Event Tips

How to Throw the Perfect Cocktail Party

A cocktail party can be a great atmosphere to mingle with friends or get to know coworkers a little better. They’re fairly easy to plan and less expensive than an extravagant party! To help you plan a perfect cocktail party, and allow you to have as much fun as your guests, we’ve put together a full-proof guide for your flawless evening.

First, it is always important to decide on the theme of any type of event. From casual to costume, you want to distinguish what kind of evening it will b...


#Hashtag Your Next Wedding or Event

It wasn’t too long ago that disposable cameras littered wedding reception tables or ceremony chairs. If a bride and groom wanted to see their wedding day from a guest’s point of view, they would just hand out one-use cameras.  With the birth of smart phones and hashtags though, weddings, parties, and events can be captured like never before.

Most commonly used for weddings, hashtags are the new way to capture an event with little to no effort. By combining the name of the bride and groom...


Food Bars | Northern Colorado | Tents Decor Event Rentals

A food bar, sometimes called a station, can instantly make your wedding more fun, festive, and memorable for your guests.

1.  S’mores Bar

Place Sternos in terra cotta pots and let your guests roast their own marshmallows over an open flame. Provide a variety of chocolate and graham crackers along with fresh fruit as an added bonus!

Photo Credit

2.  Milk & Cookie Bar

A family friendly alternative to a cocktail hour, milk and cookie bars are fun for all ages and can also a...


Cupcake Love :: Northern Colorado :: Tents Decor Event Rentals

If you have been to a wedding or bridal show recently, you have noticed a sudden trend in bride’s choosing cupcakes instead of the traditional wedding cake. But keep in mind, cupcakes have been popular for over twenty years. Cupcakes are not just a fad, it’s an enduring love affair. The single-serve desserts stand out for their innovative designs and infinite flavor combinations.

We’d like to share some cupcake recipes that have us drooling here at FLEXX.

Pink Lemonade Cupcakes



Green Event Color Schemes :: Northern Colorado :: Tents Decor Event Rentals

St. Patrick’s Day is one of the first signs that spring has arrived! The Irish holiday is celebrated every year on March 17 and is named after Saint Patrick, commonly recognized as the patron saint of Ireland. Originally, the color associated with Saint Patrick was blue but over the years, the color green and its association with St. Patrick’s Day grew because Saint Patrick is known to have used the three-clover shamrock to explain the Holy Trinity to the Irish.

Green is now one of the mo...


Must-Have Photos for Your Wedding! :: Northern Colorado :: Tents Decor Event Rentals

We've all seen millions of wedding photos. Some are very traditional and formal, some are hip and funky. But sometimes we see some wedding photos that really stand out from the rest. Here is a quick rundown of photos you should taken for your special day. Print this list and show to your photographer. They will have suggestions on how to personalize your photos to fit your personality and wedding theme. And remember...this is the day you will never forget, so be sure to capture every detail you ...


Winter Wedding Accessories :: Northern Colorado :: Tents Decor Event Rentals

As your winter wedding quickly approaches, enhance your wedding attire with wonderful winter wedding accessories.

This bride added some spunk to her wedding dress with a bright cashmere scarf and funky red, high-heeled boots.

Photo Credit

Photo Credit

Another bride incorporated a chic Colorado ski theme for her entire wedding party. The bridesmaids wore dapper winter boots, fur hand muffs, and cozy gray peacoats over their dresses while the groomsmen stepped out in fury hats and ...


Creative Centerpiece Ideas :: FLEXX Productions :: Tents Decor Event Rentals

Whether it's a wedding, a fundraising event or a corporate holiday party, chances are there will be a centerpiece on the table. Flowers can get expensive, so here are some new ideas for centerpieces!

The above photo was found on Martha Stewart Weddings, and I love it not only for the look, but how you can use these balloon centerpieces. For a wedding, the balloons can provide height to the room, especially if the cielings are super high. For a nonprofit fundraiser, you could insert a ra...


Sweeten Up Your Sweets Table :: FLEXX Productions :: Tents Decor Event Rentals

I just came across this photo and love how a few simple additions to this table make it unique and fun!

First of all, adding a Sweets Table or Candy Bar to any reception, shower or event is a fun way to showcase desserts or candy!

Renting some odd-shaped glassware and tying ribbon around the base is a simple and affordable way to name the drink or tell of the ingredients. Colored linens are yet another affordable way to add your personal flair to any table! Lastly, in my opinion, all tab...


Spruce Up Your Tradeshow Booth :: FLEXX Productions :: Tents Decor Event Rentals

Is your company hosting a booth in any trade shows this year? Perhaps the Spring Showcase through your local Chamber of Commerce...Or a booth in The Taste of your city...No matter the industry, Flexx can help "spruce" up your booth so you stand out of the crowd!

There are several things you can add to your booth, that won't break your bank: Small lights, a few TVs or a large screen to project product demonstrations or alike, bright colored linens, square tables...

A popcorn machi...


DIY Photobooth :: FLEXX Productions :: Tents Decor Event Rentals

Photobooths are a trend right now in events, especially weddings - and it should be! Photobooths are a great addition to any event, and guests LOVE getting silly in front of the camera!

BUT, you don't have to spend a pretty penny to rent an actual photobooth - setting up some fun, colorful or textured fabric or pipe and drape, will give you a great look for the background.

Flexx has a wide variety of drapery that would work perfect in any photobooth!...


Backyard Wedding In March :: FLEXX Productions :: Tents Decor Event Rentals

Flexx was hired to set up a tent for a backyard wedding...In March...In Colorado. As you know, our weather can be gorgeous one day and snowing the next. Our fingers were crossed that the weather would be nice for our beautiful bride, and it was! The sun was shining, but the wind was blowing, and hard.

Our staff set up the tent, and thanks to a few trick up our sleeve, the tent didn't even budge in the wind.

Keeping the tent walls open until the party starts, is the key to avoiding ...