Our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy have changed.

By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to the new Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

3 of 8
BACKNEXT
A solution to a rainy day
A solution to a rainy day
Bella Umbrella
$100 and up for 10 umbrellas

Weddings aren't easy, particularly if you want an event that's both unique and personal. Just ask Jodell Egbert, who came up with an elegant (and marketable) solution to the problem of getting married in rainy Seattle. Eschewing the traditional white tent, she bought a collection of colorful vintage umbrellas for her guests and then handed them out as favors. In 2002, Egbert launched her business, Bella Umbrella, which rents and sells umbrellas to like-minded brides.

NEXT: Historical attire

Email | Print | Share  |  RSS
 
google my aol my msn my yahoo! netvibes
Paste this link into your favorite RSS desktop reader
See all CNNMoney.com RSS FEEDS (close)
LAST UPDATE: Jun 19 2009 | 1:38 PM ET
Sponsored by
More Galleries
5 startups that are reimagining the world Bricks that grow from microorganisms, household garbage turned into art, three-wheeled bike-cars -- these startups are redefining urban living. More
Blue collar entrepreneurs These five entrepreneurs took their blue collar experience and used it to launch innovative businesses. More
7 lifehacks to eliminate your holiday hassle Whether curating the perfect gift or finding a pet-sitter, these startups offer time-saving services that might just seem like holiday magic. More
Sponsors