3 Spooky Halloween Party Ideas

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Looking for some inspiration for your Halloween party? Our Halloween backdrops can help bring the spooktacular atmosphere to your event! From Graveyards to Haunted Mansions. From Wicked Moons to Medieval Castles! We have a variety of designs that can enhance your Halloween party! Check out a few our of favorite ideas below.

1. Haunted Halloween Party

Halloween Party Décor - Haunted House

Perfect for a kid-friendly party or a spooky adult bash. Our Haunted House and Mansion collection can set the vibe for your Halloween event. Create your own fright night by showcasing ghastly decorations. Highlight creepy cocktails & scary snacks. Add a fog machine and strobe lights to make it even more frightful. Your guests will have a ghoulishly good time at your haunted house. Our Graveyard and Haunted Courtyard backdrops can set a spooktacular scene.

2. Mad Scientist Take Over

Halloween Party Décor - Lab Interior

The Mad Scientist theme is a unique Halloween theme that we adore. This can be a scientific delight for an all adult affair or for your little scientists. This lab interior will bring the mad scientist out in your guests! Pair this background with scientific inspired bites. How about DNA pasta, Double helix cheese sticks & fruit molecules? Or jello petri dishes, marshmallow neutrons, and candy atoms! Mad Scientist Punch with dry ice will add an eerie laboratory vibe. Specimen favors in test tubes will cap off the night. There will be no shortage of fun at this scientific party.

3. A Spooky, Medieval Affair

Halloween Party Décor - Medieval Castle Interior

Why not create a spooky medieval era affair? The costumes and décor will bring this creative Halloween party theme to life! Your guests will be transported to the medieval era in no time. Our Medieval Castle collection can be enchanting, spooky, historic, and magical! Transform your Halloween party into a fantastical medieval production. Fit for kings, queens, shopkeepers, and plebeians alike!

Happy Halloween Party Planning!

Fall Event Design Inspiration

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Fall is right around the corner! The end of summer is near. Cooler weather, autumnal tones, and pumpkin everything is ahead of us. Incorporate the Autumn feeling into your next event. Our fall designs are an amazing way to bring fall to your production. Follow this red, yellow, green and brown path below into an Autumn wonderland.

Fall Event Design Inspiration - Woodlands 7 Road

Wrap the interior of your venue with our Autumn designs to enhance your event. With a room wrap, you can create an immersive experience that will transport your guests into an Autumn wonderland. Complement your fall décor with festive centerpieces, seasonal catering, and matching event rentals.

Fall Event Design Inspiration - Woodlands 7 Road

Create your own elegant affair as shown above or your own version of camp as seen below. This space below was created as a kid’s camping paradise. Our Woodlands design set the backdrop for campsite. Complete with a log cabin, canoe, bon fire, tree stumps, and dispersed greenery. This campsite transformed this event and created a make believe space for the younger guests. Pairing fun seasonal activities with Autumn décor is a great way to bring the fall feeling to your event.

Fall Event Design Inspiration - Woodlands 6 Log

Welcoming fall into your event can make your guests feel enveloped in the season! What’s not to love about the beautiful changing colors of fall. Your fall event design can wow your guests.

Fall Event Design Inspiration - Woodlands 1 Path

Browse through our Autumn Woodlands designs to become inspired for your next event. If you’re looking for another design that you don’t see in our inventory, we’d love to create it for you! One of our favorite parts of what we do is creating custom designs for our clients. We offer both custom purchase and custom rentals! Our custom rental service is where you can work directly with our designers to create the backdrop of your dreams. Once it’s created, you can rent it from us for an affordable rate. You can read more about it here.

Fall Event Design Inspiration - Woodlands 5 River

Happy planning for your fall events! We hope this season brings all you’re looking for and more.

Start Planning Your Nutcracker Production!

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Are you getting ready for Nutcracker season? Get a head start on your recital planning by reserving your backdrops!

Nutcracker Production - Mansion View 17 Drapes

The opening scene starts in the Stahlbaum’s home on Christmas Eve. This incredible evening can be brought to life with any of our mansion viewinterior, or Christmas home backdrops. Perfect for the Nutcracker parlor scene. Decorations and toys are abundant. The nutcracker is introduced during this festive evening. Later that evening, Clara returns to the parlor. To her surprise, the Christmas tree grows in front of her eyes amidst a battle between the mice and gingerbread soldiers. Our growing tree collection can complement the parlor scene to bring this scene to life.

Nutcracker Production - Winter Waterfall 1

The nutcracker transforms into a handsome prince. Shortly after, Clara and the prince head out to a snowy pine forest as Act I comes to an end. Our winter scenes can bring the snowy forest elements to your Nutcracker production. From our winter trees collection to our winter forest scenes to our winter twilight and winter village designs. We have a plethora of winter designs for every performance.

Nutracker Production - Candyland Backdrop

In Act II, Clara and the prince then travel to the land of sweets. Effortlessly bring the land of sweets act to life by showcasing a candy filled design behind your dancers!

Looking to reserve your backdrop now? You can take advantage of our courtesy hold service. How does it work? Receive the first right of refusal for the backdrop you’d like to rent for your performance with no commitment on your end!

Interested in featuring digital projections at your Nutcracker production? We have those too! Check out our still images and animated videos for your Nutcracker performance here.

Watch a video of the Land of Sweets act of the Nutcracker production below featuring our Candyland backdrop:

We cannot wait for Nutcracker season and to see how our backdrops and projections transform your production!

Happy July 4th!

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We would like to wish everyone a very happy and memorable 4th of July! Independence Day always makes us reflect on the beautiful country we call home. We love all of the July 4th celebrations that take place. From barbecues and parades to spending time with family and friends to fireworks lighting up the night sky. Red, white, and blue fill the streets and parades take over each city.

Happy July 4th - Brickwall 4 Flag

4th of July parties always make this holiday one to remember. There’s something about celebrating with those closest to you that makes Independence Day so enjoyable! We proudly display red, white, & blue to celebrate our beautiful country. We love all of the red, white, and blue decorations at each barbecue, party, and July 4th event! We hope you’re showing your pride for your country at your parade or party! No matter where you are, it’s a reason to celebrate fully with your friends and family!

Happy July 4th - Drapes Red 4 Stars

One of our favorite parts of July 4th is the fireworks! Seeing the fireworks light the sky is such a special experience. The anticipation of the fireworks show in any city is always a special time to remember. We cannot wait to see the fireworks show tonight! Where will you be watching them?

Happy July 4th - Fireworks Night 5

Want to see a beautiful display of fireworks lighting up the night sky? Our Backdrop Projections will do just the trick. There’s nothing like seeing the grand finale of fireworks at the end of the show.

Our digital projections can enhance your event or recital! You can incorporate as many projections at your production as you’d like! Browse our projections here and let us know if you’d like any additional scenes added to our inventory! We’re always adding more animations and still images for projections. Any of our still images can be animated as well!

5 Exciting VBS Themes

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It’s Vacation Bible School (VBS) season! VBS is an entertaining way to educate children about biblical studies. Choosing your VBS theme can engage your student’s attention in a whole new perspective. Themed activities can enhance your VBS experience and make it a summer to remember! We’re sharing five VBS themes below that can transform this summer’s learning experience!

1. Into the Wild

Into the Wild - VBS Themes - Jungle Animals 3

Embrace the amazing encounters with the wilderness & connect it to the Bible. From exotic animals and faraway locations to missions, music, and recreation. This VBS theme will bring the adventure out in your students!

2. The Incredible Race!

The Incredible Race - VBS Themes - Around the world 8

The Incredible Race! Connect God’s love for all of the nations to your student’s experience. Travel back and forth in time to connect places with biblical stories. Nurture your student’s curiosity and sense of wanderlust.

3. To Mars and Beyond!

To Mars and Beyond - VBS Themes - Space 12

What a miraculous mission to be involved in! Connecting this celestial theme to your student’s learning will be fun and interactive! Space has never looked so good. The mystery of the unknown can make learning even more entertaining!

4. Raise Your Game & POWER UP.

Power Up! Raise your Game! - VBS Themes - Game Show 2

Power up & Raise Your Game! Connecting old school and modern games to your student’s learning can bring their hobbies to life! Creating games that the children can play can foster stronger bonds to their studies and to each other.

5. Sea of Miracles

Sea of Miracles - VBS Themes - Coral Reef 3

The ocean is a vast, expansive habitat for so many living creatures. It truly is a sea of miracles. The connection between the ocean and the miracles shown throughout the Bible can create lasting memories for your students.

No matter what theme you choose, take your students on a learning journey this summer! Thinking of a different VBS theme or want to discuss what backdrop options we have in our inventory? Call us to chat with our team today!

Beach Inspired Summer Events!

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What’s not to love about summer around the corner? We’re looking forward to the beautiful weather, pool parties, beach days, barbecues, summer soirees and so much more! Spice up your summer events by bringing the beach with you. Incorporating beachy elements into your events will enhance the summer atmosphere!

Summer Events - Beach Boards 5

It’s easy to showcase beach themed décor to bring your summer event to life. No matter where you live, a beach inspired event can start summer off on the right foot! Feature our scenic beach designs with palm fronds and sand as centerpieces, surfboards & beach balls, pineapples, umbrellas, and beach chairs. Pair these elements with tropical drinks and appetizers. Get inspired for your next beach event here.

Summer Events - Sunset Beach 11

This Beach Sunset scene sets a serene picture of an ideal tropical vacation. The ocean crashing onto the sand can transport you to a remote island. Showcasing this at your event will remove your attendees from their hustle & bustle into complete relaxation! Couple this scene with reggae music to enhance the island vibes. Browse our other sunset beach designs here.

Summer Events - Tropical Beach 15 Moonlight

Summer Events, Day to Night!

Transition your event from day to night! Through the bright sun, beautiful sunset, and moonlit coastline. This moon illuminates this tropical beach scene at dusk. Take your attendees through the fun and the sun of a day at the beach to the romantic and serene night on the coast.

Our beach collection includes beach hammocks, palm tree lined coastlines, ocean waves, tropical islands, and sunset scenes. If you have another idea for a beach inspired backdrop, we’d be happy to create a custom design for you. These custom designs can be either rented or purchased. Read more about our Custom Process here. We can create any backdrop that you have in mind! The sky is the limit & our team is ready to make your design dreams come true!

5 Exciting Dance Recital Ideas

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Dance Recital season is upon us! Choosing your dance recital theme can be fun! Inspiration can be found all around us. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite dance recital ideas below. What is the theme of your recital? Let us know in the comments below!

Dance Recital Ideas

1. Make a Splash!

Dance Recital Ideas - Dance 27 Splash

It’s time for your dancers to make a splash! This background brings more than just a pop of color. If you’re looking to transform your stage into a painted dancer’s dream, look no further! The dancers shine as the vibrant colors of the paint splatter contrast with the black background. Change the lighting to bring out different colors in this backdrop to match your dancer’s costumes. This will bring the color and the fun to your recital!

2. Dancing with the Stars

Dance Recital Ideas - Drapes Purple Stars

Dancing with the Stars is a fun recital theme. Especially when you’re dancers are the stars! Your dancers will shine in front of this Starry Drapes backdrop! Different color lighting can change the backdrop to appear in a myriad of different colors. This is perfect, so you can match the backdrop to your dancers’ costumes. The dancers stand out in front of this backdrop showing that they are the true STARS. You can see the transformation of the backdrop here.

3. Travel Around the World

Dance Recital Ideas - On Vacation

Travel around the world in one backdrop! Pack your bags, you’re headed on vacation! Or at least you can bring the vacation to your studio’s performance. A combination of iconic spots around the world with everything you need to make your vacation a success! Browse our Travel inspired scenes here.

4. Fairy Tale & Fantasy

Dance Recital Ideas - Fantasy Castle

A Fairy Tale Recital will bring your childhood fantasies to life! Who wouldn’t want to be a prince or princess in front of their own castle? Your dancers will be delighted to feel like royalty! After all, isn’t every child a prince or princess to their parents?

5. Hollywood: Lights, Camera, Dance!

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Bring Hollywood to your recital! Lights, Camera, Dance is a fun theme for your dancers. They are sure to feel like celebrities! Choose the perfect red carpet costumes to shine in front of the paparazzi!

Spring Events Inspiration

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Can you believe that spring is next week? That means spring events are around the corner! Spring is a time for celebration. The excitement the spring brings after a cold winter can be felt throughout the season. The bright colors of spring usher in the new season. Showcasing colorful elements at your events will bring spring to life for your guests! With nature flourishing and ideal weather, spring is a time to entertain to the fullest!

Secret Garden - Spring Events

Spring also means the return of festival season! Bring the festival vibes to your next event by showcasing our pastel Ferris Wheel backdrop. This sunset desert scene with palm trees is the ideal landscape for your Festival party. The warmth of the desert is welcomed after the long winter. No matter if it’s a music, food, or art festival – this design is sure to enhance the theme. The combination of colors come beautifully together in this backdrop.

Spring Events - Ferris Wheel 1

What says spring more than blooming cherry blossoms? Experiencing spring in its full grandeur is among beautifully pink blossoming florals. If aren’t lucky enough to have cherry blossoms nearby, you can bring the blossoms to your spring event! This walk in the park scene will take you into spring into no time. Browse our other park designs here. Our park collection features all four seasons.

Spring Events - Walk in the Park Spring

Your spring events can come alive with colorful décor and floral designs. Set the tone for a refreshing spring event with lively colors. Complement your spring décor with light bites, bright desserts, and vibrant floral centerpieces.

Looking for different scenes for your spring events? Browse our spring collection here. We’re always adding more backdrops to our inventory, so we’d love to hear what you’d like to see! The countdown to spring is on! We cannot wait to see your spring events come to life.

Havana Event Design Ideas

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The beautiful city of Havana, Cuba is a time capsule that can transport you back to the fifties. Looking to bring the Cuban essence to your upcoming event? Our Havana Collection can enhance the Cuban flair at your next production. Our series of backdrops depict Old Havana, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Havana’s architecture tells the story of the long and colorful history of the city. Create your own event to deliver the Cuban experience to your attendees!

Havana Event Design

This radiant event design can inspire your guests to liven up the party! Create an immersive experience for your guests. Wrap the room with our Havana Series. By wrapping the walls with our colorful Havana designs, you can instantly transform any space! Many of our backdrops are painted side by side for this purpose. Feature a combination of our designs to achieve a seamless look. A mix of vibrant and neutral furniture is sure to complement the backgrounds.

Havana Event Design - Havana Streets

A few of our Old Havana backdrops include vintage cars. These American classics were imported from the USA during the 1950s. Havana’s streets have been filled with these vehicles since that day. Want to make your event even more special? Rent your own classic car as a center piece of your production. A classic car in combination with this vibrant color palette is sure to impress your guests.

Havana Event Design

Serve tropical drinks and Cuban food as part of your Havana event design. Incorporate delicious, local food and drink with Havana inspired backgrounds. Showcase unique furniture and Havana inspired music. A Cuban band and salsa dancers will effortlessly complete this Havana event design in no time. The sounds of Havana will radiate throughout your event. Dancing will be inevitable. These elements are sure to round out this international event. Your guests will be transported to Cuba. No flight required.

How Does Dance Make You Feel?

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For many, dance is a passion. A source of creativity. An outlet. A hobby. A lifestyle. Our inspiration for one of our newest designs came from how dance makes us feel. Dance and the dance community can make you feel whole and complete. From ballet to tap dance to hip-hop, jazz, and beyond, all types of dance can fulfill your passion. It’s both personal and communal. Take a look at the design below and let us know what you think.

Dance 31 Flight

Can you see the inspiration behind our design? All of the tiny dancers in different styles of dance unifying together and creating one larger dancer. All of the training, practice, and recitals are all depicted in this design. All walks of life are embraced in the diversity of this design as well. The variety of colors demonstrate the vibrancy of the movement of the dancers. The rhythm of the dancers radiate throughout the backdrop. All of the aspects that make dancers whole come together in one scene. What do you see in this dance centric design?

Dance 25 Splash

Our Dance Splash collection is full of vibrant paint splatter. These dancers are full of so much passion that their movement has created splashes of paint throughout the design. The colorful hues throughout the backdrop are contrasted with the black background. This backdrop was created to capture the beauty of the dancer’s movement.

As our backdrops are hand-painted, we love featuring splashes of paint in our designs. The vibrancy of the paint splatter is evident throughout the design. The contrast of vibrant colors with the black background make for a stunning backdrop. This collection is available in an array of sizes, from 10′ wide x 10′ high to 50′ wide by 22′ high. Perfect for a fun photo op at your studio or as the centerpiece of your stage at your recital!