For example, there's How Inspirational, How Organized and How Healthy.
Today's project falls into three Categories - Festive, Simple and Free!
Our family loves to travel - especially by car.
Our other blog, "Feasting on Americana" takes a look at some of our travels...and road food!
So, I was thinking, "How can I upcycle a few of our maps from recent trips?" After all, "green" is one of the colors of the season!
I decided to decorate our mantel geared toward the open road. (Pardon the pun.)
Now, if your family travels more by sea or plane, I bet you can easily do that, too!
The vintage metal truck is from a family business long ago. And, the cute Swedish horses are also family heirlooms from my hubby's side. The Rock City birdhouse is a new souvenir from our recent trip down to Georgia by way of Mammoth Cave National Park and many other fun stops along the way.
I just love the way you can read details from the maps on the garland. And, it was easy as pie. Wait, easier.
Here are a couple of tips.
It's great if you can cut them from sheets that have maps on both sides. (Old outdated Ran McNally map books would be perfect!)
I didn't have any of those clear round sticky hole protector thingies. (And, I was a
Soon to come...
We'll have a second upcycled Christmas garland for you.
And, there are a couple of fun giveaways that are in the works.
There's still time to join in on this week's Friday FREE-FOR-ALL Linky Party if you have some recipes, crafts, home decor, other other projects you wish to share. Show us your stuff!
Meanwhile, check out some of our festive or free projects.
Or, take a gander at some of our quick meal ideas.
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