Posts in Styling Tips
How to Create a Mood Board for Your Wedding!

Figuring out your overall wedding concept is one of the first things you’ll want to do when planning your event. When it comes to getting clear on your wedding “style”, mood boards are a great visual tool to help you tie your ideas together into one cohesive theme.

If you’re currently in the early stages of planning your wedding, we wanted to give you a few simple tips to help you plan and create the perfect mood board for your event. Keep reading for a step-by-step guide along with some wedding mood board examples to get you started!

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2019 Wedding Styling Trends! | We Ask the Stylists

It’s that time of the year again, as we prepare to wrap up an incredible 2018 filled with beautiful weddings and events. We love using this time to forecast upcoming wedding trends for the year ahead - and this year, we wanted to reach out to some of our favourite local stylists to get their insight on wedding styling trends to expect in 2019!

We asked each stylist for their top 3 trend predictions for the coming season, and have compiled all of their expert answers (and wedding styling inspiration!) for you below. If you’re currently planning your 2019 wedding and seeking some styling tips and ideas to get you started, keep reading for the low-down on everything from colour palettes to table settings, signage, installations and much more to expect in the year ahead.

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Sit-Down Wedding Reception Planning Tips & Inspiration!

One of the first decisions you’ll make when planning your wedding is the actual style of your event - sit-down, or stand-up/cocktail.

We’ve previously shared some of our top tips when it comes to planning cocktail weddings, so we thought it was time to talk about seated wedding receptions (and how to plan the perfect one!).

When planning a sit-down wedding, there are a few key things to keep in mind - from your floor plan and guest seating to menu styles, table styling and decor to bring it all together.

Keep reading for some practical tips for all things sit-down weddings, along with some beautiful inspiration from recent events to get you started!

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Creative Backdrop Styling Tips, Ideas and Inspiration!

Statement backdrops are one of our favourite accent pieces when it comes to creative wedding and event styling. A beautiful backdrop can not only be used to frame a ceremony setting or sit behind your bridal table, but can also serve a functional purpose for things like photo booths, signage and displays, too.

Read our top tips for backdrop styling now on the blog, including some of our favourite backdrop inspiration from recent weddings and events!

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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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Christmas Party Styling Ideas and Inspiration! | Event Furniture Hire

A memorable Christmas party is the perfect way to wrap up a busy year, celebrate with colleagues, and toast to another amazing year ahead. And with Christmas now creeping up super quickly, it’s time to start planning a party to remember for your end-of-year celebration!

We’ve been lucky enough to work on some pretty special Christmas party events on the Gold Coast, Brisbane and Byron Bay over the years, with different brands and businesses wanting to create a fun-filled celebration for their team.

If you’ve been tasked with planning the perfect Christmas party for your workplace (or maybe you’re even planning a more intimate celebration for friends and family at home), keep reading for some styling ideas, furniture hire suggestions, and planning tips to get you started.

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How to Style a Coastal Wedding! | Modern Coastal Wedding Inspiration

We regularly service weddings on the Gold Coast and Tweed Coast right down to Yamba and Coffs Harbour, and always love seeing our couples draw inspiration from their beautiful coastal surroundings when planning their big day.

Coastal wedding styling doesn’t have to mean going overboard with nautical theming. Instead, we’re fans of a more elegant, modern and understated coastal look, to reflect our stunning seaside location.

From colour palettes to textures, furniture and decor, keep reading for our top styling tips, ideas and inspiration for a contemporary coastal-inspired wedding!

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Style Guide: Winter Romance Wedding Styling Ideas and Inspiration!

Winter would have to be one of our favourite seasons to draw inspiration from when it comes to wedding styling - there’s just something so romantic about an elegant winter wedding! This season is all about moody tones, rich fabrics and luxe details, tied together with dramatic blooms and plenty of soft candlelight.

If you’re currently planning a winter wedding or looking for some winter wedding inspiration, keep reading as we walk you through this weeks style guide, Winter Romance - from colour palette and decor selections to floral design and the finer details.

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