By: Sammy Elliot
My sister inspired me to take on this DIY and shared this blog to get me started. It makes the perfect Valentine's Day gift for guys who just don't seem to have the same love for flowers and chocolates that us girls do. I put my own little touch on my map by using a wood burner to burn "For God so loved the world..." on the back. It took me only a few days of working to complete my map, and I am so pleased with the way it turned out. Get out there and DIY!
How I did it:
Step 1: Get wood, cut into any size you want.
Step 2: Print map onto transparency. Put transparency onto projector, project onto piece of wood. Trace map onto wood with pencil.
Step 3: Paint pre-stain onto entire piece of wood.
Step 4: Using a SMALL paintbrush, stain entire outline of each continent.
Step 5: Let dry for at least 24 hours
Step 6: Apply clear stain to finished map. Let dry for 24 hours.