Scrap Wood Topper and Map Art

I think there is a place for simple, modern art in any style of home. These two pieces from Map My State are customized to my choice of state, color and town highlight. I have a discount offer for you but let me show you what I made to go with this duo.

To make my 8×10 photos have a bigger appearance in the room I used a piece of scrap molding that was painted black, distressed then hung from D rings and twine above the simple frames.
It only took me about five minutes to put this little rustic accent together.

I just clipped some natural greens from our yard and placed them in a lab ‘erlenmeyer flask’ to brighten up our colorless bedroom (I got the correct name for the “vase” from the science guy in our family – it’s not a vase or a beaker :/ …..k!?).
My husband and I have lived in several different states but Utah and Delaware have special meaning to us. We grew up in Utah and our sweet twin babies were born in DE. I need to order a couple more states to complete my collection.
Lucky for us, Map My State is offering a discount to me and you.
Use this code at check out – downtoearth for an exclusive 20% coupon.
The frames were purchased separately.
You can also order coffee mugs – they are super cute, too.
I think this idea is great, especially for people like me who have moved around a little bit. Each place we live brings special memories. I am still trying to fall in love with VA. It takes a little while to settle in to new places (I still get homesick).
But….like I tell my kids, home is where we are all together. 🙂
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Becky M
October 9, 2013 3:06 am

Such a creative thought! I love the map prints. I have lived several places as well so this would be perfect!

Amanda {Kids and Cabernet}
October 9, 2013 3:09 am

Very pretty map prints and such a great gift idea!

October 9, 2013 4:18 am

These are super cute!

October 9, 2013 12:10 pm

Agree…and look at your adorable family! Fun maps…I've lived in MN my whole life…I admire people who've lived many places!!

Shirley@Housepitality Designs
October 9, 2013 4:23 pm

I love it…hoping over to that site!!!

Yvonne @ StoneGable
October 9, 2013 5:36 pm

What a great idea… and actually just what I am looking for for some wall art!

Yvonne @ StoneGable
October 9, 2013 5:46 pm

I just ordered 3 maps for Christmas with the discount! Fabulous!

October 9, 2013 6:00 pm

the scrap piece of wood really does make a statement–so clever:) love the family pic!

Christine Vandormolen
October 9, 2013 7:46 pm

what a great idea to add the piece of wood….LOVE THAT

Christine Vandormolen
October 9, 2013 7:46 pm

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Christine Vandormolen
October 9, 2013 7:46 pm

what a great idea to add the piece of wood….LOVE THAT

ImSoVintage Laura Walker
October 9, 2013 10:56 pm

what a great idea. You have such an adorable family. xo Laura

October 10, 2013 12:32 am

And in usual Holly fashion it looks great.

October 10, 2013 2:29 pm

Love this idea and simple to put together. I think I have copied everything you do! And I agree, home is family. Hugs, Diane

October 11, 2013 7:57 pm

Love it. I am going to order for gifts and myself