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  • A Spring Wedding In The Santa Barbara Foothills

    It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart. - Rainer Maria Rilke Plant this invitation and watch it bloom. Every detail of this intimate springtime Santa Barbara wedding reflected this sentiment. From the bridal bouquet whose pale peony blossoms were only beginning t... 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
  • Sawtooth Mountains and Wildflowers for a Summer Wedding in Sun Valley, Idaho

    Molly and Joseph wanted their wedding invitation suite to reflect their personal styles and would capture the spirit of their elegant venue nestled in Sun Valley, Idaho. We worked with Molly's mother as well because she wanted to do something special for the couple. Sun Valley hold a special plac... View Post
  • Custom Wedding Suite Collaboration | A Watercolor Masterpiece

    What started out as a beautiful bride walking into my shop and asking if we could use her friend’s illustrations for my invitations, turned into an invitation suite masterpiece.  The artist, Rebecca Chester and the bride, Danielle, carefully considered each element and I was lucky enoug... View Post
  • Dreamy New Line of Invitations at Honey Paper

    We are so excited to introduce a new line of invitations at Honey Paper. The natural, earthy, and simple elements are delightfully dreamy. In addition to beautiful wedding stationery we have a coordinating line of favor boxes and tags... because it's all in the details!   All designs are... View Post
  • Fall Wedding | Romantic Lush Red Rose Wedding Suite

    A fairy tale October wedding combined elegance with romance and a touch of bohemian. The details were rich with lush greenery and milky creams but the spectrum of reds were the show stoppers. The suite we created for this outdoor El Encanto wedding in Santa Barbara includes an abundance of layere... View Post
  • Santa Ynez Wedding | Custom Stationery Illustration Collaboration

    When the beautiful and talented actress, Caitlin Thompson, and producer, comedy writer, Dan Fogelman, first came to me for their wedding invitations it started with browsing wedding albums and pointing out details and suites they liked. At some point Dan said to Cait, “you can do illustrations li... View Post
  • Santa Ynez Valley Autumn Wedding Invitation Suite

    A custom invitation suite for an elegant Santa Ynez Valley autumn wedding. We used a palette of deep plum, autumn gold and soft cream in the vintage stamps, wax seal, envelope liner and calligraphy. Se {Latest Honey Paper blog posts} View Post

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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.