It doesn’t matter what kind of party you’re throwing, because photo booths are a necessity at any bash. Wedding, baby shower, birthday or BBQ, there’s a backdrop for that. The color and pattern options are endless, and you can either DIY one or skip the crafts and head straight to checkout. We’ve gathered 15 fab photo backdrops that are perfect for your next summer party, so you can forget about snapping shots yourself and send your guests straight to the super cool scene you’ve set.

1. Geo Curtain: If you’re good at origami, this backdrop’s for you. String some geo prisms in any color combo along long lines that fill the whole photo. (via Its Jello)

2. Geo Paper Backdrop: Oh boy, we do love some good color blocking. This pick pops right off the wall and into your awesome party. (via Brit + Co)

3. Post-It Pixels: Open your desk drawer and pull out the Post-its, ’cause you finally have a project that will put them to good use. (via Lovely Indeed)

4. Tassels: Tassels always punch up a party backdrop — they’re fun to make in your favorite colors + shoppable in our store! (via Just Jill)

5. Fireworks: These sizzling decorations are just a pack of construction paper and some electrical tape away. (via It’s Jello)

6. Festive Fringe: Bust out the tacos and salsa, because this backdrop screams fiesta. (via Brit + Co)

7. Paper Lanterns: We’ve seen paper lanterns hung horizontally, but we’re diggin’ them vertically, too. You could even mix up the color of the lanterns to add some variety to your decor. (via MG Party Impressions)

8. Popsicles: Leftover cardboard and popsicle sticks have met their match. (via Babble)

9. Paper Rosettes: If you can fold, you can create these festive rosettes. (via Brit + Co)

10. Floating Confetti: Who cares if confetti is messy…it’s fun! Take your scraps from cutting circles and sprinkle them on the floor. (via DIY Studio)

11. Tissue Paper Flowers: Big flowers, small flowers… the possibilities are limitless! (via Brit + Co)

12. Ice Cream Cones: We couldn’t possibly share summer backdrops with you and not include one made of ice cream cones. (via Alana Jones-Mann)

13. Fringed Spirals: This scene gives all of your guests a chance to sport those whimsical flower crowns they’ve been spottin’ all season. (via Ruffled)

14. Cardstock Circles: Super simple and easy to make. Pick colors to match your party’s theme for a coordinated look. (via Occasionally Crafty)

15. Paper Plates: Paper plates usually come in packs of a billion, or at least way more than we need. You’ll never let one go to waste with this backdrop, though. (via Brit + Co)

Which of these backdrops do you want at your next summer party? What kind of parties are you hosting this season? Share your thoughts below or on Twitter.