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Consignment Call!

consignment call for handmadeWe're seeking handmade products by artists who make a variety of items including greeting cards, gifts, pantry items, jewelry, apothecary and homewares.

Currently, we're looking for items specific to Easter, Mother's Day Father's Day, graduation and/or spring and summer themed.

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Friday Features - 01/24/20

Happy Friday everyone! Snowy days are here & love is in the air! Valentine's Day is quickly approaching and we've got all sorts of treats and cards for you to give to your loved ones. Here's what we've featured on social media this week.

Hand Embroidered Hoops by KatieBette
Whether you want to collect them all, or just pick your favourite of the four, these Tree of Life embroidery hoops are a keepsake to be treasured. Locally made by Katie Gillis of KatieBette, each piece is hand embroidered on a three-inch hoop and then finished with felt backing. The attention to detail on each piece is incredible, as can be seen through the flourishes of seasonal colours & textural accents of the overlapping thread. The tree of life series, along with many others of the KatieBette collection, can be purchased in-store or online here.

Handmade Cat Bowtie & Card
Here at Inkwell we aim to have a cat-themed product for any occasion, even if that occasion is a formal one. We have a great selection of cat bowties, handcrafted by Sweet Pickles Designs, to dress up your feline friend for the special moments in life. We also have an assortment of cards to accompany them, featured here is a new addition from the talented Emily Skinner of Pedaller Designs.

Handmade Dog Bowtie and Card
We haven’t left our canine friends out either, dog bowties (fits most 3/4 inch and 1-inch collars) are also available along with a wide selection of cards as well. Jaybee Design is the artist behind the “All You Need is Pug” card featured above.

Uppercase Magazine
Issue 44 of Uppercase Magazine has arrived at Inkwell. If you haven’t heard of Uppercase and are searching for some creative inspiration it’s certainly a title to look into. Canadian made, carefully curated, and perfectly formatted for the creative & curious, it provides informative articles & stunning visuals about all things artistically inspired. Quantities are limited so don’t delay checking it out!

Nature Prints by Briana Corr Scott
These breathtaking nature prints by Briana Corr Scott are a new addition to our online store, but can also be found in-store directly. Each print is 11x14” in size and is a colourful reproduction of original oil paintings on a neutral cream or black background. They can be found online here.

Handmade Chocolate by King & North
The delicious chocolate from King & North has been restocked just in time. We’re fully stocked with flavours like Toffee Crunch, London Fog, Cookies & Caramel, Milk & Salt, Dark & Salt, and Milk & Cookies. They make the perfect Valentine’s gift or just a perfect treat for yourself! Continue reading

Friday Features - 12/20/19

Happy Friday Everyone! With less than a week left before Christmas, we have been featuring a bunch of products that would be perfect for your gift-giving needs!

Letterpress printed linocut print by Deep Hollow Prints
This letterpress linocut print is the perfect epitome of East Coast cozy! Printed here in Nova Scotia by the talented Laura MacDonald of Deep Hollow Print, this print & much more of Laura’s work is available in-store!

Amethyst hanging planter by rcboisjoli
This geometrically formed amethyst glazed hanging planter by Alexx Boisjoli of rcboisjoli is perfect for anyone who is a fan of plants, crystals, or both! Available in-store.

Bird & Wildflower Calendar by Rigel Stuhmiller
There are still a few 2020 Calendars available in our Halifax shop. Featured here is a wonderful calendar by Rigel Stuhmiller focused on birds and wildflowers! Each monthly image is colourful, bright, and eye-catching. If you still need your calendar for the new year, this might be the perfect one for you!

Handmade Soap by Laughing Pear
Laughing Pear Soaps have been a long-standing popular stocking stuffer for shoppers at Inkwell. They’re affordable, long-lasting, high-lather bars that are handmade in Nova Scotia with no harsh chemicals. Available is a variety of scents including seasonal favourites such as Frosted Fir & Cinnamon.

Letterpress printed Hanukkah cards by 9th Letter Press
It’s not too late to pick up Hanukkah cards in-store! Here are three letterpress printed designs we brought in from the fantastic folks at 9th Letter Press!

Handmade Felt Art Hoops by Laura Nightingale of The Yellow Birdcage
Laura Nightingale, of The Yellow Birdhouse, has an assortment of art hoops available here at Inkwell! Her hoops are handmade from wool felt and patterned fabric. Some are holiday focused while others are for all year round. All are locally made & beautiful. Available in-store now! Continue reading

Friday Features - 11/15/19

Happy Friday everyone! Here at Inkwell, we’ve been feeling the buildup to the holiday season. We’ve had plenty of new arrivals of holiday cards and calendars, not to mention a new artist to debut! Here’s what has been featured on our social media for the past week.

maritime slang screen printed tea towel by Far Far Away Shop
The newest design by local designer, Far Far Away Shop, has arrived at Inkwell! This Maritime slang tea towel contains 83 unique slang phrases from around the Maritimes, and includes 21 equally unique town names from Atlantic Canada. It’s a great way to spark some conversation about what interesting things we’ve said & heard in Eastern Canada. Available now in-store and online.

women who make 2020 calendar by Sarah Duggan
Waiting to see what Sarah Duggan releases for her calendar has become a bit of a holiday tradition for us here at Inkwell. Every year she continues to stun us with an assortment of carefully chosen illustrations to welcome the new year and her 2020 calendar is no exception to this! This 2020 Calendar titled “Women Who Make” celebrates women living creatively. Each month features a group of women gathered together to do handcrafts and creative projects. Each page is thoughtfully designed to be re-purposed into 5x7 postcards at the end of each month (or year).

Screenprinted Calendar Tea Towel by Keephouse
Another highly anticipated yearly release for us is this limited edition calendar tea towel from Keephouse Studio. The new 2020 design is bursting with bright colours and floral images. It is now available in-store and online but has been a quick seller every year we’ve carried it - it’s best to act sooner than later for this one.

Halifax crame Card by Bard Cards - Brad Hartman
Brad Hartman of Bard Cards features the infamous Halifax crane in his most recent popup card. If you’re looking for a quirky, Halifax-themed way to wish someone a “Merry Cranemas” this card is perfect for you! Available In-store and online!

handmade perfume by FieldHouse Handmade
Fieldhouse Handmade is one of the new artists we’re pleased to welcome this week! Lindsay makes an assortment of wonderfully scented bath salts and perfume blends. This week we’ve featured her zodiac scent series, in which she has created a custom scent for each astrological sign. Each perfume is delicately scented, so you and those close to you can uncover the layers of fragrance, while not leaving a heavily scented trail behind you. The convenient packaging allows you to pop this perfume in your purse or pocket so you can refresh and stay smelling beautiful all day!

food truck calendar
This lighthearted food truck 2020 calendar by Slightly Stationery is a perfect gift for any casual foodie in your life. Each month features a whimsically drawn food truck selling all sorts of different types of food & drink! It is available in-store now. 

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2018 Inkwell Holiday Gift Guide - Yogis

2018 Inkwell Holiday Gift Guide - Yogis

Top Row
Revive Perfume Oil by Apt. 6 Skin Co $22.00 (various scents)
Self Care Enamel Pin by ilootpaperie $15.00
Magnesium Oil Spray by Apt. 6 Skin Co $14.00 - $28.00 (various sizes/scents)

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Oh Yoga Cards Deck by Oh Mother Care Kits $24.96
Beeswax Wrap Set by Bee & Hive Wraps $25.00 - $30.00 (various sizes)
Yoga Mat Refresher Spray by Mighty Oak Essentials $12.00

This is just a taste of what we have in store. Don't forget we also have gift certificates available in our Halifax shop!

View all of our 2018 Gift Guides!

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2018 Inkwell Holiday Gift Guide - Plant lovers

2018 Inkwell Holiday Gift Guide - Plant lovers

Top Row
Floral Arranging Print by Sarah Duggan $22.00 (unframed)
Hanging Planter by JAW Pottery $40.00 - $60.00 (various sizes)
2019 Bloom Write-In Wall Calendar by Smudge Ink $38.00

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Rosemary Mint Candle by Finding Home Farms $24.00 (various scents)
Hibiscus Drop Necklace by Aflame Creations $42.00
Cactus Keychain by The Yellow Birdhouse $14.00 (various designs)

This is just a taste of what we have in store. Don't forget we also have gift certificates available in our Halifax shop!

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2018 Inkwell Holiday Gift Guide - Ladies

2018 Inkwell Holiday Gift Guide - Ladies

Top Row
2019 Golden Girls Wall Calendar by Jodie Hansen $22.00
Fish Tea Towel by The High Fiber $24.00
Bracelet by Aflame Creations $44.00 (various designs)


Bottom Row
Ocean in my Heart Print by Kim Roach $20.00 (unframed)

Grey Circle Row Dot Purse by Erin Flett $125.00 (various designs)
Seahorse Necklace by Leila Cools $30.00 (various designs)

This is just a taste of what we have in store. Don't forget we also have gift certificates available in our Halifax shop!

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2018 Inkwell Holiday Gift Guide - Hosts

2018 Inkwell Holiday Gift Guide - Hosts

Top Row
Pomander Candle by Finding Home Farms $24.00 (various scents)
Bath Salts by Anther Apiary $20.00 (various scents)
Soup Mix by Simply Delish $11.00 (various flavours)

Bottom Row
Agricola House Print by Deep Hollow Print $45.00 (unframed)
If I Had...East Coast Book by Wanda Baxter & Kat Frick Miller $24.95

2019 Calendar Tea Towel by Keephouse Studio $28.00

This is just a taste of what we have in store. Don't forget we also have gift certificates available in our Halifax shop!



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2018 Holiday Gift Guides

2018 Inkwell Holiday Gift Guide

We've put together our annual Inkwell Holiday Gift Guide to assist you in your holiday shopping for your family, friends or even your own wish list!

Don't forget we also have gift certificates available in our Halifax shop.



Shop in person at Inkwell - 2011 Brunswick Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia and shop a selection of featured items online.



Living away and see something you like that’s not in our online store? We Ship!

Order by phone (902) 405-8309 or email!



Gifts are available while quantities last.

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