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Posted: Nov 16, 2017
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Table settingIt is that time of year when we sit down to share delicious food with family and friends to spend time together and also reflect on life’s blessings. At Southern Hospitality Event Rentals, we are here to help you a stress free Thanksgiving. For starters, here are a few tips to ensure you have a great Thanksgiving:

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Posted: Sep 14, 2017
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Rental wedding supplies and decorationsOne of the most important, and memorable, times in a couple's life is also, all too often, the most stressful.

We've seen it time and time again. No matter how large or small the wedding is, it's nearly impossible to come out of it unscathed.

But what about wedding planning is so stressful? After talking with many couples throughout Southeast Louisiana, what we've discovered is that the most stressful part of planning a wedding is having to manage so many moving parts:

  • The catering (food and drinks)
  • The venue
  • The music
  • The tables and linens
  • The decorations
  • Tents and accessories

On average, a couple has to work with four or more vendors in order to make their wedding a success. Each vendor has his or her own contracts, pickup/delivery expectations, preferred method of payment and communication, and more.

And, with so many different people contributing toward the success of a wedding, the chances of a mishap, bad quality products, a cancellation or delay is far more likely than you'd expect.

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Posted: Mar 7, 2017
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Weddings mark a significant moment in every couple’s life. It’s the day when you and your loved one declare your love for another – in front of friends and family – and begin a life’s journey as one.

As much as your wedding is about you and your significant other, it’s also about your guests. You want everyone who comes to your big day to gasp at the beauty of the reception. You want them to marvel at all those intricacies you thought of during the planning stages.

Making sure your wedding is one people won’t soon forget means making a lasting, first impression.

But how can you do this?

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Posted: Feb 21, 2017
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One of the most overlooked elements when planning a wedding is the lighting. But wedding lighting can completely transform your venue from an ordinary room to a spectacular event.

Proper wedding lighting doesn’t just enhance your venue; it also highlights the important elements of your décor, such as centerpieces, and creates focal points for certain areas of the room, such as the dance floor or head table.

How to create the perfect lighting for your wedding

As you plan your wedding, you and your lighting designer (if you hire one) should visit your venue in the evening to know how your actual wedding will look when the sun goes down and the lighting elements come more into play.

Here are a few things you should consider:

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Posted: Feb 7, 2017
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As you begin to plan your wedding day, you’ll soon realize that there are many elements of the planning stages that are out of your control. That’s why it’s so important to determine what you do have control over, and ensure those parts of the wedding planning stages run smoothly and without hiccups.

Often times, that begins with your tent rental.

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