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Meet Hop N Party

This month, we’ve teamed up with local, Austin company Hop N Party for a giveaway of a bounce house rental for a full day of fun.  We rent a lot of bounce houses through Loanables so we knew our community would love it. What’s not to love? Air it up, add a cake and you’ve got a party! Last Friday,… Continue Reading Meet Hop N Party

What size linen fits a 60″ round table?

It is maddening to search for linens online.  I find a fabric I like, but then I have to figure out whether or not any of the available sizes are the sizes I need.  Here’s a chart I put together to help Loanables’ users that are planning events: If you want a 60″ round to be… Continue Reading What size linen fits a 60″ round table?

Party Drink Calculator: How Much Alcohol Do I Need?

If you are throwing a wedding, housewarming party, 40th birthday party, or any other big bash, you may be wondering how much alcohol you need to buy.  If you read our How Many Glasses Do You Need? blog, you may be searching for some additional information on how much alcohol to actually buy to go… Continue Reading Party Drink Calculator: How Much Alcohol Do I Need?

Should You Rent or Buy Linens for Your Event?

The answer: IT DEPENDS When I first starting looking at linen rental prices, I thought, “This is crazy.  I can buy for less than that!.”  Sometimes, that is in fact true, but there are other things to consider.   So, why do people rent if it is cheaper to buy?!?! Here are 3 things to think… Continue Reading Should You Rent or Buy Linens for Your Event?

How Many Glasses Do I Need?

If you are planning a wedding or other event that has a bar, you need to figure out how many glasses you will need for the entire night.  Below is the calculation we use at Loanables to help our customers. First calculate how many drinks will be served. You should assume that each guest will… Continue Reading How Many Glasses Do I Need?