Celebrations are very special for everyone. It helps to make some special and most incredible memories with your loved ones. These memories will remain in your heart for the rest of your life. You can also give a surprise and plan everything to make someone special. These surprise parties are one of the ways to show how much you care and love them. Pretty backdrops for occasions are a must. Backdrops are the main highlight in any celebration’s decoration. Everything is happening around the backdrop. Backdrops are in main focus because it gives the theme of the party; you celebrate in front of that backdrop and are an awesome photo background. When you attend any party you’ll see everyone is busy taking their pictures having a backdrop as their background.
Backdrops are the heart of any celebration, if it is an amazing party whole mood and vibe will lift up otherwise it becomes boring. But it becomes very expensive to hire someone for backdrop decorations. Instead of hiring someone and spend so much money on them, you can just simply make your own backdrop by yourself. Just a little creativity and focus you can make your very own personalize backdrop. You can also customize your backdrop on your own likings which gives your celebration your special touch.
DIY backdrops are easy, quick, and pocket-friendly. So here are some DIY backdrop suggestions which look amazing and also bent the coast as well.
Fringe backdrops are so easy to make and also look fantastic. Everyone loves taking pictures some like solos and some love groupies. This backdrop is suitable for every celebration whether it’s birthday parties or weddings. You can make this backdrop in a colorful way or just one color according to your color theme.
Materials you need:
- Colorful glaze papers (as many as you want for your backdrop area)
Instructions: Cut glaze paper in rectangular size big strips. The length will be according to the area you want to place it. The width of the strips will be double in size of the actual fringe you want to have at the end. Fold the whole rectangular piece of the middle. Then take scissors and cut fringes halfway of the rectangular piece horizontally. Make as many fringes as you want. By placing these fringes on the wall go from downwards to upwards. Stick the ends of the fringe with tape. Then place the next fringe slightly over the last fringe you stick. Go like this till the end and there you go you have your fringe backdrop.
Coffee filter cone backdrop
If you are looking for an elegant backdrop for the wedding then go for a coffee filter backdrop. It looks so elegant. You can make this backdrop with coffee filters and if you don’t have those you can make it with wax paper or crepe paper as well. This backdrop gives you an absolute vintage feel. It is very easy to make. If you are making loads of cone strings you have to need more hands for help because it is a little time-consuming. You can make this backdrop all white/off-white which looks so chic and boho. You can also make them in pastel color as well by dying coffee filter papers. For weddings, pastel colors look great and give amazing pictures. It looks beautiful yet doesn’t overpower the beauty of the bride and groom.
- Coffee filters (you can use wax or crepe paper)
Coffee filters are already in round shape. If you use crepe or wax paper first cut them in a circle shape. Then cut the circle in half. Take each half circle and fold them into a cone shape by overlapping the corners. Secure the cone shape with glue or stitch on the point of overlapping. Cut the thread into the desired length. Fill the thread with cones having an inch or two-inch gap between each cone. Make sure you tie a knot after sliding each cone so that they don’t slip and fall. Make as many cone strings as you want. Then take the ribbon of your desired length and tie all cone strings on it. And there you have it your very own chic and stylish wedding backdrop!
Ombre backdrop is very much in fashion. It looks very pleasing to the eyes. Ombre has actually shaded tones which go lightest to darkest color vice versa gradually. The Ombre effect looks very beautiful. You can make this simply by using tissue paper. With such little investment, you can make a fancy backdrop for parties. It looks amazing in pictures as well.
- Thick tissue papers (from light to dark or contrast)
- Chicken wire
- Wire cutter
- Stand (optional)
First, take tissue papers and cut them into quarters. Then take the chicken wire and cut it according to the desire need length and width. Then place it on the wall or on a stand. Decide the color arrangement by using your imagination and follow it. Then start stuffing tissue into chicken wire according to the design you have in mind. The easiest way to stuff tissue in the wire hole is; grab the tissue in the middle and pinch or twist it in the middle and then stuff that in the chicken wire hole. Once it’s stuffed, fluff its outer pieces to give it a fuller effect. And your ombre backdrop is ready!
Paper chains Backdrop
This backdrop is so fun to see and make. This backdrop is best suitable for birthday parties. Children will surely be going to love this backdrop on their birthdays. This paper chain backdrop looks so fun and colorful and also gives a lively and energetic vibe to the party. You can make them in any color single, double, multi as per your liking. You can also customize the chain size smaller or bigger the way you want.
- A4 paper/ chart
Cut your paper or chart into thin strips with the help of a ruler and scissors. Add glue on the edge of the strip and then fold the strip from one edge to another to form a loop. Hold for some seconds so the glue can hold its place. Repeat the same with the next strip but be sure to loop it through the first loop. So second loop is going to pass through the first strip loop and then make a loop. As you go further it will look like a chain. Continue this whole process until you reach your preferred length. Make as many chains as you want. Then pass through the entire chains ’loops’ top on the rod and you are done!
Fairy lights with pictures backdrop
Some people are introverts. They don’t like to throw parties and socializing. They just want to spend some quality time with their loved ones alone. Who hates a personalized dreamy set up with fairy lights along with some memorable pictures? This combo of fairy lights and pictures gives a very romantic sense.
All you have to need some fairy lights and printed pictures according to your imagination. This backdrop is so inexpensive and gives you a very beautifully, dreamy, starry-eyed backdrop.
- Fairy lights
- Printed Pictures
- Wooden clips/ clip lights
- Some Nails
Just use your imagination and make an image of how you are going to hang lights n pictures and go according to that. Arrange or tuck lights with the help of putting nails on the wall and use clip lights or wooden clips to hold the pictures. That’s it!
A flower backdrop would be great for any occasion whether it is baby showers, weddings, receptions, birthdays, etc. It looks absolutely gorgeous and perfect backdrop for a photoshoot. These backdrops cost just a few dollars and it makes a major impact visually to any space. There are lots of designs and methods for flower making. You can use artificial flowers or you can make your own flowers with paper. Here are two ways you can make a floral backdrop:
Artificial flower backdrops:
Floral words backdrops are so cool and very much in fashion these days. It gives a very customizable look. Full flower wall backdrops also look very pretty. These floral background decors give a very fresh springy vibe to the party. You can easily make floral backdrops at home which look very fabulous on any occasion. It looks great at wedding functions, especially on Mehndi.
- Bunches of artificial flowers
- Hot glue
- Foam board /card board
Firstly cut all the flower stems with scissors. Be careful while doing this because it is a little bit of a struggle to cut them. Then if you want to make a floral wall then cut the foam/cardboard according to the area size you want to place it. Or if you want to make a floral word then draw the letters of a word which you want to make then cut it with scissors. Finally, stick the flowers on the wall, board, or letter board with the help of hot glue. First, start sticking big flowers and then the small ones to fill the gaps. If you want you can also use leaves to fill the gaps. That’s it! Your floral wall and words are ready.
Big paper flowers backdrops
Big paper flower backdrops look absolutely beautiful. This backdrop needs time and effort but it is less expensive than an artificial flower backdrop.
Materials you need for big paper flower are:
- Hard charts/ A4 size paper
- Hot glue
- Printed Petal template
Firstly finalize the size of flowers like how big you want to make flowers. Then print out 2 or 3 petal templates according to the size one should be a big one and the other ones slightly smaller. Cut the paper according to petal templates with the help of scissors. Cut the equal number of petals. Make a 2 inch slit one downside of each petal. Then cross the slit sides and hot glued them. This will help to stand the petal. Roll the upper side of the petals a little bit. This will give a 3d effect to the flower.
Now cut the hard chart in a round shape disc. This will be the base on which the flower will going to stand. First, stick all smaller petals on the disc and then the bigger ones with the help of hot glue. Not take a strip and make fringe through it and make a small round fringe ball. Stick this fringe in the middle of the flower. Give some time to dry the petal and there you have it. These big flowers will give a very rich, exotic, and fancy look to the occasion.
So, here are some lovely options of backdrops in this article. Hope this article will help you in making your occasions more special and beautiful.
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