Guest Picks: Take Off With a Travel-Themed Room
Get the whole world in your hands with travel-minded furniture and accessories for grown-ups and kids alike
Bon voyage! OK, so maybe you're not going anywhere, but it's always fun to pretend in a travel-themed room. For adults and kids alike, these worldly accents add an air of adventure. Bonus: With all those maps, you'll be great at geography! — Rita from Fighting Off Frumpy
A quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson is spelled in Scrabble tiles across an 8-by-10-inch map in this fine art photograph. It's profound. And it's perfect with a travel theme. What's not to love?
I have champagne tastes on a tap water budget, so it makes sense that I'm absolutely mad for this pricey-but-precious Hermès bedding set from PoshTots.
When you come back to rest from your world travels, how about sinking into this vintage trunk repurposed into a cushy chair?
Soaring above the room, this vintage plane pendant lamp casts a warm glow over its flight path.
The Hermès bedding set wouldn't be complete without this adorable envelope pillow. Send yourself some sweet dreams par avion.
This amazingly detailed, hand-stitched topographical globe beanbag chair is made with recycled canvas from tarps and tents. Sit in your chair and imagine where its fabric has been before — and where you can go later.
I'm kind of obsessed with these vintage suitcase drawers from British designer James Plumb. It looks like each one has its own story.
This delightful group of tiny hot air balloons is technically a mobile. However, as a fully grown adult (most of the time), I would not be ashamed to hang it in a travel-themed room for someone of any age.
I'm crazy for this vintage desk. The top is half-map, half-chalkboard, and the fixtures remind me of something you'd see on an antique trunk.
This repurposed suitcase side table looks like the perfect place to store a passport — and if you're like me, tissues and lip balm and a few random action figures.
This is called the Passport rug, and its "stamps" evoke a well-traveled feel. I dig the muted color scheme too.
Every good explorer needs a map, so check this one out: Measuring 23-by-34 inches, it's adhered to reclaimed wood.
This is a real globe that has been cleverly upcycled into a lampshade!
This shiny steamer-trunk-turned-toy-box is perfect if you're carrying the travel theme into a kids' room. Its scratch resistant, dent resistant and waterproof, and has ventilation holes and soft-close lid supports for safety. Plus, it doesn't lock.
I absolutely adore this air mail pillow. It has such fanciful script in — is that French? Well, whatever it is, it's going to look très chic in a travel-themed room.
Suitcases as shelves? I think yes! These are whimsical and absolutely perfect for a clock, a sculpture or a half-eaten cheese sandwich — whatever strikes your fancy.
If you're going to do a travel theme, you may as well do it to the last detail! This switch plate is a cute little map of the eastern United States.
I'm not even sure what this is, except that I love its warm vintage iron and wood. It would look great on one of those suitcase shelves.
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