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New Calendar Designs for 2021

Posted by Ellen Hamilton on

The latest news is, Yellow Dot Shop's book, "Steel" by Brooke C. Stoddard, is a hot seller! Apparently Yellow Dot Shop is the only place online to find this book at a decent price. Another online retailer has jacked the price up to an unreasonable amount. Brooke Stoddard is a local author whose writing really holds your attention. Steel is probably the most complete telling of the worldwide history of steel making. Brooke is a former writer for Time-Life, when they were headquartered in Alexandria. I have signed copies of Steel, as well as Brooke's other books, World in the...

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Treat Dad to Something Different

Posted by Ellen Hamilton on

Father's Day is coming up Sunday, June 21st. I have designed a variety of Father's Day greetings as cards or to send as an email. For cards, choose designs A through G. The animation is Design H. See my invitations and sympathy cards too. Online Shop My African American collection is under the America tab. You can see my books on the Freedmen's Cemetery in Alexandria, Wendell's shirts (see below) which he designed himself and more. Design Studio In the Studio, I am working on package design for a high-end spa product. Box design, video layout, manuals, logo, labels and...

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Father's Day and New Books

Posted by Ellen Hamilton on

Summer is on its way, with or without the corona virus, and Father's Day is coming up on June 21st. I have a nice collection of cards to choose from, including invitations and sympathy cards, and more designs to come. For your summer reading I have new books on prominent people. One new book, "Behind the Throne" is about the British royal household, starting at the beginning. It tells the story of royal daily life in remarkable detail based on where the money went! Like when the first Queen Elizabeth opened her mouth, it was not like the movies. There...

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Mother's Day News

Posted by Ellen Hamilton on

I have Mother's Day cards in various designs for you to choose from. You can write a note in the website's check-out page letting me know which design you want, and if you need a different message. Designs can also be ordered for use in social media or email! New and notable is my new Email sign-up in the Shop website for anyone who wants to receive the newsletter. I send out email news once or twice per month, talking about my latest designs and new collections. During this time, I have been able to add a good number of...

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More Time in Studio

Posted by Ellen Hamilton on

Even though I have not been able to set up my shop at Four Mile Run Market, I HAVE been able to add my own art, new greeting cards and books to the Shop website. Any time I do a painting for a card or calligraphy project, I produce a piece of original art. The art gets scanned for printing and the original remains. I am now offering original art for sale in a new "Art" section. I can sign the art, and it looks beautiful with a mat or frame. I have a small selection and more inkings and...

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