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Lime green, turquoise and a map...doesn't get any lovelier.

Around The World: Displaying Maps & Globes

Love the idea of a lampshade made out of old maps. Thinking of taking pictures with slides of old maps and making the lamp shade out of slides.

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Chalk Paint Lamp with a Vintage Button Shade! 2 great projects with instructions!

Old lamp shade? Give it a makeover with paint! We love the surprise of using metallic inside. GO WITH SILVER

Give a lampshade q makeover with paint! love the surprise of using metallic gold on the inside. I want to do this with a navy lampshade and have gold inside.

Patchwork lampshade

Moda Bake Shop: Fabric Lamp Shade - I would love this with the shabby chic banner curtains!

Dishfunctional Designs: The Upcycled Garden: Using Recycled Salvaged Materials In Your Garden

Creative Uses for Old Maps & Atlases DIY upcycled ( map gift pill boxes cute idea)

20 Unique Ideas For Map Crafts - diycandy.com

20 Unique Ideas For Map Crafts

Give paper maps or atlases new life in your home as decor that evokes your favorite trips, places you& lived -- or dream destinations.

1970's World Map Lamp

World Map Lamp - It's so nice looking at this everytime you turn on the lights, reminds you to places you had been and places you want to go.

Lace + Spray Paint = lace print lamp shade! I think I might try to do this for the retro lamps I just bought!

Floor lamp w that yellow spray? Lace + Spray Paint = Pretty Lamp Shade - or you could use mod podge to glue the lace onto the lamp shade and have the same effect :)

slide background | map | bicycle | color | dark | ram2013

I& got many pins in DIY ARTWORK for repurposing old maps. What a great idea. Pick the image that you like best, stencil or trace it on the piece of paper and cover the map. For example, the Eiffel Tower traced over a map of Paris!