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Re-Open City 2020 @ Inkwell #2

Re-Open City 2020
This weekend (7/4-7/5) is the 2nd of FOUR weekends of #ReOpenCityHFX!

We're excited to be participating with a list of local businesses that have re-opened their doors! Check out the growing lineup of participating local businesses and their offers!

We will have a different offer every weekend that will be available both in-store and online!

Weekend #2 July 4-July 5 Offers

FREE REBUILD NOVA SCOTIA POSTER!

Get this free limited edition screeprinted Rebuild Nova Scotia poster (unframed) with your purchase over $75 (value of $40)!

Valid on purchases made in-store on Saturday, July 4 between 12-5 and Sunday, July 5 between 12-4.  

Valid on purchases made online between 12:00 AM (AST) Saturday, July 4 until 11:59PM (AST) Sunday, July 5. No code necessary.

MYSTERY CARD BAGS! 💌
mystery bags of cards
Our limited edition mystery bags of 8 cards for $30 are available in-store and online, while quantities last!

Each bag contains at least one birthday card, along with cards for celebrations like babies, graduation, new home, and cards to say thanks, hello or thinking of you.

Add to your card stash and always have a card on hand for that special event!
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Re-Open City 2020 @ Inkwell #1

Re-Open City 2020
This weekend (6/27-6/28) is the 1st of FOUR weekends of #ReOpenCityHFX!

We're excited to be participating with a list of local businesses that have re-opened their doors! Check out the growing lineup of participating local businesses and their offers!

We will have a different offer every weekend that will be available both in-store and online!

Weekend #1 June 27-June 28 Offers

FREE SUNRISE PRINT! ☀️
Sun rise print
In lieu of our anniversary open house keepsake this year (we quietly celebrated 9 years in business on May 24th), get this free limited edition letterpress Sunrise print with your purchase over $45 (value of $20)!

Valid on purchases made in-store on Saturday, June 27 between 12-5 and Sunday, June 28 between 12-4.  

Valid on purchases made online between 12:00 AM (AST) Saturday, June 27 until 11:59PM (AST) Sunday, June 28. No code necessary.

MYSTERY CARD BAGS! 💌
mystery bags of cards
We're debuting our limited edition mystery bags of 8 cards for $30!

Each bag contains at least one birthday card, along with cards for celebrations like babies, graduation, new home, and cards to say thanks, hello or thinking of you.

Add to your card stash and always have a card on hand for that special event!

Available in-store and online, while quantities last.
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Father's Day Gift Guide 2020

There's still time to surprise Dad with something terrific - Father's Day is Sunday, June 21st! We have a great selection of cards for fathers on our website and we've also put together this gift guide of handmade gift ideas that they would enjoy! We have hundreds of products on our website (anything here in light blue text is a link to buy) and even more in-store! You can order anything that we feature by email or phone - details below!
Fishing Lure Mug Brennan Pottery 
Fishing Lure Mug by Canadian Brennan Pottery $48 ea
Stillwell Beer Garden Print - Emma FitzGerald 8.5 x 11 Stillwell Beer Garden Print by local Emma FitzGerald (other local scenes available) $25 (unframed)
Screenprinted Leather Wallet Screenprinted Leather Wallet by Shara Porter Designs (various designs and sizes available) $42-60
Sea Monster To Go Mug - Slightly Irregular Sea Monster Travel Mug by local Slightly Irregular (various colours available) $40 ea
Nova Scotia Map Print
16 x 20 NS Map Print by local Midnight Oil $30 (unframed)
Anchor Handkerchief
Screenprinted Handkerchief by Canadian RC Boisjoli $24 (various designs available)
Dot Mugs by Marla Benton
Dot Mug by local Marla Benton (various colours) $45 ea
King & North Chocolate Bars
Gourmet chocolate bars by local King & North Chocolate (various flavours available) $7-8
Beech Tree Print - Brainstorm
18 x 24 Screenprinted Beech Tree Print by Brainstorm (various designs available) $72 (unframed)
Laughing Pear Soap
Fundy Mist Bar Soap by local Laughing Pear Soap (various scents available) $4.75 ea
Halifax Streetcar Map Print - Inkwell Originals
11 x 14 Halifax Streetcar Map Print by local Inkwell Originals (various designs available) $42 (unframed)

This is just a taste of what we have in-store! Want to see more of a particular category or artist we feature? We offer virtual personal shopping and can send you images and info. For even more inspiration, check out our collection of cards and gifts for Dad!

Order by phone (902) 405-8309 during the hours listed here or email hello@inkwellboutique.ca

We also have a Made in Nova Scotia Father's Day Gift Box available!

Don't forget we also sell letterpress printed gift certificates and online gift cards in any denomination so Dad can treat himself!

Lastly, we offer free curbside pickup, porch drop delivery for $5 (within 15 km of the shop) or we can put together a shipping quote if you or your Dad live away from the city!

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#MotivationUnknown - Nocturne 2016!

Nocturne Halifax 2016 Location 114 Motivation Unknown Inkwell

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 9th year, the festival brings art and energy to the streets between 6pm - midnight on Saturday, October 15th.

Come crank the wheel on our antique letterpress and print your own keepsake! More details on our one-night interactive exhibit can be found here

The guide is up to plan your Nocturne route for the night!


We're looking forward to seeing you!


*Please note the temporary adjustment in our hours*
Saturday, October 15th we are open noon - midnight.
Sunday, October 16th we will be closed.

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Sarah Duggan Tote!

Sarah Duggan Inkwell Limited Edition Tote Bag

We're so excited to announce the 2016 Inkwell limited edition artist series tote bag by local Dartmouth illustrator, Sarah Duggan!

Update: Please note that the tote is now sold out.

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

See the previous artist series tote bags: 2015, 20142013 and 2012.

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Spring Craft Fairs around Halifax & Dartmouth

Halifax Crafters Spring Market

Inkwell Originals, our in-house product line will have a table at the Halifax Crafters Spring Market! Join us and 75+ talented makers this Saturday & Sunday (April 30-May 1) from 10am-5pm at the Olympic Centre (corner of Hunter & Cunard)!

Dartmouth Makers Spring Market

Inkwell Originals will also be selling at The Dartmouth Makers Spring Market on May 7! Find us + 45 talented makers at the Christ Church Parish Hall - 61 Dundas Street in downtown Dartmouth from 10am-6pm!

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