55 Awesome DIY Photography Backdrops

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55 Awesome DIY Photography Backdrops

You don’t need to have an expensive photo studio to produce amazing photos. With some creativity and a little effort there are plenty of ways to create your own backdrops. And more good news is that the creative aspect has already been done for you by countless photographers and bloggers that have shared their own DIY backdrop ideas. Here you’ll find links to guides, tutorials and showcases that show backdrops that you can create and use in your own photography. Browse through the collection and I’m sure you’ll find a few that will be perfect for your own needs. Most of them can be done inexpensively, and many are relatively easy and quick.

We’ve also set up a Pinterest board that includes all of the backdrops features in this post.

UPDATE: for even more ideas and tutorials please see our follow up post 55 Fun and Creative DIY Photography Backdrops.


Fabric Taped to Wall and Floor

Canvas Backdrop

Balloons on the Wall

Chain Gang

Tissue Paper Flowers

Garage Studio with Blanket Backdrop

Geometric Backdrop

Wrapping Paper Backdrop

Simple Blanket Backdrop

Tablecloth Backdrop

Record Wall

Wax Paper Backdrop

Cinco de Mayo Fringe

Bokeh Backdrop

Holiday Backdrop

Tissue Paper Garlands

Tinsel Backdrop

DIY Photo Booth

Ombre Tissue Paper Backdrop

PVC Backdrop Stand

Backdrop Stand

Easy DIY Backdrop Board

Yarn Balls

Tree Trunk Photo Wall

Muslin Background

Fabric Strips Backdrop

Confetti Backdrop

Geometric Backdrop

Fabric or Paper Backdrop

Doily Backdrop

Fringed Scalloped Backdrop

Circle Backdrop

Giant Paper Flowers

Fabric and Ribbon Backdrop

Flower Wall

Marshmallow Snow

Book Page Backdrop

Paper Flower Backdrop

Ruffled Shower Curtain

Paper Flower Backdrop


3-in-1 Backdrop

Cardboard Backdrop

Circles Backdrop

Sequin Photo Booth

Fringe Backdrop

Wood Backdrop

Song Lyrics Backdrop

Paper Fan Backdrop

White Background

Curtain Backdrop

Geometric Backdrop

Ribbon and Lace Backdrop

Chalk and Wood Backdrop