Fri, 14 Dec, 2012

22 Crafts with Old Maps and Atlases

With the holidays in full swing, we thought we’d offer some guidance on what to do with your old maps and atlases to make room for new gifts on your shelf and in your glove compartment or travel pack.

A Holiday garland:

Here are some gift crafts:

Make your own decorative bow




How about tags?

Or wrapping paper:

Here are some Map and Atlas crafted gifts for you or your loved ones:

Atlas Flowers

Atlas Pinwheels

Frame it


Decoupage a table

Or a chair

Feeling really ambitious? Make clothes!

Paper Dress

How to make a paper bow tie:

For the Home

Map Coasters

Atlas book covers

Modge Podge a lamp shade

Or craft a pendant light

How about a new bulletin board?

Make a mobile

Here are several home map DIY projects:

Other Crafty Ideas

Make flowers

Paper Airplanes

Scrapbook embellishments