How to Create a Dip Pen Nib Tin

Want to create a vintage-styled nib tin for your calligraphy dip pen nibs? Read on for a how-to using an upcycled mint tin.

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How to Create a Dip Pen Nib Tin
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Want to turn a plain mint tin into a nib case for your dip pen nibs? Gather up your supplies and read on. :)

Want to turn a plain mint tin into a nib case for your dip pen nibs? Gather up your supplies and read on. :)

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

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

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Adhere a Graphic 45 Staples Metal Key Hole to the tin.

Adhere a Graphic 45 Staples Metal Key Hole to the tin.

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Thread some twine through your Graphic 45 Metal Key.

Thread some twine through your Graphic 45 Metal Key.

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Suspend the key from the top of your mint tin.

Suspend the key from the top of your mint tin.

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

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

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

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

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And you're done!

And you're done!

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