From Indonesia this Balinese Parasol. I like the idea of reuse/ upcycling an outdoor Parasol and decorate with thin Metal Ornament Hearts and Big Wooden Beads (that can stand the typical Dutch Weather .
lavender, olive trees, cupressus - Pinus pinea (stone pine) which gives pine nuts would be a good candidate as its umbrella shape is very structural. Lots of gravel toning in with the stone of the house - perfect.
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