Friday, January 18, 2013

Looking for a Parachute?


Hello Brides, Prom Committees, and various other party planners. I have had LOTS of inquires about the lovely parachute that was hung from the ceiling during our wedding reception. 

Good News: The Parachute, and black drapes are alive and well.
Bad News: You have to live, or want to get married near Springfield, TN to take advantage of the items.  The venue we rented for our wedding reception owns the parachute, They rent out all their items ala carte style for internal use ONLY, so the drapes and parachute were two items we took advantage of on site. 
  
How can you get your hands on a parachute? You might try and see if your local Armory or Air National Guard have "retired" cargo parachutes in storage you could rent or borrow.  They hung the parachute with string on each line of the "chute" The venue was a gym before it was transformed into a wedding reception venue!  The lights are just old gym lights nothing fancy, just camouflaged by the parachute. 

Please message me and let me know if I can help you plan your big day in any way.  And keep checking my Wedding Board on Pinterest for more FUN Wedding finds :)

Happy Planning!

28 comments:

  1. Having something like that on the reception makes everything more romantic! It’s you guys in the picture right? It's a perfect shot! It might not be bad for a large portrait at home!

    Kelli  Mueller

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  2. My hubby wanted a simple reception for our wedding but I refused because I wanted my special day to be just it: special. We both decided to have a tent like this so that we can both get what we wanted. It made the whole place sooo stunning even if the other details were simple!

    Lavonne Seaton

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  3. How big was that parachute?? 35ft????
    Thank you!!

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  5. The over hanging canape is gorgeous in the picture. This looks like the perfect wedding destinations and venue for a classic and elegant night.

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  6. How large was the parachute and room?

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  7. WOW!!!! I love this idea! So seemingly simple and adds so much character!

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  9. Can you please explain how you hung the parachute? Also, how big was it?

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  10. I really appreciate this post. I have been looking all over for this! Thank goodness I found it on Bing. You have made my day! Thanks again.

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  11. I'm totally obsessed with this style, gorgeous work.

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  12. I have searched everywhere the military and army don't rent out parachutes, does anyone know where I can rent one??

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  13. I am a Gold Star Mother whose son was a paratrooper and would like to rent this in the Chicagoland area. Anyone have any suggestions on how or where I can locate one.

    GSM 5/2012

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  15. where is springfield? and will they rent to use at other locations?

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  18. Wedding day is the most special day of everyone. I want to make it more special and memorable for every one. The first thing which need to decide is the wedding venues nyc. Does anyone have any idea which one to choose?

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  19. I love that! I wish I had that at my wedding!

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  20. I am Adam from Coleman's Military Surplus. I think I can help ya'll out. We just received a shipment of U.S. G.I. 35 ft. Cargo Parachute's that are brand new. They would be perfect for weddings. You can see the picture or order here: http://store.colemans.com/cart/us-gi-35-ft-cargo-parachute-unused-p-3115.html

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  21. Did anyone receive answer on the size of parachute. Was it 35 ft?

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