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  • Original Botanical Art Keepsakes & Notecards

    Simple Gesture, Big Impact A handwritten note tucked inside a beautiful card is a gesture that will be remembered when so much else has been forgotten. Simple and elegant, its splash yields infinitely more ripples than its sister email or cousin text.  Elevate that simple gesture with origin... View Post
  • Hand Illustrated Watercolor Maps

    For years, Michelle Castle, owner and head designer at Honey Paper has been creating illustrated watercolor maps and illustrations for engaged couples, non-profits, businesses, and local and national publications. Her custom illustrations and maps have welcomed fans to film festivals, promoted r... View Post
  • Botanical Watercolor Etchings by Michelle Castle

    BOTANICAL WATERCOLOR ART PRINTS Michelle’s watercolor illustrations draw inspiration from the rich old world beauty and careful observations of 17th and 18th century botanical illustrations. Her slow, thoughtful paintings capture the essence of a moment with the poise of a ranunculus stem, the a... 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.