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5 Easy Crafts with Maps

Upcycle old maps from your favorite vacation or destination into showstopping souvenirs with these do-it-yourself craft projects.

Map Atlas Christmas Tree

Atlas Christmas Tree

It just wouldn't be Christmas if I didn't create at least one new tabletop tree design. As a follow-up to my Steampunk tree from last year, and inspired by the jewelry chest from this year....... My new quirky tree...... After creating the jewelry chest with map-lined drawers, and painting a compass rose-inspired star on top, followed by decoupaged map tree ornaments, you didn't really think I'd stop there, did you? The only thing left to do was a tree. I used a paper-mache cone form, then…

Vintage Map Rose in Wooden Cotton Reel - The Bird and the Button, Folksy
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Vintage Map Rose in Wooden Cotton Reel - Green

For vintage sewing fans and lovers of old maps! This is a beautiful recycled miniature rose lovingly handmade from a rescued vintage atlas and standing in a gorgeous old wooden cotton reel, covered in green thread. ( Please note this listing is for one flower, the photo is just showing examples of different types of green). The cotton reel you receive may be any shade of green, depending on what treasures I have found on my flea market travels. It comes nestled in a gift box full of…

Make an easy paper wreath using an old street atlas…..

Make an easy paper wreath using an old street atlas..... - Jennifer Rizzo

Hi everyone! It’s Angela from Number Fifty-Three and I am so happy to be back here as a contributor sharing another fun and simple project with you all! I absolutely love decorating in January. Everything Christmas is all packed up and stored away and my home becomes a clean slate to update and make pretty. [...]

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10 Ideas for Decorating with Maps

Give paper maps or atlases new life in your home as decor that evokes your favorite trips, places you've lived -- or dream destinations.

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Discovery Shores Wedding by Aaron Ebio Ebsfoto + Mayad Studios

This is, hands down, one of my absolute favorite destination weddings ever. It pulls off the travel theme so elegantly and effortlessly. I love the origami sailboats folded out of maps, the ad...

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Paper boat origami 48 boats decoration nautical theme ocean | Etsy

This is a lot of 48 paper boats, folded from pages of an old atlas. Each boat is about 2" long. You will be getting exactly the same boats that you see in the pictures. You can use these for a table decoration for a birthday, wedding, baby shower or just a party, a photo prop, whatever strikes you, the only limitation is your imagination. This lot is ready to ship within the next business day. I have a huge variety of origami boats listed in my store. Just take a look. Custom orders are…

maps - Preserve Vacation Memories in Shadow Boxes - Martha Stewart Crafts

Souvenir Box

Gathering and displaying a few treasured things from a trip to France and a vacation in Italy recall the exciting days spent traveling.

Vintage Map Suitcase

suitcase with world europe map

available at my shop, DestinationsVintage at Etsy.com

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At The Corner Down The Street

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Eclectic Interiors Inspired by the City

My husband and I returned home just a couple of hours ago from our whirlwind trip to New York. It's after midnight and I'm ready to crash, so this post will be short and sweet! The city is filled with an eclectic mix of architecture, people, fashion, and style, which somehow all work together on a grand scale. The same goes for eclectic interiors...sometimes mixing together the most unexpected furniture styles, accents, finishes, etc., can result in a gorgeous space that's interesting and…

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AGING A MAP TUTORIAL - StoneGable

I have been looking for an antique map of Lancaster County to go above one of my guest room beds for over a year. Easier said than done!!! So I decided to make my own… This DYI took me into the wonderful and sticky word of Mod Podge! Can you believe I had never more »