Hey people , I thought I would share my brain wave with you all, I don't like being able to see through wire panels holding artwork ( so distracting!), I didn't like the price tag or the scary gray carpet of 'pro panels' so i came up with this instead.
The 'magic ingredient' is ..................
I bought some from Home depot , only $ 19.95 I used the 36 inch wide
Roll this mesh down the length of the door and cut to size ( with good wire cutters)the mesh is also 36 inch wide). I just left the original screen mesh on the door.
You find it in the outdoor section of Home depot
It looks pricey , but there is 25 ft... lots of panels....
Staple gun on some black felt from the craft store ( I bought mine from Hobby Lobby , it is sold on a big roll,just get it cut to whatever you need)
Voila , showcase that gorgeous artwork of yours!!!
Tips- an electric staple gun , much easier
Hang your art on a metal curtain hook...
I poke the sharp end of a metal curtain hook through the felt and the mesh, then hook my art wire over the hook!
Move your curtain hooks wherever you want depending on the size of your artwork
Make sure you carefully remove all hooks at the end of the show , so as not to tear felt when stacking panels.
I made 6 panels , but often only use 5.
My canopy is an EZI-UP three panels fit along the back , I put them between the top canopy flap and the metal bar ( they hold themselves up!)
Then I often put one panel on each side ( depends how I am arranging my booth)
I stack the panels on their side inside my suburban , but you could maybe get them on a roof rack.
You can trim the edges with black gorilla tape , to finish them off, if you like.
You could also staplegun black waterproof fabric to the back, but the eziup 'velcro on' side panels just fit around them. You may also want to hang more artwork from the back of the side panels, therefore do not apply waterproof fabric ( I didn't bother)
Here is a pic of the panels ( screen doors) in action.........
You could always just start with one , better then artwork all lying flat on a table...
I so hope this sounds as easy as it is to make ...... any questions are most welcome...
Thanks guys... Feel free to share , a link back would be most appreciated..
Cheers , Helen