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Steal This Look

While relaxing out on Fire Island, I've had more time than usual to explore design blogs, catalogs and pinterest boards. I thought it would be fun to look in some of these room settings for maps and charts similar to ones that I currently have for sale.

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The antique school map of Italy in this image from a recent design sponge post was actually purchased from me last winter at the Brooklyn Flea. Supply your own adorable cat.

For a similar look- especially for a very tall space like the stairwell wall of this brownstone, try this generously-sized school map of Greece currently for sale.

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From the flouncy, pretty, bourgeois boho Sundance Catalog

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The folding 1920s school map of Europe below has just the right old pastel washed-out color palette. Casually tack it up on the wall for a very romantic look.

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Another catalog photo- from the mass-market arbiter of taste Pottery Barn- an office decorated with a vintage chalk board map. I like the way that the map is layered with the framed chalk boards.

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Try decorating a home office space with this chalk board map I have for sale. One of the nice things about it is it's double-sided, so when you get tired of the U.S. you can flip it and see the world. Also fun to plot your travels on.

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Another gem from a design sponge post, we have this really cool German chart of the moon…

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While not strictly lunar, this 1940s Mexican Cosmography chart would also look lovely and restful above a bed.

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I'm not sure where this dining room photo came from- I found it while browsing pinterest- but it was a close cousin to the North America Commercial map shown below it.

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Well….I could do this all day- it's pretty fun, but just one more. I like the way the map is taken off the metal bracket- partially unrolled and hung with a ribbon. You could accomplish a similar look with the very long U.S. map for sale in my etsy shop.

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Maybe just one more….can't stop….it's addictive…another dining room.

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A good substitute for the colors and scale of that map might be….

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