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The Different Components of a Pipe and Drape System

Posted by Pipe & Drape on 12/28/2020 to Pipe and Drape
The Different Components of a Pipe and Drape System
Pipe and drape systems are fairly simple but as with all new things, it’s a good idea to know the specific components beforehand. By understanding the different components of a pipe and drape system, you can swiftly set up your display with ease

The Benefits of Sneeze Guards in a Restaurant

Posted by Pipe & Drape on 12/23/2020
The Benefits of Sneeze Guards in a Restaurant
To safely operate a restaurant during the Coronavirus pandemic, you’ll have to make some important changes around the workplace. One of the most effective steps to take is installing sneeze guards where appropriate. Below, we’ll break down the

How To Properly Hang Fabric on a Ceiling

Posted by Pipe & Drape on 12/1/2020 to Pipe and Drape
How To Properly Hang Fabric on a Ceiling
Setting up some gorgeous ceiling drapes is a simple process, but if you don’t know where to start, it can be a bit confusing. Suffice it to say, if you go through the trouble of buying some ceiling drapes and proceed to set them up incorrectly,

How To Use Drapery Weights Properly

Posted by Pipe & Drape on 11/5/2020 to Pipe and Drape
How To Use Drapery Weights Properly
Drapes can add rich, unique visual appeal to any room when used correctly. That’s why, if you’re setting up drapes for an event and notice that they aren’t quite straight enough, you’ll need to make some minor adjustments. Don’t worry, the process

Ways To Encourage Social Distancing at Your Event

Posted by Pipe & Drape on 11/5/2020 to Pipe and Drape
Ways To Encourage Social Distancing at Your Event

The Basic Features of Stage Design

Posted by Pipe & Drape on 10/8/2020 to Pipe and Drape
The Basic Features of Stage Design
Designing a stage for a special event is an important task that can quickly turn into chaos if you don’t prioritize the right factors. But don’t let that stress you out—learning which factors to prioritize is actually pretty easy, even for

How To Put Up a Pipe and Drape Backdrop

Posted by PDO on 10/5/2020 to Pipe and Drape
How To Put up a Pipe and Drape Backdrop Putting up a pipe and drape backdrop might seem daunting, but as you'll see from this guide, it's very easy to do, and the gorgeous results are well worth it.

Why Churches Need High Quality Drapes

Posted by PDO on 9/30/2020 to Pipe and Drape
Why Churches Need High Quality Drapes
There are countless churches across the country that will cause your jaw to drop upon walking through the front doors, due to their immense beauty. There are many factors that play a role in making a church a beautiful house of worship, one of which is drapes. Learn more about how the right church drapes can elevate your space.

Gorgeous Ideas for Ceremony Backdrops

Posted by LO on 9/9/2020 to Pipe and Drape
Gorgeous Ideas for Ceremony Backdrops
When you’re saying “I do” on the big day, you’ll want to do it in front of a brilliant backdrop. Everyone's eyes will be on you during that time, so of course you'll want your backdrop to look amazing. These gorgeous ideas for ceremony backdrops showcase the wide range of creative ways you can bring the event to life.

How Drapes Improve Your Church Altar

Posted by LO on 8/26/2020 to Decorating Ideas and Tips
How Drapes Improve Your Church Altar
Decorating a church is a powerful method of putting one’s faith on display. We’re not just talking about stained glass windows, either. Sometimes, the smallest touch can have the greatest impact on the overall focus or theme of an event.

Decorating Tips for Small Stages

Posted by LO on 8/18/2020 to Decorating Ideas and Tips
Decorating Tips for Small Stages
These decorating tips for small stages will help you ensure that your next church or company event will have a big impact on all the guests in attendance.

Mistakes to Avoid When Planning a Church Event

Posted by LO on 7/28/2020 to Decorating Ideas and Tips
Mistakes to Avoid When Planning a Church Event
The key to all the guests having a good time at your next church event lies in the preparation, which should be meticulous. Don’t worry, pulling this off is not as stressful as it might sound. This quick guide to the most common mistakes to avoid will help you plan the perfect event.

How To Choose The Best Sneeze Guard - Acrylic, Plexiglass, or Vinyl

Posted by JC on 7/23/2020
How To Choose The Best Sneeze Guard - Acrylic, Plexiglass, or Vinyl
When it comes to choosing the right sneeze guard partition, there are a lot of options out there. Acrylic, plexiglass, and vinyl are all materials that are used, and this article will help explain some of the differences in those choices so that you can reopen your business or school in a safer way.

How to Determine Drapery Fullness

Posted by LO on 7/6/2020 to Pipe and Drape
How to Determine Drapery Fullness
Drapery fullness is essentially the amount of fabric you use to cover an area. You can choose to use flat drapery but, by utilizing fullness, you can achieve a more visually appealing look. So if you want to enhance the aesthetic of your drapes, read on.

Tips for Using Backdrops at Prom

Posted by LO on 6/29/2020 to Decorating Ideas and Tips
Tips for Using Backdrops at Prom

Planning a good prom takes a lot of work. From music to catering to staff, there are many aspects of these events that require special attention. This article will explore some easy ways to make it a night to remember.

Tips for Choosing the Right Photography Backdrop

Posted by LO on 6/17/2020 to Decorating Ideas and Tips
Tips for Choosing the Right Photography Backdrop
Photography is a field that lends itself to endless creative possibilities. Because of that, it can sometimes be tough to reign in that creativity and focus on the more technical details, such as your backdrop. Luckily, these tips will help you choose the best options for your next photo shoot.

How To Reopen In A Safer Way - Preparing For The New Normal

Posted by JC on 6/15/2020
How To Reopen In A Safer Way - Preparing For The New Normal
With more and more businesses, schools, restaurants and other establishments beginning the process of re-opening, it's more important than ever that we take extra precautions in order to keep our employees and customers alike safe and at ease. Pipe and Drape Online is here to help!

Commencement Stage Setup Tips

Posted by LO on 6/10/2020 to Pipe and Drape
Commencement Stage Setup Tips
Graduation ceremonies are a cheerful, emotional experience for students and families alike. While we may not be able to hold these types of events during the current pandemic, schools will of course still be hosting them in years to come.

Top Fabrics for Decorating Ceilings

Posted by LO 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 LO 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 day.

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.