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05/10/2013 03:03 pm ET

7 Brilliant Map Ideas That Prove They're Great For More Than Just Navigating (PHOTOS)

If the floor of your car is littered with wrinkled atlas pages from your last cross-country car trip, it's high time to repurpose them into something fresh. (It's probably also time to join the 21st century and get a GPS.) But, before you toss them in favor of your TomTom, click through these seven map ideas to put those souvenirs from your favorite trips to better use:

1. Map Platter
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Photo by P.S. I Made This

2. Vintage Woven Notebook
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Photo by Ruby Murray's Musings

3. Map Lamp
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Photo by Chez Larrson

4. Road-Trip Matches
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Photo by RadMegan

5. Washi Tape
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Photo by Ruby Murray's Musings

6. Recycled Map Boxes
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Photo by Craft & Creativity

7. DIY Place Cards
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Photo by Mod Podge Rocks

For more crafting inspiration, be sure to flip through our slideshow below.

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