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  • 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
  • Wine Country Wedding at Sunstone Vineyards and Winery

    Between the San Rafael and Santa Ynez Mountains the summers are warm and rainless. The land is dense with wildflowers, shrub and stippled in gray pine, wild cotton and a long list of oaks. The narrow, steep ranges are considered young at five million years old. Alluvial soils of the valley bear t... View Post
  • Love & Letters: Santa Barbara Magazine Feature

    We were so honored to be featured in Santa Barbara Magazine's Love & Letters alongside so many wonderful Santa Barbara area wedding artists and designers. The save the date and wedding invitation pictured has a cherry blossom motif printed on a thin, fine wood that has been carefully die cut.... View Post
  • Romantic Vintage Wine Country Wedding

    The dreamy landscape of the vineyards of Paso Robles and San Luis Obispo have long been a destination for weddings and loved creating the stationery and dinner menus for this gorgeous, romantic vintage winery wedding. Photography: Mike Larson |  Styling: LaFleur W... View Post
  • Joshua Tree Desert Runaway Wedding

    A beautiful and mystical wedding celebration in Joshua Tree National Park. These minimal rustic wedding invitations, table numbers and escort cards were inspired by the shapes, colors and textures of the desert and reflect the couple's dreamy bohemian spirit. The invitations wer... 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
  • 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
  • Art Exhibit at Honey Paper: Imagineer

    Imagineer (noun) (a made up word): one who imagines with the intention to affect or create. We are excited to announce that Honey Paper will be hosting an exhibit of artist Nic Georges work Imagineer.  The original artwork was created for the book The Power of Henry's Imagination. Written by S... 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.