Having a “red carpet” at the step & repeat for a party seems like a minor detail. Like a simple little unrolling of a carpet and throwing a banner up. Let’s just get that straight right here.
It is not.
For the Derby-Style GNO on Thursday, we borrowed my sister Kim’s red carpet as well as her step & repeat stand, to set up the photo-op with my friend Kim’s Kentucky Derby banner. Rolling out the carpet was easy, done in no time flat. That stand though, it was a bear. (Thank heavens for Gary with Texas Photobooth for jumping in to save the day!) It turned out darling and all the ladies clearly loved posing in front of it!
But the fun didn’t end there.
When it was time to clean it all up, getting that stand to fit back into that tiny bag was something like trying to untangle a giant pile …