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Everything you want to know about pipe and drape! Learn about the parts of pipe and drape kits, the ease of setting up, and so much more.

Dressing up an Academic Setting: How to Add Visual Interest

Posted by LO on 10/24/2019 to Pipe and Drape
Say goodbye to boring school assemblies, dances, and pep rallies. If you are an event planner, school official, or PTA parent, here is one way you can dress up any academic event and transform the area into a visually striking space. Continue reading to learn more about how you can make every school event for the students a memorable one.

3 Common Categories of Ideal Fabrics for Your Pipe and Drape Kit Drapery

Posted by LO on 10/4/2019 to Pipe and Drape
Selecting the perfect fabric for your event drapery is a multifactorial decision. You have to consider the visual appeal you desire to have, the layout of your installation space, and your budget. The best way to reach a sound decision when choosing drapery is by first understanding these three factors as well as educating yourself on the kind of fabrics in the market, which may suit your requirements.

Wondrous Weddings: 3 Magical Ways To Use Your Drapes

Posted by LO on 7/29/2019 to Pipe and Drape
ceiling drapesDid you know that the average wedding costs around $35,329? There are a number of things that go into that bill, from the venue to the dress to the wedding cake. Of course, the decor is one of the most important elements of any wedding -- after all, you can't throw a themed wedding without any thematic elements! Ceiling drapes play a major role in creating the perfect aesthetic, though there are many other options available when it comes to drapery. Whether you decide to use sheer drapes, velour drapes, or satin drapes, let's take a look at a few of the ways they can be arranged to create an elegant and magical effect.

5 Industries That Can Benefit from Pipe and Drape

Posted by LO on 6/22/2019 to Pipe and Drape
poly satin drapes

Pipe and drape is a form of quick and easy event decor that can help to hide unsightly areas or create a stunning backdrop. It involves hanging drapes across a free-standing pipe system and can be put anywhere that has enough space.

Choosing the Right Wedding Drapery Fabric

Posted by LO on 5/31/2019 to Pipe and Drape
choosing the right wedding drapery fabric

Drapes are an essential part of the decor for an indoor wedding. It plays perhaps the largest role of all in defining and enhancing the environment. With so much to think about and plan already, choosing the right wedding drapery fabric can be a chore unto itself. To help you out in preparation for your big day, here are some things to keep in mind when you’re choosing the right wedding drapery fabric.

5 Ways to Bring the Fabulous to Your Next Event

Posted by LO on 4/27/2019 to Pipe and Drape
theater draping

Pipe and drape for any occasion consists of four basic components: a base, uprights, drape supports, and of course, the drape itself. Together, these parts allow you to entirely transform the look of any space like magic!

What Elevates Pipe and Drape Above Other Partitions?

Posted by LO on 4/19/2019 to Pipe and Drape
ceiling draping fabric

As any architect can testify, the importance of empty space, and the use of items to enhance and transform areas within that space, is a key design element. A quick Google search will provide countless articles in support of this stance

'Sheer' Genius: Types of Translucent Drapery Fabrics Explained

Posted by LO on 3/18/2019 to Pipe and Drape
voile vs chiffon drapery While the variations between these fabrics may be on the subtle side, learning to recognize the main characteristics of each can allow you to find just the right kind of sheer wall and ceiling drapes for one of the 2.4 million weddings that take place in the average year, as well as for birthdays and other special occasions.

3 Tips For Creating A Stage Backdrop For A Smaller Church

Posted by LO on 3/15/2019 to Pipe and Drape
Churches are big social gathering places. They host weddings, they put on pageants, and they even have youth plays. But when you're a smaller church, you might feel like you don't have enough space to create a brilliant stage design.

Why Would Anyone Buy Sheer Drapes?

Posted by LO on 1/29/2019 to Pipe and Drape
sheer drapes

One of the many purposes of curtains and drapes is to help insulate your home, either from weather, light, or both. By picking sheer drapes, however, you're shirking this time-old responsibility and displaying fashion over function. Is this true?

Even though you might not be benefiting from the warmth a think drape can provide, there are plenty of ways sheer drapes can improve the look of your home or event. Here's how including sheer drapes to your space can mesh versatility and fashion.

Your Guide To Different Types Of Draping Fabrics

Posted by LO on 1/26/2019 to Pipe and Drape
poly satin drapery

When you're picking out drapes, the amount of fabric options can be overwhelming. While it may seem like the choice of fabric is not all that important, each has different features and therefore different functions. Whether you're a part of the country's party and event planning industry, which employs about 134,000 people, or you need drapes for a particular special occasion, knowing the difference in fabrics will be essential in picking the right one for your needs.

5 Different Wedding Looks You Can Achieve With Sheer Drapes

Posted by LO on 12/31/2018 to Pipe and Drape
Sheer draping wedding styles

The style of your wedding dictates almost everything about the big day. Naturally, you want a style that represents your personal tastes, that appeals to your guests, and that can incorporate your favorite design elements. When it comes to sheer drapes for a wedding, you create a multitude of different looks suited for a wide variety of couples. Find inspiration from these styles and you'll land on your perfect wedding theme.

Why Every Church Needs High Quality Curtains

Posted by LO on 12/28/2018 to Pipe and Drape
Why the right church curtains are important.

A church is often the heart and soul of a community, providing not only a place to worship but a place for everyone to gather, celebrate, and spend time together. With families and people of all shapes and sizes coming through a church's door, you want your church to look its best and to be a safe environment. You can see these and many other benefits when you install high-quality church curtains.

Fall Weddings Are More Popular Than Ever, and Here's Why

Posted by LO on 11/15/2018 to Pipe and Drape
wedding drapesEvery year, nearly 2.4 million weddings take place in the United States. For the longest time, the most popular season for weddings was summer. You would see wedding drapes mostly in May, June, and July, according to data from WeddingWire. Now, the most popular months to get married are October, September, and June, in that order. Fall weddings have taken the top spot! In this article, we'll look at some of the reasons behind the change of wedding season.

How to Make Your Church Stage Pop For Any Event

Posted by LO on 11/12/2018 to Pipe and Drape
church stage

Your church stage is used all year, from regular Sunday services to weddings, baptisms, and holiday events. In fact, nearly 33% of weddings take place in religious institutions. That being said, you want to make sure your church stage is always looking its best. Here are some ways you can decorate your stage so it stands out all year round.

The Basics of Pipe and Drape You Need to Know

Posted by LO on 11/9/2018 to Pipe and Drape
wedding drapes

Pipe and drape provides a great way for you to create backdrops, trade show booths, changing rooms, and more. Pipe and drape makes a great addition to events like weddings, corporate events, church events, trade shows, etc. There are many components of pipe and drape that are essential for you to understand if you plan on using it in the future.

How to Install Pipe and Drape: 10 Easy Steps

Posted by LO on 10/15/2018 to Pipe and Drape
How to install and set-up your pipe and drape backdrop in 10 easy steps Pipe and drape can be used for so many things, from church curtains to theater drapes to wedding drapes and even changing rooms. Before you can start reaping the benefits of the versatility of pipe and drape, you first have to know how to put everything together.

5 Different Events Pipe and Drape Make a Great Addition to

Posted by LO on 9/20/2018 to Pipe and Drape
5 Events That Pipe And Drape Make a Great Addition To Pipe and drape is used to set up some kind of backdrop, display, or boundary for many different events. You simply choose the height and set up you need, then hang the drapes of your choosing from the pipes. Then, voila! Here are some of the most common ways pipe and drape are used.

Just a Few of The Many Things You Can Do With Pipe and Drape

Posted by LO on 9/10/2018 to Pipe and Drape
Pipe and Drape has many uses

Pipe and drape consist of steel bases, aluminum pipes, and fabric drapes. They are portable systems that can go from room-to-room, and event-to-event. Pipe and drape are also modular, so you can very easily swap out or add parts to create a different display. Pipe and drape are extremely versatile, and here are just some of the many things you can do with it.

How To Transform Your Pipe And Drape Kits Into Amazing Displays

Posted by JC on 7/17/2018 to Pipe and Drape
Tips and tricks for transforming your pipe and drape kits Looking to boost the look of your pipe and drape kits? Discover some of the most popular ways to totally transform your kit into an amazing display. From lighting to layers, you'll learn effective methods to create stunning backdrops in no time!

Introducing DuraTop by Pipe And Drape Online

Posted by JC on 6/25/2018 to Pipe and Drape
DuraTop Uprights by Pipe And Drape Online will help you easily create an incredible event! Learn more about how DuraTop will make your upright pipes last longer, and make your backdrop look amazing at the same time.

How Much Draping Do I Need? A Guide To Fabric Fullness

Posted by JC on 3/2/2018 to Pipe and Drape
How much draping should you use? This how-to guide explains how to calculate the amount of drapes you need for your pipe and drape backdrop to look its best!

Drape Support Rods - How to Use and Choosing the Best Size

Posted by JC on 12/27/2017 to Pipe and Drape
Drape Support Rods, also known as Crossbars, are a vital component of the overall pipe and drape structure. In this article, we discuss the Support Rod pipe, how it works, and provide tips for selecting the best size for your set-up.

Upright Pipes - Setting the Height for your Display

Posted by JC on 12/26/2017 to Pipe and Drape
Uprights, which are the vertical pipes that set the height of your pipe and drape display, are an important part of your set-up. In this article, we review the types of Upright pipes, how they work, and important considerations for making the right selection.

A Guide to Bases - The Foundation of Your Pipe and Drape Display

Posted by JC on 12/21/2017 to Pipe and Drape
Want to learn more about pipe and drape Bases? This guide covers what base plates are used for, how they work, and which size you should choose for your set-up.