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Monday, November 15, 2010

Craft: Google Map Place Cards

Let your guests know exactly where they're sitting with these cute Google map place cards. These place cards are quick, easy and inexpensive to make. In fact, you probably have everything you need to make these at home. Here's the how-to.

White card stock
Card stock in color of your choice
Glue stick

Go to google maps. Enter the desired address in the "search maps" box. Zoom in or out according to how you want your map to look. To copy the map hold down keys Ctrl, Alt, Print Screen" all at once. Paste into a photo editing program such as Photoshop.

Crop to desired size. Add a white rectangle on top for the name. Copy entire image and fit as many place cards as you can on your 8 1/2" x 11" page. Print on white card stock. Cut out.

Glue down Google map on a second piece of card stock (refer to picture). Fold in half.

Invite some guests and host a dinner party.


Christy Amular said...

Super clever! I definitely will add this to my to-do list! Thank you!

Unknown said...

These are so great! I'll have to use these for our house-warming party next month!

Alexander said...

Very creative and innovative idea! I will take aboard that idea for future similar works! Thanks for sharing! :D

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Michelle L. said...

Ah ha moment! Printing up google maps for projects, so smart! I totally love this idea.

One Second Needle said...

What a cute idea! Thanks for the post.

Kristin said...

What a fun idea.

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