may day

June 15th, 2011

may day crown made of felt

The old blog has been pretty quiet this week. And it might have to stay that way a bit longer. I’m spending every minute of my day painting our house. The outside! It’s raining today, so I’m here with you, but tomorrow it’s back to covering myself and the house in paint.

I think it might have been raining when I made this May Day crown too. It definitely was a very chilly May Day, which was too bad because my friend had a fantastic party with a may pole and everything. The day before the party my kids helped me cut out some petals out of felt, then in the evening I sewed them all up into flowers. I put some on a crown for my son and made my daughter and myself these flower crowns. They were super excited to wear them and the crowns have found a permanent place in the dress up box. I was pretty happy with how they turned out too. I didn’t really use any patterns, but I did look at this, this, and this photo for inspiration. With some scraps and a stitch here and there, you can pretty much make any flower. Sounds like a good rainy day project…

may day crown flowers made of felt

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8 Responses to may day

  1. anna says:

    ooo, happy house painting! I finished painting our living room/hallway today finally. hope to see a little peek of your house painting results soon!

  2. bex says:

    good work!
    the flower garlands are really pretty!

  3. jess says:

    These are beautiful.
    What a great idea!

  4. Stacy O. says:

    I paint houses in the summer for extra cash, I’ve been painting with my retired teacher dad since I was 9!!! I never look forward to it. Good Luck!

  5. Cate says:

    This is FAB! Love it!

  6. Dawn Nelson says:

    What a lovely idea. My kids would love those. You’ve inspired me to give it a try,

    Dawn x

  7. Dacia says:

    that is so darn cute!