Amy
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$3 DIY Hanging Wall Map


Create this hanging wall map with a Dollar Store map and strips of wood. Super simple and better yet...super inexpensive.
3 diy hanging wall map, crafts, how to, wall decor
3 diy hanging wall map, crafts, how to, wall decor
Begin with the US State map from the Dollar Store.
3 diy hanging wall map, crafts, how to, wall decor
You will need two strips of wood, eye hooks and rope to create this half frame.
3 diy hanging wall map, crafts, how to, wall decor
Cut the strips of wood to be an inch wider on each side than the map. I had my wood cut right at Home Depot. Stain the wood using a rag or soft brush.
3 diy hanging wall map, crafts, how to, wall decor
Once the stain in dry add the eye hooks an inch from the end of the board.
3 diy hanging wall map, crafts, how to, wall decor
Now turn the map over and staple to strips of wood to the map using a regular stapler.
3 diy hanging wall map, crafts, how to, wall decor
Thread your rope through the eye hooks and tie a secure knot. I used a bow line knot.
3 diy hanging wall map, crafts, how to, wall decor
I also aded two wooden beads to each end of the rope right above the knot.
3 diy hanging wall map, crafts, how to, wall decor
Now it is ready for hanging. I made this for my school room; perfect visual for students needing to learn the location of all the United States.
3 diy hanging wall map, crafts, how to, wall decor

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