16 Adorable DIY Wall Painting Ways For Refreshing Your Home Decor

16 Adorable DIY Wall Painting Ways For Refreshing Your Home Decor

DIY World Map Wall Art Tutorial (using the Silhouette Cameo) Could be used with any picture! ~ maps in home decor ~ DIY craft project

Travel-Inspired Nurseries & Kids Rooms Roundup

Travel-Inspired Nurseries & Kids Rooms

This map has all the sweetness that matches the playful baby room -- world map wall paper from The Wall Sticker Company (or use real maps) & globe mobile from ABC Kitchen in NYC -- apartment therapy

This is an 1804 copy of perhaps the first ‘modern’ world map, made by the Venetian monk Fra Mauro in about 1450. It points south because 15th-century compasses were south-pointing. It shows the Portuguese discoveries in Africa and questioned the authority of medieval and classical sources. Intended for display in Venice, it emphasizes the feats of Marco Polo. The British East India Company commissioned this copy, thus implying that Britain was heir to the Portuguese empire.

Magnificent Maps: Cartography as Power, Propaganda, and Art

An 1804 copy of the first ‘modern’ world map, made by the Venetian monk Fra Mauro in about and more magnificent maps as power, propaganda, and art from The British Library.

When pictures inspired me #63 - FrenchyFancy

When pictures inspired me #63

Africa Chic Living room Rotterdam renovation / Photography by Jansje Klazinga, Styling by Holly Marder/Avenue Lifestyle

Medieval Map

- Century- medieval view of the Earth from sky, notice the partial Celtic Cross, sometimes remembered as the ancient "world serpent.

Mapas Planisferios para descargar e imprimir | Universo Guia

Mapas Planisferios para descargar e imprimir | Universo Guia

Beatus Map, ca. 1109.  Like many medieval maps, this map is "oriented", which is to say the top is East.  Asia is at the top, (along with the Garden of Eden), Africa on the lower right side, Europe on the lower left. Over on the right side, a  mysterious fourth continent, barren and desert-like, is mentioned.

How the World was Imagined: Early Maps and Atlases

The world map from the Saint-Sever Beatus measuring 37 X 57 cm. 1050 as an illustration to Beatus' work at the Abbey of Saint-Sever in Aquitaine, on the order of Gregori de Montaner, Abbot from 1028 to 1072

Blog de los niños: Mapas de España y del Mundo para niños

Blog de los niños: Mapas de España y del Mundo para niños

Trying to raise awareness for sustainability in our planet, Danish designer Kristoffer Zeuthen created this globe made of bamboo.

Danish designer Kristoffer Zeuthen has created a globe, constructed of bamboo and lifted with a steel rod post; this globe even features a built-in

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