A little while ago, I got tired of the standard white wedding tent I was seeing at every event and found these pricey lovelies. If you are interested in an alternative shade provider that might be a little cheaper, MSL has had some great ideas (in Living and Weddings) for different canopies and creative umbrellas to make. I once tried to create a canopy for my flower booth at this French style flea market I was doing. It was a dismal failure and I ended up substituting with standing umbrellas at the last minute. Perhaps I should follow Martha’s directions next time.