Sunday, July 8, 2012

World Map

Well, the quest to finish decorating my son’s room continues. We are S-L-O-W-L-Y getting there, but each step seems to take forever.

I’m learning patience.

Apparently, it’s a lesson I really need to learn.

Anyway, since I haven’t convinced hubs we NEED to finish the “batten” of the board and batten treatment I wanted (I’m wearing him down. Baby steps. More patience), I’m in need to fill the huge white space I created.

That’s where this world map comes in. I’m a huge fan of maps and I think they’re super cute in a little boys room. I wanted to do something along a map but wanted it to be more tangible and, frankly, cheaper than some of those options I’m seeing out there in Etsy-blogland.

My good friend Kristen suggested vinyl. Aha! Dingdingding! Light bulb!

Vinyl. What an answer. So, I found a boring old cork board at Target for $8 and want home and spray painted it some fun colors. Gave it to Kristen and she handed me back this….
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Don’t you love it? I do! Pretty cool.
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Since it’s a cork board, I guess we could use it to display other things on there….but I like using it as “art” right now.
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And it’s huge.
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I’m hanging it up with Command strips because someday I’m going to complete the board and batten treatment and I don’t want huge holes to patch up. So far, they are working wonderfully and nothing has fallen down yet.
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Thank goodness.

And, thank you to those who gave me some great suggestions for my painted, striped curtains! I think I may have found a solution that I will share with you soon!

1 comment:

  1. Thar cork board is such a cute idea! I love it! xo

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