Love is Brewing!

Posted on: December 29th, 2017

If you’re a coffee fanatic, you’re going to love these creative ideas! 

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Super Bowl Essentials

Posted on: December 29th, 2017

Did someone say football? It’s on everyone’s mind this time of the year. When it comes to watching the Super Bowl, 9 out of 10 watchers are going to be at a home. (Either their own house or someone else’s.) That’s a lot of Super Bowl parties. The prep for these parties can sometime be overwhelming. Let us help this year.

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Pantone’s Color of the Year: Ultra Violet

Posted on: December 28th, 2017

Pantone has officially announced that the color of the year is Ultra Violet and we think it’s going to be a huge hit! 

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We’re no strange to this dramatic color. We’ve seen clients bring in this shade of purple by using it for their tablecloths and table runner. We’ve also seen clients use this shade of purple in their centerpieces and bouquets! 

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Wedding At Springfield Museums

Posted on: December 27th, 2017

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That’s right; we had the opportunity to work on two different stylized shoots at the Springfield Museum. For this shoot, we teamed up with Sandra Costello Photography. Between Sandra and our event coordinator they designed a mock wedding. The fake ceremony and reception took place in the Blake Court of the D’Amour Fine Arts Museum which had beautiful hard wood floors, high ceilings and elegant paintings on the walls. To match the theme in the room, we went with a renaissance theme.

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We started off with a neutral champagne linen to blend with the current colors in the room. From there we added a bold copper napkin and gold chiavari chairs to add some color. However the real pop of color came from Durocher Florist. They created beautiful floral arrangements for the tables. We opted for heavy greenery loaded with blush and cream flowers. CJC Event Lighting put spot lights on the centerpieces and up light the walls with a blush tone.

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The beautiful photos shown above are courtesy of Sandra Costello Photography. 

Unique Uses For Mason Jars

Posted on: December 22nd, 2017

The most common use of a mason jar that we see is for signature drinks. Whether you’re serving sangria, margarita or a beer, our 16oz mason jar will get the job done!

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But there are so many other uses for the mason jar such as serving appetizers like a taco dip. The glass jar allows you to see all of the pretty layers! 

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Instead of serving salad in a bowl or on a plate, serve it in a mason jar. Just like the taco dip, serving salad in a mason jar allows you to see of the layers of vegetables. 

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Mason jars also are perfect holders for items such as fries! 

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Craving something sweet? Use mason jars to serve pies, cheesecakes, mousse or puddings! 

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You can also cook individual pieces of cake in each jar for your guests! 

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Want more unique uses of mason jars and other glassware? Head on over to our Pinterest page

The many uses of a 3 oz Shot Glass

Posted on: December 21st, 2017

When people here the words “shot glass” they automatically assume that it will be filled with some kind of liquor. However we like to be creative. Instead of doing a basic champagne toast at your wedding, toast with shot glasses of champagne! Add a raspberry for an elegant look!

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Don’t like champagne? Use our shot glasses for food! Here are some of our favorite uses for our shot glasses! Everyone loves breakfast. Put some maple syrup at the bottom of a shot glass and serve French toast sticks!

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Looking for a healthier options? Put a dollop of your favorite dressing at the bottom of a shot glass and full with your favorite vegetables.

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Expecting company over for the football game? Impress your guests with a personal size 7 layer dip.

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Need a more substantial appetizer? Serve panko encrusted shrimp with dressing. You can also substitute the shrimp for crispy chicken tenders.

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Cant decide on a flavor cake? Have them all!

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For more information on our shot glasses or to reserve them for your next party, call us today at 413-589-7368. For more creative uses of our glassware, please check out our Pinterest Page.

Why Should You Visit Our Showroom

Posted on: December 20th, 2017

Living in a technology world, you could easily book your rentals via phone or email but we recommend that you stop by our showroom and here’s why!

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See our inventory firsthand: Sure we have an amazing website that shows photos of our inventory but it’s nice to pick up and touch the products firsthand. Also you’re allowed to grab glasses, utensil, chairs, etc. from different tables to create your own look! 

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Meet our staff: Whether you’re planning a small backyard party or a grand wedding, our team of talented event coordinators are here to help bring your dreams to reality! There are a lot of little details to consider when hosting an event and our highly educated event coordinators will walk you through the rental process and help you with deciding what products would be best for you!

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Get Inspiration: Each month our showroom display get a makeover with that month’s hottest trends. Learn new and unique napkins folds as well as different ways to tie chair sashes. 

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Get to know our company: We take pride in what we do and you’ll see that the second you walk through our doors. After visiting our showroom you’ll leave with peace of mind that your rentals will not only be in excellent quality but that your event is in the hands of professionals. 

 

Life is too short to drink out of plastic…

Posted on: December 19th, 2017

Life is too short too drink out of plastic so rent some glassware for your upcoming wedding, holiday or New Year’s Eve party! 

 

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Renting glassware doesn’t only make your guests feel special but is also the greener option! Head over to our glassware section on our website to see more stem and barware options! 

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Boylston Room Wedding

Posted on: December 18th, 2017

Have you attended an event at the Boylston Room in Easthampton yet? If not, you’re missing out; it’s absolutely stunning! 

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The Boylston Room has 2 different indoor event spaces and an outdoor patio. The smaller of the 2 rooms was the perfect backdrop for a photo shoot put on by the Fox and Lantern. She used our mahogany chiavari chairs for the ceremony. The large mill windows let natural light brighten up the space! 

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The Fox and Lantern created a mock cocktail hour out on the patio. We supplied cocktail tables, chiavari bar stools and our plank bar to create a quaint cocktail reception. The plum linens matched the brick of the old mill building beautifully. 

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Too continue with the berry theme, the Fox and Lantern filled up our 1 liter glass carafes with juices. 

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The Boylston Room’s second space is larger and was the foundation of the reception part of this stylized photo shoot. Here the Fox and Lantern staggered our tuscan tables for guests seating and used our farm table and bench for the head table. 

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The tuscan tables were draped in pewter linens and charcoal napkins. Our mahogany chiavari chairs matched the linens and flowers perfectly!  

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Union Station Gala

Posted on: December 16th, 2017

We’ve done a handful of events at Union Station since their grand opening but the grand opening gala will always be our favorite event hosted there! 

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The event started with a cocktail hour under a frame tent that we installed in the bus terminals. From there, guests walked a red carpet through our ropes and stanchions into the newly renovated station. 

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The goal of the remodel of Union Station was to keep it as original as possible. The concourse is breath taking with it’s high ceilings and arched walk ways. The flooring seen in the photo above is all original! 

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We brought in 60-72″ round tables and 600 gold chiavari chairs for seating for the guests. We draped all of the tables in gold nova swirl linens for an elegant look that paired well with the gold chairs and stunning greenery centerpieces. 

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JX2 Productions hung black fabric swags in each archway and did an amazing job lighting up the concourse for this event! 

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To prevent an echo off the marble floors, we installed carpeting padding as well as black carpet on all areas of the concourse with the exception of a 20’x40′ space for dancing.  

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We supplied all of the glassware, china and utensils for this event as well. The Springfield Sheraton did a wonderful job catering! Big thanks to all of the vendors who came together to make this gala a huge success!