Fall is one of the most beloved seasons for event planners, and those who love to entertain, because it's a time for cozy get-togethers and dazzling autumnal colors. Adding the right touches to your fall event will ramp up the warm, homespun feeling of the season while ensuring that your guests enjoy themselves too. If you're looking for fall event inspiration, consider these 10 strategies to turn an ordinary event into a cozy festivity.
Ten Ways to Cozy Up Your Fall Events
Go with a Hot Cocoa Bar
Set up a hot cocoa bar that offers interesting topping and flavor options. Marshmallows, candy canes, shaved chocolate, flavored syrups and whipped cream are great choices. Our friends at Fun Box make it easy with their HotBar - a party box of hot chocolate, apple cider, warming spices, toppings, and whimsical stirrers.
Guests can personalize their own RIM MIX, then make their way through the spices to choose their one-of-a-kind spice blend. After adding hot chocolate or apple cider, drinks are finished with the toppings, chocolate, caramel sauce, and a stir stick. As a bonus, guests can take their RIM MIX tin home as a party favor to use again during the season.
Look for Cozy Furniture Rentals
There's nothing like the warmth and class of this gorgeous leather sofa or the refined yet fun Bowie chairs to ring in the new season. And what’s better than dining al fresco once the temps dip a few degrees? Our Farmhouse tables and Industrial Metal Arm Chairs create an ambiance that’s polished yet relaxed.
Have Fun with Fur
Just like a warm fleece jacket or slipper, Sheepskin throws are the perfect touch for your fall set up. Pair it with faux fox pillows or Flokati chairs for the coziest space to lounge. You will “fur sure” stay warm and comfortable while enjoying hot tea and spending time with loved ones through the holidays.
Invest in Warm Lighting & Accents
When it comes to setting up your space, don't stop at furniture rentals. Invest in warm lighting and decorative accents too. Strings of Edison bulbs, tons of metallic votives, and rustic lanterns, are all great choices for fall events. Add some Tree Trunk Risers to your centerpieces or tablescapes to bring that fall feel indoors. Your lighting will shine like having a bonfire with friends, without having to wash the smoke from your clothes.
Throw Up a Few Tents
The ultra-cool Boho Bell Tent will transport guests to another time and place while allowing them a warm, comfortable space to relax, chat, or snap a few pics for the ‘gram. You can use a single tent as an intimate space at a small event or set up a sea of tents for a larger event. Finish the look with rugs, floor seats, low cocktail tables like our Marfa Cocktail Table, pillows, and lanterns for extra cozy ambiance.
Opt for Fall Colors
Many people associate fall with the changing leaves, and it pays to incorporate warm reds, oranges, yellows and browns into your decor. For example, this striking kilim rug uses a warm color palette that reflects the feel of the season perfectly. Go with a warm fall palette for all of your linens, furniture and decor accents.
Provide Plush Blankets
Keep a stack of versatile and chic Mexican throw blankets on standby for your guests. Or maybe you prefer the glam of a faux fur throw for your event? If it’s a rustic lodge vibe you’re going for, check out the red check blanket. Whether used for warmth or not, throw blankets instantly create a warm and cozy atmosphere.
Contact the Panacea Collective
Whether you're throwing an intimate party for close friends, or a larger corporate event, Panacea has furniture rentals for events of any size and theme. Browse our Collections online today and contact us for a quote.