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Various Other Stuff

  • As the New Year is upon us, it is never too early to start collecting stationery for every event. Our new custom stationery line, Karen Adams Design, is especially wonderful because of the precious illustrations adorned with glitter and customizable text. There are an abundance of motifs, seasons... View Post
  • As the leaves change and as the weather (slowly) cools, we've seen that the look of the shop is also adapting, changing, always moving. We are excited to announce a new line of luxury stationery. The beauty of this line starts in the silk boxes the stationery is packaged in. Then it moves to the ... View Post
  • Back to School

    As summer comes to an end and the school year is upon us once again, I think it's time to partake in the best part of going back to school- shopping! There is something special about the perfect journal, notepad, and pen. Having pretty things to write with makes everything more fun! We have so ma... View Post
  • Typewriter Bar

    There is something truly special about slowing down. The season of summer somehow embodies a season of running- children running, watermelon running down the chin, running to the next exciting adventure. And while these are all truly wonderful things, there is something glorious to be found in th... View Post
  • Honey Paper Reception

    Feeling very lucky for the lovely reception I had at Honey Paper in Los Olivos for family, friends and neighboring businesses. It is a joy when my work gives me the opportunity to meet other business owners and even better when I can showcase their goods. Caliterranean Café served delicious Pista... View Post
  • Hello California!

    After ten years in Sun Valley, Idaho, my husband, two year-old twins (Juliet and William), two mountain dogs, and I have a new home: Santa Ynez Valley, California. Santa Ynez is famous for its wineries, culinary scene, horse country, rolling green hills and huge oak trees. I have been here all ... View Post
  • Praise

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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.