Upcycle A Broken Umbrella

October 28th, 2013 in member junk     
MichL MichL, member
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Photo: www.michlinla.com

I love the decorative finals on the ends of umbrella wires.  If you take apart a busted brolly, you can make these beatutiful ornamental bead sticks.

Pattern or design used: My own design - Michelle from www.MichLinLA.com
posted in: member junk, vintage, metal, centerpiece, cottage, eclectic, funky, country, whimsical, wire, repurposed, easy crafts, beaded ornaments, plant jewelry, trash to treasure, home decor, DIY, umbrella

Comments (8)

Bjunky2 writes: Wow! What a great idea. I never would have thought of using the umbrella pieces but I have used your idea and love the results. Thanks for sharing! Posted: 12:48 pm on November 16th
gadgetsponge writes: Excellent idea! I've thrown away a few umbrellas in my time. Stupid! Posted: 8:05 am on November 12th
TinTinJunkFan writes: How cute! Wish I had seen this before I threw out a couple of umbrellas! Posted: 8:37 am on November 1st
suziart writes: Wow! Who would have thought!!!
Clever and fun!

Suzi Posted: 6:53 am on October 30th
suewhitney writes: LOVE this idea! Very nicely executed.

Be Well,
Sue Posted: 11:10 am on October 29th
georgiamoon writes: What a great idea. I really can see the possibilities with these. How about some small wooden spindles or finials on the end for an architectural element!
Georgia Posted: 7:55 am on October 28th
CottageElements writes: What a great idea. I've learned never to throw broken things out (sometime to a detriment because I have way too much stuff). But you never know when an idea will pop into your head. Thanks for sharing!

Lani Posted: 10:07 am on October 27th
shamrockerin writes: I am a big fan of stuff like this that can be tucked along walkways or into potted plants for some extra ooomph- great idea! Posted: 7:34 am on October 23rd
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