Chair Rental Offer for Weddings Effected by the Colorado Flooding

Are you planning a wedding on September 14, 15, 20 or 22? Has your gorgeous venue with views of overlooking mountains been moved to a YMCA or banquet hall with metal folding chairs? Or no chair rental at all?

If you need chairs in the next two weekends because your initial venue displaced your wedding, we can help. Our collection of brown and white mismatched vintage chairs can turn an old barn, a YMCA or homogenous hotel room into something special! We want your wedding to be special amid the chaos.

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Flowers by Bella Calla. Linens by Posh Designs. Planning & Styling by L Elizabeth Events. Navy blue, pink & pops of color for the cool wedding

Depending on availability, we are offering free chair rentals and deliveries to venues that are in a safe zone from Fort Collins down to Colorado Springs. Contact us immediately. Share it on Facebook and tell your friends too!

If you are looking for wedding help due to Colorado floods, please like “Save My Wedding Colorado” to be connected with other vendors who can help.

The Barn at Evergreen

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On Saturday, we provided chairs to a detailed wedding at the Barn in Evergreen. Isn’t this place lovely?! In the spring, we were fortunate to work on a style shoot with Katie at Day Planner Events, Megan Hardre Photography and … Continue reading

Rustic Wedding Chic – Strawberry Creek Ranch

Yesterday, a style shoot which we were a part of was on Rustic Wedding Chic. Head over to their site to see our vintage chairs at Strawberry Creek Ranch, which is near Winter Park. With it’s breath taking views, you will have your out of town guests falling in love with Colorado.

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Rustic Wedding Chic featured our white vintage chairs that were styled at Strawberry Creek Ranch near Winter Park Colorado (pictured: sources from Allwell Rents, Bella Calla, Mile High Celebrations)

Also check out our gallery of the other beautiful events we’ve had the opportunity to work with!

 

Photography: Dash Photography
Venue: Strawberry Creek Ranch
Event Planner: Mile High Celebrations
Floral Design: Bella Calla
Cake & Dessert Items: The Dessert Stand
Rentals (desk & detail items): Good Ol’ Fashioned Party
Rentals (white vintage chairs & white dessert hutch): Chairs with Character
Rentals (wine barrel, farmhouse table, table settings, linens): Allwell Rents

Claire and Eric’s wedding at Highlands Ranch Mansion

On May 25, 2013 – we had the wonderful opportunity to provide chairs for Claire and Eric’s wedding at the Highlands Ranch Mansion. They used our dresser, dessert hutch, white ladders and white vintage chairs.

For their head table, Claire & Eric used the white vintage chairs while their guests sat in chavari chairs. It made the head table stand out and look so unique. Isn’t the floral arrangement over the head table by Flower House so cool? The recently refinished floors at Highlands Ranch Mansion were gorgeous too.

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Photographed by Mark Hayes, Florals by The Flower House, Planning by Classic Creations, Highlands Ranch Mansion

Their photographer, Mark Hayes, took amazing photos. Head over to his website for more stunning images.

Thank you to all of the vendors who we worked with!

Photographer: Mark Hayer Photography
Event Planning and Design: Classic Creations
DJ: A Music Plus
Photo Booth: Booth 66
Linens: Chair Linens and Covers
Custom Chairs: Chairs with Character
Florist: Cori Cook & The Flower House
Lighting: Floraescence Lighting
Catering: Footers Catering
Venue: Highlands Ranch Mansion
Makeup: Lady Charm Artistry
Cake: The Makery

Green Wedding Shoes feature! Nautical – Red White & Blue

Happy Memorial Day! Yesterday, Green Wedding Shoes featured a red, white and blue nautical theme that we were a part of. To see the write up, you can view it here.

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Photographed by Will & Stacey Photography, Florals by Cori Cook Floral and Planning by Pink Paisley Events

It was so much fun to be a part of it! Check out the vendors who helped make it possible, then peak over to our  Gallery for more pictures of our recent events.

Vendors:
Photography: Will & Stacey
Planning: Pink Paisley Events
Flowers:  Cori Cook Floral Design
Hair & Makeup: Bree Heykoop & Erin Frost
Wedding Dress: The Little White Dress
Cake: Azucar Bakery
Venue: Cherry Creek Marina & Yacht Club
Table: The Gypsy Wagon
Chairs: Chairs with Character

 

Nancy
Owner, Chief Chair Hoarder

Chairs with Character
mismatched vintage chair rental & lounge furniture
serving Colorado, Kansas & Wyoming

Post Apocalypse Styled Wedding Shoot

On Saturday, April 6, 2013 – our wood vintage chairs and red tufted chairs participated in a very stylistic post apocalypse shoot in Eastern Colorado. It was planned by Season at A Colorado Courtship and photographed by Lauren Brimhall Photography.

The bride’s look was a collaboration of several different vendors, including, Maggie Evans Designs, who provided the custom wedding gown and Nicole Ramirez, who created the custom hairpiece. The floral were arranged by Lilli at Bella Calla.

Our red tufted chairs were used as a table setting.

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Photographed by Lauren Brimhall Photography

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Photography by Lauren Brimhall Photography

Our wood chairs with faux wall and stained glass windows for the ceremony

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Photographed by Lauren Brimhall Photography

And, I love this artistic view. Check out Lauren Brimhall Photography for more creative, jaw dropping wedding photography.

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Photographed by Lauren Brimhall Photography

Design/Planning: Season at A Colorado Courtship
Photography: Lauren Brimhall Photography
Florals: Lilli at Bella Calla
Wedding Gown: Maggie Evans Designs
Custom Hair Piece: Nicole Ramirez

Julie and Peggy – Feature on 4Real Equality Weddings

On March 3, we had the pleasure of providing our white heart chairs for an anniversary photo shoot. Julie & Peggy recently celebrated their 5-year anniversary. With so much in the news about marriage equality, we were excited to see their photos published here. Check it out!

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Event Planner:  Mile High Celebrations
Floral Designer:  Bella Calla
Cake Designer:  Sinful Cupcakes
Equipment Rentals:  Allwell Rents, Chairs with Character

Upholstery Services – Dining Room Seat Replacement

As you may know, our inventory of 100+ vintage chairs have been bought from thrift stores and estate sales. We have re-upholstered all of chairs, as well as couches and sofas. When we are not renting our chairs, we are repairing. Please contact us if you’re interested in our upholstery services in Denver, Colorado.

Dining Room Seat Replacement starts at $30 per chair. If you supply the fabric – we will replace the foam, batting, remove the old fabric and recover the chair. During the process, we will take pictures of the old and new cushion so you can be sure you are getting a high quality repair. The cost is $30 per chair. It does not include the fabric or additional items. Here is a list of our most common repair charges.

  • Is the wood part of the seat cracked or missing?+ $5
  • Do you want piping as a box cushion? +$5
  • Do you want piping lined at the bottom section of the chair cushion? +$5
  • Do you want decorative trim? +$5 (if you supply the material)
  • Does the chair to need to be secured so it’s no longer wobbly? +$15
  • Do you want the chair painted or stained? +$20

As part of our dining room seat replacement service, we will loan you temporary chairs while your chair gets a face lift. Full payment is required at time of service if you use our loaner chair program. Depending on the season, turn-around time is approximately 2-5 business days.

Imagine what your before and after could look like!

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The Brown Palace Style Shoot

On February 17, 2013 – we provided a few chairs and our ladder to a style shoot organized by Isabelle Kline Design, Jeanine Thurston Photography and Blushing Bride along with other amazing vendors at The Brown Palace Hotel.

Today, the photos were features in Mile High Bride! All of the photos were shot by Jeanine Thurston Photography .

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In the shoot, our ladder was used to show the beauty of the long dress provided by Blushing Bride in Windsor, Colorado.

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One of our white vintage chairs were used to showcase flowers designed by Isabelle Kline Design.

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If you rent our eclectic chairs for your wedding or event, they make great props when taking pictures too. Kitty Mae Millinery & Accessories provided the beautiful hair accessories and veils. The makeup was done by Makeup by Heather B and the hair was done by Hayley Johnson.

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Thank you to, Fototails – Jeanine Thurston Photography, for the beautiful photos!

For more pictures of our chairs, visit the Gallery.

Photography: Fototails – Jeanine Thurston Photography
Venue: The Brown Palace Hotel
Florals: Isabelle Kline Design
Hair Stylist: Hayley Johnson
Dress Store: Blushing Bride
Equipment Rentals: Chairs With Character
Makeup Artist: Makeup by Heather B
Veils and headpieces: Kitty Mae Millinery & Accessories

Re-upholstering a Side Chair for Lounge Furniture

At Chairs with Character, we have over 100+ chairs with upholstered seats. Some seat replacements are straight forward while others are a bit more fancy with tufted buttons. We put our chairs through extensive chair rehab ensuring the stability and quality of each piece.

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Because the chairs we buy are used, we replace 100% of the cushions and fabric. If we bring the chairs inside and our dog starts sniffing it, I know that he smells a funk whether its a cat or other allergens. Next, we bring the chairs into the workshop and start the upholstering project. Design Sponge has a great tutorial post for basic seat replacements.

While seat replacements are straight forward, don’t let Pinterest trick you into thinking re-upholstering is a walk in the park. Recently, I spoke to a bride who was going to buy lounge furniture and have it re-upholstered only to find out that it typically cost $400+ per piece. A small side chair can take 10+ labor hours, 5 yards of fabric and supplies to upholster. While you can find lounge furniture off of Craigslist or other vendors, we re-upholster our lounge furniture in-house to ensure quality control.

In the past month, we bought this chair at a thrift store. We have painted the legs and replaced the fabric. We only have the box cushion to complete before showing you the side-by-side before and after!

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re-upholstering this chair. It will be painted white, have the insides replaced & new fabric

Here is an almost naked picture of the chair. It’s not nearly as sexy as professional bridal boudoir photos.

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Last night, we grew our collection. We now have 3 similarly style chairs + a long couch in off-white. These will be ready for rent around June 2013. Contact us if you’re interested in seeing these pieces in person.

Nancy
Chief Chair Hoarder

Chairs with Character
mismatched chair rental & lounge furniture
serving Colorado, Kansas & Wyoming