Flower-Filled Gifts

Sweet Peas Floral offers pre-built basket assortments for a ready-to-go Mother's Day gift.

May Day—the first of May—originates from European tradition during the Medieval era, celebrating the midway mark of the year and the flora that come with the following seasons; people sent out a floral basket as a sign of enduement.

“People typically do it for sending love and well wishes, so a lot of times people will want to do more than one,” says Tara Carlson, owner of Sweet Peas Floral in Woodbury. “[But] they don’t want to spend a lot of money on them.” Read more about Flower-Filled Gifts

DIY May Day Basket

DIY May Day Basket


  • 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. Read more about DIY May Day Basket

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