03/17/2014 11:50 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

How Your Home State Can Inspire Your Wedding

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By Kellee Khalil for

Faced with a tough job market, many Millennials have been forced to move to unexpected cities to start their careers and families. With so many couples living far from home, it's no wonder brides and grooms are using the shape of their home states to inspire their wedding planning. This 2014 trend is everywhere, from decor to favors and everything in between! If you're planning a far-from-home wedding and want to show off your roots, browse below to see some of our favorites ways to feature state shapes.

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Where We Met Custom Map Ornament
Where We Met Custom Map Favor From Paloma's Nest via

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New Year Eve Wedding Invite
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Home State Glass Coasters Set of 4 From David's Bridal via

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