Parasol Paraphernalia

Like many other bees before me, I knew I wanted to incorporate my adorable Weddingbee moniker into my wedding somehow. Although I had contemplated using parasols in my wedding prior to becoming a bee, I hadn’t made any final decisions on that front. But since then, I’ve found a few fun ways to weave my Weddingbee identity into my special day.

First, I bought two ridiculously cheap paper parasols for guests to use as props in our homemade photo booth. That way, they can be honorary members of the Parasol Clan.


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I also splurged a little and bought a much nicer lace parasol for myself.


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I really couldn’t resist this beauty, and thankfully, it was significantly more cost effective than other lace parasols I had seen online (some of which ran upwards of $100!). It’s so beautiful and romantic, and it reminds me of my favorite Weddingbee icon, especially when opened.


Image via Weddingbee


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See the resemblance? I love it!

And finally, I acquired the most adorable little parasol charm for an absolute steal on eBay. It’s so small and dainty, and even though it doesn’t look like much, I think it is my favorite parasol-related purchase.


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I plan on attaching this cute little charm to my wedding bouquet so that I’ll be able to carry a parasol with me throughout the entire day. I also like the idea of keeping this charm and using it for a necklace after the wedding. There are some pretty adorable parasol necklaces on Etsy that have me drooling (like this one).

What personal touches are you adding to your wedding day?


Mrs. Parasol

San Ramon, California
Wedding Date:
September 2011
The More You Scratch, the More You Itch
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  1. kettle Bee
    kettle 926 posts, Busy bee @ 6:12 am

    I can’t wait to go hunting for a kettle that looks like mine for my wedding day. Looking forward to see parasol photo booth pics!

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