What can I make with old maps?
10 Things To Make From Old Maps
- 1 Paper Decoration. Hang this ornament near your computer to inspire your next holiday.
- 2 Globe Centrepiece.
- 3 Box Frame.
- 4 Decoupage Shoes.
- 5 Paris Letters.
- 6 Resin Paperweight & Cufflinks.
- 7 Gift Card Envelope.
- 8 Decoupage Lampshade.
Can you use old maps for decoupage?
Trace around the sides of the box and cut out pieces of map to fit. I left the torn edges where I ripped the maps out of the book, but you can make them all straight if you’d rather. Use decoupage glue to glue the map to the box.
How do you make a canvas map?
- Start with an inexpensive canvas and your map.
- Simply wrap your map around the canvas like you would wrap a present. Trim your map if needed.
- Apply a thin layer of mod podge to the top of your map as well.
- Allow time to dry, then enjoy your art!
How do you decorate a map?
Please take your time and look at the 8 unique and fun ways to decorate with maps!
- Show off where you’ve been. View in gallery.
- Be worldy. View in gallery.
- Teach with color. View in gallery.
- Take your lamp shades on a trip.
- Jazz up your sofa or bed.
- Turn that globe into a lamp!
- Line your boxes.
- Wall paper it.
How do I decoupage a map?
Map Decoupage Projects
- YOU CAN USE REAL MAPS.
- PRINT ON LASERJET, for those printing the maps.
- MIST THINNER MAPS WITH WATER.
- USE HARD COAT MOD PODGE for furniture.
- USE A BRAYER if you have a larger surface (like furniture).
- TRIM WITH A CRAFT KNIFE OR SAND the edges of your project to remove the excess map.
What decor goes with a map?
Map Furniture And Decor Take a usual dresser and decoupage it with a map you like adding leather handles, and you’ll get a cool piece for a boho space. You may go for map inspired upholstery for any pieces you like – upholstered chairs, sofas, stools, ottomans.
How do you display a map on the wall?
5 Ways To Hang Your New Map
- FRAMES. There’s no doubt that a framed map is the most secure option of the lot.
- HANGING RAILS. If a framed map is too much of a commitment, hanging rails are a stylish alternative at an affordable price.
- Hanging Strips.
- Fold Over Clips.