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Colleen
South Jersey
Owner of Ink the Print
Interests: Art, Music, Beer, Fun
Recent Activity
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Something I will always stand by is this: Customers come up with the best ideas! Seriously. Throughout the years, Ink the Print has had different custom requests from individuals which has led us to new designs and products. Our custom business logo coasters are no exception :-) ^ Consulting group... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2017 at Press 2 Focus
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John and I enjoy our cocktails. We also enjoy simple, minimal designs to fit our lifestyle. So we came up with these! You can mix & match as you please! Don't see your beverage of choice? Just ask, we'll make it for you! Colleen xo Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2017 at Press 2 Focus
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Our products have been in this little gem for a year now. VIX Emporium is in a really pretty part of West Philly right on Baltimore Ave. It's located in Cedar Park, which is part of University City section of West Philadelphia. The name "VIX" is actually the roman numeral... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2016 at Press 2 Focus
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"Aunt Col, I keep hearing everyone say I have 'old man hair'. I'm not sure what that is, but it MUST be good because it makes all the ladies laugh and pet my head and give me kisses..." - Shane (10 months old) Yes, Shane...it's the best thing in the... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2016 at Press 2 Focus
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While we were on our crazy road trip to Detroit last month (you can read about it here), we were able to capture two Ohio city skylines! ^ Cleveland Skyline coasters in color available here. ^ Cleveland Skyline coasters in black & white can be found here. Toledo Skyline coasters... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2016 at Press 2 Focus
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^ Melissa, one of my bestest friends in the whole world, surprised John and I and took us to Chicago last June as an early wedding present. Her boyfriend, Brandon, was there for work and she knew we've been wanting to capture the Chicago skyline for Ink the Print! She... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2016 at Press 2 Focus
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My father-in-law likes to rebuild antique tractors in his spare time and he recently put a bid on some tractor parts through Ebay. He won the bid, but now that meant he had to drive all the way to Michigan to pick them up... John and I laughed and laughhhhed.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2016 at Press 2 Focus
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Street Glitter Gallery is a little boutique on Girard Ave in the Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia. They carry all kinds of works from local artists. I fell in love with Fishtown after discovering Johnny Brenda's, and little did I know this gem was right down the street! We've been lucky... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2015 at Press 2 Focus
Thank you, Corinna! You are the sweetest. Tish was telling me the other day how you're like John's older sister ;-) Our photographer will be David Hilliard Smith. I actually grew up with him and he's very good.
Thank you!! Celebratory shots are definitely in order ;-)
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Last month, John proposed to me in the wee hours of the morning. That's right, Ink the Print will soon be a "husband & wife operation"! It's not the most romantic engagement you'll hear, but it was so "us". We had just gotten home from my cousin's wedding (which was... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2015 at Press 2 Focus
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We finally have our Nashville design available in the large 3 x 1 foot triptych! You can find it HERE in the shop! Along with custom color options :-) Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2015 at Press 2 Focus
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Here's the newest addition to our coaster collection: Peacock Feathers. We took one of John's awesome photographs (found here) and made it into a coaster set... These Peacock Coasters can be found here. Our other coaster sets can be found in our Ink the Print shop! Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2015 at Press 2 Focus
Colleen is now following Laurelines
Jan 17, 2015
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Every single sale we make is still so exciting, but it's especially exciting when we sell overseas. We had a wonderful customer from Modiin, Israel buy three of my musical instrument photographs last month and he was kind enough to send us pictures of them hanging in his music studio.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2015 at Press 2 Focus
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Ink the Print will be at TWO handmade holiday markets in Philly this month. We're very excited! The first one is this Saturday... Superfantastic Craft Bazaar at the Philly Free School Saturday Dec. 6th 11am-5pm 2001 Christian St. Philadelphia, PA 19146 The facebook event can be found here! The second... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2014 at Press 2 Focus
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Ready to start your holiday shopping? Well tomorrow (Saturday November 22nd) we will be selling our handmade goods at Rancocas Woods Craft Show in Mount Laurel 9am to 2pm. It's outdoors and it's going to be cold so be sure to bundle up if you come out! And bring me... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2014 at Press 2 Focus
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This past Saturday was Ink the Print's first attendance to a Philly Fall Festival. The location was the same as the summer Antique Car Show/Art Festival we did back in the summer. It was the most beautiful day, John and I had such a BLAST. We didn't get to leave... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2014 at Press 2 Focus
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We launched the smaller version of Houston a couple weeks ago and now we have a large 3 x 1 foot version! You can find the Houston Skyline Triptych here! And it's available in custom colors. ^ and we have Houston sports colors, like this Texans Edition! ^ Houston Skyline... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2014 at Press 2 Focus
Personally this song just makes me think of driving in the car with John, listening to Pandora Radio and loving life :-) We were saying the other day that we're both surprised this song hasn't been used in a movie soundtrack yet. It's pretty catchy, enjoy! Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2014 at Press 2 Focus
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We're still working on the larger version, but the 12 x 4 inch Houston Skyline is now live! You can find them here in our Ink the Print shop! And custom colors are always welcome :-) Our Houston Skyline Coasters should be listed by the weekend. Hooray! Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2014 at Press 2 Focus
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As I mentioned here, John and I planned a trip to Houston to capture the skyline and visit the incredible store that carries our work, Space Montrose! Our trip was at the very end of July and we were only there for two days... Day 1: ^ Views from our... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2014 at Press 2 Focus
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Our new line of New York Sports and Texas Longhorns Coaster Sets have launched in Tapiture's shop! As well as our black & white guitar coasters :-) They all can be found here! Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2014 at Press 2 Focus
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This coming Sunday (July 27th) we'll be selling our Ink the Print goods in East Passyunk at Bang!Boom!CRAFT!!!! hosted by Nice Things...Handmade. This event is in conjunction with the 9th Annual Car Show & Street Festival so there will be awesome cars, live music, street vendors, summertime food & beverages,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at Press 2 Focus
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Life lately has been filled with coaster creations, packaging orders, and more future business plans. Can't complain :-) ^ The result of feeling restless in the studio yesterday. I also just started a Vimeo account. I've been really wanting to do video for a while now so I'm finally taking... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2014 at Press 2 Focus