Hi Chrissy, have you seen this Youtube video about painting the umbrella?
This tutorial might help: https://www.diypete.com/paint-patio-umbrella/
try fabric paint. Latex
HOW TO PAINT A FADED OUTDOOR UMBRELLA (+ UPDATES ON HOW IT LASTED!)
Here's an idea:
My neon green umbrella was so faded after two summers.....I took a round flexible placemat......drew 15 circles on each of my 3 umbrellas.....then painted them with black dollar store acrylic paint. Looks fab and lasts great in the sun and rain. At moment we are having a thunder storm.....but will send pics of
I would spray paint it you. You could even do stencils
Check this pin https://www.pinterest.com/pin/319896379784365301/
I would imagine you could use a chalk paint or a silk emulsion.
This shows you how to do it with spray paint: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xfaYuMlJTFc