I found this map poster of Paris at a local vintage fair and decide to make it into a wall hanging.
First thing I did was cut a piece of foam core to fit the map. I glued the map to the board, then I glued a piece of trim to the top and added a piece of chain for hanging.
Along the bottom I added a gorgeous piece of lace and a couple of lace medallions at the sides. One corner I added a mini yardstick and to the other I added a vintage wooden light bulb. I also added 2 chipboard Eiffel Towers to each side I painted dusty pink.
Handmade flowers and lace where added to the corners with a touch of cheese cloth.
I distressed the edges of the map with brown distress ink and sealed the whole map with Mod Podge.
In the center I added a pair of metal wings I lightly brushed with white paint and a pearl centerpiece for bling. Along the strip of trim I added white string pearls. On the trim I used the dry brush technique to paint some gold touches to match the centerpiece.
Above the map I painted this wooden sign white, added the word "Paris" and decoupaged flowers to each side.
I originally found this sign in a second hand store. It was painted blues and just a bit beat up.
This sign made the perfect topper for my Paris wall hanging.