Happy May Day! The prettiest May Day baskets

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For some, May Day baskets are a staple of childhood. But for those who may not know, May Day baskets are a quaint tradition to brighten the day of neighbors, friends and family alike. All you have to do is leave a basket of treats and flowers on your lucky receiver's doorstep on May 1st.

Traditionally, May Day baskets were once a way to express romantic interest. If your crush caught you leaving a May Day basket on the doorstep they would chase after you to steal a kiss!

It's not too late to whip up a May Day basket for your friends, neighbors and . Take a look at the pretty creations below for inspiration and check out tips here!

Here you can see how much I helped making the May Day Baskets. 🌷🐾

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Happy May Day! The prettiest May Day baskets

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