Pink Toast is a full service graphic design studio and agency located in the heart of Dilworth in Charlotte, NC. Our mission is to work collaboratively with each client to create a branded identity that will make customers take note from first glance.

We offer many levels of partnerships, from single project cost to a long-term relationship as your business continues to grow. We understand the ins and outs of small business and are here to help you in any way that we can. Our fabulous creative team is well versed in many industries including wedding, fashion, health + fitness, food + beverage and just about everything in between.

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Meet the Team

The Toastesses

Our clients want to make their brand unforgettable.

Pink Toast Ink was founded in Fall 2011. Pink Toast Ink works with creative clients in the commercial and wedding industry who need branding transformation and vision. Our clients want to make their brand unforgettable and for them, Pink Toast Ink is their go-to creative force to create a cohesive identity; from logo to print to digital to web.

Carrie

Meet Carrie, The Toast with the Most

Named one of the top designers in Charlotte, Carrie is the lead designer and creative force behind Pink Toast. Starting out in the architecture world with a degree from Virginia Tech, this Charlotte native quickly found a calling and a skill set she could not ignore. Carrie’s design knowledge, management and execution are exemplary and are a compliment to her laid back vibe. When not working on Pink Toast, Carrie is working on Pink Social, or hanging with her (not-so) baby boy Pearce and Leo hubs Derek.

 

 

 

Sarah

Meet Sarah, Fashion Toast

Sarah is the other half of Pink Toast and is the stylist, the scheduler, the organizer, the fiery Leo. Sarah’s extensive experience with E-Commerce, SEO, copywriting, styling, fashion and design makes her the perfect contrast to Carrie’s skill set. Sarah’s experience includes boutique ownership, Interior Design degrees, Construction Management, an entire life spent in the arts and fashion PR and marketing. When not working with Pink Toast clients, Sarah is toiling away at Pink Social, practicing yoga or loving on her daughter Eliza and patient beyond words husband, Ryan.

 

 

++ Fun Fact++ Carrie and Sarah went to middle and high school together, but were not friends – just imagine if they had been ++

Why Pink Toast?

Name Origin: Way way back in the day,  a farmer would claim ownership of her cow by branding her cow with a branding iron to brand the skin. When it hits the cow’s skin, the skin turns PINK, because it is burnt.  Another word for burnt? TOAST = Pink Toast!

The Pink Toast team is the creative force behind many of your favorite brands, websites and weddings. If you can dream it, we can do it. We are here for you –and are pumped to work with other cool people with big dreams.

Work With Us

Branding Services

LOGO PACKAGE / Starting at $3250

  • Mood Board
  • Logo Design
  • Color Selection
  • Font Selection
  • Icon Creation
  • Brand Board

Graphics Package / starting at $5000

Includes logo package +

Business Card Design

Social Media look

Stationery Design

1 additional print or digital item

WordPress Web Package / starting at $7000

5 page website + blog

Mobile & Ipad Friendly

Built on Content Management System

E-Commerce Package / starting at $8500

Built on a customized Shopify Platform

Up to 25 Products setup

Full Education on How to Use

Mobile + iPad responsive

A La Carte Services

 

  • Facebook design
  • Twitter design
  • Menu design
  • Brochure design
  • Stationery design
  • Stamp / sticker design
  • Tshirt design
  • Other collateral design
Weddings Services

Save the Date

Custom save the date design, envelope and envelope addressing. Starting at $700 and goes up from there depending on quantity, printing type, and paper quality.

Wedding Invitation

Custom invitation suite starting with main invitation, rsvp card, main envelope, addressing of both envelopes Starting at $1200 and goes up from there depending on quantity, printing type, and paper quality.

Event Branding

Covers entire event from save the date to wedding invitation suite to day of items. Expected costs start at $1000 but range widely due to amount of items, quantity of each item, printing type, and paper quality.

A La Carte Services

 

  • Ceremony program design
  • Placecards
  • Wedding signs
  • Escort cards
  • Custom favors
  • Menu design
  • Table number design
  • Other day-of stationery

Madabolic Inc.

What They Needed:

The MADabolic team was growing fast and as they were entering into the franchising realm they needed brand standards, a recognizable icon, and various digital and print collateral that could be carried out through all locations.

What We Delivered:

We took there beginning vision and translated it into an overall branded package – from logo standards, font selection, color selection, tagline creation to post card design, social media design, t-shirt design, key tag design, and franchise location watermarks.

What They Said:

“I actually consider my self to be a creative person but often at times am plagued with too many thoughts and ideas, Pink Toast has been my solution. Carrie has taken my vision along with these scattered thoughts and translated them into pure brilliance. She is blessed with a very unique ability to take a simple concept and to create a recognizable brand. Each and every project Carrie continues to surprise me with her attention to detail and constancy. I consider her to be a huge part of our success and am happy to call her a friend.”

Moga Charlotte

What They Needed:

Moga had been in business for 3 years when they came to pink toast they were ready to take their brand to the next level now that they understood their market and consumer.

What We Delivered:

Pink Toast delivered an entirely new brand revamp to bring their look up to match their level of service. From Logo design, font selection, color selection, tagline creation, icon creation to social media look, business card design, tshirt design, rebrand launch strategy, and web design.

What They Said:

“I don’t even know where to start. The Pink Toast team is all kinds of awesome in one package! I was able to verbally tell the team what I envisioned and they created way more than I could have ever expected! I would highly recommend her to business owners. Pink Toast helped me rebrand my business while creating all the paper and print details of my wedding!”

Erin Grey Couture

What They Needed:

Erin Grey Couture had been in business for a year and was ready to create a strong identity to bring to market.

What We Delivered:

Pink Toast took their vision and created an entire brand and identity package. From logo design, font selection, color selection, tagline creation, icon creation to business card design, folder design, sticker design, social media look, and web design.

What They Said:

“I want to send you a personal thank you for the amazing work you have done for not only J. Major’s but for creating my logo and building my website for Erin Grey Couture. It was far more then I ever expected! Your creativity as well as your professionalism is why I will only refer you and your company to anyone who is need of someone reliable with discerning taste! Thank you again for making my vision for my businesses come to fruition!”

Erin Mcdermott Jewelry

What They Needed:

Erin Mcdermott Jewelry wanted to update their E-commerce presence and overall look to be more reflective of their product.

What We Delivered:

Pink Toast took Erin’s vision and curated a beautiful E-commerce shop, as well as updating their social media look.

What They Said:

“Pink Toast ink was able to combine an artistic vision with function. I love how easy it is to browse and order through my website, erinmcdermott.com, but it reflects my lifestyle and the laid-back & colorful style of my jewelry.”

Our Portfolio

LT + Morgan

What They Needed:

LT and Morgan were looking for a traditional vibe to fit their black tie affair in the Hamptons, while still evoking their fun and quirky personality. Pink Toast worked with the couple closely and together they decided to use traditional wording while slanting the entire invitation to reflect the couples spunk!

What They Said:

“Carrie and team Pink Toast did an amazing job on our wedding stationery suite. She was always available to talk me through the process, suggest new ideas and implement changes. Her creative ideas were wonderful and we received endless compliments on her work – from the invitations to the thank you cards, every piece was unique and beautiful, yet it all flowed together perfectly. We’re so thrilled to have had a Pink Toast wedding! ”

Shiva + Brian

What They Needed:

Shiva and Brian were looking to really impress their guests and have their fun loving life come through the save the date and invitation. Both being from san fran we decided to use their vespa transportation as one of the elements in the suite. In addition to the vespa, we used a balloon symbol they used in their engagement pictures to make all elements mean something to them. Finally to hit the home run, we used parisian style text to evoke the whimsical paris wedding that guest would be attending!

What They Said:

“Pink Toast went above and beyond to create the perfect atmosphere for our big day. Not only did she help make simple ideas in my head come to life – she was able to translate all of it into an actual theme we carried through the wedding. I truly believe that Carrie had a window into my thoughts when she crafted all of our paper details for the wedding. From the unbelievable invitation suites, the balloon table number cut outs to the beautiful lavender escort cards and the hand crafted menus – every inch of the ceremony and reception was a reflection of us and our collaboration with Pink Toast Ink. I even had one of the groomsmen text me, “coolest wedding invitation ever!” I am in awe of her talents. I can’t thank her enough for everything she did for us.”

Madison + Jason

What They Needed:

Madison and Jason got married outside in Charlotte, NC. They were looking to show guests they would be attending a whimsical outdoor affair. We decided to go with the watercolor look while really popping the color navy that could be found through out the event. From invites all the way down to menus, we carried out the watercolor theme to complete a beautifully branded event!

What They Said:

“Working with Pink Toast was such a great experience! Choosing which one of her creative designs to move forward with was the hardest part. Using this design from invitations to signage to programs and menus gave my wedding day the cohesion I was looking for. We received so many compliments on the stationery. These items were a perfect reflection our personalities and we loved them!”

Emily + Montell

What They Needed:

Emily and Montell were looking to have a glamorous / luxurious affair at the Duke Mansion in Charlotte, NC. Emily is full of sass and fashion forward, and Pink Toast wanted to reflect that in the invitation. With golds and blacks, Pink Toast translated their glamorous event into a gorg save the date, invitation suite, and tons of day of items!

What They Said:

“Pink Toast is all kinds of amazing in one package! They are creative, refreshing, and unique! I was able to verbally tell the pink toast team what I envisioned and they created way more than I imagined! I highly recommend her to brides. Pink Toast helped me create all the paper and print details of my wedding! She is a rock star!!!”

Let’s Connect

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How you can contact Pink Toast

hello@pink-toast.com
704.577.3078

220 East Blvd. Suite 200b
Charlotte, NC 28203