15 Creative Philly-Area Furniture and Decor Rental Companies to Outfit Your Wedding
You’ll be sitting pretty.
Whether you’re planning a micro-wedding in your backyard or a future ballroom bash, it all comes down to the little details. There are the floral touches, the event design, and, of course, everything else you need to set the scene. Perhaps you want a lounge on the grass or a neon marquee bearing words of love — or maybe you simply need glassware to finish your tablescape. Whatever it is, these 14 Philadelphia-area wedding rental companies will help you add personal style to your Big Day. Need a little more help along the way? Check out our wedding vendor directory. And if you have a furniture or decor rental company you think we need to know about, email [email protected].
This modern, playful and colorful rental company is a Philly go-to when you want designs that make your wedding decor pop. It’s why folks have worked with them for sophisticated NYE settings with a twist, glam seaside soirees and more. Allaire recently introduced new packages for showers and rehearsal dinners for more intimate events surrounding the Big Day. A sweet, crave-worthy element with which to treat your guests? The cute cotton-candy cart you see here.
Alpha-Lit Marquee Letters
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The local iteration of the nationwide biz is run by a husband-and-wife team who have all the words of love for your wedding, shower and proposal, with high-quality letters, symbols and numbers manufactured in the U.S. Alpha-Lit is booking through 2022. The team coordinates directly with you and your venue on day-of logistics and services South Jersey, Philly, and the surrounding area.
The Event Parlor Events & Decor
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CEO Erika Rae and her team take a timeless approach to planning, design and decor. Upcoming additions include a custom 360-degree booth and a 360-degree backdrop that will be available to rent. (Rae is also working on a wedding planning guide for brides to reference when setting out on their Big Day prep.) The company has partnered with Petite Féte Philadelphia, an intimate event space in West Philly, and manages the building’s bookings and decor. (Consider hosting your bridal shower or bachelorette party here.) The company services events throughout the Philly area and also travels. 5042 Baltimore Avenue, West Philly.
Fox and Finch Vintage Rentals
Fox and Finch’s Instagram is brimming with shots from beautiful weddings that owners Abby Ogden and Megan Fox and their team have outfitted. Scroll through the lineup of funky upholstered couches, area rugs, and various other decorative items online, or make an appointment to tour the goodness IRL at the showroom. The company currently offers pickup only, though folks can contract with third parties for delivery. Fox and Finch serves the Greater Philly area as well as the Lehigh Valley and the Poconos. 502 South Clewell Street, Bethlehem.
House of Catherine
This event design and branding company is über-creative in every way. When designing for clients, Meghan Papiano and her team always add to the collection. During the pandemic, they formed the Dinner Party Reserve, an all-inclusive tiered package with design, paper, and use of the inventory for weddings and soirees of no more than 35 to 40 guests. The inventory list currently includes chargers, votives, candles, shelves, backdrops, lanterns and other punchy pieces. (Take note: The inventory is only offered to clients; pieces aren’t rented out on their own.) In addition to serving the Greater Philly area, House of Catherine travels around the country and world for your celebration.
This sweet Berks County company has a knack for sourcing and creating statement furniture in a wide variety of aesthetics and hues. Peruse the selection of wedding-friendly vintage and repurposed goods as well as handmade items such as couches, chairs, tables and benches online or at the warehouse. (Appointments are required to visit.) Want to see more of Maggpie’s handiwork? Click here. Maggpie delivers throughout the Philly area; the minimum order is $1,000. 160 South Grims Mill Road, Boyertown.
Nicol Floral Design
If you’re like us, you’re all about those floral-filled photo moments, particularly when you can pull them off in eco-conscious fashion. Enter designer Nicol Segel, whose gorgeous silk flower walls bloom in a range of sizes, petals and colors. Segel recently added urn and pedestal arrangements to coordinate with her walls; they come in hues such as antique gold, bronze, navy, copper and more. She’s currently operating a socially distanced showroom in the Wedding Pavilion at Van Cleve. 1604 East Lancaster Avenue, Paoli.
Oleander might strike you as a high-end floral and event styling biz, but the multifaceted company also offers a collection of dreamy rentals for couples planning their Big Day as well as clients seeking to put on private events. The inventory reflects the team’s travels to Europe and beyond (they often deck out destination “I do’s”) and is stocked with farm tables with wood and bronze finishes, lounge pieces, coffee tables, and custom-built creations like the life-size gold frame you see here. (It delighted soon-to-be-weds at the recent Equal Dignity Pop-Up Nuptials.) The studio is open by appointment only.
Party Rental Ltd.
If you’re planning a party of any size in Philly, chances are Party Rental Ltd. has what you need. That’s why countless Philly couples and planners turn to the business to outfit receptions, ceremonies, showers, rehearsal dinners — you name it. (Want to see the pieces in action? Here’s just one example.) The full-service family-owned company has 10,000-plus products in its online ordering system, not to mention the inventory in its Midtown Village store, which opens April 5th. (It also offers Zoom showroom appointments and socially distanced in-person meetings.) From chargers to chairs (to name a few), you’ll find it all. 123 South Broad Street, Midtown Village.
Papertini Event Design
The team here pretty much does it all — from designing dried floral installations and centerpieces to creating the balloon installations of our helium dreams. They’ve added plenty of pop to weddings (this balloon and fringe installation is too fun) and even recently dressed up the latest Giant store in Center City. Meetings are by appointment only. 114 East Baltimore Avenue, suite 3, Lansdowne.
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Whether you’re hosting a micro-ceremony or a future bash, your wedding is arguably one of the biggest days of your life — so of course you’ll want a show-stopping backdrop. Philly Marquee has a bank of jumbo-size light-up letters, from classic iterations with exposed filament Edison bulbs to neon designs. Then there are wood or green walls and acrylic name signs. Want to purchase or rent a custom neon sign? Here are some ideas: your last name, “You and Me,” and all the ways to spell out “love.” Delivery within 30 miles of the West Chester facility is included in your rental fee. 5121 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square.
Prestige Event Design
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Kady Traore Nignan’s decor and rental firm — and floral and planning biz — provides custom services for your celebration. Scroll through the inventory to see lots of gold touches (pedestals, centerpieces, cake tables) and a gilt cage chair that creates a grand seating arrangement. (You can also see her work below, teamed with Vision Furniture’s rentals.) The office is open by appointment only. 8E Baltimore Avenue, Clifton Heights.
Planning a proposal? Simply want to see your new name in lights? Slay Displays offers, among other things, marquee letters that make for a big, bold backdrop for whatever you’re celebrating. (Check out this rooftop proposal for inspiration.) The inventory also includes balloon designs (garlands, ceiling displays); floral and lawn letters; sequined, streamer and custom walls; and vinyl or laser-cut signs.
Tonz of Fun
Want fireworks on your Big Day? This Bucks County company will light the sky for you — and plenty more. Founded in 1996, Tonz of Fun lends a playful spirit with rentable games for your backyard wedding (bocce ball, anyone?) as well as photo booths, lighting and special effects (confetti!). Virtual Zoom entertainment is now on the roster for hybrid weddings that combine in-person entertainment with audiovisuals for virtual guests. Services are offered throughout Greater Philly and the tri-state area.
Vision might be known for its 40,000-strong lineup of chairs, but the rental biz founded by brother-sister duo Anthony Tokarchyk and Sonya Tokarchyk Feldner also stocks myriad seating arrangements, tables and bars in various decor styles — including the boho desert-inspired dining chairs you see at this wedding. Coming this spring is a new line of soft furnishings (sofas, loveseats and lounges, for example). And the farm tables? Those are made in-house using locally sourced reclaimed wood. While Vision primarily works with planners, venues, florists and caterers, its team has collaborated directly with couples over the past year due to COVID. Vision supports Philly and surrounding areas as well as South Jersey and Delaware. 4211 Van Kirk Street, Northeast Philly.