Rainy and cold Saturday at home with a napping husband turned out to be the perfect time to hit Hobby Lobby for a jumbo umbrella ($13.99), one bunch of yellow tulips ($6.99), one branch of yellow and white flowers ($4.99) and a roll of green ribbon ($3.99) to attempt this.
very unsuccessful. It wasn't as easy as it looked. (how do you make the umbrella stay open like that and fan out?) But modified and ended up with this: