all star pics: No helium needed to fill balloons for parties.....just vinegar and baking soda! I NEED TO REMEMBER THIS! this is important since helium is not a renewable source and is in such short supply
Umbrella frame without the cloth, spray painted white, then draped with a long line of little white Christmas lights, and hung out on the porch, charming! Great project for parties and entertaining and so inexpensive to make!!