DIY light backdrop hanging methods

September 24, 2018


Hi Susan,

Product Name: White Net Lights on White Wire
Submitter’s Name: Susan

Question: Can these be used behind a backdrop? Any suggestions on hanging them?

Yes, these can be used as a backdrop either singly or connected together with wire-ties depending on the area of the space you’d like to cover.
Also, check out our curtain lights. We enjoy using them in this application as well:
Choice of installation hardware or methods for either type of set will all depend on where you are installing them.
Alongside a beam
If you are installing the lights along a beam or on a photo backdrop stand then velcro ties work well.  Wire ties are also a great choice but you have to have scissors to take them down.
From a photographic backdrop  
I’ve also installed them behind sheers on a photographic background stand using clear shower curtains so you don’t have to poke anything through the curtain.
Along walls
For walls, several heavy duty command hooks can be a great solution. The lights can be heavy so you have to use more hooks than you’d expect but this is a nice alternative to anything that might damage the walls.
Permanent installation
If permanent installation is no problem or you are installing in a rustic environment, you might consider cup hooks or nails to just drape the light sets/nets over.
Hope this helps!  Let us know if you have other questions!
Shellie Gardner
Aside from throwing dinner parties that feature at least two kinds of cheese dip, Shellie's passions include travel, Mid-Century Modern furnishings and finding the perfect street taco. Has been known to snort laugh champagne.

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