Sensational Sun Shade From Upcycled Umbrellas.

by Chris Gardner

Crafty Crafty writes about this portico made from 'cycled 'brellas. "The team over at craft portal ReForm School created this giant sunshade almost entirely out of recycled brollies The end result was achieved by simply sewing the edges of each umbrella together, then adding eyelets around the perimeter. It worked a treat during a party they were throwing for fellow crafters and lent a really festive look to the patio."

Sensational Sun Shade From Upcycled Umbrellas.

DIYable for sure...

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Kyoeul Umbrella Stand Waters Your Plants.

by Chris Gardner

From Inhabitat:

Kyoeul Umbrella Stand Waters Your Plants.

"Sick of rain-slicked slippery floors? Looking to take your rainwater recycling to the next level, while simultaneously improving your green thumb? This Umbrella Plant Pot by Kyouei Design offers a beautiful solution to the soggy umbrella dilemma, and allows you to turn that excess, unwanted rain water into nourishment for a plant! It’s a simple ceramic umbrella jar with an ingenious twist - watershed from your soaked...

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Solar Powered Umbrella

by DIY Maven

Solar Powered Umbrella

Just in time to light up your warm summer nights is the solar powered umbrella. Its solar panel, which screws to the finial, powers 18 white LED lights that are fixed to the ribs of the umbrella as well as to a center hub of 8 additional LED’s. The panel charges in direct sunlight, and a full charge will provide 6 to 8 hours of light. The solar powered umbrella is available at Lowes for a very reasonable $98.83.

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Umbrella Bling From Pier 1

by DIY Maven

Umbrella Bling From Pier 1

A few years ago, if you had an outdoor umbrella, it was imperative that you decorate it with string lights. Now, thanks to Pier 1, the trend turns to embellishing your umbrella with jewelry.

These sweet baubles and bells can be clipped to just about anything–including awnings, window valances, small tree branches and, of course, umbrellas. The Circles & Diamonds are sold four to a package, while the Bells come in a package of two. At $15 a set...

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