David Tutera
David Tutera

Your Rental Checklist for an Unforgettable Event

When it comes to any event, no matter the venue, what you bring into the space is what really determines the overall look, feel and vibe — and that’s where rentals come in. From statement chairs to intentional decor, it’s important to mindfully choose each piece in order to make your event one-of-a-kind. We’ve teamed up with our friends at Theoni Collection to give you a simple rental checklist to ensure your next occasion is one for the books.

1). Furniture

a. As the biggest pieces in your event that set the stage for all the rest, your furniture is likely to be your biggest decision. Be sure to thoughtfully consider the style you’re going for and overall design when picking and choosing and don’t be afraid to make a statement.

b. Furniture not to forget:

  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • Bar
  • Lounge Furniture

2). Tablescape

a. The tabletop pieces are what instantly add life to the table. With colorful options, fun textures and interesting shapes, creating a tablescape is all about having fun. When considering your tabletop options, be sure to visit your rental company’s showroom (Like Theoni’s in Napa, Beverly Hills, and San Francisco) to work with an event designer and piece together your dream table.

b. Tabletop pieces needed to create an ideal tablescape:

  • Chargers
  • Plates (Dinner, Salad, Bread)
  • Flatware
  • Napkins
  • Napkin Rings
  • Glassware
  • Salt & Pepper Shakers
  • Serveware for Cake, Family Style Dishes

3. Decor

a. Like adding accessories to an outfit, decor pieces are the essential finishing touch to top off any event. After you’ve carefully curated your furniture pieces and tabletop items, you’ll be ready to pick the perfect decor.

b. Decor pieces that will add the icing to the cake:

  • Votives
  • Candles
  • Candelabra
  • Lanterns
  • Frames
  • Placecard holders
  • Textile Accents

With all of the amazing rentals on this checklist, your next occasion is sure to be one that guests won’t ever stop talking about. By carefully curating your rental choices to reflect your event’s style and personality, it’s destined to be a time to remember. If you ever find yourself in need of incredible rentals for your next event, be sure to visit my friends at Theoni at their showrooms in Napa, Beverly Hills or San Francisco! Their collection is full of the most beautiful pieces to make your event truly yours.

Photos from Theoni Collection showroom by Aaron Delesie.

Share this post