Post # 1
I know my wedding is still a ways away but I want to get some ideas before I buy all my decorations and have no way to hang them. Here’s my problem: my venue is pretty much a blank slate with completely white walls and a bare floor (that’s not the problem, that’s a plus) BUT I can’t use any type of tape (scotch, masking, duct, etc.) or nails, screws, bolts, etc to hang anything on the walls. I can use things like fishing line but I need to have some way to adhere the fishing line to the walls in order for it to be at all effective. Any ideas?
Post # 3
Do they have any fixtures built in? Perhaps they already have some hooks or beams or something that you can build off of?
Post # 4
Try the hardware store. Just before Christmas they were advertising these wall hanging things that were very sturdy and hubh on the wall/mantle etc. They didn’t leave marks or holes. I am sorry, but I can’t remember what they were called.
Post # 5
@rosiechicklet: No fixtures. It’s 1800 square feet of big, blank, empty, white walls. The ceiliing is about 24 feet high so that rules out most ceiling decorations (although I do plan to sweet talk my general contractor dad into helping me with some stuff for that).
@noritake22: Thanks, I’ll have to look. FI is always game for a trip to the hardware store so maybe he’ll have some ideas. I think this can be considered a manly area in terms of wedding planning so he should be game.
Post # 6
I’m in the same boat. We’re in a conservatory style room, and aren’t allowed to use any tape, nails or anything either.
I think we’ll just end up that most of our decor will be tabletop.
They must have something in place that makes it easy to work with if they do events there often. Like some sort of built in hooks?
Post # 7
You are very welcome. I keep trying to find “manly” things for my guy to do too
Post # 8
@sapphiresun: It’s a building from our state fair grounds so most of the events there are events that have booths set up like craft fairs, women’s fairs, car shows, etc. so they never really have a need for hanging decorations. It is literally a big cement block with white walls and bathrooms. I like that the space is a challenge, it allows me to get creative and have some unusual elements at our wedding. I just need to figure out how to make it work.
Post # 9
Maybe get some beams or poles and drape fabric from one to the other? Good thing your dad is a contractor… he’s got to have some ideas, no?
Post # 10
i am going to buy these:
They come in a pack of 40 I think, and you can get them at Walmart or the like for about five bucks! They won’t case any damage to the walls or ceiling. I haven’t tried them yet for the ceiling, but they look like they will work for hanging my lanterns