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    BRM Hearts of Hope

    April 4th, 2011

    On March 31, we were happy to be in attendance of the Bridgeport Rescue Mission’s Hearts of Hope Women’s Benefit.  For months, we had been preparing hand-painted square plates that would be the centerpieces of each table, as well as gifts for people in attendance.  You can see some of them on Facebook; each one of the nearly 200 that we prepared for them is unique!

    At the Benefit: the square plates were the centerpieces

    At the Benefit: the square plates were the centerpieces

    The event benefits the Mission’s long-term recovery program and emergency shelter for women in Fairfield County. An opportunity to give will be presented during the program.

    For more pictures of the event, click here.


    Maternity Leave

    March 10th, 2011

    Not only do I want to take this opportunity, as the writer of this blog, to explain its lack of recent posts, but also to show other fun ways of using your Jean Elton dinnerware!

    Lois & Bill, new grandparents

    Lois & Bill, new grandparents

    Over a week ago now, I gave birth to my first child (and in the process, made the founders and managers of Jean Elton grandparents)!  And as other parents of newborns can attest, I have been kept very busy as I get used to my new schedule and responsibilities.  But don’t think that means no more posts!  We will soon be continuing to provide behind-the-scenes pictures and current events at Jean Elton on this blog as usual.

    And in that vein, let me show you how we’ve incorporated Jean Elton into our nursery!  And maybe give you a couple ideas when you are decorating your next room.

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    Happy New Year!

    January 6th, 2011

    The Christmas season is over so you’d think we would finally be able to take a breath!  Not so!  Here at Jean Elton, we are already busily planning for 2011.  First up this year is a special line of products celebrating Valentine’s Day, to be showcased on our homepage starting January 15.  Until then, our Christmas Clearance items will still be available, so take advantage of those amazing prices while you still can!

    So if you are curious about all we have going on in 2011, keep up with us on Facebook, where you’ll see behind-the-scenes photos nearly every day!  Additionally, you’ll see our monthly Featured Items from their very beginning, long before they make it to our website.  And we love to get your input, so don’t be shy about sharing your opinion!


    Christmas Clearance!

    December 14th, 2010

    For the entire month of December, our homepage will feature products anywhere from 35% to 65% off!  Check out the gallery below for the complete selection.  Order soon to get them by Christmas.  Don’t miss out on these amazing deals!


    2010 Jean Elton Annual Open House: A Preview

    November 19th, 2010

    Today and tomorrow is the 2010 Annual Open House featuring Jean Elton art, dinnerware, and ornaments, as well as baby star bibs, burps, and blankets and Stella & Dot Jewelry.  Not quite sold yet on coming?  Here are some pictures to help convince you!

    Please feel free to contact us for location information.


    2010 Jean Elton Annual Open House

    October 28th, 2010

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    You’re Invited!

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    Friday, November 19th – 10-6pm
    Saturday, November 20th – 10-6pm
    Email here for location

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    Presented by Jean Elton Studio and Gallery
    Lois Barker
    Kathy Sackett
    Amy Willers

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    Hand Made Ornaments
    Specialty Table Top Items
    Christmas Dinnerware
    Hand Painted Glassware
    Candleholders with Holiday Wreaths
    Decorated Wrought Iron
    Handcrafted Jewelry
    Holiday Sweets and Treats

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    Sip some coffee or cider as you
    Browse one of a kind beautifully designed pieces
    As you check off your Christmas Gift List.


    New Project

    September 8th, 2010

    We are very excited to be working on a couple projects for Bridgeport Rescue Mission this month!

    Bridgeport Rescue Mission demonstrates the love of God to hungry, homeless and addicted people throughout Fairfield County, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We fight poverty from the inside out by providing a place of hope and dignity through a yearlong educational program, biblical counseling and case management.

    Click on the link above for ways to get involved with the Mission.


    August Summer Clearance!

    August 5th, 2010

    For the entire month of August, our homepage will feature products anywhere from 37% to 76% off!  Check out the gallery below for the complete selection.


    Facebook, Twitter, and Other JE News

    December 21st, 2009

    Many of you may be reading this blog because we now have a Facebook and Twitter presence.  But for those of you who read and do not know, please check us out on both!  If you are on Facebook, become a fan!  Or follow us on Twitter here.

    In other news, starting in the new year, Jean Elton’s online gallery will become a fully fledged store.  Instead of ordering via email or phone, you will be able to shop online.  Check on the site in January for its new look!

    Meanwhile, happy holidays and merry Christmas from all of us here at Jean Elton Studio and Gallery.


    Shopping at Jean Elton from Home

    December 5th, 2009

    Can’t make it to the Holiday Show today or tomorrow?  You’re in luck!  Take some time to browse the gallery below and, if you see something you like, feel free to place an order!  We can’t guarantee that specific item will still be available (although it can’t hurt to ask!), but we are happy to duplicate items if we can.

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