We take umbrellas for granted as useful items that keep us dry in the rain, but we rarely think about them when we aren’t frantically hunting through our bags for one or cursing ourselves for forgetting one. Umbrellas are intriguing objects that people tend to use and lose carelessly. So, here are our unconventional ways to use an umbrella. You can use big modern outdoor umbrellas to have shelter in your garden.
Make a Garden Umbrella Planter
If your excitement is a little more earthbound, your old umbrellas can also be repurposed to freshen up your garden. Fill an upturned, open umbrella with soil, preferably one that drains well and isn’t prone to puddling or pooling. Plant annual flowers that don’t require a lot of root depth in the soil, then wait for them to blossom.
As a Sun Shade
The original purpose of an umbrella was to provide shade rather than shelter from rain. Using an umbrella to shelter yourself from the sun is a great idea, especially if you are in an area with no shade from trees or buildings, such as at the beach or in the countryside. You can even have a setup at home with umbrella and furniture bench living room
Using an Umbrella as a Decoration
Umbrellas, in addition to their many useful applications, are also aesthetically beautiful and hence great for decorating a room. Because of their eye-catching appearance, they are particularly excellent for decorating large events such as parties and wedding sites.