Canon City Bridal Expo

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Here are a few photos for the Canon City Bridal Expo in January. Thank you for the great photos Phreckles Photography, and amazing flowers He Loves Me! Flowers.


Angela + Shane Moore’s Wedding {Mount Princeton Hot Springs Resort}

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This wedding is long over due to be posted. Angela and Shane were so fun to work with! Great ideas, brilliant colors and a lot of DYI elements and touches. Lavender grown in their back yard was used to tie on the ceremony chairs. A tree that was cut from the yard of their new home was used as a wishing tree to hold wedding wishes from their guest.

SER was fortunate to be largely involved in their day. White Resin Chair Rental, Chair Cover Rental, Linen Rentals, Photo Booth and Day of Direction.

Additional Vendors:
Autumn Twilight Photography
He Loves Me! Flowers
Kalamatapit Catering

Mt. Princeton Wedding

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Another beautiful wedding at Mt. Princeton Hot Springs resort! Just outside of Nathrop Colorado. Settings Event Rental provided the ivory chair covers  and help make the bride and groom’s weekend stress free with our set up service.

Chair covers can really finish off the look for a wedding reception. We stock Ivory but can get them in several different colors. Chair covers are time consuming and can take up to 6 minutes a chair to properly iron and do the ties. Before buying and taking the chair covers right out of the package think about all the time it will take to set them up properly. Most brides would love to avoid ironing for hours on their wedding weekend.

Becky & Floyd’s Wedding {Hutchinson Ranch}

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Becky and Floyd’s wedding was the kick off to our wedding season this year. Also the 1st wedding at Hutchinson Ranch off of Hwy 50 between Salida and Poncha Springs Colorado. Settings provided the rental of tables, chairs, linens, glassware, dishware and silverware. Settings also provided set up at the venue.

Venue: Hutchinson Ranch, Two Goblets

Wedding Planner: Ululani Event Design

Photographer: Phreckles Photography

Cake & Catering: Kalamata Pit Catering

Day of Direction

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Settings Event Rentals knows how busy people become when planning a party, wedding or special day. That’s why we offer our Day of Direction services, so you can relax and enjoy the event stress free. The Day of Direction package includes things that help keep events running smoothly and eloquently.

From event planning and set-up services to quick fixes on day of an event, this package can be tailored to meet specific needs and locations. We give you practical advice and solid service. Our Day of Direction Package can either be a 1 or 2 person team depending on the amount of help and work that needs to be done.

Examples of our services within this package are:

  • Aid and planning prior to the event like advance meetings, phone calls, emails, recommendations, vendor relations and creation of event day schedule.
  • Assistance at event rehearsal or walk through activities.
  • On-site supervision and support on event day. Settings Event Rental will assist client as planned, supervise service professionals and coordinate the event during the day.
  • Special 10% discount for rental items offered by Settings Event Rental. Excludes specific re-rent items and photo booth.

This Day of Direction package is a must have. It’s simple, affordable and most of all makes your day more fun.

Give us a call for a Quote on your event! We have a few weekends available in 2013, and are starting to book 2014!

The trend of the missing spoon.


With the high of our bridal season about to start, we are often asked “Do I really need spoons?”

This question is typically with the need to save some money in the wedding budget. Brides will think about what they are serving and often times do not think they are necessary.

You may have not noticed it before now, but when you are out to eat the next time pay attention to the settings. Often time when the silverware is rolled there is not a spoon, even at some nice restaurants they have stopped setting them at the tables. This is in part for some cost saving measures, lack of spoon inventory, or problems rolling them into the napkins.

Think back at how many times you have been to a restaurant and went to reach for one and it was missing.

The missing spoon is not something new to me. Before my husband and I were married, I was setting the table at his parents’ house for brunch. Growing up we did not set all the silverware unless we needed it. This was before we had a dishwasher and with 6 people we avoided any extra hand washing we could. So I asked my future Mother-in-law if I should put out spoons. Her response was “Yes, just incase I want to stir my coffee.” The topic came up again last fall. We were in Boston talking about how many times we have people order dishware and just forks and knives from us. She talked about an article she had recently read and told us to start paying attention when we go out. So 2 nights later we were in the North End starting to enjoy appetizers and reached for the spoon to put marinara sauce on our plates and it was missing.

Think of your guest before you decide to leave the spoon out of your next event.

April & David’s Wedding – Salida SteamPlant

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April & David had so many hidden and special touches to their wedding that only their closest friends and family knew about.

Putting the programs in bottles(the bottles for the guest to blow on the tops after they said “I DO”) and then in “Jane” David’s raft(who is named after his grandmother), canning jars from David’s mom, cake cutter from Aprils parent’s wedding, favorite winery Holy Cross from Canon City, table numbers(we loved them so much we bought them) and an Arch made by David’s Dad, pumpkin pie that David’s mom made from pumpkin his dad grew, pecan pie that David’s mom made, April’s favorite Apple Pie, the band were friends of the couple. These are just the few things that I knew about.

April’s brother had the BEST TOAST I’ve heard all season. He made you really feel like part of the family and know the “brother” side of how BL got to know his sister.

I was a busy day for Christopher and I. We not only did the Day of Coordination to make the day run smoothly and take all the worries and stress from Denise and April, we also did the chairs, napkins, china, silverware, photo booth, picture bookmarks.

Thank you Katja Deitz Wedding and Events for doing the planning, Rustingram-catering, Rise and Shine-Apple Pie, Salida SteamPlant-Venue, Riverside  Park-Ceremony, Palace Hotel-where the couple stayed

Lindsey & Rick Wedding at Salida SteamPlant

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Lindsey & Rick’s Wedding had a southern flair to it. Lindsey and here family are from Louisiana and brough a little of that with them to Salida. The ceremony was held at Riverside Park in Salida. The flowers and arch were stunning. After the ceremony the wedding party Mardi Gras over to The Salida SteamPlant following a small brass band waving handkerchiefs!

All the food had a Louisiana flair catered by Kalamtapit Katering, the Cake was also by Kalamatapit Katering, Wedding planner Kaita Deitz Wedding and Events, Buena Vista Photo Booth, Settings provided the dishware, chargers, silverware, wine glasses, white wedding chairs and some linens.