Loc: Eastern Shore of MD
|Posted: 7/18/2009 7:29:25 PM|
i need a piece for a smash the cake session on tuesday. I just looked at Lowes online and a 4x8 piece was almost $300!!!! I think I only need a 4x4 but please tell me that I can find it cheaper!
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|Posted: 7/18/2009 7:45:42 PM|
How thick was it, that sounds way too expensive. I bought a 3x4 piece a couple years ago for like $35
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|Posted: 7/18/2009 7:59:37 PM|
sorry for bothering you, but what is the use of the plexiglass? I always here the smash the cake session, what is that? when you are done, I hope you can post the pictures because I am so curious! thank you!
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|Posted: 7/18/2009 8:36:43 PM|
Plexiglass is often used by placing it over the backdrop or background paper to create a slight reflection, and to keep the backdrop from shifting. It also helps if your backdrop is over carpeting, which sinks under the weight of a chair or stool. The added befit is it makes cleaning up a smash the cake session a cinch!
I went to Lowe's and found a 3'x 4', 1/4" thick piece and it was $60. I thought that was way too expensive. I didn't get it.
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|Posted: 7/18/2009 9:42:27 PM|
My husband got my piece at Hobby Lobby. I think they have to order it, but I can double check with him when he gets home from work. Im not sure about the price either. Mine is fairly thin, but works great!!
It makes smash the cake a breeze too.
|Posted: 7/18/2009 9:45:49 PM|
Mine is 4x6 I believe and it cost me about $70 at Home Depot.
Funny thing is, I did the 'smash the cake' for my GS out in the back yard on the grass!
Loc: Eastern Shore of MD
|Posted: 7/18/2009 9:57:17 PM|
thanks everyone! I am fine with paying about 60 for it but NO WAY am I paying $300!
stephany-smash the cake is a session (usually for 1 year old) where you pretty much sit them on your background, put a cake in front of them & let them go to town while you take photos. if you google it you should find some really cute stuff. this will be my first and supposedly this kid is a MANIAC! should be fun
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|Posted: 7/18/2009 10:52:58 PM|
I used to sell glass for a living. Call a glass shop in the yellow pages. Look for one that sells auto and flat glass, they probably don't do a lot of flat, so they'll work with you on cost. Around here, we always dickered on price too, so you might tell them that "$40 was my budget) if they tell you it's $55, etc.
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|Posted: 7/18/2009 11:12:01 PM|
I got a good sized piece that fits on my table, over the paper, and it was only $25 at Home Depot. It is a great size for smash the cake pics.
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|Posted: 7/19/2009 12:42:41 AM|
I got a small piece from Ace hardware store for $5.00, but I am not sure if that's the same plexiglass mentioned here.
Loc: DFW TX
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