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February 21, 2012
In preparation for some upcoming travel I’ve been clearing out some old files of travel memorabilia. We had a lot of old maps hanging about and instead of just tossing them I decided to look for some creative ways to repurpose them. One of the best ideas is adding them to my gift wrapping supplies. I think they make GREAT wrapping paper! But here’s a few more ideas you might like.
2. Turn it into a gift bow:
If you are crafty you’ll enjoy turning them into bows by following this tutorial here.
3. Frame It:
If it’s a map you kept for sentimental reasons, you might want to frame it like this.
4. Make a Photo Mat .
Use it to mat a corresponding photo from that location. You could do this on a scrapbook page too!
Old maps can make great paper liners for old drawers. just follow this tutorial here
So what do you do with your old maps?
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