A DIY from Maria Provenzano


  • Wrapping paper Backdrop
  • * If you can find the ones that are around 3 foot wide that would be the best option, if not do two sheets of the wrapping paper side by side to cover more of the wall.
  • Tape
  • Tacks
  • Snowflakes
  • Fishing wire

Materials for the Tinsel Backdrop

  • Sheets of tinsel about 3 feet wide; different colors optional
  • Tape
  • Scissors
  • Ruler


Wrapping Paper
Step 1: Roll the wrapping paper out onto the wall

Step 2: Attach the wallpaper using tape to the highest desires point; it is a good idea to keep some of the wrapping paper on the ground as well for guests to stand on if they want to do a full body picture

Step 3: Make sure to tape the wrapping paper to the ground if you are doing this step.

Step 4: Measure how long you need the fishing wire to be to hang the snowflakes from the ceiling

Step 5: Attach the snowflakes to the fishing line with a glue gun;

Step 6: Make sure to make the finishing line different lengths and the snowflakes in different places to create the look that it is snowing.


Step 1: Hang lighter color first
Step 2: Layer the colors having the lighter color as the base Step 3: Using sharp scissors, cut tinsel at an angle

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