Terms & Conditions


Standard License Agreement

  • Logo Design, branding (business cards, brochures, catalogs) banner design for yourself and your clients.

  • Greetings cards, invitations, calendars in printed form only, until 2000 print impressions of all designs created with one set. Only Etsy sellers are allowed to send digital designs for print by their customers, and only if the design is a customisable one (you customise it personally) and you flatten the final image (so it is NOT on a transparent background). For standalone shops (outside Etsy) where you sell stationery in digital form you have to purchase the Extended License.

  • Bloggers are allowed to use our graphics in their personal blog design and blog posts. The graphics must be re-sized (72dpi) and the artwork must be flattened (no transparent background). You cannot upload the clip art in its original size on your blog; When our images are used in blog posts, credit must be included: theinknest.com/ artist’s name; If you are offering blog freebies designed with our images, you have to include the credit to us. Freebies can be desktop wallpapers, printables and designs which you created combining text and/or images in a creative way. We do not allow that you distribute freebies which consist solely of our clip art and nothing else.

  • Books and magazines in printed form (standard license applies till 2000 print impressions). If you sell books and magazines in a PDF form, iPad books & magazines, or using a reseller website (you are using a 3rd party platform to sell and print the book) you have to purchase the Extended License. You have to include credit theinknest.com/ artist’s name, in a well visible place in the publication (both print and digital);

  • Wall art such as posters, art prints, frames, any decoration for the wall for personal use only with the Standard License. For selling wall art, you have to purchase the Extended License.


  • You may not re-distribute the files in their original form. You are not allowed to sub-license, re-sell, lend, assign or gift our products. You cannot distribute or publish the product as is.

  • You may not license products which you designed with our graphics for wholesale before you contact us.

  • You may not create design templates, either on-line or off-line, including but not limited to website templates, blog templates, flash templates, business card templates, e-card templates and brochure design templates, without obtaining the Extended License.

  • You may not sell posters and art prints, wall decals, any kind of wall art designed with our images without obtaining the Extended License

  • You may not make iPhone cases, T-shirts, fabrics without obtaining the Extended License

  • You may not sell products on reseller websites like Cafe Press, Zazzle, Snapfish and alike, without obtaining the Extended License

  • Any resale of our graphics in the form of design resources, such as clip art, vectors, collage sheets, scrapbooking pages, papers, stickers, buttons, layout any scrapbooking resources (digital or print),  is strictly prohibited even if you have the Extended License;

  • If you want to use our graphics to design web, mobile or tablet apps, please contact us to first to obtain specific license. The Extended License may not apply in these cases.

  • You cannot imply or claim that you are the author of the artwork. If you use the images for editorial purposes (print, web or tv) you have to include the credit adjacent to the product: theinknest.com/new  /  artist’s name;

  • You may not print a work containing these images in excess of 2000 times without obtaining an Extended License;


Extended License

You have to purchase the license if you want to use our clip art to create and sell:

  • Art Prints
  • Templates like Photoshop templates for resale, Website templates etc
  • iPhone cases
  • T-shirts, clothes, bags, fabrics
  • Print and PDF publications, IPad books & magazines
  • Sell products on reseller websites like Cafe Press, Zazzle, Snapfish and alike
  • Print designs made with our graphics more than 2000 times

If you have any doubts about the use of our products, please contact us for more information.

 In the event that we find, are informed of, or made aware of use that violates these Terms of Use, your license will immediately terminate and you will be contacted by The Ink Nest or our legal representative to inform that we are aware of such use and intend to exercise our legal rights accordingly. There will be copyright infringement penalties (can reach $8000 or more per image) with additional administrative fees. Purchasing our Extended License in all cases where you expect the Standard License use will be exceeded is the best course of action.  

We reserve the right to make changes to our Terms and License.

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