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Illinois State Flower

Updated: May 17, 2021

Roses are red, Violets are blue, Sugar is sweet, and so are YOU for joining us for another week of Sketching Across America - Floriani State Flowers!

We have an adorable wrapped canvas for you this week plus fun facts about the great state of Illinois! This is our 20th design, and we are way too excited to see what you'll create!!

Project Instructions:

Roses are Red
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Fun Facts About Illinois:

  1. Home to the largest bottle of Casup

  2. The Ice Cream Sundae originated in Evanston

  3. Illinois generates more nuclear power than any other state

  4. Home to the only river in the world that flows backwards

  5. Twinkies were invented in 1930 in Illinois

  6. Morton, IL is the pumpkin capital of the world

  7. The first color TV debuted in Chicago

  8. April 1st was officially name "Cheap Trick Day" in Illinois

  9. The worlds tallest man was born in Alton. His name was Robert Wadlow, and he was 8'11".

  10. The term "jazz" was coined in Chicago in 1914.

We hope you have a great week creating! Don't forget to join our Floriani group on Facebook and share your creations!

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