11 Awesome Map DIYs For Keen Travelers

If you love travelling, if it’s your hobby, why not incorporate your passion into your home décor? Use maps for décor, vintage suitcases for storage and add various souvenirs and finds from different countries here and there. I’d like to be precise about maps and tell you of some cool ways to use them.

These amazing coasters will remind you of your favorite trips – just print your travel routes like a map and use them for this craft! These can be also a cool gift for anyone, so read the tutorial to make them.

DIY map coasters (via www.shelterness.com)

DIY map coasters (via www.shelterness.com)

A gorgeous wall mural will be a nice statement decoration anywhere – from your dining space to a nursery. The craft itself is pretty easy, so just read the tutorial and go ahead!

DIY map wall mural (via loveandrenovations.com)

DIY map wall mural (via loveandrenovations.com)

When you buy something from IKEA that is unfinished you finish it! When I say unfinished I don’t mean the assembly bit I mean the varnishing and paint. A classic example of an IKEA unfinished product is the IKEA Moppe. If you not familiar with IKEA names the Moppe is an unfinished birch wood mini chest. You can hack it into a coolest vintage-inspired piece using maps. Wanna know how to do it? Read the whole tutorial.

DIY Ikea Moppe hack with a map (via www.pillarboxblue.com)

DIY Ikea Moppe hack with a map (via www.pillarboxblue.com)

If you want to personalize your notebook somehow, there’s a cool way. Cover it with map and add a leather belt to make it stand out. This way you can also turn a usual notebook into a travel diary, isn’t it a cool idea?

DIY map covered notebook (via www.shelterness.com)

DIY map covered notebook (via www.shelterness.com)

Whether you love to travel, plan to travel, or simply dream of doing it someday, this DIY push pin vintage-style map is the perfect way to document your adventures, or maybe just brush up on your geography.

DIY push pin vintage style map (via mountainmodernlife.com)

DIY push pin vintage style map (via mountainmodernlife.com)

Let’s make a vintage wallet of an old map, you can use it yourself or give as a great gift for anybody. The wallet looks really nice, it’s a great fit as a gift for any occasion and you may attach a map of your own journey to remind yourself of it.

DIY vintage map wallet (via www.shelterness.com)

DIY vintage map wallet (via www.shelterness.com)

Turn an old bulletin board into a lovely map art for any space in your house or even your office. Here the author went for a black frame to make the piece more contrasting but you can go for a more neutral or a vintage one.

DIY map art in a frame (via https:)

DIY map art in a frame (via https:)

This map magnetic board would look great in any home office, or teenagers bedroom. It would be a great gift for people who love travelling. Use some colorful magnets for such a board to raise your mood.

DIY upcycled magnetic board covered with a map (via www.pillarboxblue.com)

DIY upcycled magnetic board covered with a map (via www.pillarboxblue.com)

Sometimes a little decorative touch can totally transform something mundane into something rather more remarkable, it can add the wow factor. That’s exactly what you can do with a simple Ikea lamp, and when you look up at these ceiling lamps instead of a boring white inside you now see a cool map.

DIY map covered lampshade (via www.pillarboxblue.com)

DIY map covered lampshade (via www.pillarboxblue.com)

This pin board travel map is a fun and simple project for anyone who loves to travel. It’s a great way to document your adventures. Select a color pin for each member of the family individually and then a color for you together, marking all the places where you have been and allowing yourself to dream of where the next pin will go.

DIY travel map pin board (via www.ourmessytable.com)

DIY travel map pin board (via www.ourmessytable.com)

These usual old placemats were renovated into new and cool ones using city maps. Such a cool idea to remind yourself of the cities where you were and arise some cool memories. Interested? Read the tutorial!

DIY map table mats (via www.pillarboxblue.com)

DIY map table mats (via www.pillarboxblue.com)

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