The Large Paris Map Is Up

Hi Friends.

I recently asked my readers should I add the large map of Paris or instead use board and batten in the dining room.  The results are in and the majority said go with the map.

I was a little nervous about adding something as big as the map so I temporarily taped it to the wall. There is actually one more row to be added to the bottom but I ran out of tape!




I really do value your opinion… so what do you think?  Yah or Nah?

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31 thoughts on “The Large Paris Map Is Up”

  1. I love the map. Have you considered centering the map on the wall between the window and corner of the room? Even if the tree sits in front of part of the map, I think it would look good.


  2. Sherry, I love the impact of the large map. I'm just wondering if it needs to be moved to the right some and framed with small trim. Are you going to add drapes later to that window I see? The map will need to move over for those. It just looks too close to the window, but I'm not standing in the room.

  3. Hi Kim, I originally planned to just tape a few pieces of the map so I didn't measure. It will be raised level with the top of the window and centered on the wall. I am shopping for trim today and window treatments.

    I appreciate everyone visiting and taking the time to comment.

  4. Just darling…. think I'll do the same with an old map I have of Mobile Bay and the swamp area surrounding…full of islands, etc… THANKS!

  5. Have always been a fan of enlarged maps on walls, but looks quite large in your space…BUT, why not consider cutting your map into equal sections, (ie.10×14 or 12×16), and framing each section, without a matt, all sections with identical frames, and hanging each framed section on your wall "gallery style", so you still have your entire map, just hung in sections instead of one large single piece of paper? Does that make sense??

  6. Map looks fabulous. My eyes were drawn to the lamps!! They are sooooooo pretty. Love them. Can you please share the source. Have a great week ahead!!

  7. Agree with Penny — the map needs to start higher on the wall. Now as to the board and batten, I love that look too. How about doing board and batten and hanging the (framed) map over it???

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