A sweet friend of mine moved this week, from phoenix all they way to Kent Washington. I’ve known for a few weeks this was going to happen, but life has been slightly crazy busy, and well I just kind of forgot to plan ou
t anything great to give them as a going away gift. So I was left with one hour and whatever I could find around my house (and my sister’s since it was her map). But have no fear even with those limitations I came up with something sweet – that may have even got a tearful response.
Fair warning Lindsey has done a very similar project on here before. I decided to go with a modified Lindsey/Pinterest map project, thinking it would be perfect for them to remember there time here in Phoenix. So I pulled out my heart shaped cookie cutter, and traced the areas of the map that contained all of the important locations. I made sure the heart included where they lived, work, and went to church.
Then I trimmed down some blue card stock to fit into the 8 x 10 frame that I found in my storage bins. Instead of just gluing the map to the card-stock I used mounting squares, creating a bit of depth.
Here you can see how the map sticks up off the back ground. In the pictures it is a bit more difficult to see, but in person it came out looking really cool…..like the map was floating in the frame.
Then stick it in the frame, and it’s a simple as that. The perfect going away gift in just a few minutes -and at no cost. Doesn’t get much better than that.
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