The photo booth is considered as one of the best party favors you can offer to your guest. Not only that it gives the opportunity to your guest to document that special day, but it also allows them to be creative with their pictures while having fun with their loved ones. No matter what the occasion is, the photo booth seems to be an essential part of the party, because, without it, the party is not as fun. Although you can install photo booth for any occasion, what makes it special is how you DIY photo booth for your event.
To add a photo booth on your special day, what people usually do is to rent from a photo booth company and leave it all to them – from props and costumes to wall backdrop. Not giving a personal touch to your photo booth can somehow make this party favor a bit dull. However, if you will take the time to customize your photo booth, you’ll see the big difference between a mediocre photo booth and a DIY photo booth. Find a backdrop printer that could print your graphics or idea on a custom graphics, often they are same price as a standard backdrop.
Photo Booth rental company set-up
DIY-Balloon-Wall photo booth
custom backdrop for fundraiser event
So how is it done? Here’s a list of practical but fun ideas to spice up your photo booth.
Make your backdrop
Your photo booth backdrop does not have to be fancy or plain ordinary. Usually, people would hire a graphic artist to design a vinyl banner to be used as a backdrop for their photo booth. If you compare the cost of hiring a graphic designer and having your vinyl printed to make your backdrop, you’ll see the big difference when it comes to the price. Some printers offer free graphic design services.
You could also buy art materials, and with a few personal touches of your party theme and creativity, you will be able to save money from DIY-ing your backdrop. With a DIY backdrop, you can make your photo booth pictures more lively because the backdrop is not just 2d print posted on the wall.
Create your props and costumes
Most photo booth rentals offer props and costumes as part of the package of the photo booth. The selection is limited which makes the photo booth pictures ordinary and repetitive. If you are creating your photo booth props, your guests will have a lot of props and costumes to choose from. Best of all, it allows them to mix and match which makes taking pictures in your photo booth more fun and memorable. You can browse the internet for patterns of photo booth props and costumes that you want to put in your booth. All you need is to look for the right materials to be used.
assorted photo booth props
parasol wall prop