How to make a step and repeat backdrop...

The step and repeat backdrop is a business logo or business name placed into a pattern on a wall setting. They are commonly used at red carpet events, press conferences and other promotional events. Sometimes only one logo or name is used and other times the logo and business name are placed alternating in a checkerboard pattern. People use the step and repeat backdrop for photo opportunities like at weddings or other memorable parties. Businesses use them to advertise at elite events while photos are being taken or cameras are filming. To make your own step and repeat backdrop, follow the steps below. You will need these items: A Large Roll of Paper or 2 White Panels of no less than 4 feet wide and 6 feet tall. Spray Adhesive A Roller or Drinking Glass Trash Bags Exact-o Knife White Fabric Tape or Masking Tape Hook and Loop Tape or Tacks 1. To design the backdrop, choose your logo and/or business name to use as stencil. You also need to decide if you want it all one color, some color, or full color. Be sure the size of the name/logo used is about 15 inches wide and 9 inches tall for visibility. 2. Take your 2 white panels and using the fabric tape, tape the panels together, edge-to-edge. For the purpose of a professional looking backdrop, they need to align perfectly. If you are using a large roll of paper, use the exact-o knife to cut the 4-6 feet wide and 6 feet high panels. Also, you can use masking tape to tape the panels together. 3. Print the stencil on 11×17 inch paper. If you are unable to do this at home, you can go to a professional...