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The Giving Ink is a ‘hidden gem’ devoted to high quality and well designed stationery, invitations, greetings, gifts and other treasures for entertaining. If you are looking for custom stationery, invitations or event details, Michelle is thrilled to work personally with her clients to make their vision a reality and create the perfect celebration. In addition to custom designs, The Giving Ink has a large range of beautiful and unique getting cards, many of local themes only exclusively at The Giving Ink, including hand watercolored maps. In addition, they carry a variety of ribbon, wrapping paper, candles, wax seals, and social stationery. The shop also has a small gallery with a curated selection of works on paper.
The Giving Ink is a hidden gem tucked away between wine boutiques and tasting rooms. We strive to bring you high quality stationery, papers and gifts from around the world. From luxe hand-died cotton papers from Thailand to handmade paper dolls from Brooklyn. Each item is hand selected and imported by proprietor Michelle Castle, who works directly with distributors to develop her exclusive selection. Michelle is a California-born designer and illustrator who creates her own line of stationery, Paper by MJ, sold exclusively at her boutique. She is a self taught artist and creates her own line of maps and botanical prints. She is constantly experimenting with images, text and paper to create unique items. Custom illustrated maps are one of Michelle's specialties and she works closely with each client to make their unique vision a reality.