Post # 1
I am researching draping my reception and it’s proving harder than I thought. I defintely need tall drapes, and most companies can only drap 10′ to 12′ drapes. I need 30′ +. Did any of you have this trouble? Who did you use to do your draping? Florist, event company, design company, rental company, etc. Anyone in the Seattle area?
Also, how much was your draping? Do you have pics you could share? I’m definitely draping the main wall and the entry way, but possibly something more unique throughout the whole space depending on cost! 😀
Thanks for the help!
Post # 3
Here were my quotes from two different companies. 30′ is definitely going to be a challenge, I bet. My ceilings aren’t that high so I didn’t need to look into it. In a major market like Seattle, I’m sure you can find it, but it is going to be PRICEY. They probably need a power lift to put it up.
I need about 305 linear feet, I think about 14′ tall. Make sure they are familiar with your venue and your venue is okay with the draping – they’ll need to work around kitchen entrances, fire code, etc. So the venue and the drape vendor feeling comfortable working together is important.
Vendor I did go with – only had it in white, $5 per linear foot. I did a bunch of other business with them too (DJ, uplighting, photobooth), so while they didn’t discount specifically on draping, their overall package price was great, they discounted in some other areas.
From vendor I did not go with – comes in black silver and ivory
- 8ft tall: $7/foot ($2 per foot discount in package)
- 14ft tall: $12/foot ($2 per foot discount in package)
Post # 4
Oh, and obviously I don’t have any photos from my wedding yet, but here are some from my vendor. We are draping 1/3rd of the ballroom to do the ceremony in and then the other 2/3s to do the reception. We’ll have purple-ish blue-ish uplighting in the reception, amber uplighting in the reception. I’m kind of going for a romantic look in the ceremony, upscale lounge/club in the reception.
The draping is one of my splurges – totally unnecessary but I LOVE it. We went with a venue that is free (just pay for catering) but isn’t that stunning and decided to spend the money decorating it. The other venues were pretty plain too anyway.
Photos from my vendor:
And here are some inspiration pics of draping I have pinned:
This is a little ornate for my taste for the ceremony, but it’s draping…
Here’s a much more “light” use of draping to sort of make a windowing effect. Very cool.
Draping at the entrance can have a big impact:
Post # 5
I can help with all of it which building is it in. do you already have the venue booked?
call me 2062509200 I have already asked all the questions and know all the options avail in seattle