10 travel themed crafts for your favorite globe-trotter

Do you daydream of far-off destinations? Whether you have lots of stamps in your passport or you're a dreamer, we think we've got some projects you'll love!
These travel themed DIY crafts will spark your wanderlust and will inspire new adventures. Plus, some of these projects are perfect ways to display memorabilia from your travels.
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1. Map coasters
If you've got a thing for maps, we think you'll love this project. Use ones you've collected from places you've traveled, or pick up some maps of places you dream of visiting. This tutorial from The Country Chic Cottage walks you through the steps - mod podge and all!
2. Suitcase nightstand
What better use of a vintage suitcase than to turn it into a nightstand! This clever project both looks cute and it is super functional, as all you have to do it open it up for a little extra storage! Get the full tutorial here.
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3. Travel memory keepsake boxes
If you like to travel, you know all too well that you come home with more than you left with.It's hard to part with plane tickets, brochures and shells you collected on an epic vacation, but who really wants all that clutter? Leave it to Martha Stewart to create a classy solution to this travel problem.
4. Map covered bookshelf
If you have a bookshelf that could use a little sprucing up, why not use old maps to give it fresh new look! This tutorial from My Creative Days will give you inspiration.
5. Photo map
One of the best souvenirs you can get is a picture, and why not display all your travels in one place? This clever photo map is easy to make and it will inspire more travels!
6. Ticket stub pillow
Turn a couple of your most special ticket stubs or airline tickets into something you'll remember forever. Have it blown up and printed, then transfer it onto a pillow.
7. Floating framed currency
We love this idea from School of Decorating that allows you to showcase currency you've picked up along your travels. This project is so simple you can have it hanging on your wall in 20 minutes if you get started now!
8. Map heart art
Is there a special place that has stolen your heart? Make a tribute to the location (or locations!) that are most important to you with this cute project from Cinsarah.
9. Paper airplane mobile
pass your love for travel onto the little one in your life with this oh so simple paper airplane mobile.
10. Statement wall
We're kind of obsessed with this minimalist approach to a statement wall. Choose one color and use a projector to trace the world map on your chosen wall. Paint it in with one color and you've got yourself one heck of a statement wall!
11. Globe quote
We have a thing for vintage globes, and think they look extra cool with a hand-painted quote. Now the question is, what quote would you choose?
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Do you have a globetrotter in mind who would love these projects? Share this article with them, or get started early on their birthday present!
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