Which Way Did This Dresser Makeover Go?

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Well, it’s easy to figure that out, because this dresser is full of maps! Karen from The Salvaged Boutique rescued this dresser from the curbside on garbage day. Although it had sustained some minor damage, she knew that it could be repaired and restyled.

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USA Map from Fabric Remnants

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Oh say can you sew! Amanda at Mommy is Coocoo had a huge bag of fabric remnants and hit on a fabulously patriotic way to display them–she made a map of the USA!

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Trendy Travel Journal Made from Old Map

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Lately at The Pin Junkie, Bonnie shares her preparations for her upcoming trip to Europe. She thought it would be a good idea to bring a travel journal on her trip to write down notes while traveling. Bonnie had an old map of Europe on hand and realized she could use it to make her own travel journal instead of buying one.

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Thrifted Map Art

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Over at Marty’s Musings, Marty has been loving all of the map art she’s been seeing on Pinterest.  Marty says that she deciced “To look for an old map when I was out yardsaling. Bingo! I found two maps for $1 each.”

Marty's Musings map & frame before

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Decoupage Map Mirror

Carrie from Lovely etc. loves to incorporate maps into her décor. So when she got this hand-me-down mirror from a family member, she knew a map makeover was in order. Carrie used Mod Podge to decoupage maps of major U.S. cities to the mirror, following steps to ensure her work would come out smooth and {…Read More…}