Today I woke up to this in The Oregonian’s Home & Gardens section of the newspaper:
CREATIVE READER: Katy Wolk-Stanley Uses Old Maps in a New Way“Old schoolroom maps and bargain roller blinds came together to make one-of-a-kind window treatments in Katy Wolk-Stanley’s Southeast Portland home several years ago. In 2004, she found heavy vintage maps on special at City Liquidators in Southeast Portland; she “cut and attached them to the bones of some cheap roller blinds” she’d purchased from Home Depot, creating colorful room decor for her kids’ bedrooms. She thinks the maps are from the 1950s, “as there is an Israel and yet a single Korea.” She blogs about ways to “Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without” at thenonconsumeradvocate.com.”
I do have a big ol’ soft spot for print media, and however broke I’ve been in my life, I’ve always had a newspaper subscription. However, you can always click here to view it online.
“Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without”