Wednesday, April 16, 2014

DIY: Wanderlust

We've got the travel bug. And I'm kind of into DIY.

With trips to Shanghai/Beijing (May 2014), Seattle (August 2014) and a West Coast road trip (August 2015) on the horizon, I thought it was about time we started documenting our travels. And I say "document" very loosely, as this is probably one of the loosest ways for us to document everywhere we've been! But it does look pretty cute.

A few weeks ago, I stumbled across this post from one of my favorite blogs, Treasures and Travels. While we don't have enough room for a map that big (a girl can dream), we did download a much smaller version to keep track of where we've been. Throw it in a frame and it doesn't look too shabby.

The frame, paper and tape were unbelievably cheap (less than $20 total), and the fun I had mapping out where we've been and discussing where we wanted to go next was definitely worth the cost. With all the traveling we're doing, I'm so excited to keep updating it. Once we move into our new apartment next winter, hopefully we'll have space for a much bigger (and more detailed) version of this map. As our travels grow, so should the map, right?

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  1. Oh my gosh, I LOVE this. Totally want to do this! My boyfriend and I have only traveled in the US together, but it is my goal to get him abroad this year ;) This is still a fun DIY regardless!

    1. It was SO much fun making it! Honestly, it couldn't have been easier - all you need is the printed out map, a frame, some pens/markers and different colored tape or stickers. Now that we have this one, I'm already planning on doing a US-only map!

      I would absolutely love to hear how your travels go this year! Traveling together is so much fun, but traveling abroad makes the experience even better! Keep me posted!


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