Friday Furniture Feature | Colorado Wedding Rentals

Elliott Vanity

Vintage furniture pieces are the ideal substitution for your average linen-covered display tables at weddings.The Elliott Vanity is one of our star performers ready to step-in and amp-up any display with style, grace, and character!

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Here’s the Elliott all dressed up as a beverage station! My favorite aspect of using vintage furniture as a display table is being able to use dresser, buffet, and vanity drawers for additional display space!

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Shebli Nikkole Photography

 

Another fine characteristic of The Elliott is his grand mirror. It’s particularly charming when displaying a gorgeous cake or styled dessert bar. The reflection is stunning in photos and will give guests a 360 degree view of all those yummy treats!

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And here’s a few more ways in which The Elliott was used in an amazing styled shoot. (Click on any of the following links to see all of the details and fabulous vendors involved: Artfully Wed, Chic Vintage Brides, and Rocky Mountain Bride)

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Kokoro Photography

A vintage vanity makes for a stunning prop in bridal getting-ready or boudoir shots!

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Kokoro Photography

Or really just about any display you can think of! The Elliott, like so many of our pieces, is just so darn versatile! And what a fantastic way to add so much charm and sophistication to your wedding. It’s all those little details that come together to make for a spectacular event!

Anyone else have some creative ways in which they’ve used vintage furniture pieces like our Elliott Vanity? Would love to hear how you may have incorporated lovely old furniture into your wedding or event!

Yours For Your Day | Shelley Hall | Owner, Author | Yours For Your Day Blog

Friday Furniture Feature | Colorado Wedding Rentals

Bosley Rustic Yard Cart

This guy has been a favorite of ours since the beginning! And he’s starting to gain some significant traction in our wedding rental world. The finish on this bad boy is perfectly chippy and incredibly full of character. Measuring in at over 5 feet long, Bosley is a magnificent statement piece!  He’s impressive and quite worthy of all of the “oohs” and “aahs” you will get from your guests!

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Shebli Nikkole Photography

 

Let’s Put a Lid on It!

I mean Bosley was pretty spectacular all on his own with the ability to create amazing stacked displays (think rustic crates, floral arrangements and small decor all tucked in like the photo below.)  But now, he has a wonderful “lid” that was handcrafted especially for him and whoa, the sky’s the limit for this awesome cart! Having a lid now allows Bosley to double as both a display and a tabletop!

Rustic Yard Cart by Yours For Your Day Rentals, Denver, Colorado
True Photography

 

Have Bosley, Will Travel

And he rolls like a champ so we’ve been able to roll him just about anywhere he needs to go to perfectly highlight a dessert bar, beverage bar, cake table, you name it! So if you are planning for a rustic, vintage, chippy, or full-of-character wedding, Bosley’s  your man! He’s perfect for outdoor events and a fantastic way to punch-up your rustic theme indoors too! We can’t wait to see how he will be used next!

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Friday Furniture Feature | Colorado Wedding Rentals

Aspen Arbors

Rustic Aspen Wedding Arch
Photo by Alex Priebe

We love our aspen arbors and so do our clients! They make for the perfect ceremony backdrop and can be used for both indoor and outdoor weddings. And they are so darn versatile because you can dress them up or dress them down! Add a few flowers, spectacular. Add some draping, dramatic! They’re rustic, they’re all natural, and they are all Colorado!

Oh and hey, if you pair them with our Aspen Fence Sections (which create the most amazing ceremony entrance) you have a creative way to take a big open space and turn it into an intimate ceremony area.

These arbors are very popular with our clients. They go out to weddings all over the place and on a very regular basis. That’s why we’re excited to announce that we’ll be adding even more arbors to our inventory in the very near future. Stay tuned for their arrivals!

And we can set up these puppies on any surface! We’ve even got some nifty aspen weights that not only look great but keep the arbors held fast to the ground. Even on a hard surface like concrete and even in the wind, they’ll stay upright, no problem!

Aspen Arbors; Take Your Pick!

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Photo by Lisa O’Dwyer

Right now we have the Estes Park; perfect for smaller areas but still dramatic with a full 8 feet in height! And we also have the Kremmling which is the larger of the two and has a great amount of space within it to accommodate a cute vintage table, vanity, or dresser to serve as a ceremony or altar table!

So happy to share our aspen arbors with you today and so excited to add some fun new styles in arbors soon!

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Photo by Alex Priebe

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Friday Furniture Feature | Colorado Wedding Rentals

Mismatched Chairs

Are you thinking outside-of-the-box when it comes to planning your wedding or other special event? Standard folding chairs not doing it for you? Great!!! We’re on the same page and today we want to introduce you to our Mismatched Chairs!

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Aren’t they fun?! My favorite saying is “No one will ever remember the chairs at your wedding…unless they’re AMAZING!” Every aspect of your decor will emphasize the theme and overall “feel” of your wedding and that includes the seating!

We love a mix of white chairs, brown chairs, benches, and upholstered pieces to get that truly eclectic and laid-back look. Here are some more great reasons to consider using mismatched seating for your event:

  • THEY LOOK AWESOME!
  • No ugly chairs cluttering up the photos of your big day (your photographer won’t have to creatively shoot around them!)Vintage Rentals Denver | Rent Mismatched Chairs | Mismatched Wedding Chairs
  • Your guests will be completely impressed with your attention to every detail, even right down to the seating!
  • Mismatched chairs are perfect for rustic, vintage, eclectic, and romantic themes
  • They are perfect for outdoor weddings
  • These chairs are comfy and look great with vintage reception tables or farm tables

Best Ways to Use Mismatched Chairs

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    Use them for all of your ceremony or reception seating for a total eclectic look

  • Mix them in with some standard seating at your ceremony to still get that eclectic look for less money
  • How about just the front rows at your ceremony for family and special guests
  • Perfect for your reception head table or sweetheart table
  • My favorite: aisle decor (just the first chair on the aisle for every row or every other row and adorn them with flower clusters or greenery)

Additionally, our mismatched chairs pair perfectly with our aspen arbors ! So don’t just roll with whatever your venue may have for chairs or think that a standard folding chair is your only option! Get creative with every aspect of your decor and make it eclectic with some amazing mismatched seating!
Take care and happy planning!

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Watch Out For The DIY Bug!

DIY (Do It Yourself) weddings are popular, and for good reason. Luckily, many of today’s trends are focused on rustic and hand-made themes so it’s easy to take-on much of the decor and details yourself, either for budget reasons or just a desire to add a personal touch to the day.

But careful…

Large Rustic Decor

DIY could just as easily stand for “Don’t Implode Yourself” when you try to DIY every detail of the wedding! Your time and effort are worth something; definitely worth their weight in gold when demand on your time is at its highest! All of those really easy DIY projects that you see on Pinterest can sneak up on you and cause you stress during the later stages of your planning. If you’re stressed, you won’t be able to truly enjoy the planning process and even worse, all of that stress may spill over into your big day.  And that would be a bummer!

So it may seem like you only have two options when planning for your wedding; DIY to save money and add a personal touch or “acquire” everything and save on time, effort & stress.

Or… find a happy medium!

Hay Bale Signs

Here’s an exercise for you: go out to Craigslist and search “wedding decor” for your area.  You will undoubtedly see several listings for people who are trying to sell all of their DIY decor from their recent weddings. Two things to take-away from this exercise: if you find a match to your theme, you can purchase the details at a discount from someone else who has already invested all of that time and effort to make them, yay! Or, if you do tackle all of your own DIY decor, you now know that you can go to Craigslist to get rid of everything after the wedding! (Unless you want to find valuable storage space in your home to store all of those lovely details!)

Smart Alternatives: plan for DIY details that you can use around the home or garden after the wedding or give yourself a break and rent details from someone like Yours For Your Day!  (less expensive than purchasing and yes, that was a shameless plug for our company!)

Rusty Bike

 

My message is this: don’t short-change the value of your time and effort when deciding on your decor.  Please don’t get me wrong, I love DIY weddings.  Our wedding was completely DIY and we loved every aspect of planning for our special day, but it was also a very small and intimate event, so the details were completely manageable.

Welcome Sign

 If you have been bitten by the DIY bug, just go into your planning with eyes wide open and you’ll be fine.  Fully and honestly evaluate your available time and personal skill set.  And don’t beat yourself up if you decide you may not be up for the challenge of a full DIY event.  Pat yourself on the back for being smart and savvy enough to respect and honor your limitations! You can always pick a few projects that mean the most to you like guest favors, aisle decor, or the guest book and then rent or purchase the other details. You’ll still get the same DIY feel to your themed event, but without all of the stress and investment of your precious time!

Back soon,
Shelley