7 ways to reuse old and broken umbrellas

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7 ways to reuse old and broken umbrellas

How do you use your umbrellas? Just to protect yourself from in the rain. How can you use umbrellas in different ways? Umbrella has handle, metal hinges ,and semi-plastic fabric which can be used as various alternative. Here are the best methods to manage your unused  umbrella and their alternative use.

As a photo-holder

Strip the old umbrella and transform it in  a photo holder.  You’d have to hang it high enough that it wouldn’t poke out an eye.  Perfect for a vintage photo collection.

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As a home/Garden decor

An old umbrella would make a beautiful front door decoration for spring. Add soil to the closed umbrella. Plant some colorful springs flowers with some garden decorative stuff.

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As a holder

The umbrella handle makes a very unique holder/hanger. Take the handles of your broken umbrellas. Fix these together on the wooden plank now use it for hanging other umbrellas or stuffs.

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As a lampshade

A patterned umbrella would make a beautiful lampshade for ceiling. Carefully remove the metals hinges and folding of umbrella. Now insert the electric wire and fix a bulb. Attach this beautiful wall hanging on the ceiling and enjoy bright lampshade.

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As a covering

Take it outside and turn your old umbrella into a greenhouse or a protective covering for your plants.

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As a bag

It’s not just the frame that can be recycled.  The umbrella fabric can be sewn into a reusable market bag.

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 As a Ceiling decor

Use seven to eight umbrella to cover and decorate the opening of your home or garden. This can be typical to adjust all the umbrellas and attaching them together. As you can see in the picture hang the umbrellas together. This kind of umbrella hanging will give you uniformly distributed light.

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