DIY project: Fold old maps into origami globes.
Other sheets of paper, such as magazine, catalog, book, or old sheet music pages, also could be used.
For this project, 5” square pieces of maps were folded into globes, then strung on twine. If you’d prefer to leave your globes loose, you could display a bunch of them in bowls, or group them on trays and add other items to make centerpieces (great for travel-themed parties). What other uses could you find for them?
For other map reuse ideas, check the Unconsumption map-post archive here.
DIY project: Weave outdated maps into baskets.
Strips of newspaper also could be used.
For additional photos and a thorough tutorial by Jane Patrick, read Woven Map Basket @Craftzine.com blog.
For other map-repurposing ideas, scroll through this series of earlier Unconsumption posts.
This is why I need a food processor.
okaaay so i have a lot more space to fill up than i thought to finish the bottle cap part of this coffee table. eventually it will be edged and have glass on the top and look better, but for now i need caps…if anyone has any they’d like to send me to help me out, hahaa, message/send me and ask and i’ll give you my address. haha i’m so lame but i want to get it done.
This is another fabulous nail art tutorial from Refinery29 featuring a runway look from Proenza Schouler. It takes a little bit more time than most DIY nail arts that I’ve featured, but it’s definitely worth it. Super fun and chic.
To create the woven look of Proenza Schouler’s design,…
Holy Moly - Performed By Gloucester Magician Andy Field
A very cool card effect where illusion becomes reality.
Holy Moly - Tutorial
My tutorial of this seriously gimmicked card trick.