We all have globes or maps lying around the house or tucked away in our glove boxes right? Even if you don’t, the thrift store is has plenty for next to nothing! There is something so nostalgic about maps and globes. We hardly use them any more these days because of all the technology – hello GPS! Don’t get me wrong, I am very grateful for it, but maps and globes still hold a special place in my heart. If you love them as much as I do, there are some really cool and clever ways to incorporate them into your home and decor! Here are 15 awesome map and globe DIYs to try out in your home.
DIYs For Maps And Globes 1 of 16
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Coasters 2 of 16
These would make a great gift for a friend who might be moving away. Use a map of the city they are leaving. So sentimental, right?
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Saying 3 of 16
This is a sweet idea. Pin some paper hearts over the cities you have visited and add a little quote or saying to the map. I really love this!
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Lamp 4 of 16
This is such a clever idea! If you have a pretty globe you want to put to good use, definitely do this.
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Pendant Lights 5 of 16
Cut your globe in half and make yourself some cool pendant lights! So easy and so unique.
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Clock 6 of 16
I love an easy clock. This would be perfect for a little boy's room.
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Revamp 7 of 16
Give your globe a little modern revamp! I love this colorful one. A little spray paint and some cool washi tape. It's perfect!
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Letter 8 of 16
Modge podge a letter with your favorite city map. This would be especially great if you have kids that were born in different cities.
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Gift Bow 9 of 16
This would make a really unique gift bow, wouldn't it? A nice brown paper wrapping paper topped with this bow would be awesome.
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Candle 10 of 16
How easy would this be? It would be pretty rad decor for a map based party. Dollar store candles and an old atlas and you've got yourself some new decor!
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Art Work 11 of 16
Wouldn't this be some awesome art work? Map out your road trip by embroidering the path you took. Clever, right?
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Feathers 12 of 16
These would make for some pretty fun decorations to have around the house. Really easy to make too!
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Globe Garland 13 of 16
Make some cool origami globes and string them up into a garland. Pretty clever, right?
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Tape 14 of 16
Make some rad decorative tape and use it for crafts, wrapping packages and gifts. So cool.
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Pendant 15 of 16
I love the scalloped look! It never gets old for me. This project might take a little time, but the outcome is worth it, right?
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Memory Map 16 of 16
This is such a sweet idea. Take tiny pictures of your favorite parts of a trip and pin them on a wall map. It looks great and your guests will love seeing all the places you have been!
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