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Find of the Month: Tickled Pink Paper & Ink


So it’s October. Mind-blowing. That means we are getting closer and closer to the holiday season (and honestly, I’ve been at work pulling together another amazing of holiday gift ideas since July). With that, I’ve been investigating some cool sources for greeting cards and the like, and that actually brought me to this month’s appropriately timed ‘Find’: Tickled Pink Paper & Ink, a design studio and greeting card company based in Portland, Oregon and created by Teresa Diepenbrock.

Tickled Pink Birthday CollectionI feel like I’m oversimplifying things here though, so let’s back things up a few notches. Tickled Pink (as I’ll be calling it for the sake of my poor typing fingers) was initially conceived as a custom design shop, specializing in creating unified sets for the likes of weddings and birthdays and special events. Recently however, the brand has expanded to offer a pretty robust line of products to make any occasion special.

Tickled Pink Greeting CardsFirst up, Tickled Pink now carries a pretty expansive line of cheerful, whimsical greeting cards, for $4.50 a pop. These beautiful cards were recently launched from the brand and have already been hot sellers, covering all sorts of special occasions – from celebrating an engagement to a special birthday to Easter to weddings. If you’re new to the brand, as I imagine many of you are, I recommend starting here to get a taste of Teresa’s beautiful, jubilant style – while she does plenty of custom work, if you love her general style here you’ll see it’s a throughline in everything she does.

Tickled Pink StampsWhat goes perfectly with cards and letters you ask? Well stamps, naturally. Tickled Pink also carries three lines of rubber stamps. The first are the ‘Art Stamps‘ above, which range in price from $12-$17 and can be used to give any gift or greeting card or letter a little personal touch. As an awesome housewarming gift, Tickled Pink also custom designs Address Stamps, so you no longer have to manually spell out your details (particularly useful come the holidays). Finally, as part of the brand’s extensive wedding lineup, they’ll also custom design a Save the Date or Wedding stamp, which can be used to send along the key details (or say thank you) in a simple yet artistic way.

Tickled Pink Wedding SuiteTo that end, yes, custom wedding design invitations are available. Tickled Pink does offer a small line-up of ready-to-go invite suites (just fill in the details) – but if you have a certain theme or colours in mind, give ’em a ring or email at least six months before the big day to discuss how to bring Teresa’s splendid style into your event. An invite package like the one above goes for about $20 per; and the results are totally breathtakingly worth it! You can also work with the brand to custom design other elements for your event – from placecards to menus to programs and more.

Tickled Pink Love Is SweetAs you probably noted at the top of this post, the line really isn’t limited to just typical paperie products. One thing I admire is the way certain collections are rooted in one element – like say, the bridal shower invite above ($35 for 20 cards) – and then applied to other cute matching details, like a pretty bunting banner ($25) or some vibrant printed balloons ($10).

Tickled Pink Holiday Gift TagsTo my original point at the top of this post, Tickled Pink does indeed have holiday greeting cards and gift cards as part of their line-up – all in that same spirited, hand-drawn style. The cards are sold individually at $4.50 a pop, while the gift tags are $6 for 10 and come with their own twine to attach to your pressies.

Tickled Pink boothAltogether I’m just happy to have had the chance to share this fun, bright, happy brand with you all – it puts a smile on my face and I’m sure it will for you as well. Tickled Pink Paper & Ink will gladly work with Canadian clientele on customizing your next stationery or invitation project, and they do ship their retail line to Canada as well for a flat rate of $21.

As an extra special treat for all of you readers, I’m giving away an awesome prize package so you can bring a little Tickled Pink into your life. One lucky winner will score 6 greeting cards from the Tickled Pink line, as well as a $125 custom design credit so you can whip up something extra special say, for your housewarming, a shower you’re hosting, your child’s birthday party – or whatever you can dream up! If you’re interested in winning this extra special prize, read on:

1) Visit the Tickled Pink Paper & Ink website and then tell me in the comments below by October 31, 2014 – Which greeting card, stationery or other item on the site would you most love to gift or receive?

2) Entries are limited to one per person / per email address / per household (or more if you score bonus entries). A random draw will be conducted on or around November 1, 2014 to select the winner(s), who will have 48 hours to respond before another winner is chosen in their place.

3) Entries are limited to Canadians that have reached the age of majority in their province. Quebec is not eligible for this promotion.

4) Bonus Entry: Follow Tickled Pink Paper & Ink on Twitter and send out a Tweet tagging them and me (@cdngiftguide) that links back to post. Include a link to your Tweet in a separate comment below.

5) Bonus Entry #2: Like Tickled Pink Paper & Ink on Facebook and leave a comment on their Wall about your fave card or product. Leave a separate comment on this post below telling me you’ve done so and your FB username (if it differs from your commenting name here on the CGG).

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89 Responses to “Find of the Month: Tickled Pink Paper & Ink”
  1. Joan G. says:

    With Christmas just around the corner I could use some Santa Holiday Gift Tags.

  2. Julie G. says:

    This card would be perfect for my friend. tickledpinkpaperink.com/collections/cards/products/50-is-nifty-hand-drawn-birthday-card

  3. May says:

    I would love the custom address stamp!

  4. Mike Mottishaw says:

    I left a comment on their f/b page as Mike Mottishaw thx 🙂

  5. Mike Mottishaw says:

    I’d love to receive the cute hand-made thank you notes for sure! some terrific ideas throughout the sie

  6. Sherry K says:

    I would like to have the Safari Animal thank you notes – perfect to have on hand.

  7. Sherry K says:

  8. Erin McSweeney says:

    I would love to have the Singing Elf & Reindeer Holiday Gift Tags

  9. Bonnie says:

    Bonnie I love celebrations and creativity

  10. Alison K says:

    Visited the Tickled Pink Paper & Ink website and I would most love to receive their “Art stamp–Hello with speech bubble” and/or “Gingerbread House Holiday Gift Tags” … beautiful.

  11. Alison K says:

    Bonus Twitter Entry: Followed Tickled Pink Paper & Ink on Twitter and sent out a Tweet https://twitter.com/SoulSeeker0/status/517475245574217728

  12. Susan says:

    I like the Pink Peonies Thank You notes.

  13. I would love to receive this return address stamp:
    http://tickledpinkpaperink.com/collections/address-stamps/products/curved-vintage-address-stamp
    It’s so pretty and much more classier than the free labels that you get in the mail!

  14. Tweet, tweet!

  15. thomas rusinak says:

    the hello with bubble

  16. mousecat says:

    I really like the Art Stamp–Love with a heart

  17. janicour says:

  18. Caralyn Rubli says:

    I’d love any of the Christmas cards

  19. Victoria Ess says:

    I love the thank you notes, especially the ones that are blue with pink flowers.

  20. karen petrychko says:

    I like the idea of having the wooden stamps, they would be so personal on my envelopes and cards.

  21. beewbedard says:

    I like the Thank you Notes–Fun Flowers

  22. Megan Young says:

    I like the Modern Formal Calligraphy Return Address Stamp with Brackets.

  23. prim says:

    The ’50 is nifty’ card is a cute idea for my mom’s birthday.

  24. mcmc says:

    the custom address stamp would come in ever so handy! love it.

  25. dcb says:

    I love the Pink Peonies thank you cards. Just my style!

  26. Elaan says:

    The wedding/save the date rubber stamps would be awesome!

  27. Elaan says:

  28. Dawn walsh says:

    New Baby Name Great Kiddo Party Favor Stamp i would love this one

  29. Elaan says:

    My FB name is Mize Bee and here’s my post:

  30. kellypc says:

    I love the calligraphy address stamp!

  31. Tracy says:

    I love the Singing Elf Reindeer Gift Tags, they are so sweet. They would be great on the gifts this year!

  32. Pam says:

    I really like the holiday gift tags.

  33. Sue Seymour says:

    Cute birthday cards to have on hand! Love the invitation ones too.

  34. Anne Derkat says:

    I would love the address stamps.

  35. Jessica Lord says:

    I would love custom address stamp

  36. Tanya says:

    I love the baby announcement cards along g with the thank you cards.

  37. Darlene Boyle says:

    holiday gift tags

  38. Amy says:

    I’d love the address stamp with daisy border 🙂

  39. Lisa Morrison says:

    I would like to receive the BEST MOM EVER card for Mother’s day.

  40. Nicole Judge says:

    I love the cute doggie stamp

  41. Heather Swanson says:

    I like the Christmas gift tags

  42. Janet Wolf says:

    I love your save the date/wedding stamps! These are giving me such great ideas!

  43. Cahley Tod-Tims says:

    I would like to have a personalized address stamp in the casual calligraphy style.

  44. Jenn says:

    WEDDING FAVOR THANK YOU STAMP WITH MODERN CALLIGRAPHY would be amazing. Right now I’m handwriting them 😦

  45. I love the barnyard birthday party invites!

  46. Emily Hicks says:

    A new address stamper sure would come in handy this time of year…and a new baby right around the corner!!

  47. I would like to give the Christmas cards,,so nice! 🙂

  48. Gina Fowler says:

    I think the stamps are great. That way anyone can be creative.

  49. Holly Messana says:

    I would love to have one of the address stamps

  50. Dal Legault says:

    the cards

  51. I would like to give the singing elf gift tags.

  52. linnett says:

    I like the Happy Birthday Treat Toppers, thanks

  53. Betty S says:

  54. Sunshine G says:

    I’d love the address stamp – anything to make sending thank you cards easier!

  55. Rob Ivins says:

    I like the Mother’s Day card with momma and baby bird.

  56. Nicole g says:

    I’m planing my wedding so any of those woull b awesome!! Or the birthday party invites my son loves to craft, would b great for his big day … thanks for this

  57. LoriZ says:

    What a beautiful site! I’d love a customized address stamp from Tickled Pink!

  58. KellyPC says:

    I love the Happy Halloween sticker set!

  59. Anne says:

    the tickeled pink! Also love the 50s art!

  60. Janet says:

    I love the Woodland Creatures thank you notes and would love to give or receive them.

  61. Janet says:

    Commented on their Oct 21st post about using old toys for a lamp base.

  62. Sherri F says:

    I’d love to receive some Snowman Gift Tags!

  63. Sara says:

    http://tickledpinkpaperink.com/collections/address-stamps/products/modern-formal-calligraphy-return-address-stamp-with-brackets I’d most love this address stamp as I’m moving soon and my old one will need replacing! So cute!

  64. Heather Arnould says:

    I would love to have the Pink Peony Thank You Cards.

  65. Angela Mitchell says:

    I’d love the Celebrate the big day! Hand drawn birthday card with the lion.

  66. Sylvia says:

    I like the heart and arrows stamp

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