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  • Hand Painted Lavender Suite for a Wine Country Wedding in Santa Ynez Valley

    Rachel and Colin will soon be with their loved ones for an early summer wedding weekend in the beautiful drifts of the Santa Ynez Valley. Lincourt Vineyards and Alisal Guest Ranch are both gathering places with unique histories and identities. Both are known for their hospitality and atmosphere o... View Post
  • Hand Illustrated Greeting Cards | Mother-Daughter Collaboration

    This Saturday, at the Quick Draw & Arts Festival After pARTy, Honey Paper will be releasing greeting card designs with watercolor illustrations by the talented artist, Pat Hoffman. Pat also happens to be my mother and I am so excited to tell you a little bit about it! One of the reason... View Post
  • Honey Paper Greeting Cards Inspired by The Grimani Breviary

    I have always been captivated by the Grimani Breviary Illuminated Manuscripts. My parents had reproductions of manuscripts in our home and I remember looking at them in amazement as a child and later seeing some in person at The Getty Villa in Malibu. Having always wanted to use images from manus... 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.