You cannot have a rustic-styled event or wedding without using burlap! It is the embodiment of the simplicity coziness of all things rural and is an absolute must whether it come in the form of a backdrop or a table runner. There have been a lot of rental companies popping up all over Toronto and the task of looking for those who carry burlap material may be quite tedious. We’ve done our own research and have made a list of the places you can rent burlap runners (and more!):
1. A & B Party and Tent Rental
A & B Party and Tent Rental, originally A-Z Rental, has been in the event industry since 1969. They started out with only 20 tables and 200 chairs but now carry various products ranging from tableware to party tents for events with more than 3,000 guests. Their catalog is always being updated and refined to keep up with current trends.
2. Around The Table Specialty Linen Rental
Around The Table Specialty Linen Rental is among Canada’s top linen suppliers who have provided for numerous events including William and Kate’s first visit to the country, the G8 Summit, and the Canadian Screen Awards. They carry more than 250 different linens, available in various sizes.
3. Beautiful Dream Parties
Beautiful Dreams Parties is a home-based design and décor company owned by Rea, a registered nurse with a passion for crafts and events. They have a wide variety of items included in their rental collection such as candy jars, paper flowers, lanterns, frames, vases, ladders, and card boxes. Their linen collection includes tablecloths, table skirts, and table runners made from different materials. Burlap table runners are available for rent at $4 each.
4. Chair-man Mills Corporation
Chair-man Mills Corporation has earned its spot in Toronto’s list of top event rental companies by providing innovative designs and high-quality rental items over several decades. They cater to every city and guarantee all rented items will be delivered without any problem. They have a large selection of linens, tablecloths, tabletop accessories, and fine china that range from vintage to modern styles. They have two types of burlap runners: Raw Burlap, which is sized 18” x 120”, and Baja Burlap, which is sized 90” x 156” or 120” round.
5. Gervais Party & Tent Rentals
Gervais Party & Tent Rentals caters to every kind of event, be it birthday parties, corporate events, and, of course, weddings. They have over 1,200 items available for rent such as lounge furniture, tableware, stages, dance floors, linens, and tents. Their burlap runners are sized 13” x 120”, which come in natural burlap and ivory burlap colors priced at $12 each. They also have round cloths sized at 96”, 120”, and 132”, as well as some table napkins, which use burlap material.
6. Groovy Linen
Groovy Linen was established in 2006 and has become one of Ottawa’s most trusts linen rental suppliers for corporate, wedding, and special events. They cater to all cities in Canada and the US and offer only the best quality linen to their clients. Their burlap runners are sized 13” x 108” each.
7. Marvelle Events
Marvelle Events is owned by Laura and Dan Forbes, a team of 15 years with a combined 30-year experience in the event industry. The company only started a rental service in 2012 but has since become one of Canada’s renowned firms with a unique selection of over 2,000 items. They have been featured in several wedding news and reviews sites and continue to live up to their title as one of the largest design and décor companies in Ontario that specialize in rustic and vintage-style items. Their full catalog can only be accessed by a password, which you can request by contacting them through their site. They have burlap runners for rent, under their small props category. They also have DJ and event planning services.
8. Mashed Events
Mashed Events is one of Ontario’s best rustic and vintage wedding rental companies. They are based in Hamilton but cater to the Niagara Region, GTA, and Toronto areas as well. They have a wide variety of one-of-a-kind rustic and vintage items including suitcases, windows, mason jars, bird cages, chalkboards, and candle holders. They also carry various table linens and runners, available in different sizes. If you find yourself falling in love with all their items, you might want to check out their wedding decorating packages which include full-service design and decorating.
9. NJS Design Event & Party Rentals
NJS Design Event & Party Rentals boasts about putting the “extra” in extraordinary. Their rental collection includes simple, natural, modern, and elegant items, perfect for any kind of event. They have a showroom in Clinton, Ontario which holds several of their pieces for you to be able to actually execute your vision. They have several table runners including a burlap one, sized 14” x 108”.
10. Rustic Country Weddings
Rustic Country Weddings is dedicated to making weddings as rustic as possible. The rental company is owned and operated by a family who, having an apple orchard for many years, decided to start renting out a few of their barn items. Their collection includes tables, table settings, table accessories, bar and beverage accessories, and quirky items. They have burlap table runners, sized 9.5’ x 1.5’, available for rent at $5 each. If that doesn’t fit your vision, they will be more than happy to find something better suited for you!
11. Susan Murray International
Susan Murray International is a rental and sales linen supplier with more than 20 years of experience in the event and home décor industry. They carry a wide selection of linen products including chair covers, napkins, and tablecloths. Aside from burlap-like table runners, which are available in blue haze, echo, bamboo, oatmeal, and leaf colors, they also have patterned and sequined ones. Their store is located in Greensboro Drive, Toronto and is open every day of the week but a visit to their showroom requires a scheduled appointment.