As part of a series called 5 Easy Pieces, we’ll be gathering our favorite upcycled, re-purposed, vintage, and handmade stuff from around the web for you to buy or make yourself. So stay tuned for quick lists of 5 must-haves and get ready to wish you had thought of that.
Vintage Upcycled Map Suitcase
A retro suitcase has been upcycled with a map of the world. This piece of luggage ($23) is perfect for globetrotters. Start packing at Etsy.com/shop/ThePinyonNut.
Compass and Map Necklace
Add a personal map to an antique brass compass for one-of-a-kind jewelry ($24.50). Visit Krrb.com/SoraDesigns for customized jewelry.
Wooden Jewelery Box
Reminisce world travels by storing your tiny keepsakes in a map-covered wooden box. Get a jewelry box ($19) of your own at Etsy.com/shop/Meiorigami.
Custom Map Belt Buckle
Represent your hometown or favorite landmark with a handmade map belt buckle ($185). Visit Uncommongoods.com for a customized belt accessory.
Vintage Puzzle Piece State Pin
A vintage Milton Bradley map puzzle takes new life as whimsical pins. Show off your Midwestern roots with a glossy badge ($10) at Krrb.com/WhimsyHouse.
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