The Sketch Book — holiday card

Ella & Rue wish you a Merry Christmas

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 Merry merry from Ella Rue, my favorite vintage shop in Georgetown.Sisters Krista and Alexa Johnson are the creative lovelies behind this cute, eclectic and designer packed shop on P Street. They were some of my very first commission clients and I always love working with them. I think their holiday card this year might be my favorite yet!That's Krista on the left and Alexa on the right. And notice Ella and Rue, the store's namesake pups, peaking out around the tree!

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Tree Trimming

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Meet Carissa and Stefan! They're trimming their tree in style, as sketched by moi for their Christmas card design. Stefan planned the whole thing out and surprised Carissa with this illustration and their holiday cards. He thought of everything - right down to the little details in their outfit. How thoughtful is that? Seriously good husband move.Speaking of tree trimming - last night I got our Christmas tree. Getting a tree in NYC is as easy and unromantic as getting a bagel at the bodega. It was a far cry from the idillic family outing of my childhood with my...

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