DIY Cement & Wood Backdrop Posts

All parties and venues have their challenges, but I am normally an advocate for the home party because there are just a lot of built in benefits.

Like walls.

They are very helpful to hang things and create backdrops. I don’t know if you know this, but parks generally lack walls. So in order to create some backdrops for the Jessie and Woody Party I shared yesterday, I made some of these posts that I could tie to the back of the table to hang banners.

 

backdrop posts

 

They were super easy to make and I think I will have to have a whole set of them! They were also pretty affordable as the cement was about $4 (though next time I will splurge for the quick set) and the tubs were about $2 each. I had the wood on hand so that was free.

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We just mixed the cement.

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Pour it in the tub around the wood post, then hold it or support it in some way until it sets a bit.

 

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Let dry and you are done!

Mine are about 7 feet tall which was perfect for behind the tables. I even spray painted one set white!

 

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One Response to DIY Cement & Wood Backdrop Posts

  1. Amy mayen April 27, 2013 at 1:34 am #

    That’s a great idea!! Pinning!