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Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Celebrating May Day

As a child I can remember celebrating May Day and loving this sign that winter is finally vanquished and my summer fun was really starting.  We would decorate green produce baskets with colorful papers and fill them with treats and handmade flowers.  On the May Day morning we would set the baskets on our neighbors steps and give them to our teachers.  I can remember at least a couple of years where we actually decorated a May Pole.  

It seems that this fun little tradition is dying out; I sincerely hope not since it is such a wonderful celebration of life and nature.  I am hoping that it is just that I am not at an age to dance around a pole with ribbon anymore and others are still holding onto great tradition. 

Happy May Day Everyone!

May Flowers
18 Colorful Window Box Flowers made from Recycled Signs from ColleenAttaraStudio at http://ow.ly/kB7d5
May Flowers
Recycled Sari Silk Ribbon Yarn, 3.5 oz / 100 grams, Multicolor, purple, green, blue, pink, gold, silver, bronze, 55 yards, Upcycled, Bulky From PhoenixFarmFiber at http://ow.ly/kB9rs
Brown and Mauve Cluster Hair Fascinator Wedding Bridesmaid Flower Ribbon Upcycled Felt Headband Vintage Button Hair Clip from PinupBrooches at http://ow.ly/kB9dc
Spring Pastel Rainbow Multistrand Fabric Bracelet with Gold Chain From Imprintalish at http://ow.ly/kB8VK
Sunny Flower - Wool Flower Pin in Butter Yellow with Cover Button Center from upcloseandpersonal  at http://ow.ly/kB8yJ
Jane Austen Poppy Book Page Floral Arrangement with Vase - Mother's Day Gift and Home Decor - Bedroom, Living Room Decoration from AnthologyOnMain at http://ow.ly/kB8qX
Rainbow Infinity Scarf Hand Dyed Upcycled Cowl Scarf Neon Accents Repurposed Clothing Neck Warmer Spring Fashion from LovelySquid athttp://ow.ly/kB8bU
FREE MATCHING ARMWARMERS Earth Day-May 31st Sale with Purchase of Celestia, Upcycled Venus Sweater Coat from EarthCoats at http://ow.ly/kB80H
May Flowers
Woodland Leaf Crown -:- Pixie hat band - recycled waist sash - festival wear From acornolyphant  at http://ow.ly/kBbnO
May Flowers
Spring Green Butterfly Headband, Upcycled Hair Accessory, White and Brown Floral Print Bow with Sheer Ribbon and Vintage Trim From HeadStrongGirl at http://ow.ly/kB9MZ
Upcycled Eco Jewellery, Felt Statement Necklace, Woodland Autumn Colours, Vintage Crochet Doily, Red Flower From SpiritFireDesigns at http://ow.ly/kBbXS
May Flowers
Green Wool Kimono Fabric Trees Floral Woodland Pattern from TedLuxury at http://ow.ly/kBcpJ
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Paper basket with paper flower applique From PipSqueekCreations at http://ow.ly/kBd2P

May Flowers
Hand Mirror - Recycled May Flowers - Repurposed Jewelry - M000887 from MarilyndaGallery at http://ow.ly/kBdVp
May flowers
Pink Berry Vase Wall Hanging, Shabby Chic, Cottage Chic, Bathroom Decor, Bedroom Decor, Upcycled Basket-Mothers Day Baskets From StartathomeVintage at http://ow.ly/kBdyx
May Flowers
Designer Upcycled Dress Spanish Antique Dance Girl Dresses From MariaBaba at http://ow.ly/kBaBi










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