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J’adore #43 (Map Edition 3)

Time for a new edition of J'adore, my series where I share with you things that have caught my eye during my internet travels. And speaking of travel, since I am slightly addicted to the sport, forever dreaming of where to go next (even when I am on a trip), maps, and things related to maps, such as unique city/country outlines, always call to me! So once again I present to you a map-themed version!

In addition, today is special because I also have a map-themed giveaway for one lucky winner (and more) so don't forget to check that out at the end of the post, there will be goodies for everyone!

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Who wouldn't want to go to sleep every night enfolded in Paris? Or San Francisco? Or New York City? These incredibly intricate handmade quilts from Haptic Labs will allow you to do just that…and maybe transport you while you dream?

Haptic Labs PARIS Quilt

Once you've got your quilt in place, why not throw on a few pillows to add to the authenticity?! If you have the NYC quilt, stack on your own deli and pizza parlors to give it an authentic city feel? Build Your Block lets you build your own empire, even if its only your bedroom! Could be a fun addition to your couch too!

AFAR Experience Seattle – Misadventures in Foraging

If you are more the “wear your heart (or city) on your sleeve” kind of person, you can express your local love with a map-centric t-shirt like this San Francisco one from City Fabric. Right now they have several cities in the U.S. where you can show your love (or civic pride) for.

CityFabric San Francisco Shirt

Of course, if you are a francophile like me, you'll love declaring your love for Paris with a bag from Kasia Dietz, it is just a matter of choosing a side…Rive Gauche or Rive Droite…or an arrondissement ! So many decisions! Of course, you can own several and decide every morning if you are feeling bourgeois or bohème ….

Kasia Dietz I love Paris bag

I also really love the retro look of this Paris necklace from A Touch of Romance. It makes me feel like something you would find in a flea market (or puce). I think it would be really cute to on a really long chain.

Paris Retro Necklace

Still, the most straightforward (and sometimes the most beautiful) way to declare your love is with a gorgeous print. In your kitchen to inspire your cuisine, in your office to keep you motivated to why you are working (for the next trip of course!) or the living room to remind you of past memories (or new memories to come) I love vibrant unique prints of maps and cityscapes.

I have mentioned BirdAve before (in J'adore #35) and they continue one of my favorites. Last time I shared one of their San Francisco prints, this time it is Paris, the blue is so effervescent I can't but smile when I look at it!


That’s it for this edition of J’adore, a few of my recent favorite finds as I travel the web! 

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  1. Thank you for including my bags, Andi! So happy you adore them! Many other goodies in the mix too!

    1. @Kasia, easy to include, they are beautiful!

  2. Lady Jennie says:

    As usual – really great stuff. Especially Kasia’s bag and the necklace.

  3. Gemma Tranter says:

    Hi there, such a lovely giveaway! I adore the ‘London’ print…prints like these are right up my street.

  4. I love maps too! For my favorite print, it’s a toss up between Roman Colosseum and Florence Ponte Vecchio. All of them are great!

  5. Andi of My Beautiful Adventures says:

    Buenos Aires!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  6. There’s a lot of great stuff on their site. It’s really impressive. I can’t imagine how long it took to build and organize given my humble little store!! It inspires me. =) Anyway, I love all the University prints – and that there are so many I didn’t expect to see like Baylor and Texas Christian. But, My favorite was Mary Had A Little Lamb. I love the lilac background. And, I love this series!

    1. @Jen, I know they have such a GREAT collection, there is absolutely something for everyone!

  7. Brenda Witherspoon-Bedard says:

    I like the London England Big Ben Art Print – City Skyline Poster – United Kingdom, Europe – VERSION 1

  8. My husband was born in Egypt, so I’d love to get him the Cairo skyline poster! I love that we get to pick the background color too!

  9. I love the Daiquiri Poster.

  10. Camels & Chocolate says:

    Oh, and I would get the teal for my other guest room of SAN FRANCISCO. His and hers cities, you know =)

  11. Even if I don’t win, I’m totally buying the Nashville one. Not only do I love it, but it’s the color of my accents in my guestroom! Win!

  12. I like the You Can Be Anything You Want To Be – Children’s Art Print – GRAY.

  13. Stephani Pena says:

    i love the Dallas skyline print..thats my hometown!

  14. Love the London print!!

  15. Caroline Kelly says:

    In my hectic life, “Coffee Isn’t A Drug It’s A Vitamin Poster,” is a mantra.

  16. Bettye Short says:

    I like the lilac background art.

  17. Elizabeth J says:

    I like the I Never Want To See You Sad Girl – Quote Poster

  18. Rosa Espinal says:

    the Washinton DC

  19. David Riddles says:

    The print of hamilton, ontario.

  20. Tara Stratton says:

    The Amsterdam, Netherlands print.

  21. Erica Russell says:

    I have three favorites and sooo many close favorites. “We’re just two lost souls”, “Ba Ba Black Sheep” and The Tuscon U of A skyline.

  22. I love the London England Big Ben Version 1, and Cardiff!

  23. My favorite is the Washington DC Art Print – City Skyline Poster.

  24. McKenzie McClanahan says:

    I love the Georgetown print!

  25. amber carroll says:

    London England Big Ben Art Print – City Skyline

  26. Lucy Black says:

    I like the “London England Big Ben Art Print”

  27. Judith R. says:

    My favorite print is the The Beatles Album Art.

  28. I love love LOOOVE the Paris print.

  29. Renee Richardson says:

    My favorite is the Little Rock Skyline. Thanks for the incredible giveaway. I love their work 🙂

    fattybumpkins at yahoo dot com

  30. Nicole Chole says:

    I love the UK skylines!

  31. Michele P. says:

    I like the Rio de Janeiro print 1

  32. Awesome prints! I won’t be entering as I have no more wall space but I’ll share with some friends 🙂

  33. University of Missouri Art Print – Columbia City Skyline Poster – Mizzou Tigers – Francis Quadrangle – USA

  34. sarah oswald says:

    i like the gossip poster.

  35. I actually already have one of my hometown (Morgantown, WV), but I’d love one of my current city – Raleigh, NC! Thanks!

  36. My favorite is the Washington DC skyline!

  37. Becky Greene says:

    I love the skylines of Berlin and Munich and the print of Athens, GA.

  38. Cologne! We used to live an hour from there.

  39. Kimberly O says:

    The deathstar and the Beatles album art

  40. krista grandstaff says:

    The Washington DC art print…lived there…LOVE IT

  41. Firman Aldiorija says:

    I love the mojito.

  42. I love the Florida State Doak Campbell Stadium picture. Would love to hang that in my office!

  43. penelope merriweather says:

    St.Louis Skyline is my favorite..!! Thanks for this generous giveaway!!

  44. I would like the Portland OR skyline!

  45. I like the Baylor University one

  46. The beautiful iconic Thames River/Big Ben/Houses of Parliament panoramic view!

  47. I love the Istanbul print!

  48. I like the Minneapolis Skyline Poster trolley view!

  49. I love the Dublin skyline!

  50. I love the green Sienna skyline. It remind me of our first trip to this amazing city in 2002.

  51. I like the Albuquerque skyline.

  52. sandyandcosmo says:

    My favorite is the Dublin Ireland print.

  53. Melissa Moreno says:

    I like the kid’s print, Brush your teeth before you go to bed

  54. I added your giveaway to a link up on my blog to share with my readers. Love it if you would link up further giveaways at At Home Take 2. Thanks!

  55. I really love the Auckland skyline poster

  56. I like the death star poster! 🙂

  57. Cynthia Rayne says:

    I love the Akron, Ohio print. It is a little bit of home!

  58. jamie braun says:

    The david bowie print

  59. Kaitlin M says:

    I like the Toronto print

  60. Jennifer B. says:

    Yep… It’s the Paris skyline one!

    (And it’s from the roof of Printemps where the coffee is affordable and the view is priceless!)

    1. @Jennifer, thanks for sharing, I love tidbits like that!

  61. What a great giveaway!

    Paris France Art Print – Eiffel Tower City Skyline Poster – Europe is my favorite!!

  62. I like the “you can be anything you want to be” picture.

  63. always wanted to got to paris love paris

  64. The Austin TX skyline is my favorite -love both versions!

  65. Danielle Priser says:

    I like the New Orleans French Quarter (I love it there!), but the drinks- Mimosa, etc are fabulous as well!

  66. I liked the All You Need Is Love print

  67. Melanie H. says:

    You Can Be Anything You Want To Be – Children’s Art Print – GRAY

  68. My favorite skyline is Ann Arbor Michigan!

  69. Diane Baum says:

    Loved the washington Dc skyline pic

  70. Jim Cabaj says:

    I love the Chicago Illinois Poster Version 2!

  71. Michelle Gray says:

    I love the London England Big Ben Poster, the green really caught my attention.

  72. christina barnes says:

    Baton Rouge, Louisiana Poster 😀 my school LSU !

  73. I like the New York Yankees Poster – Yankee Stadium