I think it's very sturdy and beautiful - it definitely stands out in the yard. Although some might prefer something that gives shade, for me it's absolutely perfect.
We've twined hops up it that wave in the sun, and little solar fairy lights that gleam at night. It's exactly what I hoped for. While it was being put together - not even completed - a neighbor walking by actually yelled OH MY GOD!""
aloud, and instantly started asking me where we got it. Now it's together and every person that sees it has given us very variant of it looks great!" under the sun. It's a lot of fun."