From Minnesota with love

Published 3:38 pm Thursday, September 22, 2016

Working as a freelance illustrator for several large companies, Angie DenHerder of Hollandale has creative juices in her blood. Aside from her job, DenHerder enjoys refurbishing furniture and creating signs and chalkboards. She took us step-by-step through how to make this Minnesota-based project.

Angie DenHerder

Angie DenHerder

• Mod Podge, glossy or matte finish will work

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• White acrylic paint

• Elmer’s glue

• Fine-tip Sharpie marker

• Baker’s string or twine

• X-Acto knife

• Hole punch

• Scissors

• Pressed board 9 1/2 by 12 inches

• Printout of outline of the state Minnesota on an 8 1/2-by-11-inch piece of paper (this can easily be found by searching Google for a “Minnesota state outline”)

• Printout of outlines of tags, one slightly smaller than the other, a heart and lettering to use as a template

• Scrapbook cardstock paper