A DIY Patio Umbrella Stand That Spruces Up Your Backyard

We’ve all seen barrels used for flowers before but never for an umbrella base.  If you are having a Labor Day gathering these DIY umbrella stands could be placed around the yard to create several intimate sitting areas for chatting on a hot day.  Let’s see that sun shine!  The Southern Institute gave us this idea.

I love to spend time outside so I thought I would share a simple DIY outdoor project.  We recently just completed our backyard you can read more about that here and I have been on a mission to get it all spruced up with flowers and other odds and ends.  I really have a thing for outdoor umbrellas, but I wanted to do something a little different.  I knew exactly what I wanted…

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Images from The Southern Institute.

For further instructions The Southern Institute.

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