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  • Letterpress Suite with Custom Watercolor Map of Santa Barbara

    Every map tells a story. They are studies in time; snapshots of a neighborhood, city, country or kingdom whose characters and gestures are embodied in the roads, land and architecture. Maps weave complex tales and capture the world for a day. The earliest known maps are records of the night sky; ... View Post
  • Calligraphy In the Details

    It has been said that calligraphy is the closest you can get to hearing music with your eyes. Across continents, cultures and centuries calligraphers have used their mastery to elevate our earth bound words. We take so much pleasure in showing our clients how much they mean to us, so we were deli... View Post
  • Adding Sophistication with Gold Edging & Luxe Paper | Vendor Library Series

    The expectation, tone and style of your wedding is set by your invitation. When your guests hold their newly delivered mail, even the weight and texture of the envelope communicate your event. We love exploring the possibilities and particularities each venue presents through its unique setting ... View Post

Welcome to The Giving Ink's Blog

The Giving Ink is a store and brand by Michelle Castle, with a vision to guide customers toward a richer, more fulfilled lifestyle through goods that encourage both the growing and sustaining connections we make with each other. The shop reflects her desire to connect the hearts of people through handwriting, illustrations, and a renewed interest in incorporating a more analog lifestyle through slower, more thoughtful forms of communication such as letter writing and journaling.