One of the most popular wedding trends right now is boxwood. These lush green backdrops are being used behind cake tables, head tables, photo booths, and more. Boxwood walls add an elegant and romantic touch to wedding décor. Looking for a budget-friendly way to incorporate boxwood into your wedding? Check out our wedding hack below to save hundreds of dollars on boxwood décor! Thanks to new technology, there are now boxwood backdrop prints that actually look like the real deal. A special 3D printing process makes this backdrop look like an actual hedge of greenery. You won’t believe it’s not boxwood! Here’s a look at how to setup a faux boxwood backdrop on a budget.
How to Set Up a DIY Boxwood Backdrop
STEP 1: SETUP 2 TRIPODS
STEP 2: ATTACH 1 CROSSBAR
STEP 3: SLIDE BACKDROP ONTO CROSSBAR
STEP 4: RAISE TRIPODS TO DESIRED HEIGHT
Want to see more? Check out the boxwood backdrop in action on YouTube!
Boxwood backdrops are available in sizes of 8 feet tall by 8 feet wide, or 10 feet tall by 10 feet wide. There are many ways to customize your boxwood backdrop. Personalize it with monogram letters, which you can pin onto the center of the backdrop. Add a floral touch with cascading wisteria flowers along the top of the boxwood wall. Or, create a formal look by adding linen drapes on each side of the boxwood backdrop. The possibilities are endless!
How to get the look?
Check out our boxwood backdrop rentals at Rent My Wedding for $99 + free shipping. Pricing includes the backdrop frame, printed boxwood backdrop, 5-day rental period, and free shipping both ways nationwide.
So that’s a look at how to get a boxwood backdrop without breaking the bank. Give it a try, and share your photos on social media with hashtag #notboxwood … we can’t wait to see all the gorgeous greenery! Until next time, happy wedding planning!
Editor’s note: Due to the pandemic, some of the general wedding planning advice we share may not be applicable or possible due to restrictions on events. Please adhere to all current regulations and stay safe and healthy! Get more pandemic wedding resources here.