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May Day Crafts


May Day Garland
Make a May Day garland to wear.
Make a May Day garland to wear.

Many May Day crafts include various floral arrangements. Celebrate the blossoming of the spring season with a floral crown. Here is how to make your own garland crown.

What You'll Need:

Fresh flowers

Floral wire

Scissors

The arrival of spring is celebrated in many European countries on the first day of May. Flower garlands, crowns, and baskets full of flowers are part of many of the celebrations.

To make a flower crown, gather 6 to 10 colorful flowers. Wrap green floral wire around the stem of each flower. Wind the wiry stem of each flower around the stem of the next flower, just beneath the flower. Weave the stem of the last flower around the stem of the first to form a circle.

(Place the garland on your head to check the fitting before closing the circle.) Now don the floral crown, and celebrate spring.

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