Present Ideas | Customised Star Map

Present Ideas | Customised Star Map

#AD: Gifted: In collaboration with Modern Map Art

I mentioned my love of watching the stars in my post on seasonal ideas – well, this is a lovely present idea on the same sort of theme. This year will be 10 years since we got married and had our honeymoon in Cornwall, so I thought it would be a unique piece for our wall to have a map of the stars at the specific point and place in time that we were sat watching.

I worked with Modern Map Art * and the process could not have been easier – you literally upload the details of the place you want and the date, and choose your styling and text and within about a week, your customised map arrives in a poster tube. I chose to use a quote from our first dance in the text option, which I thought worked nicely without being *too* cheesy but you can go as far in that direction as you like! You can choose from different fonts, frames and colours, so it doesn’t look too routine.

I haven’t yet found a frame I like for it, but I was inspired by an exhibition at the Tate to use clips instead and I’ve been really pleased with how it looks.

#AD – gifted: I was gifted a customised star map, A3 size. Affiliate links may generate commission. You can find more details of how I work with sponsors and affiliate links here.

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