Invested 55k in my first deck, sold it like a dumbass for 74k before Faire, made second for 42k, got 82k after AH cuts from the trinket itself. Patience pays off, I think I am good on gold for a good while. Hint : sell decks, not individual cards, unless you can't find someone to trade with and need gold asap to finish a deck.
Waiting to see if and when the ink trader is implemented. I personally don't see the need to buy Starlight Ink, Mists high level crafting is supposed to be more risky after all.
That being said, I do think other profs suck for gold, a lot. I have spent upwards of 30k power leveling JC and getting cuts and haven't even gotten a third of my gold back, between focusing on Inscr and stupid low gem prices/ profit margins.