Backyard canopy. Put PVC pipe into a 5-gallon bucket, then pour cement around it. Once dry, put bucket into tall planter, surround bucket w/ gravel, then top w/ soil. (Not covering pipe) Stick bamboo pole into the pipe & hang fabric w/ ties through grommets.
DIY shade canopy. Using planters, fence posts, buckets, quick Crete, grommet kit and hooks. We needed more shade so decided to make this. Still need some plants in our pots but I'm super happy with the results! Better then an umbrella. Back yard project. We found shade sails on Amazon, which was much easier then making my own which I originally had done.
This simple and ingenious outdoor room (also designed by Whiteley) uses a frame of pvc pipe set into pvc sleeves pounded into the ground to define a sitting area. The curtain fabric is weather-resistant Sunbrella fabric.