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New Mexico State Flower

Updated: Jun 8, 2023

It's a beautiful day for another #floriani state flower! Today, we will be learning how to create DIY Candles, that are perfect for gift giving, decorating, or a fun project to create with friends!

First things first, let's download our Yucca Candle Instructions below!

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Download your New Mexico state flower design in the link below:

Download all past designs in the link below or visit our blog page for designs and instructions:

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Now it's time to learn a few fun facts about the great state of New Mexico! You know that the state flower is the Yucca, but what else will we learn today?!

Fun Facts About New Mexico:

  1. Even though Pluto is no longer a planet, its discoverer was New Mexican Clyde Tombaugh.

  2. More chili peppers are farmed in New Mexico than all other states combined.

  3. Albuquerque has more than 300 local hot air balloons, making it the hot air balloon capital of America with more than any other city.

  4. At over 8,000 feet, the Capulin Volcano is so tall that five states can be seen from the top: New Mexico, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas.

  5. With more than 30 pounds of green chili, Gallup, N.M. holds the world record for the world’s largest Navajo taco.

  6. The first atomic bomb ever detonated was set off near Alamogordo in 1945. The site is now known as the Trinity Site.

  7. More uranium was produced in Grants, N.M. than anywhere else in America during the wars of 20th century, leading it to be dubbed the “uranium capital of the world.”

  8. The Sandia Peak Tramway is the longest working aerial tramway in North America. It is 2.7 miles long.

  9. The World Shovel Race Championship is held every year in Angel Fire, N.M.

  10. Carlsbad Caverns are truly massive, with one chamber alone stretching over 3,000 feet with a height at some places of 22 stories.

That's all for this week from our team at Floriani Embroidery! We hope you love this state flower download, DIY candle project, and that you are looking forward to next week's new release! Until next time, happy creating and happy sewing everyone!

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