I've always loved the idea of decorating with maps. The one time I tried was a miserable failure, however. I wanted to frame a vintage map for my son's bathroom. I found one on ebay and scored a super bargain. You can imagine my horror when the map arrived with little nude people all along the border. The little nudes would have been humorously appropriate for a bathroom; but I felt a little weird about putting them in my kid's bathroom. Call me awkward, but I don't want to have that birds and bees talk before it's absolutely necessary. Needless to say, that nudity-riddled map never found a place in my home.
I've been seeing great map-related decor everywhere I turn lately. And all these maps are nudity-free. Imagine that! This first one is my absolute favorite:
I love, love, love the casual room dressed up with a chandelier.
|Elle Decor; BHG|
And creating a little vignette with the color from the map is a great way to pull it all together.
|Top: via an angel at my table; photo by Mari Eriksson|
Bottom: Elle Decor
From kids' rooms to work spaces, maps are the perfect focal point.
|via Nate Berkus; BHG 2007|
|top: Elle Decor|
bottom: via Apartment Therapy
That's it for today. Now we're on our way to get Mr. H a "real" cast for that little arm. Have a great day!