May Day Bento and Mini Photo Tutorial

May Day Bento

In honor of May Day which is tomorrow, I made this flower basket themed bento. It was a delight to make and eat this cheerful bento.

Container: EasyLunchBoxes

Fruit Flowers: Watermelon with dried blueberry centers (attached with spaghetti – will soften by lunch)

Nuts: Almonds and walnuts

Basket of Flowers: Peanut butter sandwich, basket made with french bread dough, asparagus, plum tomato, radish with carrot and yellow pepper centers

Braid Basket Handle

Braid Handle

Handle on Basket

Handle on Basket

Cut Lines in Basket

Cut Lines in Basket

Linking to:
Grown-Ups Gotta Eat

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28 Responses to May Day Bento and Mini Photo Tutorial

  1. blessedwork says:

    thanks for the tutorial on making the basket. Its a lovely bread basket with flowers!

  2. eclecticlamb says:

    Thank you so much!

  3. gemsfoodgems says:

    I love this! Its fabulous and very creative… I am not sure I have the dedication to achieve this, so will just appreciate your efforts 🙂 gemsfoodgems x

  4. eclecticlamb says:

    Thank you! If you are comfortable making bread, it is not hard to make.

  5. mtetar says:

    Very nice the Watermelon looks like flowers, and the basket so creatively made. Be Blessed, Mtetar

  6. I LOVE the basket and what a super cute and cheerful lunch!! 🙂

  7. eclecticlamb says:

    Thank you so much!

  8. eclecticlamb says:

    Thank you so much! I love using watermelon in lunches.

  9. Mary Lee says:

    I love your May Day Bento! The little radish flowers look so sweet. Did you ever leave a flower basket on a door knob then ring the bell and run away on May Day? we grew up doing that to our neighbors!

  10. Beautiful bento. I love how you make everything in your bento! The basket is very clever. xx

  11. eclecticlamb says:

    We made May Day baskets in school when I was a kid. My neighbors now (young girls) have given me paper May Day baskets in the past. I have a plan for tomorrow but not sure if it will happen. Thanks for sharing your experience. It is a fun holiday that not everyone knows about.

  12. eclecticlamb says:

    Thank you Winnie! Your comment made me laugh. I am always thinking about what I can make into a bento next.

  13. Haha! I think it is amazing how you make your own pesto, bread, etc. For me that just takes the bento to a whole other level. 🙂 x

  14. mtetar says:

    You’re welcome, Mtetar

  15. bentodays says:

    I love this! Thanks for sharing the how-to!

  16. Sarah says:

    Your bread basket is so clever! Love it!

  17. Anonymous says:

    Outstanding! Very cheerful!

  18. eclecticlamb says:

    Thank you so much!

  19. katriel says:

    So cute! I love seeing how you made the basket!

  20. eclecticlamb says:

    Thank you so much!

  21. Di' says:

    I love the bread basket. Looks yummy & pretty in all.

  22. eclecticlamb says:

    Thank you so much!

  23. Diana Rambles says:

    Great tutorial! Love it with flowers in it. Thanks for linking up!

  24. eclecticlamb says:

    Thank you Diana!

  25. me says:

    the basket looks amazing!

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