8 DIY World Map Artworks For Home Decor

8 diy world map artworks for home decor cover

Why am I posting world maps now? Because everyone is back to school and to inspire your kids to learn geography, dream and travel, you may add a world map somewhere in his or her room. Let your kid or yourself feel part of the whole world, hang a world map artwork somewhere! Here are some DIYs to realize such a project quickly.

If your interior is rustic, you can make this cool world map artwork for your home or nursery. This is a world map made of pallet boards. Choose some different ones or use finishes to give them different shades, and I totally love the weathered and aged look of the boards. The world map is done with paint – you’ll need a stencil to make it. Get inspired and go create!

DIY weathered pallet board world map (via themerrythought.com)

DIY weathered pallet board world map (via themerrythought.com)

Create this simple DIY world map wall art that is perfect for a modern and elegant look. It looks glam and chic, and everyone who’s on visit, will stop at it and enjoy. The idea is about taking a white board or a piece of cardboard and attaching cork world map to it but first of all, gold leaf the world parts for a shiny and cool glam look. You may go for various metallic shades or prefer some bold color – get inspired!

DIY shiny gold leaf cork world map (via www.smilingcolors.com)

DIY shiny gold leaf cork world map (via www.smilingcolors.com)

Spruce up your space with a gorgeous world map! This project is very simple and won’t take much time, all you need is to find a ready cork world map parts. Then just attach the map to your wall painting it beforehand or leaving cork as it is. If you’ve been somewhere, take colorful pins and pin your destinations on the cork or mark the places where you’d like to go. Keep dreaming!

DIY cork world map with colorful pins on the wall (via www.sassystreet.com)

DIY cork world map with colorful pins on the wall (via www.sassystreet.com)

If you love wood but want a more modern look, this tutorial is for you. This is a wooden world map, the wood is taken in a light shade, and the map is stenciled with dark stain. Print off a map template trace the world map using carbon paper between the printed map and the wood. The stain you use later will cover the traced lines. Read more details about the tutorial and download the tutorial in the source.

DIY light-colored wood world map with staining (via www.thehappierhomemaker.com)

DIY light-colored wood world map with staining (via www.thehappierhomemaker.com)

The easiest way to create a world map artwork is to print it out! This tutorial contains a template that you may download and print it out in any colors of your choice. Then just frame the map and spruce it up with bright sharpies – write down what you like or mark the countries where you’ve been to. Let your kids mark the places where they’d like to go in future. Get inspired!

DIY black and white printable world map (via everyday-reading.com)

DIY black and white printable world map (via everyday-reading.com)

Here’s a world map in shabby chic style, ideal for a farmhouse or vintage interior. The piece is stenciled on a wooden sheet, though you may use canvas for that. The piece is framed and its worn-out look makes it refined and chic. read how to give such a look to your world map in the source and get inspired to make your own one.

DIY shabby chic wood or canvas world map (via repurposeandupcycle.com)

DIY shabby chic wood or canvas world map (via repurposeandupcycle.com)

Get a plywood sheet? Turn it into a cool world map! This tutorial will tell you how to stencil a world map on a plywood sheet with white paint and frame it if you want. Read the list of supplies and the techniques to make this cool world map for your home decor.

DIY plwyood stenciled map world art  (via www.sisterswhat.com)

DIY plwyood stenciled map world art (via www.sisterswhat.com)

Here’s one more simple printing project – this is a black and white world map with calligraphy and letters. The tutorial contains a printable to download and some instructions to frame it and hang on the wall. Read the project, realize it and add colorful pins to the places where you’ve been to.

DIY printable black and white world map (via www.smilingnotes.com)

DIY printable black and white world map (via www.smilingnotes.com)