A great way to use maps of special places you've lived or traveled! Free tutorial with pictures on how to make a letter in under 60 minutes by decorating, papercrafting, and decoupaging with scissors, pencil, and decoupage glue. How To posted by elle.
I& got many pins in DIY ARTWORK for repurposing old maps. What a great idea. Pick the image that you like best, stencil or trace it on the piece of paper and cover the map. For example, the Eiffel Tower traced over a map of Paris!
Mantle decor Love this--just get a big frame and interchange what's inside--could do a heart at Valentine's, a star at Christmas, a snowflake for January, etc. Wrap the frame in yarn/cloth strips to coordinate with the color of decorations on the mantle!