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DIY Map Crafts

This craft project was a fun way to celebrate and remember some of the places I have lived and traveled.

I used the following supplies:

  • Glass gems
  • Maps
  • Mod Podge (gloss)
  • X-Acto Knife

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I began by cutting out the cities I visited over the years from old road and maps I printed from websites.

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Next, I spread a layer of Mod Podge on the back of the glass stones and on the front of the map pieces. Then I pressed them together and let them dry for a couple of hours.

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Finally, I trimmed the paper with the X-Acto knife.

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I placed the map stones in a large glass vase that is sitting on bookshelf in my bedroom. I think these stones are an awesome reminder of where I’ve been. It’s nice to have another representation of my travels to go along with photos and souvenirs.

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Here are some other projects I completed using maps:

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DSCF4714 (3) Chalkboard Organizer

What are some unique ways you like to keep track of your travels? Please share your thoughts and comments!

9 thoughts on “DIY Map Crafts

  1. I love travel crafts, and use our own travel photos as decor around the house. Your project is my feature pick for this week at Merry Monday!

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