Tags » Vintage Maps

Christmas Map Display

Remember a couple months ago, (Here) after I painted the living room walls grey, and I decided to switch my big, beautiful, antique map to a different wall? 362 more words

Decorating

What to hang in a boy's bedroom

Of all the rooms in the house, decorating my sons’ shared bedroom might be trickiest. I’m not a big fan of “theme” rooms with matching character sheets, shams, and bedspread or a 1992 San Francisco 49ers poster tacked to the wall. 553 more words

Historic Homes

Eyemouth, No Sea

Eyemouth is of course a town in Berwickshire, Scotland. The trick in a single-sheet origami fold of a vintage map is to not only try and pick out the key place names but to ensure the folds correspond in some way to the cartography. 21 more words

Papercratts

I Found It!

After spending much time online searching every type of way I could to find the mystery city of Exin, Poland, today I finally succeeded!

You all know how a search engine works. 187 more words

I Bought Some Maps

I’ve gone back to mapping the path of my Dad’s wagon train through Ukraine and then the train rides through Poland and Germany. My grandmother mapped out a possible path on the Rand McNally map in the picture below but I’m certain parts of it are… 333 more words

Books

Just a couple of books I’ve bought recently to inform my practice.

What is it?

Quick back story

March 7 I chased 30 miles south to pick up an old cabinet off Craigslist.  Which happened to be ¼ mile from one of 3 ReStores around this area— 686 more words

REpurposed/REinvented Furniture