Whether you are looking for assistance with a single project or a long-term partnership, Pink Toast Ink has the talent and experience to Heat Up Your Business. Our creative team works across a variety of industries including the wedding industry, fashion, health & fitness, food & beverage and just about everything in between.
We love our hands-on approach and collaborative efforts. At Pink Toast, no idea is a bad idea. We encourage a judgement-free zone where design and ideas can thrive. We work diligently to bring your ideas to fruition and TOGETHER create a one of a kind identity.
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.
Named one of the top 31 designers in charlotte, Carrie is the lead designer and creative force behind Pink Toast Ink. A graphic designer by trade with ample experience in the corporate architecture world, she has the creative mind and the disciplined craft to work with a wide variety of clients. This native Charlottean graduated from Virginia Tech University’s esteemed architecture program in 2007 and immediately began work for Overcash Demmitt Architecture firm in Charlotte.
2011 was the year that Carrie knew her creative side needed to be unleashed; enter Pink Toast Ink.
Carrie loves the direct interaction with clients and getting to see a brand come to life through the creative collateral that Pink Toast offers. Her passions include graphic design, her husband Derek (married since April 28, 2012), her sweet dog Ralph, and baby boy coming jan 2016!
Toasty is the toast behind pink toast! His image was created to put clients at ease and help them feel comfortable sharing all their ideas. There is no ego with toasty. He is simply here to give you a hug! Toasty loves to dress up for each holiday and loves toast puns. He’s the face of the brand and is excited to make your acquaintance!
Includes logo package +
Business Card Design
Social Media look
1 additional print or digital item
5 page website + blog
Mobile & Ipad Friendly
Built on Content Management System
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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 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.
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.
“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 had been in business for a year and was ready to create a strong identity to bring to market.
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.
“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 wanted to update their E-commerce presence and overall look to be more reflective of their product.
Pink Toast took Erin’s vision and curated a beautiful E-commerce shop, as well as updating their social media look.
“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.”
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!
“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 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!
“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 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!
“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 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!
“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!!!”
220 East Blvd. Suite 200b
Charlotte, NC 28203