Our Top 10 Blogs From 2018 to Kick Start Your Wedding Planning!

2019 has officially arrived, and we couldn’t be more excited for the year ahead. The beginning of a new year is always the perfect time to get cracking with your wedding plans - and with so many new engagements happening over the holiday season (congratulations!), we wanted to kick off the new year with some of our most popular blog posts to help you along the way!

From table styling tips to venue recommendations and furniture hire checklists, here are our top 10 most-clicked, most-loved and most helpful blog posts from 2018.

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Our Top 5 Wedding Furniture Trends for 2019!

Your wedding furniture and decor will play a huge role in bringing your wedding styling vision to life, creating ambience and atmosphere for your event, and keeping your guests happy, relaxed and comfortable. If you’re currently planning your 2019 wedding, check out 5 of our top picks for furniture and decor trends we’re looking forward to seeing in the year ahead.

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Real Wedding | Michelle + Richard | Private Property, Bellbowrie, Brisbane

When a couple describe their wedding celebrations as “a backyard wedding on steroids”, you know it’s going to be a pretty epic party! Michelle and Richard recently tied the knot at a family property in Bellbowrie, Brisbane, and their relaxed country-inspired wedding was filled with thoughtful styling details and personal touches that ensured their day felt completely authentic.

Both coming from design backgrounds themselves, Michelle and Richard built their dream day from the ground up, using their eye for detail and personalised DIY elements to create the most incredible outdoor celebration. From the lush natural surroundings at Richard’s family backyard in Brisbane, to the beautiful blend of eclectic bohemian styling, we absolutely loved helping these guys deck out their intimate celebration. See all of the details now on the blog!

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30th Birthday Party | Event Hire | Hinterland House, Byron Bay

We’ve been getting a whole lotta love for our new Indie collection across our social media feeds, so you can only imagine how excited we were to see them styled to perfection for a recent birthday celebration.

Set at the picturesque property Hinterland House in Byron Bay, we loved helping our client Lisa deck out her 30th birthday bash with a selection of our new Indie pieces in rust and white. With natural frames and luxe velvet upholstery, our lounges and armchairs were the perfect addition to this relaxed boho-inspired party, complete with lush dried florals, rich earthy tones, layered textiles and a stunning view of the Byron Bay hinterland.

Keep scrolling to see more of our Indie lounges in action for this very special private event!

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Corporate Event | Pimm's Birdcage Marquee | Brisbane Racing Club

Bringing corporate events to life through creative design is something we’re passionate about here at Hampton Event Hire.

During the recent Melbourne Cup festivities at the Brisbane Racing Club, we were lucky enough to deck out the Pimm’s “Birdcage Marquee”, with our team tailoring a furniture hire solution to create a vibrant, comfortable and modern activation.

Keep reading as we take you behind-the-scenes of the Birdcage Marquee and show you exactly how we brought this colourful concept to life using some of our favourite new furniture hire collections!

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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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Style Guide: Dusty Rose Wedding Inspiration

We’ve always been lovers of blush pinks and soft pastels, but lately we’ve been feeling inspired by rich, earthy tones and natural textures. Our current colour obsession is all things dusty rose - a deeper, muskier version of the blush pinks we’ve been loving, and one of our favourite current tones for wedding and event styling!

If you’ve seen our new Indie collection, you may have noticed some beautiful dusty rose hues making an appearance throughout our latest pieces. From furniture and decor inspiration to floral design and styling details, keep scrolling for some dusty rose wedding ideas and product picks from our range to get you inspired for your own celebration.

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Real Wedding: Ashleigh + Matt, Private Property in Northern NSW

Ashleigh and Matt’s wedding was everything a good celebration should be - totally personal and filled with all of the things they genuinely love.

Set in a family backyard, their relaxed nuptials took place amongst a lush garden setting complete with lawn games, a delicious BBQ lunch and plenty of DIY elements created with love from friends and family. We were lucky enough to help Ashleigh and Matt deck out their big day with a selection of high bars, stools and casual cocktail seating in fresh whites and timbers to complement their natural surroundings.

We loved hearing Ashleigh and Matt’s relaxed approach to wedding planning as they shared their words of wisdom for us on the blog below. Keep reading for more stunning imagery from Paula May photography, along with some tips on planning an authentic and personalised day (without the stress!).

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