This is going to be a very different post compared to my normal ones. If you’ve read this blog since the very beginning you will know that I did a lot of diy-posts in the past. Recently I was busy with minimising and throwing things out of my life, so I didn’t make any new things. As I am a huge Harry Potter fan I thought about buying the Marauder’s Map, because it would be so cool to have it and to look at all the different places at Hogwarts. But I didn’t want to throw out a lot of money for that. So I searched for a map to print out and fold myself. I found Esther on DeviantArt, who did such a good job making this map. But please only use it for yourself and don’t sell it because the rights belong to someone else.
Making your Marauder’s Map: Step by step
Print all the Pages and the Flaps out. Make sure that they all have the same height! Then print the back on each paper. If your printer can manage the two things at the same time – perfect.
Cut the pieces out. You don’t need to leave out a bit at the edges, because you can then easily overlap the pieces of the map.
Glue the map together. It should then look like this:
Fold the map at the printed lines and then fold it like a harmonica, so that it’s a compact bundle.
Fold the Flaps as shown in this picture and then add them onto your map:
Now you have your own Marauder’s Map, have fun with it!