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3 Fast And Easy Ways To Divide A Room

Posted by on 8/19/2019 to Decorating Ideas and Tips
3 Fast And Easy Ways To Divide A Room
Whether you're looking for voile drapes, velour drapes, satin drapes, or plain polyester drapes, Pipe and Drape Online has the studio curtain dividers you need to balance your apartment layout. For more information about our drapery and poles, contact us today.

3 Wedding Details You Don't Want To Forget

Posted by LO on 8/14/2019 to Decorating Ideas and Tips
3 Wedding Details You Don't Want To Forget
The good news is if you're looking for wedding curtains and backdrops for your wedding, you don't have far to look. Pipe and Drape Online offers wedding drapes, table skirting and skirt clips, upright pole covers, satin drapes, sheer drapes, and more so you can find the wedding curtains and backdrops to make your big day look absolutely stunning. For more information about our table linen, clips, and drapes, contact Pipe and Drape Online today.

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.

Choosing the Perfect Wedding Drapes

Posted by LO on 7/26/2019 to Decorating Ideas and Tips
wedding drapes

There are tons of ways to make that special day even more special. The aesthetics of your wedding are a huge factor, though granted, the spiritual significance of the day is of utmost importance as well. With roughly 1/3 of all weddings in the United States taking place in a religious institution, the way a wedding is decorated can either complement a religious setting or make a more secular setting still have a powerfully ethereal feel. Wedding drapes are a great way to make sure your wedding has the flavor it needs to leave a lasting impression for all who attend.

Add a Touch of Sophistication to Your Events with Drapes

Posted by LO on 7/19/2019 to Decorating Ideas and Tips
Add a Touch of Sophistication to Your Events with Drapes
From chiffon curtains to voile drapes, the range of patterns, colors, and fabrics make for an endless variety of choices that will complement your event or business with ease. Let's review a few of the events and instances that drapery will add the perfect touch.

6 Essentials for Your Event Photo Booth

Posted by LO on 7/19/2019 to Decorating Ideas and Tips
studio curtain background By encouraging attendees to capture their experiences, you can spread the word about an amazing venue, boost your branding, or simply show everyone else what they're missing. But in order to make your photo booth a successful one, you'll need to cover your bases. Here are six essentials you won't want to overlook when designing your setup.

5 Essential Factors that You Should Consider when Buying Pole Covers

Posted by LO on 6/26/2019 to Decorating Ideas and Tips
pole covers

Pole covers help cover pipe and drape upright poles in an event, which help to ensure that the pipes are not seen by your guests. Pole covers have long been used for a variety of special events, so if you’re one of the 134,000 people who work in the U.S. party and event planning sector and haven’t yet used this type of item, then this article is for you!

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.

How to Host an Excellent Trade Show

Posted by LO on 6/5/2019 to Trade Shows

church stages

The Importance of Trade Shows

Trade shows can be incredibly fun events to attend. There are many reasons you should consider attending (and perhaps having a booth in) trade shows; in fact, 99% of marketers said that there was a unique value in trade show exhibits that was not found in any other marketing medium.

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.

3 Organizations and Events That Can Benefit From Formal Theater Drapes

Posted by LO on 5/14/2019 to Decorating Ideas and Tips
formal theater drapes

While there are countless different kinds of drapes, few can compete with formal theater drapes for any building housing a production. All of the following venues and events could benefit from installing these drapes.

Tips for Choosing the Best Drapery for Your Theatrical Production

Posted by LO on 5/9/2019
choosing drapery

When it comes to planning a theatrical production, set and prop design are both major components of the planning process. And while there are various elements that need to be chosen, choosing drapery for productions is a big decision. Drapery and curtains help separate the audience from the stage and let everyone know when the show is about to begin. So to help you choose the right drapery for your show, here are a few tips to consider.

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 You Need to Know About Pipe and Drape

Posted by LO on 4/23/2019
pole cover

Experts in event planning know the value of using pipe and drape. It can be used for putting together great trade show booths, developing backdrops that pop, changing up the look of a room, and setting the mood for a wedding, corporate event, political rally, religious ceremony, and more. Using the right pole cover, pipe, and drape you can create almost any look you want.

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
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.

Table Skirting 101: What You Need To Know

Posted by LO on 3/12/2019 to Pipe and Drape

skirt clipsFor nearly as long as there have been tables, there have been tablecloths and table skirts to adorn them. Whether you're planning a wedding, hosting a booth at a trade show, or are throwing a graduation party, you're probably going to want to cover up your tables -- both for practical and aesthetical reasons -- with something nice. Table skirts add an extra level of classiness and flair to an otherwise plain piece of furniture.

How To Choose The Right Drapery For Your Wedding

Posted by LO on 2/26/2019 to Decorating Ideas and Tips
choosing draperyOf all the wedding decorations you're likely focused on, one that might end up forgotten until a little too close to the big day for comfort is your drapery. Choosing drapery for a wedding might not seem important, but choosing the right wedding drapery fabric can have a huge impact on your wedding decor. On a day that important and with so many photos being taken, you want everything to look just right; that includes your photo backdrops. Here are a few helpful tips for choosing drapery for your wedding day.

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 Advantages Of Using Table Skirts

Posted by LO on 1/3/2019
Top 5 Advantages of Using Table Skirts

When you want to make a plain table look nice for an event, you may think that just throwing a tablecloth over it will do the trick. While a tablecloth will certainly do the job of covering the table, you can make a table look truly elegant by adding a table skirt and securing it with table skirt clips. Know these advantages of using table skirts and have your skirt clips at the ready.

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.

Elegant Styles To Achieve With Your Ceiling Drape Kit

Posted by LO on 12/24/2018
Ceiling Draping Styles

The party and event planning industry in the United States employs about 134,000 people, and whether any of those planners are decorating for a wedding, graduation party, or sweet sixteen, they have to decide on a ceiling drape style. There are several different ways to style ceiling drapes, and all are made slightly easier with a ceiling draping kit. Take a look through these styles for some inspiration the next time you have to pick up the ceiling draping fabric.