Spring Decorating Ideas

DIY Wall Art: Make a Custom Corkboard World Map

A fun way to mark where you've been and where you're going, a large world map made out of cork gives you limitless possibilities.

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Cut Out Paper Map Shapes

Tape together the printable map of the world. Follow the guide that’s printed on page one and draw in the outlines of any countries that didn’t print because of the paper margin. Use small scissors to cut out all of the countries. Cut out all of the little islands, too.

Cut Out Cork Map Pieces

When the pink cork is dry, flip over so the pink side is facing your table.

Place the cut out pieces of the world gray side down on the back of the cork. Place each country and island wherever it will fit. It does not have to geographically placed in this step.

Trace the countries with a pen. Use small scissors to cut out all of the countries and islands from the cork.

Attach Cork Background to Backer Board

Unroll the rest of your roll of cork and place the cardboard back from your frame on top. Trace the cardboard and cut along the lines you traced. Use the tacky glue to attach the cork directly to the cardboard backing of your frame. Let dry.

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