Anniversary Map Gift

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By General Crafts Contributor Tasya from My House and Home

It is our 10th anniversary this year and in the interest of being crafty and our love of maps, I decided to tackle a Pinterest inspired timeline map gift of our lives together.

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I wanted it to fit a 9 x 12 frame I had on hand, so 4 maps in the shape of hearts fit the bill perfectly. And, it so happens we have lived in 4 different places, perfect.

I used a stencil for the letters on printed maps.


Now comes the tedious part, cutting the letters out!

Letters from scraps

I used a heart cookie cutter to trace the hearts.

Trace and Cut

Here we have everything all cut out and ready to go.


I was going to leave it like so, but then decided to add a little caption under each one describing an important event that happened at each location.


Now, break out your glue stick and start gluing your map art onto some heavy weight paper like card stock.

Anniversary Map Wall Art

What do you think, would you like to receive a gift like this for your 10th anniversary??

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About tasya

Tasya (as in Fantasia without the “fan”) will be sharing her DIYs for the home, garden, and more! She is a housewife and mother of two very busy boys ages 5 and 6. They live in the beautiful Emerald City of Seattle. Her favorite Past time is getting creative and sharing it with people on her blog My House and Home. At any given moment, you can see her armed with a glue gun, a can of spray paint, or in the aisles of her local craft store! She hopes to bring everyone inspiration to go our and “get their craft on”!

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