15 DIY Ways to Rep Your Fave State
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15 DIY Ways to Rep Your Fave State

Whether we like it or not, it’s that time again! The end of August. For some of us that means pulling out our cozy sweaters and whipping up a Pumpkin Spice Latte, but for others, that means throwing on our backpacks, packing up the car and heading back to school. No matter what state you’re living in or loving on this fall — your hometown, your college town or your football team’s town — we have some awesome DIYs to show and spread that state love.

1. State Love: Beginner’s Embroidery Project: What better way to show state pride than to “paint” with the rainbow? Easily brighten up any room with this colorful, yet simple project (it’s sew easy). (via Do Small Things With Love)

2. TX State Map Love: No need to be from the Lone Star State to do this project. All you need is foam board, a map and some local enthusiasm. (via Creating Really Awesome Free Things)

3. Homemade Gifts: Throwing a “Shop Local” party? This kitchen towel would be the perfect clean-up accessory. (via Party for Pennies)

4. Make It Yourself State Love Pillow: No matter where you are in the world, it’s always comforting to have your home close to your heart… or head. (via One Krieger Chick)

5. DIY Wooden State Plaque: A beautiful wooden plaque is guaranteed to bring envious amounts of attention to your favorite state. (via The 36th Avenue)

6. Home State Scrap-Wood Art: Can’t pick a favorite state? No worries. This project is a great way to feature all the states you love in a cool, upcycled way. (via Make It + Love It)

7. Show Hometown Pride With DIY State-Shaped Memo Boards: Whether you’re a student or just want to add more personality to your cubicle or home office, these boards are sure to do the trick! (via Brit+ Co)

8. Glitter State Art: Add some bling to your gallery wall with this personal DIY piece. (via Two Twenty One)

9. State to State Pillow: If you’re torn between loving two states, or if you’re living in one state and missing another, this pillow is a great reminder of all the places you call home. (via What’s Up With The Buells)

10. State-Shaped Wall Art Using Old Wine Corks: Don’t let those wine corks leftover from girls night go to waste! Use them to make eye-catching pieces of artwork for your walls. (via Brit+ Co)

11. Love Your State Art Project: For a less rigid take on state art, this piece says, “I love you, Home!” in a subtle, more abstract way. (via 3 Little Green Woods)

12. State Necklace: Add some DIY state love to your state accessory collection with this easy-to-make STATEment necklace. (via Two Twenty One)

13. Long Distance BFF Mugs: Wake up and remember your hometown by sipping from one of these DIY mugs (you only need two supplies to make them!). (via Southern Mess)

14. Heart in Ohio: Ohio or no Ohio, if you love string art as much as we do, then you’re going to love making this piece to rep your home state. (via The Harpster Home)

15. DIY State Print: For a bold take on your fave state, or to better color coordinate with the rest of your apartment, try adorning your walls with this eye candy. (via iCandy Handmade)

What state are you proud to rep this fall? Let us know in the comments!