Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Creating a Nib Tin for my Dip Pen Nibs

I've been doing a bit of calligraphy these days so thought it would be fun to alter a mint tin into a nib tin for my dip pen nibs. Here's the completed project:

And here's the tutorial. You can either click on the link below to SnapGuide or carry on reading below.

Check out How to Create a Dip Pen Nib Tin by Susan Lui on Snapguide.

List of Supplies:

Graphic 45 Curtain Call patterned paper
Graphic 45 Staples Key & Metal Keyhole
Mint tin
Lace trim
Seam binding
String of pearls

1. Gather up your supplies

2.  Cover your mint tin with Graphic 45 patterned paper and lace trim.


3. Adhere a Graphic 45 Metal Keyhole to the tin.


4. Thread some twine through your Graphic 45 Key

5.  Suspend the key from the top of your mint tin.

6.  Glue a string of pearls to the bottom of the tin.

7.  Add cheesecloth, seam binding and flower to the top of the tin.

8.  And you're done!


Yiyi said...

I like everything you do. All your creations have a very intense personalty. Like it very much!

ginger jarnagin said...

Great idea.