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    22 State-Themed Items To Remind You Of Home

    My state is the best state. Change my mind.

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    1. A cutting board shaped like your home state to use as decoration or for serving your Instagram-worthy charcuterie board.,

    Promising review: "We all know Wisconsin is the best state, so why not have a beautiful outline reminder of it anytime you're cutting something up?! This thing is sweet. Looks great, holding up strong. I think it would look great in a modern kitchen or at the hunting cabin." —Rhett

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95 (available in 50 styles).

    2. A pin and thread map of your favorite state, because it's not string theory — you need this in your apartment ASAP.

    witheyesunlocked / Etsy

    Get it from witheyesunlocked on Etsy for $39.99+ (available in four finishes).

    3. A pair of flashy socks for anyone who isn't content with just talking about how much you love your hometown. Now you can rep your city from head to toe.


    Promising review: "Great socks which are well made, fit well and fun to wear." —Gardening Granna

    Get them from Amazon for $7.

    4. A beer cap map so you can tastefully show off your city's delicious local beverages.,

    Each map is coated with a UV-resistant finish and comes with mounting nails.

    Promising review: "Such a cute gift idea. Decided to fill ours with all beer caps local to our state. Makes an awesome piece of art for the home or office. The product is sturdy and well-crafted. The packaging was so thorough to ensure it arrived safely." —Katie

    Get it from Amazon for $35.99 (available in 51 styles).

    5. And a wall bottle opener that'll help you fill it.


    Get it from Nordstrom for $50 (available in 50 styles).

    6. A Homesick candle that smells like, well, home, to cheer them up when they're hundreds or thousands of miles away.


    Promising review: "I got this as a surprise for my boyfriend. He moved to my state from Texas for college. I wasn't sure about how it would smell but I figured even if he wasn't a fan it would be neat as a decoration for his room. When I surprised him with the candle and he smelled it, he actually got very emotional and started crying because he said the smell instantly brought back so many memories of home. I don't know how they did it, but Homesick Candles managed to replicate the smell of home so well in this candle that it took my boyfriend back home immediately. Definitely worth my money :)" —Bailey K.

    Get it from Homesick for $28 (available in 51 styles)

    7. Or, a beautifully minimalist diffuser if that's more your style. At a glance it'll look just like the rest of your decor.


    Some essential oils are toxic for pets so keep that in mind when buying.

    Promising review: "I like this diffuser a lot! It's easy to use, and I appreciated that it came with a little cup to use to fill the water in with. It honestly looks nicer quality in person than the pictures. It's heavier than it looks (so pretty sturdy), and the outside material is not plastic. I think it might be porcelain or something similar." —Juliana B

    Get it from Amazon for $74.97.

    8. An illustrated state map that perfectly captures the beauty of your state better than you ever could...because some of us can still only barely draw stick figures.

    PrintsbyJettyHome / Etsy

    Get it from PrintsbyJettyHome on Etsy for $16.50+ (available in six sizes and 54 styles).

    9. A mug that'll remind you that home is where the heart is..and the coffee.


    Promising review: "The quality of the mug itself is just as good as the next, but the design is perfect and has stayed perfect through many washes and microwaves. It's my favorite mug I'm using right now! Would make a great, easy gift!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in 14 styles).

    10. A nostalgic coffee cup for New Yorkers (and those who have left the Big Apple) that'll make you think of grabbing $1 joes to go at the bodega.

    Promising review: "As a native New Yorker that no longer lives there, I purchased this for nostalgia and for sustainability (less landfill). It was a bit pricey but it has a sturdy feel and the ceramic keeps the coffee (or tea) warm. Would recommend." —Ana-liza Quirolgico

    Get it from Amazon for $15.97.

    11. A set of whiskey glasses that are etched with a street map of your favorite city so you can spend the next 20 minutes pointing to places on the map and saying, "this is where I...."


    Promising review: "I love whiskey and the Eagles are my football team, so it was a perfect match for me. I got the glasses on time and they look great! They have already gotten lots of use and been through the dish washer a bunch, and they still look like the day I got them. I would highly recommend these glasses. It's high quality glass also, not cheap like some other of the glasses you see. Overall very pleased with the product and a big thank you to the company!" —Christian

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $24.98 (available in 14 styles).

    12. And a set of wooden coasters because as much as you love your state, you don't love water rings on your table.


    Promising review: "These coasters are absolutely awesome. Living in Philadelphia, it's really cool to have in our home for display." —Kate Eucker

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $25.99 (available in 119 styles).

    13. An embroidered dish towel if you're looking for a practical *and* thoughtful housewarming gift.

    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "Intricate and unique design. This was a perfect, personalized housewarming gift for a friend who moved to a new city. The design is gorgeous and the colors are vibrant!" —Mallory

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $20 (available in 18 styles).

    14. An illustrated wall calendar to highlight all the many wonderful things your home state is known for.

    LouPaper / Etsy

    Get it from LouPaper on Etsy for $24 (available in 36 styles).

    15. A box sign for anyone looking for a charming piece of decor to stand on their mantel.

    Promising review: "I was born and raised in Missouri and when I saw this I just had to get it and I'm glad I did. The heart does come in a separate little bag and is adhesive. I decided to put my heart in the middle since I love the whole state itself. This piece may not be the greatest quality product to some but for the price you can't go wrong and it does look neat. So I recommend everyone to get one and show your state some love." —Shane

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95+ (available in 12 styles).

    16. A return address stamp so you can add a personal touch to all your letters.

    PaperPeachShop / Etsy

    Get it from PaperPeachShop on Etsy for $26.99+ (available in 35 ink colors and various styles).

    17. A silver necklace that'll help you always keep your home close to your heart.

    Promising review: "This is a cute little necklace. My heart is in Texas and this feels like a great way to express that. I love it." —E

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in 44 styles).

    18. A pair of mismatched earrings — one heart and one shaped like your favorite state — if you like to receive compliments daily.


    Promising review: "These are so cute! Just big enough to recognize the state! I get many compliments! I’ve had for about five months and they have not tarnished!" —Michael H.

    Get it from Amazon for $17.98.

    19. A personalized leather keychain you can customize with the coordinates of your home state.

    Promising review: "Was made exactly how I wanted it and was done surprisingly quick. Was a great gift for my boyfriend to celebrate our one year. I chose to the coordinates of the place we met on one side and the date and our initials on the other." —Megan

    Get it from Amazon for $13.95.

    20. A state flower tapestry if you love learning random facts about the many states you've lived in and love.

    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "Possibly my favorite part about my room. I can’t stop looking at it and all the colors are so nice. The embroidery is also so nicely done and hangs well and is a great quality tapestry" —stefunnyy

    Get it from Amazon for $34.

    21. An educational seasonal food guide that shows you what foods are in season in your state throughout the year for chefs who love to use whatever's local and fresh.

    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "I am going to hang this in my kitchen as a reminder to myself to buy seasonal! This is such a lovely reminder and so informative." —Eilis

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $38+ (available in 13 styles and with or without a frame).

    22. A hometown puzzle that'll stump you, even if you've lived in the same place your entire life.

    Butlerandhilluk / Etsy

    Get it from Butlerandhilluk on Etsy for $39.95.

    My state is the best state and you can't change my mind.

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