While paper maps are rather antiquated in the age of GPS and smart phones, they are nonetheless prevalent and carry a certain nostalgic attraction. Maps are intricate, colorful and can represent a beloved location. Instead of tossing an old map, use the paper for a variety of craft projects. Maps make a great background for scrapbook pages or cut out shapes for embellishing cards and other papercrafts. You can even use the maps as labels for your travel photo boxes. If you love to travel, maps are the perfect decorating theme. You can frame, use to decoupage a serving tray or turn the map into coasters sealed in resin.
Custom Couple Silhouette– Guest contributor Becky Kazana shares how to create custom silhouettes and offers a map as one material. A couple silhouette can be a gift for Valentine’s Day, an anniversary or birthday.
Map Ornament– Wrap foam balls in maps to create ornaments for Christmas and other occasions.