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Can you share how you applied the maps to the wall??
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Becky Harris
Thanks philgry!
November 13, 2011 at 10:15am   
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blynbooker
thx for all the ideas I appreciate your input!! I'll let you know how it goes!!!! :)
November 13, 2011 at 7:42pm   
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Old maps become a new wall covering in this room shared by Houzz member philigry. Get a detailed look at the project on her blog.
Vanessa Brunner added this to Which Wallcovering Is Right for You?
Doing the same look with a variety of maps is a great idea too, and adds a pop of color in an otherwise neutral room. If you're a renter, there are many ways to apply this temporarily (double-stick tape anyone?) so you don't have to deal with removing stronger adhesives before you move out.
Becky Harris added this to A World View: Decorating With Maps
A collage applied to the walls becomes a unique wallpaper here, and the globe on the dresser plays off it nicely. Tip: Look for vintage atlases at flea markets, antique shows and online. They are a great source for beautiful maps and will yield enough of them to create a wall like this.
In this room the homeowner has covered the walls in small maps using painter's tape. You could create a similar look by color copying maps and applying them to the walls with either tape or wallpaper paste.
Here is something similar. This time it has been used to adhere paper maps like wallpaper to a child's bedroom. To create this wallpaper effect, adhere paper or fabric in a similar fashion. Apply a layer of decoupage glue to your wall, position the paper or fabric on the wall and firmly press down. Then add a second layer of the glue on top as a sealant top coat. This will ensure wearability over time, preventing frayed edges and discoloring.
From the hinge-top desk to the map wall treatment and old-fashioned globe, this bedroom radiates a gentle scholarly charm.

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