Shade sails are an innovative and aesthetically pleasing way to create shaded spaces outside of the home or business. At home, they allow you to cover your patio, swimming pool area, gardens, children's play areas, cars and other vehicles, and virtually any outdoor area that you would like to be protected from the sun.
This link is of creative shade ideas for your yard. The photo is one of my favorites. I heard from a neighbor that you do not need permits to build create this sunshade, because the canvas can be removed from the anchors. It looks so creative and pretty!