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Top Fabrics for Decorating Ceilings

Posted by on 5/21/2020 to Decorating Ideas and Tips
Top Fabrics for Decorating Ceilings
There are many things to consider when you’re planning a big event. Whether you’re planning a wedding or a reunion, the various decorating processes involve some major differences and constants. For instance, in either case, you’ll need to make

Ways to Decorate a Church for Your Wedding

Posted by on 5/20/2020 to Decorating Ideas and Tips
Ways to Decorate a Church for Your Wedding
Planning the perfect wedding is always difficult, though it’s what we all strive for anyway. From invitations to budgeting to finding the right venue, the wedding preparation checklist can sometimes seem endless when you’re planning your special

How to Know It’s Time to Replace Old Stage Curtains

Posted by LO on 4/29/2020 to Decorating Ideas and Tips
How to Know It’s Time to Replace Old Stage Curtains
Not everything has an infinite lifespan. After so many years of use, stage curtains start to wear out and run a higher risk of falling apart. If you notice the warning signs, it might be time to switch your curtains out for new ones. This guide walks you through the steps of determining if it's time to repair or replace.

Easy Ways to Decorate a Church for Easter

Posted by LO on 4/6/2020 to Decorating Ideas and Tips
As part of this special holiday, churches give their halls spectacular decorations. This guide provides some tips and explains some of Easter’s many symbols.

Choosing the Best Drape Fabric for Room Dividers and Partitions in Hospitals, Disaster Relief, and Government Agencies

Posted by JC on 3/26/2020 to Pipe and Drape
Choosing the Best Drape Fabric for Room Dividers and Partitions in Hospitals, Disaster Relief, and Government Agencies
Pipe and drape has many uses beyond trade show booths or backdrops for weddings, press conferences, and photo sessions. It also serves as an ideal way to temporarily divide, create, and partition any area inside of a building. For hospitals, emergency and disaster relief organizations, and government agencies, choosing the best drapes for room dividers and partitions doesn't have to be a guessing game. In this blog post, we'll help sort out the best options for your needs.

Guide to Planning a Backyard Wedding

Posted by LO on 3/24/2020 to Decorating Ideas and Tips
Guide to Planning a Backyard Wedding

Holding a wedding in your backyard provides a more intimate setting for the ceremony. Check out these tips on how to pull it off spectacularly!

Which Type Of Drape Panel Is Best For My Event?

Posted by LO on 2/17/2020
Which Type Of Drape Panel Is Best For My Event?
As event planners know, the right drapes can make or break the aesthetic of an event. But color, size, and fullness aren't the only factors important to consider when choosing the drapes for your venue.

4 Common Backdrop Mistakes You Don't Want To Make

Posted by LO on 2/17/2020 to Pipe and Drape
4 Common Backdrop Mistakes You Don't Want To Make
Whether you're among the 140,000 professional photographers working in the U.S. or the 134,000 event planners operating nationwide, here are some of the most common backdrop mistakes that you want to avoid at your own event or in your own photography.

5 Common Pipe And Drape Terms You Ought To Know

Posted by LO on 2/17/2020 to Pipe and Drape
5 Common Pipe And Drape Terms You Ought To Know
Learn the terms you need to know in order to purchase the best backdrop or curtains for your event.

3 Ways to Make Your Wedding Ceiling Drapes Stand Out

Posted by LO on 1/23/2020 to Pipe and Drape
3 Ways to Make Your Wedding Ceiling Drapes Stand Out
The wedding industry is booming, which means that professionals operating in this sector have their work cut out for them. With an average of 2.4 million weddings performed in the U.S. each year, whether you're an experienced wedding planner or you're trying to DIY your own decor, one thing's for sure: you'll want your wedding to stand out for the right reasons.

How Can I Use Pipe And Drape Displays To Transform My Event Space?

Posted by LO on 1/8/2020 to Decorating Ideas and Tips
How Can I Use Pipe And Drape Displays To Transform My Event Space?
Adjustable pipe and drape kits are a great way to construct a lightweight, portable, and cost-effective background for an unforgettable event. Whether it's making a wedding more memorable or framing a trade show booth, these kits can provide the solutions you need. When done right, pipe and drape can add an elegant fabric background that's the perfect solution for livening up any space on any budget.

3 Reasons to Feature Ceiling Drapes at Your Next Event

Posted by LO on 1/6/2020
3 Reasons to Feature Ceiling Drapes at Your Next Event
Ever wonder how expert event planners make their spaces look so complete? One key component of the event toolkit is ceiling drapes. Ceiling draping kits give you all that you need to craft an unforgettable event, and with a number of options for material and color, you can fit the drapes to any occasion. Ceiling drapes are particularly useful for a number of reasons, and we'll go over just a few of them in this article.

What Size Backdrop Is Right For My Photo Shoot?

Posted by LO on 1/6/2020
What Size Backdrop Is Right For My Photo Shoot?
Selecting drapes for a backdrop is no simple task. There are endless styles of backdrops available. But before you go through different patterns and materials, you need to know what size backdrop you need.

How Backdrop Drapes Help You Stand Out at Trade Shows

Posted by LO on 12/13/2019 to Trade Shows
How Backdrop Drapes Help You Stand Out at Trade Shows
According to 39% of event planners, the biggest challenges they encounter when managing trade show costs are budgeting and resource management. Setting up the perfect booth can be tricky, especially if you have a limited budget and resources. Fortunately, backdrop drapes are an incredible way to spruce up your booth while staying friendly with your budget. If you’re trying to set up the perfect trade show booth, here is why you should consider investing the perfect drapes to compliment your company.

How Much Fullness Does Your Wedding Backdrop Need?

Posted by LO on 12/13/2019 to Pipe and Drape
How Much Fullness Does Your Wedding Backdrop Need?
Adjustable pipe and drape kits are popular for church backdrops and reception hall decorating. They have the ability to transform a space and mask bland features that you otherwise wouldn’t want to be displayed. With over 2.4 million weddings performed in America each year, understanding how to use these backdrop drapes can be invaluable to a bride looking for an elegant way to decorate for her big day.

Ways You Can Dress Up Your Small Wedding

Posted by LO on 11/19/2019


Truth be told, not everyone wants a grand and gigantic wedding. And that’s completely okay! Sometimes the bride and groom want to plan a more intimate event in a small venue filled with a handful of close friends and family. But wanting a small wedding doesn’t mean that you still can’t plan a gorgeous and unforgettable event. Here are a few simple ways you can dress up your wedding and make sure it is a night you will remember for years to come.

6 Must-Have Curtain Accessories for Your Pipe and Drape Backdrop Kit

Posted by LO on 11/14/2019 to Decorating Ideas and Tips
pipe and drape backdrop kit

Whether you need to divide spaces, create appealing backgrounds, or set-up private booths, a pipe and drape backdrop allows you to quickly improve the look of any area in any room. For that reason, they’re the perfect choice for photo-taking sessions, filming, custom changing rooms, and so much more. To ensure that your pipe and drape kit is looking top-notch, this article covers six important curtain accessories that you may have overlooked, and that can elevate your pipe and drape backdrop kit to a new level.

4 Things to Consider When Buying a Pipe Drape Set

Posted by LO on 11/14/2019 to Pipe and Drape
pipe drape set

The versatility of drapes has become so pronounced that they are now the centerpiece of almost every room, from the backdrop used in churches to the pipe drape sets used in event spaces all across the country. Drapes are a quick and significant addition to a room, adding a vital aspect to the room’s decor by adding depth, dimension, and color. Backdrops create an overall room ambiance, and drapes are a statement item. They quickly become the room’s eye-catching centerpiece. But pipe drape sets are also used to create temporary spaces that didn't even exist before -- an essential for any event, particularly in challenging venues.

What Are The Benefits Of Pipe And Drape Booths?

Posted by LO on 11/11/2019
What Are The Benefits Of Pipe And Drape Booths?
When you're traveling from place to place for your organization, it can be tricky to find a portable and affordable way to set up a makeshift booth. Fortunately, pipe drape sets can help create a booth for your business or organization when and where you need it.

Do You Have Everything You Need For Your Wedding Decor?

Posted by LO on 11/7/2019 to Decorating Ideas and Tips
Do You Have Everything You Need For Your Wedding Decor?
Planning a wedding can be a real challenge, especially if you're tackling some of the tougher aspects of planning yourself. The average amount spent on a traditional wedding in America is $35,329, so many couples plan parts of their wedding themselves to save money. Wedding decor can be rewarding to plan on your own, but it certainly isn't easy; you could end up forgetting some of the essentials. Be sure to include these items on your list of must-have wedding decorations.

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.

How to Be Sure You Are Choosing the Right Drapes for Your Wedding

Posted by LO on 10/16/2019 to Decorating Ideas and Tips
Everyone knows that planning a wedding is stressful and complicated. You have to take your guests into consideration at every step along the way. There are venue concerns, decorations, entertainment, and of course, those unexpected problems that always seem to pop up at the worst times. Choosing the right white drapes for a wedding should not be one more factor that contributes to your headaches and worries. With the right designers and suppliers by your side, choosing drapery for your wedding is a fun, creative process that only leads to more excitement, not more anxiety. If you are looking for white drapes for a wedding, but you are struggling on how to get started or who to trust, then follow our simple guide below. Let's begin.

Unique Ways To Use Event Draping For Your Baby Shower

Posted by LO on 10/4/2019 to Decorating Ideas and Tips
Ceiling drapes aren't just for weddings. They can put the finishing touches on indoor events such as birthday parties and baby showers. When hosting a baby shower, here are a few unique and charming ways you can use ceiling drapes to make your baby shower a truly special memory.

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.

4 Ways to Use Pipe and Drape for Trade Shows

Posted by LO on 9/26/2019 to Trade Shows
4 Ways to Use Pipe and Drape for Trade Shows
Trade shows are unique. The twin goals of marketing is to generate sales leads and then to convert potential customers into paying customers. That said, the opportunity to meet people who are in your industry and looking for products like yours cannot be overstated. In fact, nearly 100% of marketing professionals believe that trade show exhibits provide unique value that cannot be gained from other marketing mediums. Once the decision has been made to attend trade shows, the process of designing a booth begins. Whether your booth is large or small, pipe and drape can perform many functions. This article will cover four ideas for using pipe and drape in your next trade show.