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North Carolina Gifts to Showcase Your State Pride

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That Old North Magic

From its beaches, moonshine, and bluegrass to its lighthouses, waterfalls, and history — and plenty more in between — there is a lot that North Carolina residents have to be proud of. If you're lucky enough to live there, or just know someone who does, here are some gifts that show dedication to the Tar Heel State. 

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Lighthouses of North Carolina Tote Bag
Redbubble

Lighthouses of North Carolina Tote Bag

$20 from Redbubble
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The Tar Heel State is known for its gorgeous array of lighthouses, and this polyester poplin bag artfully showcases five of them.

Green North Carolina Pottery Planter
Our State Store

Green North Carolina Pottery Planter

$50 from Our State Store
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Handmade in Lexington by local potter Tommy Davis, this planter comes in four different colors and is emblazoned with the shape of the state.

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North Carolina Fine Art Print
Etsy
North Carolina Icons Jigsaw Puzzle
Our State Store

North Carolina Icons Jigsaw Puzzle

$22 from Our State Store
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This 550-piece puzzle made in Pfafftown features lots of the Tar Heel State's most beloved symbols and icons, including its lighthouses, the state bird, mustang, and more.

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Personalized North Carolina Mug
Etsy
North Carolina Vinyl Sticker
Etsy

Vinyl Sticker

$2 and up from Etsy
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If you or a loved one wants to slap that state pride on a laptop, water bottle, or phone case, Etsy seller Jenny V. Stickers offers vinyl stickers in sizes ranging from 2 inches to 6 inches and in eight colors.

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Laser Cut Wood Map
Uncommon Goods

Laser Cut Wood Map

$99 and up from Uncommon Goods
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Even the most landlocked of states have a body of water that residents love and love to congregate around. These laser cut wood maps make a great gift for anyone who feels that affinity. Select a country and state, and then narrow it down from there. Available with a black or reclaimed wood frame.

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Ode to Home State Pillow
Uncommon Goods
Wine Cork States
Uncommon Goods

Wine Cork States

$35 from UncommonGoods
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Put those corks to good use and show your state devotion with this made-in-the-U.S.A. Baltic birch wood wall hanging.

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State Dish Towel
Uncommon Goods
Wooden Dangle Earrings
Etsy
Beach Towel
Personalization Mall

Beach Towel

$35 and up from Personalization Mall
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These cotton and polyester beach towels come in two sizes, six colors, and can be customized with any U.S. state and two lines of additional text.

Homesick Candle
Amazon

Homesick Candle

$34 from Amazon
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These soy wax candles prominently display your state's name and shape on the front, and each has a 60 to 80 hour burn time. Each Homesick candle attempts to capture the state's scent, too; for instance, Nebraska's version includes "notes of rich leather, fresh cut hay and rolling thunderstorms."

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Bamboo Serving and Cutting Board
Amazon

Bamboo Serving and Cutting Board

$30 from Amazon
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Each of these boards from Totally Bamboo feature flat-grain wood and geographically inspired, laser-etched designs. The etched side can be used as a serving board while the design-free side can be used as a cutting board.

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Home State Wall Decor
Etsy

Home State Wall Decor

$15 from Etsy
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These wall hangings are made of stained oak and each features a colored heart that can be placed near the city location of your choice, in the color of your choice (there are eight to choose from).

Christmas Tree Ornament
Etsy

Christmas Tree Ornament

$10 from Etsy
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These steel ornaments come in dozens of colors, and each has a heart cutout that can also be moved to a specific location for a small fee.

State Pride Hat
The Home T

State Pride Hat

$28 from The Home T
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Wear your pride on top of your head with this selection of navy blue hats that feature state shapes with the word "home" embroidered inside.

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State Pride Water Bottle
Zazzle

State Pride Water Bottle

$26 from Zazzle
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Head to the link above to choose your state and from there find the water bottle listing. Each bottle holds 24 ounces and is made from stainless steel. This Zazzle seller, Anderson Design Group, offers all kinds of other state pride-themed merch, too, from totes and iPad covers to notebooks and stickers.

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State Map Necklace
Amazon
Watercolor Map Canvas Print
Jane

Watercolor Map Canvas Print

$5 from Jane
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These unframed colorful and pretty prints feature an iconic state location transposed onto the shape of your state. They're printed on a canvas textured matte card and come in seven sizes.

Cork Coasters
Jane
'Home' State Doormat
Etsy

'Home' State Doormat

$20 and up from Etsy
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Welcome visitors with one of these natural coir doormats. Each features the word "home" in a scripted font with the state shape replacing the "o." They come in five sizes.

State Pride Sweatshirt
Etsy
Pint Glasses
Etsy

Pint Glasses

$30 from Etsy (Set of 2)
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Order two of the same state (some options have glasses available in different colors) or, if the house is divided, order two different states. For rectangularly shaped states, this Etsy seller has even thought of a creative solution, doing "a silhouette of the contiguous USA and landed a heart right where home is."

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State Side Table
Uncommon Goods