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  • Hand Illustrated Watercolor Maps for Weddings & Special Events

    ELEVATE WITH ILLUSTRATIONS  Elevate your event or product with a custom hand illustrated watercolor map. Thoughtfully hand illustrated maps make elegant keepsakes for remembering special events and occasions. Bring your event vision to life through a custom design that highlights all your favorit... View Post
  • Elegant Santa Barbara Wedding Invitation with Custom Monogram

    OLD WORLD ELEGANCE Katie and John exchanged vows under a lush floral arch in a seaside ceremony between the Montecito Hills and the Gaviota coast. The wedding ceremony and reception took place outdoors under a brilliant Santa Barbara sun overlooking the Pacific Ocean at The Bacara Resort & S... View Post
  • Late Summer Wedding in Sun Valley, Idaho

    Sun Valley, Idaho is a bit of heaven and one of my favorite places in the world. What a delight to see one of Honey Paper's recent couples and their stationery featured on Style Me Pretty highlighting the rustic, unfettered charm of this wild landscape through the lens of a late summer wedding. ... View Post
  • 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
  • Summer Wedding | A Dreamy Woodland Wedding Suite

    We love finding inspiration in the woods among the wildflowers. We designed and produced these vintage rose floral illustrations for this spring wedding invitation. Delicate and airy illustrated watercolor map and poem adds a woodland vibe to this wedding lush with florals. We wanted to capture a... View Post
  • Intimate Gathering

    In the midst of a busy holiday season there is something special about sitting around the table with your nearest and dearest. We wanted to capture and honor that beauty in this intimate gathering. Our stationery is featured here with Astier de Villatte earthenware and vintage silver from Atmosp... View Post
  • Hand Illustrated Watercolor Map for Flutter Magazine

    FLUTTER MAGAZINE'S HONEYMOON EDITION In between the summer busyness of wedding season, quality time with the tinies, and the events of daily life, I happily hand illustrated the map for the Great Flutter Road Trip for Flutter Magazine's 2016 Honeymoon Edition. ROMANCE & WONDER This map takes... View Post
  • Sun Valley Summer Wedding | Western "Kick Up Your Heels" | Part 2

    Last week I wrote about the beginning of an amazing wedding weekend in Sun Valley, Idaho for DJ and Alan. The design for the printed materials started with the mother of the bride's vision of a quilt with each square representing something personal to the couple. The image squares were throughout... 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.