Messy Plaster Photography Backdrop

4 reviews

Give your latest post a cool, rugged edge with this unique textured wall backdrop. The messy plaster will enhance many scenes, whether it's an old rustic or industrial look you are after. With its pale, neutral tone your eyes can relax and focus on your product.

Product Specifications
Printed Backdrops:
  • High quality, 200gsm durable anti-curl vinyl.
  • Printed using eco-friendly process a waterproof and durable surface with a low sheen finish. Comes up to 120cm wide. Easy to clean, easy to store.
  • Designed and made in New Zealand.
  • Images are authentic surfaces. Most are photographed by Catherine Main herself and all are printed in high resolution (300dpi) with an amazing textured and 3D effect. 
  • The integral blackout allows them to be hung as a background, without light coming through, so you do not have to deal with unnecessary shadows and distractions in your photos.
  • Colour Representation: Every effort is made to ensure that all our product imagery is as accurate as possible. Due to colour/resolution settings on electronic devices, the colour representation may differ slightly from the physical product. The colour may differ slightly between print runs due to the organic nature of printing.
  • For printing larger than 120cm wide an alternative stock is used (see below).

Large Backdrops (greater than 120cm wide):

  • Thick PVC with a slight textured finish, perfect for portrait photography. They can have eyelets or a hemmed sleeve added for easy hanging.
  • Custom designs printed on request.


  • All props are made by local NZ companies and artisans. 
    Shipping & Returns

    Shipping Rates

    We ship world wide. Backdrops are secured in protective mailing tubes.

    Free standard shipping is applied at checkout for all New Zealand orders over $120.

    Destination  Rate
    New Zealand (orders under $120)


    International $45


    Please note, additional charges may apply to send multiple packages or large items to international destinations.

    Where possible we aim to reuse packaging, saving it from landfill.

    Dispatch Timeframe

    Your order is processed once payment is received. We aim to ship within 48hrs.

    Backdrops are printed in small batches and checked individually. Please allow an additional 5-10 working days if your choice is not in stock (indicated on the product page when you click the size/option). Couriers are currently taking 2-4 days to deliver.

    Some props are made to order. Production time varies. We will let you know when to expect your order.

    Call Catherine if you are working to a timeframe and would like to check the delivery time of your order 0212278787.


    If you have any concerns about the quality of your purchase please call 0212278787 or email

    We have a 14-day return policy*, which means you have 14 days after receiving your item to request a return.

    To be eligible for a return, your item must be in the same condition that you received it, unused and in its original packaging. You’ll also need the receipt or proof of purchase.

    You can always contact us for any return question at

    No returns of sale items/custom orders.

    Damages and issues
    Please inspect your order upon reception and contact us immediately if the item is defective, damaged or if you receive the wrong item, so that we can evaluate the issue and make it right.

    *Unfortunately for large items the 14 day return period does not apply. We are unable to accept liability after 7 days of receipt of goods, in line with the freight company policy.

    We will notify you once we’ve received and inspected your return, and let you know if the refund was approved or not. If approved, you will be notified and refunded on your original payment method. 

    The refunded amount for 'change of mind' will be minus the cost of original postage and card processing fee.

    If a refund is requested prior to printing being done, it may be minus an admin fee depending on design work completed. 

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    Fiona O.
    New Zealand New Zealand

    All-purpose Backdrop

    Messy Plaster, is an all-purpose universal backdrop. Love the realistic looking texture and it makes products pop. I’m very happy :)

    New Zealand New Zealand

    Versatile White Backdrop

    I absolutely love the Messy Plaster Backdrop! It looks so realistic in photos and really makes my colourful product shots pop! I use this backdrop for most of my skincare flatlays and always get compliments on the photos; highly recommend this backdrop as it’s so versatile.



    This backdrop is the perfect thing for needing texture in your photos! It's amazing for flatlays and great for my small business! Thank you so much

    Rosie C.
    New Zealand

    Excellent service

    Excellent service and a brilliant product, thanks so much for all of your help

    CM Props & Backdrops

    So glad I could help, it was great to get to know your photography needs!