Rain Rain Go Away: 10 DIY Umbrella Ideas

I don’t know about you, but in our neck of the woods we’ve had the weirdest spring weather this year! This past week it was in the 90s and hot and humid. This week it’s back to mid 60s with a whole lot of rain in the forecast. I’ve found myself reaching for my umbrella more in recent weeks than ever before this time of year … so I figured we should bite the bullet and talk about a few ideas for whipping up your own fashionable DIY umbrella! Perfect for this weird spring weather we’re having here or for your own rainy season whenever it hits, here are 10 DIY umbrellas that will accessorize your rainy days in style!

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    Click through for 10 fashionable DIY umbrellas you'll look forward to carrying!

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    DIY Beautiful Day Painted Umbrella

    This umbrella is so gosh darn pretty that it's outright inspiring! Paint your own beautiful day message on a basic black umbrella with the help of an overhead projector and white paint.
    Get the how-to at Popsicles & Pinatas

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    DIY Striped Umbrella

    A look that is both preppy and classy, I love the bold chic white stripes on this black umbrella, created using tailor's chalk, a paintbrush and white paint.
    Get the how-to at What I Wore

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    DIY Splatter Paint Umbrella

    Guys, splatter paint is about to make a serious comeback. Mark my words. So why not jump on the trend early with this super easy splatter paint umbrella?
    Get the how-to at Design for Mankind | Photo by Christine Wisnieski

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    DIY Polka Dot Umbrella

    Another super easy technique for creating a stylishly polka dotted umbrella, all you need here is the umbrella of your choice, acrylic paint and a circle sponge brush.
    Get the how-to at Henry Happened

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    DIY Rain Drop Umbrella

    On rainy days, why not embrace the weather with an adorable rain drop umbrella? All you need is an umbrella, fabric paint and a paint brush!
    Get the how-to at This Little Street

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    DIY Geometric Umbrella

    I love this super cool and modern umbrella with it's geometric pattern of triangles. Bonus - it's another easy-to-do project made with paint, a stencil and a foam stencil brush.
    Get the how-to at Design for Mankind | Photo by Christine Wisnieski

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    DIY Painted Umbrellas

    Another twist on the polka dotted umbrella, I love this peek-a-boo version with polka dots painted on the underside of the umbrella. I adore the addition of the little heart, too!
    Get the how-to at Design Love Fest | Photo by Kimberly Genevieve

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    DIY Raining Cats + Dogs Umbrella

    Eeek! How cute is this umbrella? A clear umbrella gets an awesome upgrade with raining cats and dogs created with Sharpie marker and paint.
    Get the how-to at Paper, Plate and Plane

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    DIY Rose Stenciled Umbrella

    A ladylike upgrade to a basic umbrella, I think these stenciled roses are so pretty! It was created with a stencil, a brush and block printing ink.
    Get the how-to at Two Happy Hearts

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    DIY Butterfly Umbrella

    Perfect for the little ladies, this updated umbrella gets a dose of glitter butterflies made using dollar store glitter foam butterfly cut-outs and Fabri-Tac, a permanent fabric adhesive.
    Get the how-to at Northstory


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