Relaxed and eclectic tented birthday party

December 1, 2019

La Maison Fête creates a tented birthday party where guests could hang out and have fun. For her husband’s 50th birthday party, a wife turned to La Maison Fête, a full-scale event planning company based in Bedford, N.Y., for a celebration that was fun, light and relaxed. “They’ve spent a lot of time out west, …

Seasonal brilliance with tipi-style tents

October 1, 2019

Exquisite details delight wedding guests celebrating under tipi-style tents.  A fall wedding can take on rich jewel tones and sophistication without the stereotypical motif of orange pumpkins and yellow leaves. Just ask Heather Allen, president and cofounder of Table 6 Productions, a Denver, Colo.-based wedding and event planning company. For a wedding celebrating a second marriage …

A tented wedding ‘in the clouds’

June 1, 2019

A vinyl-less tent frame defines the space for a bright and airy wedding design. With a request for over-the-top luxury for an October wedding in Texas, Julian Leaver of Julian Leaver Events, Dallas, Texas, draped chiffon over a vinyl-less tent, creating a dramatic yet delicate space with a monochromatic design. “It felt like you were …

‘Eastern shore glam’ decor for a waterfront wedding

April 1, 2019

Kari Rider Events combines navy, gold and crystal under a clear-top tent. With its lush gardens, waterfront views and a hotel dating to the early 1800s, the Inn at Perry Cabin in St. Michaels, Md., is a natural choice for a wedding with an “Eastern Shore glam” design. “A clear-top tent cemented the look—enhanced with elegant …

Award-winning event decor at the Greenskeeper

December 1, 2018

CORT Events sets the stage for a party at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Having set a PGA record for attendance in 2018 with more than 720,000 fans, the Waste Management Phoenix Open promotes itself with the hashtag #ThePeoplesOpen. It is also known as “the greenest show on grass”—showcasing environmental best practices and zero waste …

Ribbon ceiling treatment makes the most of ocean breezes

October 1, 2018

A beachfront reception takes advantage of breezes off the southeastern Georgia coast. A private beachfront home on Sea Island, Ga., the colors of a sunset and ocean breezes combined for a dreamy tented summer wedding by Tara Guérard of Tara Guérard Soirée, Charleston, S.C. White gable tents were the perfect choice for a decor plan …

Clearly Classy Events combines modern and natural elements for a Texas wedding

August 1, 2018

Floral by Flora Fetish. Photo by Bryant Hill Media. Johnell Huebner’s clients wanted the guests at their 2017 wedding reception “to feel like they were stepping off the back patio and overlooking a gorgeous estate.” The owner of Clearly Classy Events, based in Austin, Texas, brought that vision to life under a clear 50-by-100-foot Losberger …

Sophisticated tented rehearsal dinner

June 1, 2018

A tented rehearsal dinner sets the tone for a sophisticated wedding weekend. A destination wedding on Lake Superior’s Madeline Island is as challenging as it is picturesque, with every person and item needing to be ferried to the site. For a July 2017 rehearsal dinner, Après Event Decor & Tent Rental of Minnetonka, Minn., installed …

Nautical decor gets a feminine touch under a wedding tent in Maryland

April 1, 2018

Elle Ellinghaus, founder of Elle Ellinghaus Designs, Baltimore, Md., has a hard time choosing a favorite element from a tented wedding reception at Kirkland Manor, along Maryland’s Miles River. Under a tent installed by Eastern Shore Tents and Events LLC, Chestertown, Md., Ellinghaus combined a feminine blush and white palette with subtle nautical decor and …

TentLogix and Stonehouse Events turn an empty lot into a high-end wedding venue

December 1, 2017

A striking color scheme and exquisite details come together under tents that weren’t originally in the plan. A Tampa, Fla., couple selected a venue under construction for their May 2017 wedding in the hopes of giving their 450 guests a new experience. But five months before the celebration, they learned that the venue wouldn’t be …