Posts tagged wedding hire
Marquee Wedding Reception Styling Ideas!

Marquee weddings are the perfect option for couples wanting to create their ultimate wedding day from scratch. We’ve recently shared our complete guide to the planning and logistics involved in a marquee wedding... but what about the styling and decor?

When it comes to marquee reception styling, there really are no rules! With a blank canvas to work from, you can design a wedding that truly represents your own personal style. From furniture and decor through to flowers, lighting and signage, each detail can be specifically chosen to bring your ideal wedding vision to life.

Over the years, we’ve seen some seriously beautiful marquee weddings - so thought we’d compile a few of our favourite styling concepts to get you started! Keep scrolling for some marquee styling inspo from recent celebrations, including colour palettes, furniture hire and more.

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Our Top 5 Tips to Keep in Mind When Hiring Furniture for your Wedding!

Over the last 8 years, we’ve been lucky enough to work with countless couples on hundreds of beautiful weddings. From marquee celebrations to beachfront cocktail parties, we’ve well and truly seen it all - which also means, we have some words of wisdom when it comes to all things furniture hire!

If you’ve never planned a big event before, it can be tricky knowing where to start, what to look out for and what situations to prepare for. It’s so important to consider both the visual AND functional elements of your day, in order to pull off a seamless wedding.

We love helping couples navigate their way through the process of hiring furniture and decking out their day. So if you’re currently engaged, keep reading for our top 5 furniture hire tips to keep in mind for your upcoming wedding!

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When to Hire Furniture For Your Wedding: A 12-Month Timeline!

Throughout your wedding planning experience, it can seem like there are endless things to organise before the day - especially when it comes to locking in all of the suppliers and products you’ll need to bring your wedding to life. So where exactly does furniture hire fit in?

“When do I need to hire furniture for my wedding?” would have to be one of our most frequently asked questions, and after helping hundreds of happy couples over recent years, we have a general timeline that we recommend based on our previous experience.

Keeping in mind that some furniture items book out faster than others, this timeline is basically a rough guide on which furniture items you should lock in first, and which pieces can wait until you finalise your plans. If you’re currently wondering exactly when to hire furniture for your wedding, keep reading for our suggested 12-month guideline to get you started!

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How to Plan a Marquee Wedding Reception on the Gold Coast, Brisbane or Byron Bay!

We love marquee wedding receptions, but competely understand how overwhelming it can be trying to figure out where to start with essentially building your wedding from scratch.

So we thought we'd offer some of our own insight and advice for brides-to-be planning a marquee wedding (including some visual inspiration, of course!).

Head on over to the blog for our team's top tips!

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How to Use Texture in Your Wedding Styling

When it comes to creating a beautifully styled wedding, we’re big fans of using texture to make an impact. Textural elements not only help to add depth, detail and interest into any space, but can help avoid your setting feeling flat or one-dimensional.

Lately we’ve seen some pretty impressive examples of working with texture from recent weddings, events and styled shoot - and we’ve been inspired by new textures within our own hire range, too!

From furniture and table decor to florals and lighting, we wanted to share some of our favourite styling tips and idea for all things TEXURE on the blog. Keep scrolling for some textural inspiration to keep in mind for your own wedding celebration, including some suggestions from our new collections here at Hampton Event Hire.

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Everything you Need to Know About Table Layouts!

One of our most frequently asked question is hands down – "how many guests do your tables seat" or "how many tables will I need for ‘x’ amount of guests". It's definitely something that you want to take the time to think about properly – too many tables and you'll lose the sense of intimacy with so much empty space, but not enough tables and you may have some floating guests without a seat!

If you're currently trying to determine how many tables you'll need for your wedding reception, keep reading as we walk you through some different floor plan options and things to consider before making a final decision.

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Planning Tips | Where to Begin with Hiring Furniture for Your Wedding | Furniture Hire Checklists

Planning a wedding can definitely feel overwhelming during the early stages. As a bride-to-be, it’s probably the first time you’ve ever had to organise a big event, let alone your very own wedding - a.k.a one of the most important days of your whole entire life (no pressure or anything!).

Check out this helpful blog post where we help you create your very own furniture hire checklist - along with giving you some furniture hire tips and tricks along the way.

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Real Wedding | Corey + Rachel | Summergrove Estate Barn, Carool

Corey and Rachel's elegant hinterland wedding at Summergrove Estate was our very first time stepping foot in the venue's brand NEW white barn - and it definitely exceeded all of our expectations!

With natural light, polished concrete floors and timber trusses, the contemporary new barn was the perfect backdrop for Corey and Rachel's modern luxe reception.

Styled by the talented team at Ivy & Bleu events, see more from this incredible day on the blog now, along with our top furniture suggestions to achieve this look!

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Real Wedding | Natalie + Tim | Maleny Retreat, Sunshine Coast Wedding Venue

Natalie & Tim's Sunshine Coast wedding was filled with sweet details, beautiful decor and thoughtful DIY touches that made it a truly personal celebration.

Set at the incredible grounds of Maleny Retreat with gorgeous hinterland views, a clear marquee was beautifully styled to reflect a natural colour palette of crisp whites, earthy timbers and vibrant greenery.

Working with an amazing team of suppliers, we're so pleased we could be involved in Natalie and Tim's special Sunshine Coast celebrations. See more beautiful imagery captured by Edwina Robertson & Richard Grainger on the blog, along with our top tips on recreating this organic look for your own big day!

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