print out a large outline of your state on a piece of wood. nail all around the outline of the state. create a heart either at the capital or a special place in the state and start weaving your thread in and out. I want this for California.
A rope bracelet - reminds me of making friendship bracelets back in the day. My right second toe used to go numb because I'd hook the end of the bracelet over it, and then knot embroidery floss for HOURS.