Sketch by Sketch South Shore Book Signing with Emma FitzGerald!

Emma FitzGerald Sketch by Sketch South Shore

Photo by Meghan Bangay

Mark your calendar for Thursday, November 30th! We're hosting a book signing of Sketch by Sketch South Shore and Hand Drawn Halifax by author and illustrator, Emma FitzGerald from 6:30-8pm! Both books are available in store now!

Sherwin Tjia Book Signing!

 Sherwin Tjia Book Signing

Montreal-based writer & illustrator, Sherwin Tjia will be in Halifax to promote his new book - You Are Alice in Wonderland’s Mum! from local publisher, Conundrum Press. This new twist on the Alice in Wonderland tale marks his 4th entry in the acclaimed Pick-A-Plot series of Choose-Your-Own-Adventure style books.

You may be familiar with Tjia’s You Are a Cat! Trilogy (You Are A Cat!, You Are a Cat in the Zombie Apocalypse! and the prequel You Are a Kitten!) that we’ve carried over the years. Bring or buy your copies and get them signed, between 4:30-6pm Thursday, October 26th! All 4 books are available in store now.

Lucky Leaf Special - City Harvest 2017!

Lucky Leaf Special

Ring in Autumn with City Harvest on Saturday, October 21st! 

At Inkwell, we'll be holding a Lucky Leaf Special! Get 5-50% off your purchase (regular price items). Draw a leaf to reveal your discount!

Many local businesses and organizations are offering promotions and special events. View the full list to plan your day!

Nocturne - Vanish WITH/OUT a Trace

 Nocturne - Vanish WITH/OUT a Trace

Nocturne is this Saturday!

Nocturne: Art at Night is a free event that showcases and celebrates the visual arts scene in Halifax / Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. Now in its 10th year, the festival brings art and energy to the streets between 6pm - midnight on Saturday, October 14th.

Come crank the wheel on our antique letterpress and print your own keepsake. This year at Inkwell you can print your own fossil impression to commemorate the night!

We’ll also have tax-free shopping on regular priced items in-store on October 14th!

*Please note the temporary adjustment in our hours - we are open noon-midnight on Saturday, October 14th*

Check out the Nocturne guide to plan your route.

We're looking forward to seeing you!

Poison Pear Tote!

Poison Pear Inkwell Tote Bag

We're thrilled to announce the 2017 Inkwell limited edition artist series tote bag by local designer, Poison Pear is now available! While supply lasts.

As well, it pleases us to say the tote was assembled and screenprinted by hand in Halifax by Atlantic Bag Manufacturersa local social enterprise!


Get yours FREE with a purchase of $60.00 or more before tax in store or online from Inkwell Boutique or Inkwell Originals on Etsy.

You can also buy it for $20.00 + tax in store or online!

See the previous artist series tote bags: 2016201520142013 and 2012.

6th Birthday Open House 6/17/17

Inkwell's Sweet 6th Birthday

Thanks to YOU, we've been in business 6 years! Come celebrate our Sweet 6th Birthday - Saturday, June 17th, 10-5.

Sweet Surprise - Print a FREE keepsake on a letterpress!
Sweet Treats - Taste a donut from Ol’ School Donuts (while they last)!
Sweet Deal - Tax-Free Savings (one day only, regular priced items)!

We'll also be debuting some "sweet" new Inkwell Originals products!

Everyone is welcome – we look forward to seeing you!

Lucky Leaf Special for Open City!

Lucky Leaf Special for Open City Halifax

🌿 Bring in Spring with Open City on Saturday, May 13th! 🌿

Visit Inkwell for our Lucky Leaf Special! Get 5-50% off your purchase (regular price items). Draw a leaf to reveal your discount!

Over 90 local businesses and organizations are offering promotions and special events. View the full list to plan your day!

Moving Week Sale!

Moving Week Sale

You may already be aware that we’re moving 500m north to Brunswick Street! We’ve even been sharing sneak peeks of the new location on social media - Instagram, Facebook & Twitter!

This Saturday, April 8th will be our last day on Market Street! From Monday, April 3rd through April 8th, you can enjoy 15% off regular priced items in-store during our Moving Week Sale!

There are gifts and cards for every occasion - Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Graduation and Birthdays (don’t forget Aries and Taurus birthdays approaching!) 😉

Please note that we will be closed between Sunday, April 9th through Monday, April 17th to facilitate our move. We'll reopen at 2011 Brunswick Street on Tuesday, April 18th. We can’t wait to show you our new shop!

See you soon!

Andrea and team Inkwell!

P.S. We’re also selling a letterpress and some of our present store fixtures / furniture! Check out the list of remaining items for sale! 

Flora Flower Studio Pop-up ❤️ 💐

Flora Flower Studio Pop-up at Inkwell

💐 ❤️ Our Flora Flower Studio pop-up is rescheduled yet again! ❤️ 💐

Sadly, Mother Nature and Old Man Winter aren't on Saint Valentine's side this year!

Join us in the shop on Wednesday, February 15th between 11-3pm! It’s the perfect chance to pick up a belated bouquet and handmade card!

Jessica Brannen's Valentine's Day themed burlap-wrapped bouquets are available in 2 sizes:

  • Small (8-10 stems) for $29.00
  • Large (14-16 stems) for $49.00

    Edit: Pre-orders now closed. We’re also offering pre-orders on our website that will be available for pick up between 11pm - 6pm on Wednesday 2/15 at Inkwell!


    Inkwell is moving to Brunswick Street

    We are thrilled to announce that this Spring, we're moving 500 metres north to a brand new retail location at 2011 Brunswick Street!

    Our new location will offer an accessible entrance at street level, consistent temperature controls (our paper products will be so happy!) and lots of natural light with large floor to ceiling windows!

    After nearly 6 years on Market Street, we'll be joining 2 Crows Brewing and Roll it Up Sushi in the Brunswick Heights area between Duke & Cogswell. (We’ve been told a few more new businesses will be announced soon too!)

    The new location is handy to access when walking from the North End to Downtown Halifax! There is a bike lane right outside the shop, many bus routes nearby and more than double the on street parking of our current location!

    Inkwell Brunswick Street Map

    It’s with gratitude + excitement that WE THANK YOU for supporting Inkwell and invite you to stay tuned for news on our progress!

    Please help us share the exciting news far and wide.


    Andrea & team Inkwell

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