15 Photo Booth Activity Backdrop Ideas


Photo booths for parties are a great way to entertain guests and let them unleash their hidden personalities.  These backdrop ideas can easily be created for a fun photo shoot or a photo booth at a wedding, birthday party and holiday’s!

Photo Booth Activity Backdrop Ideas

The Tip Junkie Party site has photo booth and backdrop ideas with pictured tutorials to enjoy countless hours of fun for birthday’s, weddings or holidays.  You can always search there if you’’re looking for more ideas. {wink}

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Super Hero Photo Booth {childrens party}

1.  Super Hero Photo Booth {childrens party} ~ This amazing city scene is the ultimate photo booth for a super hero party. A simple blue sheet for the sky and duct tape boxes for the city gives the appearance that the super heroes are flying in the sky!

Hot Air Balloon Photo Booth {children's party}

2.  Hot Air Balloon Photo Booth {children’s party} ~ Up, up and away with this adorable diy hot air balloon photo booth! Your party guests will have a blast sitting in the basket and taking their picture. Follow the step-by-step tutorial to create your own hot air balloon. It’s not as hard as you might think and only uses minimal supplies. 

How to Make a Photo Booth

Homemade Photo Booth {tutorial

3.  Homemade Photo Booth {tutorial} ~ Your guests will have a blast with this fun Homemade Photo Booth!  Each embroidery hoop has an attached label that tells you what type of facial expression to make (the tags are a free printable).  Sew buttons on an old sheet in a circular pattern.  Add your hoops.  Be ready to aim, shoot and have a blast!

DIY Photo Backdrop Stand {photobooth}

4.  DIY Photo Backdrop Stand {photobooth} ~ Photo booth’s are a party favorite! Guests can cram into them with friends and pose for silly snapshots. They are also versatile and can be used as dessert table backdrops. Learn how to make your own pvc pipe backdrop stand that can be adjusted in three levels.

DIY PhotoBooth

Balloon Backdrop Photo Prop {tutorial}

5.  Balloon Backdrop Photo Prop {tutorial} ~ Isn’t this colorful balloon backdrop photo prop so much fun?  They certainly are the rage at parties these days.  Your guests will have a blast taking pictures with silly props.  Here’s how you can make your own for only $2 and 20 minutes of your time.

Before and After: PhotoBooth

6.  Before and After: PhotoBooth ~ Here is a cool tutorial on how-to make a “before and after” photo booth for a carnival or birthday party.  She has also included free printable photo props!

Photo Booth Props

DIY Holiday Photo Booth Props

7.  DIY Holiday Photo Booth Props ~ Today I am sharing these DIY photo booth props with you AND I have a giveaway to coordinate with the cute fun! The holidays are approaching quickly and there will be so many opportunities to snap great photos! Are you throwing a holiday party? Consider creating a photo booth to entertain your guests.

Christmas Photo Booth Props {free printables}

8.  Christmas Photo Booth Props {free printables} ~ Let your party guests unleash their funny side with these cute Christmas Photo Booth Props.  They’re free so all you have to do is download, print, cut and attach to sticks.

Printable Photo Booth Props {Party Games}

9.  Printable Photo Booth Props {Party Games} ~ If you are looking for some fun entertainment for a party full of teenagers or adults, set up a make shift photo booth and print out a set of these photo booth props.  Guest will be acting like kids as they dress up to take pictures during the celebration.

FREE Photo Booth Printable Lips and Mustaches

10.  FREE Photo Booth Printable Lips and Mustaches ~ Kelli, from The Paper Dolls Shoppe designed these FREE photo booth prop printable lips and mustaches for us to give away! There are even pattern mustaches and some mermaid printables as well. Hope you enjoy them!

Chalkboard Word Bubbles {photo prop}

11.  Chalkboard Word Bubbles {photo prop} ~ Photo props are so much fun for any type of party and all ages. Silly grins, funny poses and the true personality comes out in a person when photographed with them. Not only that, they add personality to the photographs. Follow this tutorial to make your own chalkboard word bubbles.

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DIY Confetti Backdrop {backdrop ideas}

12.  DIY Confetti Backdrop {backdrop ideas} ~ Looking for a fun and easy diy backdrop idea? Here is an adorable polka dot one that’s perfect for any girly party. All you need is kraft paper, contact paper and a circle cutter. Shown in white but if you’re looking for something a bit more colorful just use colored paper! How fun would this be for an under the sea party?

Ribbon Backdrop {party decor}

13.  Ribbon Backdrop {party decor} ~ This lovely ribbon backdrop would make the perfect addition to any female inspired party!  It is super easy and won’t break the bank.  You can create any length and width you desire with your ribbons.  Did I mention that you can get all of your supplies at your local craft store?!

Baking Cup Backdrop {how-to}

14.  Baking Cup Backdrop {how-to} ~ Looking for a fun and easy diy backdrop idea? Here is an adorable baking cup one that’s perfect for any party. All you need is foil baking cups or regular ones, paper and glue. This tutorial is shown in foil which is shimmery and colorful. How fun would this be for an under the sea party?

DIY Streamer Backdrop {Party Decor}

15.  DIY Streamer Backdrop {Party Decor} ~ Backdrops have become a staple in parties these days.  They are perfect for dessert tables and photo booths.  This geometric crepe paper streamer backdrop is not only inexpensive, but also adorable!  Using just crepe paper streamers, scissors, and glue you can begin your backdrop.   

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  1. These are so funny! Thanks for linking to the tell me about it tuesday on womanofmanyroles.com

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