All natural (mostly) wood stains! A handful of pennies in vinegar will produce a beautiful pale Caribbean blue stain. A wad of steel wool will give you a rich reddish hue. A combination of tea and a metal object in vinegar will produce a black stain.
Ive been looking for a 'chandelier' idea for using string lights! ❥ 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!