DIY May Day Basket

by | May 2021

DIY May Day Basket

Photo: Chris Emeott


  • Cardstock paper
  • Glue or tape
  • Chenille stems
  • Ribbon
  • Tulips and small greenery
  • Chocolates

Create your paper cone [or basket] using the cardstock. Cut the paper in half diagonally. Roll the paper together in a cone shape and either glue or tape the sides together.

While holding your cone with the pointy tip facing the ground, at the top punch a hole in each side of cone. String your ribbon through both holes and tie the ends together once your cone can swing a little.

Bend the chenille stems into funky flowers.

Then comes the fun part! Stuff all the goodies into the cone: Tulips, chocolates and other knick knacks.

Pay a friend a visit!

Special thank you to Tara Carlson of Sweet Peas Floral for this May Day basket project! Learn more about the tradition of May Day baskets and gather some more floral inspiration from Sweet Peas Floral.

Sweet Peas Floral
783 Radio Drive #111; 651.730.9115
Instagram: @sweetpeasfloralmn


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