Projects


http://cozyrustic.blogspot.com/2011/11/diy-umbrella-chandelier-from-free.html

Beaded Chandelier

from Free People

http://www.thebungalowblog.com/2012/03/a-childs-umbrella-becomes-a-spring-door.html

Spring Door Decoration

by Debra from

the Bungalow

http://www.michlinla.com/2013/10/ornamental-bead-sticks-part-one-broken.html

Ornamental Bead Sticks

from Mich L. in L.A

http://www.dublirin.com.ua/we_sew_zont.html

Зонтики (Umbrella) Purse

by Елена Климовских

(For English: Google Translate)

Yarn Swift

Cheap Like Me

Spin the material into yarn!

Madenmoiselle Chaos

Almofadas (Cushions)

Discas Verdes

(For English: Google Translate)

Drying Rack for Delicates

Real Simple

http://www.apartmenttherapy.com/flickr-find-diy-parasol-light-1-80121

Parasol Light Fixture

Apartment Therapy

http://continuethislabor.com/2012/11/25/up-cycled-umbrella-mini-christmas-tree/

Mini Christmas Tree

by Tera Kurtz

Continue This Labor

http://www.ilovetocreate.com/ProjectDetails.aspx?name=Creepy+Cobweb+Umbrella

Creepy Cobweb Umbrella

by iLoveToCreate.com

http://greenissuessingapore.blogspot.com/2013/01/its-diy-backpack-cover.html#.Uz89g6hdWSq

Waterproof Bag Cover

from Agatha Lee of

Green Issues by Agy

http://www.evilmadscientist.com/2006/how-to-build-a-better-bat-costume/

Better Bat Costume

by Lenore M. Edman

Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories

http://greylustergirl.com/diy-smartphone-camera-extender/

Smartphone Camera Extender

by Lisa at Grey Luster Girl

http://waitinglady85.blogspot.com/2013/02/diy-umbrella-lamp.html

DIY Umbrella Lamp

from Brit Schlaybach

Thoughts from a Lady in Waiting

http://www.justdrinkacoke.com/2011/09/wicked-witch-of-midwest.html

Wicked Witch of the Midwest

Just Drink a Coke

http://homediypeople.com/2013/01/16/umbrella-frame-without-the-cloth-spray-painted-white-then-draped-with-a-long-line-of-little-white-christmas-lights-and-hung-out-on-the-porch/

DIY Outside White Twig Light

Home DIY People

http://www.noodle-head.com/2009/10/tutorial-lil-cutie-pouches.html

Lil Cutie Pouch

by noodlehead

http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-Mat-from-broken-umbrellas/

Changing Mat

from Todd Gehri

birdfeeder

Bird Feeder

Lauren M.

Eco-friendly Reusable Bag

from Joanne W.

http://www.instructables.com/id/Umbrella-Parachutes/

Parachute Toy

from bwente

http://etsyrussianteam.blogspot.com/2011/10/halloween-hat-diy.html

Halloween Hat

Etsy Russian Team

http://greenissuessingapore.blogspot.sg/2014/02/upcycling-my-umbrella-to-blinky-bike-bag.html?m=1

Blinky Bike Bag

from Agatha Lee of

Green Issues by Agy

kite

Delta Kite

from bigape

http://www.instructables.com/id/Crinkly-Cat-Toy-from-Umbrella-Cover/

Crinkly Cat Toy

Lauren M.

http://www.lifestylefun.net/2010/06/diy-tutorial-i-was-umbrella-now-im-bag.html

Umbrella Bag

by Anita from 3 Ptice and Life.Style.Fun.

http://eathealthydelco.com/diy-greenhouse/

DIY Greenhouse

from John O.

Eat Healthy DELCO

trellis

Bean or Cucumber Trellis

Dirt du jour

beanbag

Beanbags from Umbrella Cover

Lauren M.

grocery bag

Grocery Bag Holder

from an Umbrella Cover

Lauren M.

flytrap

Trapping Deer Flies

from Umbrella Girl

http://www.instructables.com/id/umbrelAudio-Sound-Dome-Umbrella/

Sound Dome

from SHIFT!

shirt

Shirt Design

by Karolina Belusso

Solar BBQ

Solar Bar-b-q

by andrew215

GolfCarts

Golf Cart Shade/Decoration

Lauren M.

http://www.dogundermydesk.com/2011/11/circle-zip-earbud-pouch-tutorial/

Earbud Pouch

from Erin

Dog Under My Desk

http://blog.freepeople.com/2011/02/wednes-diy-59/

Chandeliers

Free People

http://www.howdoesshe.com/make-a-parachute-out-of-a-broken-umbrella/

Parachute

from Heather

HowDoesShe.com

Tablecloth with Umbrella Hole

~ just add a zipper, snaps or velcro!

http://www.sewcanshe.com/blog/2013/3/7/wrist-strap-keychain-in-two-sizes-tutorial

Wrist Strap Keychain

by Caroline at SewCanShe

Pretty Lanyard

by Caroline at SewCanShe

http://www.freshlypieced.com/2011/10/12-gifts-of-christmas-lego-storage.html

Lego Playmat and Storage

from Lee at Freshly Pieced

http://trinaholden.com/how-to-make-velvet-pumpkins/

Pumpkins

from Trina Holden

trinaholden.com

http://www.instructables.com/id/Living-Room-Teepee/

(skip to step 8 if using an umbrella)

Living Room Teepee

from Travis Bow

Doll-sized Salon Cape

by Ashley Hackshaw

at Lil Blue Boo

http://www.gardengatenotes.com/2014/06/17/things-are-looing-up/

Vine Support

by Garden Gate magazine

http://www.chicaandjo.com/2009/05/14/make-a-trash-bag-for-the-car/

Car Trash Bag

from Chica & Jo

Painted Umbrella

PersonalCreations.com

http://petdiys.com/diy-umbrella-bird-feeder/

Covered Bird Feeder

PetsDIYs.com

http://www.howcast.com/videos/511204-How-to-Use-an-Umbrella-as-a-Weapon-SelfDefense

How to Use an Umbrella

as a Weapon in Self-Defense

Howcast

Creative Christmas Tree

The Jubiltree Company

Earring Display

http://michelle-woodandfabric.blogspot.ca/2011/06/broken-umbrella.html

Red Poppies

Wood and Fabric

http://www.upstyler.net/2014/08/01/upcycled-umbrella-handle-hook/

Umbrella Handle Hook

Upstyler

Personalize Your Umbrella

Crossing the Bugger-Dixon Line

An estimated 1 billion umbrellas are broken and thrown away each year - this is enough to circle the earth 18 times, build 25 Eiffel Towers with the metal components, and cover New York City with the fabric (which takes about 100 years to biodegrade). Every year!