Graduation Party at San Marcos Rec Hall
Last Saturday, we had a great time providing a DJ and photo booth for a graduation party, at the San Marcos Rec Hall! The guests had a great time dancing and taking pictures at the photo booth. We loved the custom picture frame prop that they made, in the picture above!
Congrats, again, to Marissa, who will also be starting at Texas A&M in Corpus Christi, this fall! Also, if you're looking for a nice, decent size venue with a really affordable price, check out the San Marcos Rec Hall!
This party was last year, but we decided to add our DIY photo booth frame instructions, due to the enormous amount of interest we've received about their custom photo booth frame! If you want to make your own photo booth frame/props, like the one they made, below, read below! :)
How To Make Your Own Photo Booth Frame/Prop
Foam Board - Be sure to buy a large foam board, from your favorite local craft stores, Walmart, Amazon, or wherever you'd like to buy it from. Hint: If you choose a colored one, such as the black that they chose, above, it saves you time! Choose the size that best suits your needs. A 20" X 30" foam board should work well.
Ruler - Next, you'll need a ruler, to draw on the foam board. You'll want to draw a rectangle, inside the foam board, which will be your photo frame. Make sure it's large enough to allow you to write inside the frame. It should be at least 3-4 inches.
Exacto Blade - Next, you'll need to carefully cut out the rectangle, using an Exacto razor. Take your time, since you want it to be as straight as possible!
Foam Letters- Next, choose the color of letters you want to use to go onto your frame. If your event has certain theme colors, be sure to use similar colors. If it's a graduation party, you can use the school's colors. You can find self-adhesive letters, online, or in a local craft store, that make it a little easier and save you time.
Glue, glitter, scissors, construction paper, markers - Next, you can add anything else onto the frame, such as graduation hat outlines (as pictured above), hearts, or whatever you'd like. Simply use your markers to draw your shapes onto the paper and cut them out. Once you have them cut out, glue them onto the foam board, For the glue, you can use a hot glue gun, or simply use Elmer's glue. Be careful with the hot glue gun, as it may melt the foam. Let the glue set and that's it! Your custom photo booth frame is ready! :)
If all the above is a bit too much for you, and you just don't have the time, be sure to check out our other blog below, which is much easier and you can easily order your own custom photo booth frame prop!
- Austin's Best DJs & Photo Booths
This past weekend, we provided our DJ services for Aaron's, in San Marcos, TX. We provided music and a sound system, all weekend. Friday & Sunday, we played music and were joined by a few local vendors, throughout the weekend. Nikola's Tacos provided their amazing tacos and drinks, all weekend! There were also games, tons of giveaways from Aaron's, photographers and videographers, balloon artists and face painting, as well!
Saturday, we provide the sound system and we were joined by Atlanta's own, East Coast Entertainment and famous corporate guest speaker Michael Blair. They did a great job keeping the guests entertained throughout the day. Luckily, the rain held off for most of the event!
Sunday, we provided a DJ, and we were joined by Mix 94.7 Austin! We did tons of giveaways and kept the guests entertained throughout the windy day! Lucky for us, it didn't rain until the very end of the event. Thanks, again, to all the vendors who joined us to make this event a success. Thanks to the great corporate and local team at Aaron's Inc., for having us at the grand opening. They were great to work with and we look forward to the next grand opening events with Aaron's!
- Austin's Best DJs & Photo Booths
Sweet 16 at Abel's on the Lake - Austin, Texas
Friday, we had a fun Sweet 16 at Abel's on the Lake in Austin, Texas. Even though Hurricane Harvey was making its way towards the Austin area, we still managed to help our clients relax and have a great time. We were honored to provide our services for our Congressman's daughters and son! This was the first time we had a Sweet 16 party for triplets! Our DJ, Jaime, did a great job keeping the guests entertained and dancing, all night! We look forward to the next event!
Wedding at Quail Creek Country Club - San Marcos, Texas
Friday, we had a last minute change for our wedding at Quail Creek Country Club in San Marcos, Texas. The wedding was originally scheduled for Saturday, but with the threat and uncertainty of Hurricane Harvey coming, the bride and groom decided to move the wedding to Friday, instead. We were not expecting this abrupt change, as they informed us at noon, and we had to be there by 5 pm. It wasn't easy, since Jason literally had to have surgery at 2 pm! Luckily, Jason & Diana made some calls, moved some things around, and got the ceremony covered, and still showed up to DJ the wedding by 5:30 pm! We truly care about our clients and didn't want to let them down!
Overall, we absolutely loved all the different cultural components to this wedding, including the unique bridal entrance (video above), and on-site Henna Tattoo artists! Watching all the performances given by the bridal party and family members was a lot of fun, too! Congrats, again, to Mr. and Mrs. Mohler!
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