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  • Elegant Santa Barbara Wedding Invitation with Custom Monogram

    OLD WORLD ELEGANCE Katie and John exchanged vows under a lush floral arch in a seaside ceremony between the Montecito Hills and the Gaviota coast. The wedding ceremony and reception took place outdoors under a brilliant Santa Barbara sun overlooking the Pacific Ocean at The Bacara Resort & S... 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

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.