Friday, September 25, 2009

Decorating with Maps

Over the past few weeks I have run into quite a few photos of rooms decorated with maps. (The image above is from Deco Peques). Some of the rooms are modern interpretations while others are more traditional. Either way, this is an easy way to inspire your child to learn about the world and can also help teach them how to read a map. I hope the images inspire you to bring maps into your life.

Image from the Pottery Barn Kids' Rooms Book of a traditional room

image from Houzz of a modern teen's bedroom

I like it how this map is just used in a corner

The complete Environmental Graphics World Wall Mural used in the images above
(13 feet wide and 8 feet 8 inches tall)

A temporary world map decal from Ferm Living.

Our World stretched canvas artwork by Oopsy Daisy, one of our best sellers at Sprout.

An image from Elle Decor Magazine. They used antique maps for this guest bedroom.

via Pottery Barn catalog

A photo from a friend's bar in their home in Manchester, MA. They used old charts as wall paper, I might actually do this in my hallway downstairs...hmmm.


  1. Thank you for commenting on my map inspiration post and giving me the link here. You have some great inspiration in this post too. That Pottery Barn room would make such a fun kids room, wouldn't it? Love it.

  2. Love the post! I am trying to decide which map to use in my nursery!!

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