May Day

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We made May Day cones and delivered them to some friends today. We used Martha Stewart’s directions. We made ours with six inch squares of printed vellum which held up very well. Instead of filling them with bouquets we bought a couple of 4-cell packs of sweet alyssum from the garden store and cut the cells apart, putting a cell in each cone. That way the flowers wouldn’t wilt by the time our friends found them on their doors. The last thing we did was print Happy May Day on a slip of paper and tape it like a flag to a toothpick. Then we pushed the toothpick into the soil. Happy May Day!

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2 Responses to “May Day”


  1. 1 amandajean May 9, 2010 at 10:56 pm

    that is so sweet. some year i hope to do may day baskets. the little neighbor girls down the street used to do it and i thought it was the sweetest thing ever! your baskets are wonderful!

  2. 2 Christina May 11, 2010 at 4:50 pm

    such a sweet idea!


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