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  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Intimate Gathering

    In the midst of a busy holiday season there is something special about sitting around the table with your nearest and dearest. We wanted to capture and honor that beauty in this intimate gathering. Our stationery is featured here with Astier de Villatte earthenware and vintage silver from Atmosp... 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
  • Nautical Santa Barbara Wedding Invitation Suite

    These invitations began with a love for all things ocean, sailing and the beauty of the Santa Barbara coast. The couple wanted to incorporate a nautical motif and soft coastal colors but wanted something different from the invitations they had seen. We drew on elements from maritime history and ... 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.