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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.

Six Ways Pipe and Drape Curtains Can Transform Your Church

Posted by LO on 10/12/2018
6 ways to incorporate pipe and drape curtains to transform your church If you are looking for a change of scene for your church, or you find there's a space you would like to cover, pipe and drape temporary curtains are the answer. Pipe and drape curtains are an excellent way to produce a beautiful aesthetic in your space. When it comes to church curtains, pipe and drape is easy to assemble and easy to move around, making your church events more inviting and fun! Here are some ways you can use pipe and drape curtains in your church.

How To Host An Unforgettable Event With These 4 Tips

Posted by LO on 10/10/2018
Host an unforgettable event with these 4 tips You're ready to throw a party, but you aren't sure where to start. You want to make sure your guests all have a great time, but you feel like you don't know what you're doing. Don't fret! Here are four tips to have you host an unforgettable event!

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.

5 Major Events You're Going to Want a Church Backdrop For

Posted by LO on 9/17/2018 to Decorating Ideas and Tips
From weddings to holiday services, here is a list of 5 events that you will want a church backdrop for When you're planning a major event for your church, a lot goes into the details. You have to decorate, have volunteers, and sometimes provide food. Another great thing to have at major events is a church backdrop, and here are some events where they play in nicely.

4 Wedding Extras You Can Add to Your Reception to Make it More Fun

Posted by LO on 9/13/2018 to Decorating Ideas and Tips
4 Wedding Extras to Make Your Wedding Reception More Fun You want your wedding reception to be a blast, and it will be. You've ordered amazing food, your DJ is really fun, and the decorations are adorable. There's a little bit more to wedding receptions than that, though. Here are a few extras you can add to your reception to make it even more fun.

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 Do I Decorate the Church For My Wedding? Here Are Some Helpful Tips

Posted by LO on 9/7/2018 to Decorating Ideas and Tips
Church Wedding Altar Decor You've got it covered when it comes to decorating your reception venue, but when it comes to the church for the ceremony, you aren't so sure. Try some of these tips so the church gets a little touch of your personality for when you say "I do."

The Keys To Throwing A Successful Corporate Event

Posted by LO on 8/17/2018
Tips for incredible corporate events Corporate events are vital to the unity and success of the workplace; generally occurring a few times a year, they provide a time for all employees to come together and reestablish their understanding of the work they're doing, as well as offer an opportunity (or several) to learn something new.

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!

5 Ways to Use Pipe And Drape Backdrops to Make Your Wedding Look Even More Stunning

Posted by LO on 6/28/2018 to Decorating Ideas and Tips
Pipes and drapes for weddings There are so many details that go into planning the perfect wedding, and decor is just one of them. Setting up displays and other decorations for your wedding ceremony and reception can be stressful because you want everything to look picture perfect. Well, here are some tips for using pipe and drape backdrops to help you make your wedding look stunning.

Why You Need Backdrop Poles at Your Wedding This Summer

Posted by LO on 6/26/2018 to Decorating Ideas and Tips
Backdrop Poles for Summer Weddings With wedding season in full swing, it’s time to finalize the last of your wedding plans and decorations before your big day. If you want to take your summer wedding to the next level, consider these reasons for adding elegant backdrop poles to your wedding.

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.

Why You Need a Portable Dressing Room For Your Wedding Festivities

Posted by LO on 6/18/2018 to Decorating Ideas and Tips
How portable dressing rooms can come in handy for your wedding If you're planning your wedding, investing in some curtains for a dressing room may be one of the best things you'll do for yourself. Don't believe it? Here are some reasons that a portable dressing room will make your wedding festivities so much easier and more fun.

4 Things You Need to Create a Photography Studio In Your Own Home

Posted by LO on 6/14/2018 to Decorating Ideas and Tips
Tips for a home based photography studio Are you aspiring to be a photographer? Having a studio at home can really help you advance your skills and your clientele. Here is the best way to get started with creating your own studio at home.

3 Unique Industries That Depend on the Upholstery Market

Posted by LO on 6/5/2018 to Decorating Ideas and Tips
From wedding drapes to theater curtains, the upholstery industry touches nearly everything we see, whether we realize it or not. Here are three specific industries that require upholstery services in order to function at the highest level.

5 Fundamental Features of Stunning Set Design

Posted by LO on 5/15/2018 to Decorating Ideas and Tips
Theatrical drapery and masking fabrics The reward for all the effort you put into a production is found most in the satisfaction of bringing dozens of moving parts into perfect harmony. One of the most understated components of any production is the set design. Here are five of the most important components of making the stage come to life with set design.

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.

What is Pipe and Drape? A Guide to the Basics

Posted by JC on 12/18/2017 to Pipe and Drape
What is pipe and drape? If you've ever asked that question, here is where you can learn the fundamentals of these easy, portable systems, and how they can take your event to the next level.

Using Drapery Layers on Pipe and Drape Backdrops

Posted by JC on 11/6/2017 to Pipe and Drape
Using drapery layers is a great way to make your pipe and drape backdrop look even more incredible! This how-to guide shows you how a couple of simple crossbar valance hangers will let you easily create double and triple layer backdrop systems.

How To Do Ceiling Draping - A Guide to Amazing Events

Posted by JC on 10/25/2017 to Decorating Ideas and Tips
Ceiling drapes are an incredible way to elevate the look of any room. In this guide, we go over tips, techniques, and advice for using ceiling drapes to create an amazing event.

Pipe and Drape Trade Show Booths

Posted by JC on 9/5/2017 to Trade Shows
What is the standard pipe and drape trade show booth size? What is an "In Line" or "Back To Back" trade show booth? How should I set up the expo space? You have questions, we have answers!