Don’t discard those travel maps quite yet. Make these fun DIY Map Letters. The whole family can take part in this super easy Summer craft project. Spell out your favorite destination or a place at the top of your bucket list. Display as wall art or create a vignette on a bookshelf with other cherished items from your trip.
DIY Map Letters Tutorial
- wood letters
- modge podge
- foam brush
- newspaper or craft paper
Crafts with Maps Steps
Step 1 Place newspaper or craft paper over your work surface.
Step 2 Lay one letter on top of your map. With a pen, trace around the letter.
Step 3 Cut around the letter 1 inch out from the traced line.
Step 4 Using your foam brush, cover the top and sides of the letter with modge podge.
Step 5 Carefully place the cut out map on the letter. Lightly press over top of the map with your hand, and smooth out any wrinkles. Fold the map edges over the letter. Brush more modge podge on both sides and edges until letter is completely covered and map is secure.
Step 6 Let dry and repeat with rest of letters. Have fun!
Now it’s your turn! What destination is on your bucket list?
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** DIY tutorial, photos and styling by Laura Trevey