I had an idea…

I must give credit to Brave Girl’s Club for prompting this adventure.  I saw a picture they posted with the cutest umbrella with little pom poms all around.  I was thinking about how I haven’t found a solution for the hot five o’clock sun on the front porch yet.  Then I saw these umbrellas at Aldi for $17!


And THEN I remembered I had a stash of pom pom trim.


But, as you can see, it is the wrong color:(  It is a good thing I am not afraid of a mess.  Here is why:


I painted them the right color!  It could have been a disaster!  But it wasn’t a disaster.  It was sticky, and stinky, and I won’t even start about the finger burning hot glue gun…
As we speak I am waiting for pom poms to dry.  I like what I see so far.


About attraversiamodarmaz

Midwestern girl who loves big city shopping (note - do not love high heels of any kind) * hate to say that first because I fancy myself a yoga chic too who is into feng shui and a minimalist life but it's just not all true!* I do forget to recycle* LOVE reading and music and most things crafty (the idea of them - very fickle and creative urges come and go faster than light or sound)* Grand chef and baker in my own mind and kitchen - love to mix and match recipes for a glorious new concoction* Gardening would be very successful - I have a flair but short attention span can cause casualties* True bliss is my home filled with three beautiful children (four on the weekends - an amazing Goddaughter)* did forget to feed the beautiful children lunch once when they were too small to remind me* can't find socks for all on some crazy mornings* I'm a learner who just can't help it...a writer in my head, and a college instructor for a half dozen classes a year* can't help my right brain optimism* been a foster mom* am a very grateful mom of adopted children* worst life moment: leaving the E.R. with an empty baby carrier* this is me...pretty much
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