DIY: Rainbow Photo Booth Backdrop

By Sara Albers and Melissa Fenlon of alice & lois

Are you hosting a St. Patrick’s Day bash this weekend? You’ve got to try this simple DIY rainbow photo booth backdrop. It’s a clever twist on a rainbow theme and we aren’t lying when we say you can whip up this backdrop in 15 minutes, flat!

Easy DIY rainbow photo booth for St. Patrick's Day

Click through the step-by-step instructions

• 8.5 x 11 paper (reg weight or card stock)
• Scissors
• Tape
• Large foam core board or wall

Perfect Photo Booth Backdrop for a St. Patrick's Day Party or Rainbow Birthday Party


1. Measure and cut paper in half.

2. Lay out paper in random color order starting from top in a variated pattern.

3. Tape to wall or board using tape.

4. Take amazing pictures!


Tips for an epic St. Patrick’s Day photo booth:
• Don’t forget props like green hats, green glasses, orange mustaches, Leprechaun hats, and “Kiss Me, I’m Irish” buttons.
• Kids will love goofing around for the camera with green pom-poms.
• Who wouldn’t love to hold a pot of gold?

Make this quick and easy rainbow Photo Booth backdrop out of paper

Photos: Sara Albers


More St. Patrick’s Day DIYs:
St. Patrick’s Day Cocktail: The Golden Lass
• St. Patrick’s Day Watercolor Rainbow Garland
• Make-Your-Own Shamrock Cookie Cutter
• Green and Gold St. Patrick’s Day Party Ideas

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