What’s in Store for 2018?

What’s in Store for 2018?

The Rental Company staff has shared many amazing weddings over the 2017 year, with many featured here! Robyn is so proud of her staff and the beautiful work that was done over the last thirteen seasons. It will be hard to top 2017 but we are thrilled to see what 2018 has in store for The Rental Company.   A 2017 Recap There are many wonderful memories I will hold onto as we move into a new year! One wedding of 2017 that pulls the most at the heartstrings was working with a lovely bride in her retirement. She was marrying after many years of friendship with a man who could relate to her story all too well. The couple had both lost their first

Standout Weddings of 2017

Standout Weddings of 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, we wanted to review our standout weddings from this year. We want to also thank all of the couples, families, vendors, planners, and friends who have helped us and trusted us throughout every season. Each of you were a joy to work with and we are so grateful to have helped with your event! Below you will find our top ten favorite weddings (in no particular order, of course) from 2017. See what trends have changed from 2016 weddings and find your own style through inspiration. Enjoy!   Personalized with Hints of Vintage Photos: Jillian Bowes // Design and Floral: Ivan Carlson and Associates // Catering: Farmhouse Deli   Lakeside Inspired Photos: Evelyn Vaughn Photography // Planning: Holden Michael Events

Nestlings Diaper Bank

Nestlings Diaper Bank

As we wrap up this year’s Compassion Connection year, we have one more featured organization to tell you about! Another wonderful nonprofit, one who is providing a necessity to families with little ones! Nestlings Diaper Bank is a nonprofit in West Michigan that provides diapers to low-income families. By working with local organizations, Nestlings has provided over 500,000 diapers since their start in 2011!   Why Diapers? According to Nestlings, one in three families living at poverty level, struggle to provide diapers for their baby. This essential need is not provided through a government assistance program. Supplying diapers covers a major need for parents. Thus keeping babies dry, happy and healthy. By doing so, Nestlings is able to fulfill their mission to nurture happy and healthy

Featured Wedding

Featured Wedding

As October draws to a close, we have this month’s featured wedding ready for swooning over! From start to finish, this couple and their families were such a joy to work with. We loved every detail that K + A decided on from the linen to the chairs and all of the beautiful lighting accents. Personal details are always so special and those were apparent throughout this reception. Check out the rest of their beautiful wedding thanks to Jamie and Sarah Photography!   Each guest table was numbered with photos of the newlyweds from different places they had visited together. A truly unique display of their adventurous spirit! Posh Petals did amazing work (as always!) on the floral and execution of all the details. We

Planning for Cold Weather

Planning for Cold Weather

We all know how unpredictable the weather in Michigan can be, especially during wedding season. From rainy days in mid-July to cold nights in August, you never know how the day will turn out. When you plan for your summer wedding, you should also consider that it may not feel like true summer. And just like rain plans, you will want to have a cold weather plan. We never hope for inclement weather but we have seen mother nature be less than accommodating.   How Cold is Too Cold? When it comes to having an outdoor reception, there is always a risk that the weather may not cooperate. Once it drops to 65 degrees or lower at night, guest comfort can become a concern. Not