Welcome All! Just a quick post today. This is the other new nib tin storage I made last weekend. Before anyone starts shaking their head at my spelling of “sergent” this is accurate in French which is appropriate since this is the upcycled box of Sergent Major nibs by Blanzy Conte Gilbert. I spend quite… Continue reading Join The Battle – Sergent Major Tin
And we’re off – Monday, another new week already. I got to spend some time in my studio last week and it was very productive. And thanks to one of my Old Raven customers I remembered that I had not made the storage tin for one of my favorite Antique nib boxes: This is Joseph… Continue reading Calligrapher’s Nib Tin Storage – Joseph Gillott’s Silvery Pens #104
Hey – how’s your weekend going? We’re enjoying an early Fall day here – and it’s beautiful. I’ve posted lots of these tin nib storage units in the past, all of which have featured varieties of the Gillott’s brand, but this one is a bit different. I use artwork from the old 1800’s nib boxes… Continue reading Tiny Nib Storage (or) Stash Tin!
Normally, I’m posting on my latest creations but lately all I’ve been working on is replacement items that are selling out in my shop. Lots of Black Widow Spiders have been going into the mail recently (in June?, yep – they sell year round). 50 of the “regular” or actual sized black widows and 20… Continue reading New In The Shop
TWO WEEKS ! I can’t believe it’s been two weeks since I’ve posted. I don’t know how you daily posters do it. (slaps hand to forehead as a sign of frustration) So what have I been doing? Nibs. Gillott nibs to be exact mixed in with my love of little boxes. A few years back… Continue reading Antique Gillott Nib Boxes – Pretty Irresistible
Sunshine and Spring wishes to you all! Yesterday I made time to visit a crafting recycle store and was treated to an amazing surprise. 14 Antique document file drawers made of pressboard. Pressboard is a sturdy rigid paperboard stock with a smooth, distinctive finish which has a marbleized look – you’ve probably seen it before as… Continue reading Antique 1880’s Pressboard File Drawers
Hey everybody – YEAH – Spring gave us a little teaser this weekend here in Boise, Idaho and boy did it feel GREAT! I took it as a personal reward for completing a project I’ve been working on – a nib organizer. Over the last few years, I’ve been slowly getting into calligraphy, you know,… Continue reading Dip Pen, Nib Storage and Organizer