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master bedroom maps

Andrew and I recently (finally!) decorated (a.k.a. hung something other than a mirror) our bedroom.

Back in November, Andrew stumbled upon a website with some amazing prints of old city and country maps.   157 more words

Home & Garden

It's a Manly Floral

When we moved into Echo Hall over a year ago,  I let the kids pick their rooms,  knowing they would sort it out between them.  Much to my surprise,  Will chose the room closest to us,  that also happened to be the only room in the house that had wallpaper installed.   652 more words

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? 377 more words


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


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