(Photo of CRAFT contributor Christine Haynes by Jessica Wilson–more in the Flickr pool.)
Just wanted to share this clever summer project–sewing together recycled, thrifted umbrella fabrics to create a fun multicolored sun shade. This one was made by the gals who run ReForm School, who hosted the CRAFT: 07 release party in L.A. last Sunday. They simply sewed the edges of each umbrella together, then added grommets around the perimeter. It worked great during the party and lent a really festive look to the patio.
In other summer decorating news–Wisdom of the Moon has a great tutorial for making these simple yet pretty marble suncatchers. [via WhipUp]