simple walls, try using standard cardboard voting booths.
For a local supplier, check you nearest elementary school
so see where they get theirs. These walls can be covered
quickly and easily with butcher paper and positioned
in any way to suit your needs and location. If you want
to paint with a faux rock/stone finish (without spending
an arm and a leg on those craft store kits) buy a few
cans of spray paint instead. Brown, light beige and
white should do the trick. With a hobby razor blade,
lightly score the nozzle hole of the spray can. This
will cause the paint to sputter rather than spray. Make
sure the surface is covered first in the beige, then
add some sputtering of the brown and white.
an entertainment center or other such 21st century items
that are 'killing' the first century mood you are trying
to set? One word
burlap. It's cheap and it also
looks great as curtains, table cloths or as simple draping
to hide the abovementioned. I get mine at an army supply
some VCRs from some friends and have different Bible
based movies being played throughout the event/party
area. The great part about this is that the volume does
not need to be turned on. The visuals alone are great.
lots of candles for lighting. If you are short on candlesticks,
melt some wax on scrap pieces of wood and adhere small
votive candles to it. These look great when lined up
in a line about three inches from each other.
be afraid to use a little dirt for decoration. This
looks especially nice sprinkled around the bottom of
you've used cardboard in any way to build walls et.
al., make sure to have a few 'loose stones' (individual
empty boxes) laying about the foot of the walls to simulate
the walls coming apart.