sammy Johnson

Pauline Lunn

 

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QUEEN OF BUZZ AND MUMS OTHER SLAVE!

Hi I'm Sammy, I am the Imagine If - Empress of Marketing and Queen of Buzz - meaning I am in charge of the social media, accounts, invoicing, sales and general administration of the business. I am Jo's other daughter and Aly's sister!

CARDS GURU AND JO'S HELPER EXTRAORDINAIRE

Hi I'm Pauline and you can find me in the shop Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays. I can help you with all your product needs and questions when you visit the shop! I am also nicknamed Queen of Cards as I design and take the card classes for the shop!

 

 

 

ABOUT THE SHOP

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OUR BRICKS AND MORTAR SHOP

We are a team of mum (Jo) & daughter’s (Aly & Sam) + Pauline and Gemma. We have a unique Arts and Craft store based in the small town of Morrinsville, in the Waikato. There are a number of aspects to our store that make us different to other craft stores in New Zealand. We not only stock a huge range of products for the many facets in the Art & Paper crafting worlds but we also design and manufacture our own range of Chipboard shapes, Mdf cutouts, and Acrylic shapes using our own Laser Cutting Machine! We also produce a range of unique Quote Sheets, Prints, Cake toppers and Party / Wedding Invitations and Stationery, that are not available in any other store! We have many wonderful project kits available as well as Classes which are held regularly in our classroom in store. We pride ourselves in being a friendly, knowledgeable, creative and fun ladies, who love crafting, designing, creating, getting our hands dirty and generally making a big mess when we work!

Our physical store is located on the main street of Morrinsville (181 Thames Street), it is easy to find – right next to Heathcotes which is located on the main round-about! Our staff are knowledgeable and happy to share that knowledge with you and do our very best to ensure you get the correct information to enable you to get great results from all your work!

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OUR WHOLESALE BUSINESS - 3QUARTER DESIGNS

This is another unique aspect to our business! We are the owners, designers, manufacturers and distributors of our own range of Designer Paper and Chipboard Collections for Scrapbooking and card making as well a range of other paper goodies from acetate, tag sheets, and Ephemera Books! We produce everything in store and package and distribute from there too!

Every member of the team has a role in 3Quarter Designs:
Jo –  is an owner and is the head of the Design team! She creates all the example layouts that are found on the back of the scrapbook collections!
Aly – is an owner, Graphic designer, Printer and Trimmer. She creates all the papers and designs you see, as well as prints them and trims them to their finished sizes!
Sammy – is in charge of administration, she runs the website and handles all the orders and exporting of the items overseas to our stockists around the world!
Gemma – is another Graphic Designer, Printer and Trimmer and she has designed many of the tag sheets as well as our annual calendars! She also prints and trims the products to size!
Pauline – is in charge of packaging the products up as well as quality control, order picking and NZ freight. Pauline is also on the design team and create the cards on the back of the card collections!