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In The Details series

  • Die Cut Stationery In The Details

    You've set the date, picked your colors and penned the perfect words for your wedding or event. You hope your guests delight in opening their invitations and that they are as eager to celebrate the day as you are.  We love exploring ways in which stationery can set the tone for your celebration... View Post
  • Wreaths and Leaves In The Details

    Perhaps no other object conveys so perfectly the spirit of unity, joy and friendliness like the wreath. Couples often incorporate wreaths, greenery and leaves into their wedding stationery to encircle their initials. Laurel, olive leaves, lavender and wildflowers are wreath favorites and are a be... View Post
  • In the Details | Deckled Edge Paper

    Indigo, midnight, cobalt and cornflower blue.   Shades of blue combine with soft, deckled edges on this invitation creating an elegant and vintage feel. The rhythmic quality of the monochromatic tones and hues are almost balletic. The white ink calligraphy by Antiquaria on the midnight blue e... 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
  • In the Details | Letterpress & Clever Words

    How can a couple’s unique personalities and style be incorporated into their wedding stationery? Our clients are often looking for ways to add different, sometimes opposing elements and characteristics to their paper while maintaining a seamless design that remains within the bounds of distinct... View Post
  • Custom Wax Seals in the Details

    Wax seals have been used for centuries to convey status, power, individuality through ones correspondence and to authenticate identity. Wax seals were an indisputable mark of the affirmation of one's intentions, words and wishes. They are as unique as the person, couple or family they represent. ... 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.