Fourth of July

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Fourth of July is almost here. This is the time when many beaches, lakes, and other family friendly places get packed. Why not relax at home during this time and have a barbecue? There is no need to be dealing with a huge crowd and getting stuck in traffic just because you’re trying to get to that special place. Summer is the best time of the year to gather friends and family together over a delicious barbecue meal. We have the best equipment to have at your next barbecue including a barbecue that comes in 2′ by 3′ or 2′ by 5′. We also carry a wide selection of chairs and tables.

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Here is what we used to get this simple look in our showroom:

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We will be closed July 2-4

If you need rental items for this Holiday weekend make sure you come in before July 1st to reserve your items. Hope you all have a great 4th of July!

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Fun Pinwheel Table

Pinwheel TableToday is the first day of summer! We decided to celebrate this fun season here at American Event Rentals with a colorful pinwheel table. This table is really fun and affordable to do if you’re on a budget. All we did for the center pieces is buy flower pots, rocks and pinwheels from Dollar Tree, and put them all together. We didn’t spend more than $10 to make these 3 pinwheel pots.

Making the pinwheel napkins was a little tricky at first because there was one step that got confusing. We had to watch a tutorial by Amy Buchanan to finally get the hang of it.

Pinwheel NapkinsHow to get this look at American Event Rentals:

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Stripes, Pink, & Gold

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Many people have been really into Kate Spade designs. Crisp color, graphic prints and playful sophistication is what really makes her designs pop!

For this table our designer, Felicia, didn’t get inspired by Kate Spade. It wasn’t until afterwards that we noticed it that it did look like a Kate Spade inspired table. Felicia first started off with our striped table drape. Next she wanted to use something we already had here in the store for the decorations, that’s where the pink flower balls came in. Afterwards she chose gold as another accent color to bring in the whole table together and make it feel warm. The hot pink and the gold are what really made the striped table stand out!

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How to get this look:

Striped Table Overview

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Father’s Day Table

Father's-Day-TableFather’s Day is approaching us fast. Don’t know what to get that special man in your life? Why not make him a special Father’s Day Dinner with his favorite meal? For this dinner you can also incorporate his favorite colors in the table setup. If he doesn’t have a favorite color you can also use colors from his favorite sports team!

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What we used:

Come visit our store soon for more colors and ideas!

 

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Mother’s Day Picture Frame Centerpiece

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Have you gotten your Mother’s day gifts yet? Mother’s Day is right around the corner and before you know it the day will be here and you will still be left with no gift. This happens many times because one may not know what gift to get. Luckily for you we put together an easy DIY gift. This picture frame centerpiece is the perfect gift because it is personalized and made with love for the one you care about. You can choose whether you want to use quotes like we did or photos for a more personalized look.

Watch how we set up this simple beautiful table here!

Materials:

  • 4 Picture Frames
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Scissors
  • Pictures or quotes
  • Vase preferably the size of the picture frames
  • Flowers

Materials

Step 1:

Outline your photo or quote to the size of the the frames and cut them out.

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Cutting

Step 2:

Put all photos or quotes in the picture frames.

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Step 3:

Glue the edges of the frames to each other to create a box.

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Frames

Step 4:

Place vase inside the frame box and place flowers in the vase right after. If the flowers are real add water so they last longer. We chose fake ones so they last even longer.

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Finished

 

“A mother is like a flower, each one beautiful and unique.”

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Rosette Linen

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Many people have really been into rosette linen because of it’s unique look and texture. When using rosette linen you do not need too much for decoration since the linen alone has a lot going on. It’ll transform any basic event into a beautiful elegant one.

Rosette linen can be rented at American Event Rentals as a custom order which only comes in select colors. It can be ordered as runners, toppers, or table cloth.

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Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and it’s time to get things planned out. Valentine’s Day lands on a perfect date this year so why not get together with those you truly care about. Gather a group of great friends and dine on this lovely Valentines Day themed table.

 


How to get this look:
White Polyester Linen
Allure Premium Wine or Water Goblet
Allure Premium Flute Champagne
Dinner Plate 10″ Square White
Salad/Dessert Plate 7.5″ Square White
Red Polyester Napkins
White & Black Damask Runner
Red Damask Runner
Silver Chiavari Chairs

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Funfetti Popcorn

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It’s December and what better way to celebrate than with a holiday recipe! Funfetti popcorn is an easy and fun recipe to do with the kids or make for an event. We came across this recipe on Cooking Classy‘s website.

Materials:

  • Popcorn Machine or microwave
  • 1/2 cup popping popcorn kernels, or 2 bags tender white popcorn
  • 1 (12 oz) bag Vanilla Candy Melts (such as Wilton Candy Melts)
  • 1/3 cup of broken pretzel pieces
  • 1 (12 oz) bag green and red Milk Chocolate or Mint M&Ms
  • Red, white, & green sprinkles

Steps:

  1. Pop popcorn in popcorn machine or microwave if it is packaged in microwave bags
  2. Put popped popcorn, M&Ms, and broken pretzels in a bowl and mix
  3. Melt vanilla candy melts in microwave in 30 seconds stirring after each interval until melted and smooth
  4. Pour half of the candy melts over the popcorn mix and stir
  5. Sprinkle the red, white, and green sprinkles over the mix and stir
  6. Add the rest of the candy melts to the mix and stir and add more sprinkles right after so they stick on before the candy melt hardens
  7. Snap a picture & enjoy!

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Popcorn machine can be rented at American Event Rentals.

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Great Advice For Any Bride

If you’re not familiar with Colin Cowie, now might be the time. Recently we found an article of his giving some great tips on how to get an elegant wedding on any budget. This is a great resource for any bride to have on hand when planning a wedding!

The article (click here) gives great tips on what to do without sacrificing the things you really want. His website is also a great place for ideas, tips and products to help brides from every walk of life.

Whether it’s a destination wedding on a tropical island, the opening of the Palm Island Dubai, the gathering of friends at a cathedral in the heart of Florence, the opening of Oprah’s school in South Africa, or an intimate celebration at a private home on the Island of Capri; what sets Colin apart is his experiential approach to design; what you smell, touch, taste, feel and hear are carefully orchestrated to create the ultimate experience for Colin’s clients.

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Event Portfolio: Ace Train Event

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A warehouse may not appear like the ideal place for a business get-together, but with a touch of love and class, an ordinary warehouse can change to a remarkable festive occasion. The Ace Train event is the perfect marriage of industry and elegance. The magnitude of the venue was perfect for not only entertaining a large amount of guests, but for displaying the driving force of their company; the mighty train.

Black, Amethyst, and Regal Purple  round linens (120″) cover the  round tables (120″), and  standing cocktail tables (36″). The purple colors work harmoniously with the red-yellow glow of the lighting fixtures, as well as the orange columns and golden trains. Black resin chairs ring the tables allowing guests to chat and comfortably mingle with each other, and take in the grandeur of the event.

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