Southern Style: Must-Have Rentals for Small Gatherings

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In recent years small gatherings have peaked in popularity! As there is something extra charming about a party that is smaller in size, or more exclusive, yet stylish. Get inspired by some of our must-have rentals for small gatherings, perfect for hosting intimate parties in the greater Nashville area.

Chairs & Tables

We’re kicking things off with the basics! Chairs & tables are a must, whether you are serving food or simply want to encourage guests to sit down and stay for a while. Our lounge packages feature beautiful furniture, perfect for a casual evening in the backyard. When it’s time to eat, gather around our always beautiful Fruitwood Farm Table, with child-sized furniture (chairs included) to match. For a cocktail hour, a set of bistro tables and bar stools are a classic choice.

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Stylish Rugs

Rugs are a must-have when it comes to defining a space. Large or small, they create a frame in which to lay out a social area. Alternatively, they add an additional level of comfort underfoot. With summer coming we’re favoring bright colors, like our Aqua Rug or Blue-Red Rug. For some extra pizzazz, try layering a few of your favorites.

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Bar Service

With the weather warming up, you’ll want to treat your guests to a cold drink. We offer a variety of beautiful stands and displays, perfect for a small bar or self-serve area. Our 4ft Antique White Bar is an elegant choice for a more upscale event. Or for a quaint but stylish self-serve area, check out our Avenue Bar Back Shelf or Gold Rolling Bar Cart. Each of them has just enough space to hold glassware, alcohol, and your ingredients of choice. You will also have a wide selection of gorgeous glassware to choose from, to complement the style of your event!

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Photo by Megan Stark

A Fun Focal Point

Every party needs a unique, eye-catching focal point. When hosting happy hour or your event will include alcohol, our Boxwood Wall makes for a fun interactive photo backdrop or central spot for guest place cards. It can also be used to serve up refreshing beverages throughout the duration of your event!

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Photo by Megan Stark

Tabletop Decor

Don’t let your tables sit bare! Even a small centerpiece goes a long way. We offer a variety of lanterns and votives in various colors. Use these as decoration or to create a warm ambiance once the sun goes down. If you plan on showcasing some flowers fresh from the garden, our cylindrical and square glass vases are an elegant choice.

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Photo by Joe Hendricks Photography

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Photo by Jen & Chris Creed

Want to feature one or multiple of these stylish rentals at your upcoming small gatherings? We’ve got you covered! Contact our team at info@southerneventsonline.com & let’s start planning!

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