23 DIY Decor and Gift Ideas Made From Maps

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Home decor and gifts made from old maps are becoming ever so popular. We have compiled 24 must see map ideas for you to peruse and be inspired by. My favorite project listed below is easily number 8.

It’s a desk that has been transformed with an old map being placed on the full front of the piece of furniture. Just imagine all the different ways you could makeover old furniture this way – desks, tables, dressers or even entire walls.

There’s also loads of smaller projects below that will make great gifts. Hopefully you can find something to create for yourself!

1. DIY Map Lamp

Via: Modpodgerocksblog


2. This craft works for couples who are apart from one another.

Via: Weddingbee


3. Road map bangle

Via: Craftstylish


4. Pottery Barn style candle

Via: The Inspired Housewife


5. This mint tin with a map can hold your travel photos

Via: Blogher


6. Turn a map into these beautiful garlands

Via: Poppytalk


7. Glass marble magnets

Via: Sarahortega


8. You can also make a map desk like this one

Via: Finding Home Online


9. Or a map table

Via: Primitive and Proper


10. This glass map necklace is beautiful

Via: Happy Hour Projects


11. Old map wine rack

Via: Instructables


12. Map wedding cards for a destination wedding

Via: Weddingbells


13. This map portrait is great for long distance family or friends

Via: Maybematilda


14. Iphone case made from a map

Via: Maps


15. Turn an old map and old shoes into something new

Via: Something Monumental


16. Maps can make great lamps as well

Via:  Paisley Sprouts


17. Put some old map clippings on a binder clip

Via: Sensationallysrh


18. Simple DIY map tray

Via: Aspoonfulofsugardesigns


19. Maps can make great ornaments

Via: adiamondinthestuff


20. Have a wood pallet? Turn it into map decor

Via: The Idea Room


21. Turn shoe boxes into storage boxes with old maps

Via: I Wear The Canvas


22. Don’t forget these DIY map letters

Via: Bright Bold Beautiful

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