Turn Vacation Maps into a Decoupage Candle Holder

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After incorporating maps into the gallery wall in her master bedroom, Maryann from Domestically Speaking was inspired to repurpose one of her leftover maps into a decorative candle holder. Maryann shares at The DIY Club how she decoupaged a map she had onto a dollar store glass and then illuminated it with a tea light. I think this would be a great way to display a vintage map or maps from trips or locations that hold special memories.

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Vintage Decoupage Map

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When Rachel from Maison de Pax saw a vintage map of Paris at Restoration Hardware, she knew exactly what could fill that enormous space above her couch. Rachel used to live in Paris so the artwork held a special meaning for her. However, no matter how deep her love for the city, Rachel still couldn’t spend thousands on the map. Instead she created a replica for less than 1/20th the price, and although it cost less, it certainly looks just as good!

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Antique Map Clock

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Morena of Morena’s Corner and contributor on Crafts Unleashed made this custom wall clock as a Christmas gift for her mom. What makes the clock extra special is that it features an antique map of Morena’s Italian birthplace. Morena has plans in the works to make one for each of her four children who were born in different countries!

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Map Table Coasters

While perusing Country Living magazine, Courtney from A Thoughtful Place was inspired to create her own her own sophisticated set of map coasters. Courtney’s child-friendly coasters use squares of laminate flooring as opposed to tile and also come with foam pre-attached to the bottom. Plus, the samples of laminate were free, making Courtney’s DIY coaster [...Read More]