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Life is a journey and travel is to live are some of the amazing quotes we often hear. Well some of us believes in following them. In every one of us hides a passionate traveler. The fervor to wander may have taken to you to explore different places of this beautiful world or may have added some more places to your wish list.Many artists have brought out an amazing way to express travel love through Map Art. Places that are close to your heart, like where you have grown up, place where you met your lover for the first time or any destination which has special place in your heart can be added as a beautiful aspect of your home décor through Map Art. This art can be used to décor different corners of your house in different ways. For example, wall art, city map pillows, cushions, city map posters etc.

Soft and fluffy decorative throw pillow with copper colored street map design.

With a bit of pre-trip planning, some careful shopping during your explorations, and an afternoon at the craft table, you can have travel souvenirs that you will be proud to display. Here I round up my favorite travel inspired décor tips for every budget and every level of crafting ability.

Art & Decoration

A world wall map can add a real touch of elegance and charm to a room. An antique style map of the world or a world map in a wooden frame, adds an air of distinction.Alternatively for a more modern look, a canvas map of the world makes a great alternative to a framed picture of photo. The bright colors and canvas textile make this world map bring a room to life. Canvas prints are gaining in popularity for use in home decor, and a canvas world map gives a trendy, modern look.

A fantastic Reference Guide

Word wall maps make a great reference tool. When a country is in the news, do we always know exactly where it is or which countries it borders? A world map placed on the wall means that everything a country or city is in the news, or referenced, you can check exactly where it is.Some high quality maps of the world also have a panel of country flags along the base of the map. Again, this is a great reference tool and aids learning.

A Great Learning Resource

Maps help children learn about the world that they live in. The world is a big place so seeing the country they live in, and how small it is on the map compared to other countries can help them grasp how large the world really is. Geographical knowledge can be learnt from a young age, and there is always something new to learn no matter how old you are. A World map will provide not only the countries, but the capital cities and often, the approximate population size.

Luckily there are countless ways to decorate with maps that can add sophistication to your space while holding onto the memories of that incredible getaway!

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