Saturday, June 23, 2012

Tut, Tut, Looks Like Sun

It's not an umbrella.

It wasn't made for a downpour.

It's not a bumbershoot.

No, this pretty protector is a parasol. 

Ready to shield delicate pigments from the scorching rays of Sol.

You may borrow it for your next garden party whether you are fair of skin 
or just want to look terribly teatime chic.

As a matter of fact it would be the perfect accessory for the ....

American Red Cross Garden Stroll

Sunday, Jun 24 2012 - 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Take a self paced tour of 8 beautiful gardens in Chippewa Falls and Lake Wissota.
Attendees may also enjoy a silent auction and complimentary refreshments available at
First Presbyterian Church (130 W Central Street Chippewa Falls).

Tickets are available at Gordy's County Market in Chippewa Falls and all chapter locations, and at
First Presbyterian Church and each garden the day of the stroll.

2012 Garden Locations:

Reese Residence - 435 West Elm Street
Ginzl Residence - 621 Dover Street
Brown Residence - 610 West Columbia Street
Cook Rutledge Mansion - 505 West Grand
Grenz Residence - 115 South State Street
St. Joseph's Hospital Healing Garden - 2661 County Hwy I
Brehmer Residence - 10438 161st Street
Hebert Residence - 10134 161st Street

*Event held rain or shine*


Shaundra said...

I've been wondering for ages if or when parasols would come back into fashion. I occasionally see people using umbrellas for the purpose, but seems like it could be an untapped market.

Shaundra said...

P.S. Yours is very pretty! I like the peaked shaping.