Blog - Event Ideas

Using Minimalism at Your Wedding

Minimalism at weddings is back in a big way and we love it. We’ve seen some great examples of less-is-more, really focusing on the bride and groom rather than all the decorations/food/lighting/ around them. If you’re looking to plan a minimalist wedding,...

Re-Blog: Wedding Tips for Spring Brides

We’re bringing back an oldie but a goodie! As Spring quickly approaches (fingers crossed) we wanted to share some popular tips for spring brides. Spring is a very popular season for weddings, so we’ve pulled our best advice to help you plan the perfect...

Quick Valentine’s Day Wedding Ideas

If you’re getting ready for a Valentine’s Day wedding, we’ve got some fun ideas for you. Get ready to embrace your romantic side with some simple, elegant additions. Set the mood with sophisticated shades of deep burgundy and dusty rose Consider a...

How to Find the Right Wedding Photographer

Our friends at The Knot have compiled a list of guidelines to help you find the perfect photographer for your big day. We’ve taken that list and added in a few suggestions of our own. Check it out! Pick a Photography Style: If you don’t have a friend or...

Planning a Corporate Event

Planning a corporate event is often easier said than done. In our experience, starting with a budget and giving yourself enough time to plan can help reduce some stress. Before planning what food to serve or how to decorate, you need to understand what your budget is....

Throwing a Happy Holiday Party

The holiday season might be over but it’s not too late to through a holiday party. If you’re still looking to throw a holiday party, we’ve got some tips and suggestions to help you throw a success party: Unless you booked it in advance, finding a...

2018 Wedding Trends Part II

Every year, we look to other experts to gather predictions for new wedding trends. Earlier this month, we gave you a sneak peek at some 2018 wedding trend predictions from our friends at WeddingWire but there are more! TEXTURE, TEXTURE, TEXTURE – Couples are...

2018 Wedding Trends Part I

Can you believe 2017 is almost over? We’re not sure where the time went but we’re excited for what 2018 holds! Of course, with a new year comes new wedding trends. Every year, industry experts give their predictions for what colors, themes, activities and...

Planning Your Wedding with Pinterest

Pinterest has completely revolutionized the way couples plan weddings, for better and for worse. With so much available on the internet, planning your dream wedding has become even more overwhelming than it would have been 20 years ago. While you proudly look at your...

Planning a Fall Wedding

Fall 2017 is officially here and so are new wedding trends. We’re saying goodbye to low-key neutrals and hello to bold color – among other trends. Read on to see what you might expect to see at weddings this fall. COLOR – As we mentioned, the past...

Wedding Trend: Custom Wedding Stationary

Your wedding is one of the most special days of your life, so why wouldn’t you make sure every aspect of it is unique and memorable? After more than a decade in the business, we’ve seen a recent trend towards personalized wedding stationary from save the...

Fall 2017 Wedding Trends

At Benson Tent Rent, we love Fall weddings – especially Colorado Fall weddings! Our friends at The Knot have put together some hot wedding trends to watch out for this Fall. Darker colors, like plum and burgundy, are at the top of the list for wedding color...

Tips for Renting a Tent

At Benson Tent Rent, we believe that the right tent can completely transform any outdoor space. If you’re planning on renting a tent for your special day, be sure to read these tips – straight from the experts. Let your imagination run wild. With a tent,...

Indoor vs Outdoor Wedding

Since we live in Colorado, making this decision may be easier said than done. While we do have 300 days of sunshine, mother nature can also be unpredictable. I’m sure you already have the perfect spot picked out but are you prepared for the chance of extreme...

Summer Wedding Trends

Planning a summer wedding for 2018 or putting the final touches on your wedding for this year? Our friends at The Knot compiled an awesome list of summer wedding trends to help you break from tradition and really stand out. Check it out: For good reason, summer...

Pick the Perfect Dance Floor

It might not be the first thing you consider when planning a wedding, but in our experience, the size of your dance floor is something you should think about. While some couples think “bigger is better,” that might not always be the case. The reality of...

Last Minute Summer Wedding Tips

Having a summer wedding? Congratulations! As your big day quickly approaches, there are probably a few last-minute items you may have forgotten or put off until now. We’ve put together a list of subtle but importantly last-minute items that will help make sure...