DIY: Mod podge a map to a lampshade.I really like the many suggestions for recycling old maps and atlases. You could even concentrate your shade on specific locations that someone likes to personalize the shade for them.
WORLD MAP Designer Daniel Sachs gave a classic Park Avenue apartment an antique and global appeal, even in the young boy's bedroom. The wallpaper behind the desk is a blown up version of an antique world map.
Creative Uses for Old Maps bookcase DIY - What a wonderful accent piece! Just cover the inside of an Old Bookshelf with Old Maps and create a focal point for your room. Maybe not a map but another poster of some kind.
Do you need a chandelier to brighten up your room space? If your place lacks overhead dining lighting or what is currently hanging is tacky or clashes with your style, take a look at this collection of Cool DIY Chandelier Ideas for Inspiration.