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DIY: Cheap & Chic Artwork

  1. LindsB

    October 21st, 2009 at 4:20 pm

    Such a great project for next to nothing- I love it!!

  2. Ms. Bright

    October 21st, 2009 at 4:21 pm

    Definitely love the vintage map look. I'm saving this one in my files!! And COME BACK SOON!

  3. MyLittleHappyPlace

    October 21st, 2009 at 4:26 pm

    Clever, you! Take Care!!

  4. Averill

    October 21st, 2009 at 4:27 pm

    Great idea! There are so many gorgeous gift wrap options available now that would work beautifully as art.

  5. High-Heeled Foot in the door

    October 21st, 2009 at 4:32 pm

    Glad you all like them! Don't worry I'm not going anywhere! My computer issues are just making things over here run at a snails pace and I feel horrible about it!

  6. Alicia B. Designs

    October 21st, 2009 at 4:50 pm

    you blow me away!! I've seen that paper at Kate's Paperie and ALMOST bought it so many times. awesome project!

  7. Chic Coles (Cole Design)

    October 21st, 2009 at 4:58 pm

    That is such a great idea! They look so much more expensive than $10! That would be a great addition my house!

  8. urbansardines

    October 21st, 2009 at 5:24 pm

    That is a totally awesome project. Love your DIYs!

  9. Michelle (Three Men and a Lady)

    October 21st, 2009 at 8:21 pm

    So cool!

  10. Cari

    October 21st, 2009 at 11:16 pm

    Very nice! I really love the color green on the walls in these pictures. I just found your blog and it's great!

  11. Lauren

    October 22nd, 2009 at 12:16 am

    what a great idea!!!

    i have to say that it cracked me up that all the pics were of you and your pretty little hands and then suddenly jon's hairy arm pops in there and i was like "camila?!!" you need to shave!! 😉 😉 hahah j/k

    too funny.. but sich a great idea on the maps… i have some wallpaper maps lying around and might have to try this!!!! thank you!!!
    xoxoxo

  12. High-Heeled Foot in the door

    October 22nd, 2009 at 12:47 am

    Ha ha Lauren. You have me dying over here. My mom and Jon were my models for this project so that I could take the pictures!

  13. A Pretty Trip

    October 22nd, 2009 at 9:12 am

    Awesome project! Paper is such a great medium – and so cheap.

  14. Chic Coles (Cole Design)

    October 22nd, 2009 at 10:36 am

    Great way to have art work. Thanks for sharing.It is so helpful that you showed the project step by step.

  15. shi(f)t

    October 22nd, 2009 at 12:32 pm

    love the idea of maps as art. colorful and educational:)

  16. Jenny

    October 22nd, 2009 at 2:24 pm

    Such a great idea, Camila!!! Love the outside-the-box thinking!! Cheap but chic!

    I think I just said 'chic' bc I just saw your tweet about the Jonathan Adler Warehouse sale. 🙂

    I'm SOOOO jealous! Next year we'll go together. As long as you don't mind me dragging along a few kids…

    hugs,
    j

  17. The DIY Show Off

    October 23rd, 2009 at 2:43 am

    Great tutorial!

    Enjoy! I can't wait to hear all of the details! 🙂

    Roeshel

  18. fromtherightbank.com

    October 23rd, 2009 at 5:07 pm

    Sorry you're having tech problems. I hope it gets sorted out soon.

    I have that New York map hanging in my studio. 🙂

  19. Kristin

    October 23rd, 2009 at 11:50 pm

    What an amazing idea. Those would be so fabulous in a study!

  20. Laura @ the shorehouse.

    October 24th, 2009 at 5:40 am

    Perfect!! I framed Cavalinni calendar "prints" and everyone thinks they're vintage lithos. 🙂 Love the map wrap…and it's so great that you went the extra step by "aging" it! Great, great idea.

  21. Kristen

    October 26th, 2009 at 1:33 pm

    great room! i hope that i'm not annoying in asking this, because you probably already posted it, but where did you get the brown/white pillows? they are so cute!!!

  22. Sarah @ Thrifty Decor Chick

    October 28th, 2009 at 12:37 am

    Awesome!!

  23. Rachel@oneprettything.com

    November 2nd, 2009 at 11:15 pm

    I love this! The foam board is such a great idea! Thanks so much for sharing, I'll be linking.

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