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How to: Geometric Hexagon Backdrop

When the lovely ladies at A Practical Wedding flew me out to Oakland to produce four backdrop installations, we wanted to be sure they were A) impactful, B) easy to make, C) colorful, and D) affordable. This hexagon backdrop meets all of those requirements.

Using chipboard hexagon boxes and acrylic paint, I designed this backdrop to be used as a ceremony or photobooth backdrop. It’s perfect for couples getting married at the same space they are having their reception. Put it up once, get married in front of it, then set up a super fun photobooth in front of it. Spending your money on one, large, head-turning installation will make more of an impact than expensive place cards and table numbers. Save money on the small details, splurge on the big ones, and your wedding photos will better reflect your personalities and your wedding.

All of the details, caveats, and instructions are over on A Practical Wedding. We’ve estimated that the materials will cost you around $230 and you’ll need two hours of prep, a way to transport the boxes, and two hours at your venue (with a wall you are allowed to use putty on) to set-up.

If you love bold, geometric installations like this and don’t feel like taking the time to figure it out yourself, you can hire me to design, create, and install for you. It will cost you more money to hire a professional, but it will save you time and maybe even sanity if you aren’t naturally crafty. Contact me over here with details about your wedding, we’ll chat about designing a custom installation for you, and send you a quote.

Photography by Allison Andres.

Styling and Design by Michelle Edgemont.

Models are Janeen and Daniela of Darling Dear Photography.

Make-up by Fox & Doll.

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  1. […] large scale backdrop installations that you could create for your own wedding. The first was that modern and geometric hexagon backdrop. This one, is romantic and eye-catching. All detailed directions can be found over on A Practical […]