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Inkwell is on the Move!

Inkwell is on the Move!

After 5 years on Brunswick, we're moving and are beyond excited to let you know that Inkwell will soon be found on South Park Street!

Our new location is in a neighbourhood with complementary local businesses and a park across the street! Inkwell will be accessible by broad sidewalks, protected bike lanes, nearby bus stops, and street parking.

In June, you will find Inkwell in the Spring Garden Area of Halifax, sitting between the stylish folks at Thumpers Hair Salon and the tasty treats of Bliss Caffeine Bar! The block also includes local businesses Fawcett's Fine Jewellery, Thornbloom, as well as Dairy Bar in the warmer months.

While we're going to miss the friends we've made on Brunswick, we're confident that our customers will fall in love with our new digs! It will offer more space to display our handmade delights, as well as more space for our studio.

We’ll be open on Brunswick until we’re ready to make the leap. Until then, watch this space for updates — we’ll share some sneak peeks in the coming weeks!

This move wouldn’t be possible without all of YOU — I’ve truly been blown away by your continued support these last 11 years! I promise I’ll do everything I can to make our new space just as special as the two that you came to know and love. I hope you'll help us spread the word!

With so much gratitude + excitement,
💖
Andrea and team Inkwell

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10th Anniversary!

10th Anniversary
This week marks 10 years of business for Inkwell!

Thank you to the wonderful customers who shop at Inkwell. I'm so proud and thankful to still be here and couldn't have done it without your incredible support over the years - through all the highs and lows!

Over the last decade, we've had 2 different locations, countless open houses and book signings, printing demos and letterpress keepsakes, collaborations, crafting workshops, an in-house/wholesale product line, awards, accolades, and features on TV, in books, magazines and newspapers. We've gone from a one page website to a full e-commerce site with thousands of products.

During this time, we've made countless friendships, worked alongside the best employees and makers. I can't wait to see what the next 10 years will bring!

Thank You for 10 years of support!
We've seen you, our customers, through the celebrations and sorrows that life brings and our community has seen us through the joys and challenges that shop ownership presents.

I hope you feel every purchase is a transfer of the enthusiasm I feel for everything we offer in Inkwell. I hope that some of the love that each maker puts into the handmade items we sell brightens your day, whether it's something for yourself or a gift for someone else.

Ten years in business is a major milestone and we'll celebrate in person when it's safe to do so.

Thank you all for your continued support and for allowing me to live my dream.


💞  Andrea

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Free Rebuild NS Poster

Rebuild Nova Scotia Poster and Article
Paul MacKinnon, CEO of the Downtown Halifax Business Commission reading the Rebuild Nova Scotia insert.

The Halifax Chamber of Commerce has made the "Rebuild Nova Scotia" poster that appeared in the Saltwire.com flyer bundle across Nova Scotia available as PDF.

You're welcome to download and print one of your own posters to display with pride.

For those looking for a high quality, larger hand printed version, the 16x20 print is available for purchase here.

 

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Gift Certificate Printing Video

We recently reprinted more of our gift certificates! You can purchase one as a gift for a friend or for yourself to use in our downtown Halifax shop once things settle down.

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New loyalty program - Inky Perks!

inky perks

Inky Perks is a new loyalty + referral program in our online shop that allows you to earn points for every $1 you spend and rewards you with $5 for referring a friend. Inky Perks is currently available online only; however, we do have a similar (separate) loyalty program available in-store. Look for the rewards graphic in the lower right-hand corner of our website to sign up.

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Uppercase Print/Maker book Feature

We are through the roof ecstatic to see an 8-page spread of our handmade creations showcased in this new book Print/Maker by Uppercase Magazine! We are truly humbled to be included alongside so many talented peers, friends and artists we've carried over the years!

The book contains 48 profiles, 368 pages and over 660 images from all sorts of printmaking mediums like silkscreen, letterpress, risograph, linocut and more by artists from all around the globe!

Available now in our Halifax shop!

Uppercase Print/Maker book Inkwell Originals Inkwell Boutique

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BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!!!

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.

Best!

Andrea & team Inkwell

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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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