The Boxwood backdrop was so fun to put together for my sisters Bachelorette party and the perfect photo booth opportunity. I saw a lot of options on Pinterest and decided to make my own.
Here is a step-by-step guide on how I put a Boxwood backdrop together:
1. Order Supplies
To start you’ll need to order the supplies. I ordered the supplies on Amazon and then went to Lowes to get the PVC pipe.
- Decorations: “Love” Balloon and Flower garlands
- PVC pipes from Lowes
More Boxwood options:
2. Cut the PVC pipe
At Lowe’s, I bought 5 pieces of 10ft long PVC pipe and then cut them to the lengths shown below. I was glad I made the frame out of PVC because it allowed me to break it down and put it in the back of my car versus making the frame out of wood and then needing a truck to drive it to the event.
Cut 5 pieces of 10ft long PVC pipe into:
Two 80″ pieces
Four 40″ pieces
Two 12″ pieces
Two 18″ pieces
3. Attach the boxwood to the PVC frame
Once you have the PVC cut with a saw you can piece it together. Then layout the boxwood and snap it together. Get a ladder to attach the boxwood to the PVC with zip ties. If you have any questions about how to put this together send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. I’d love to help you make your boxwood backdrop! If you don’t have zip ties you can also screw nails into the PVC and then hang the boxwood from the nails.
4. Add Decorations
Comment below if you have any questions on how to make one or have your own variation. It was nice to make the frame out of PVC so I could break it into smaller pieces to fit in my car for the drive to Austin,TX.
Update: since the Bachelorette party I re-used the artificial boxwood and added it to my fence. I love it!