Details

Please use our Wish List Services, give us a ring, or send us a note to reserve your wedding rental pieces and/or services.

If you need assistance with planning, one of our certified wedding planners or design specialist will contact you as soon as possible when you fill out the form on our Contact page. We are located in Fredericksburg and service all areas of Virginia.


Frequently Asked Questions

Who is Vintage is for Lovers?  

WE are a full service event boutique specializing in planning, coordination, design, styling, and rentals.  We offer unique and special rentals pieces and decor to make sure your event will stand out. We provide creative plans for enchanting events.

How can I use your pieces?

Our pieces can be the center of attentions or a beautiful complement to any event. You can rent them for our warehouse for any occasion.

*Anniversaries, Baby naming, Baby showers, Baptisms, Parties, Bat and Bar Mitzvahs, Birthday Parties, Bridal Showers, Catering Displays, Corporate Events. Dinner Parties, Engagement Parties, Proposals, Graduation Parties, First Communion, Proms, Rehearsals, Retirement Parties. Quincineras, Styled Photo Shoots, Staging, Sweet Sixteen, Tea Parties, Theater, and Weddings

How long do I have the rentals for?

Our rentals are generally cover a 24 hour time period. WE do make adjustments based on our clients needs.

What is the Wish List and how does the Wish List work?

The Wish List is a fabulous way to create a custom list with all the pieces that make your heart swell. When you are done adding items to your Wish List and complete the submission form, we receive an email with your Wish List. You’ll be emailed a copy of your Wish List submission as well. We will get back to you within 24 to 48 hours with availability information and pricing information.

Do I have to use the Wish List Booking?

No, absolutely not! The Wish List is a fun way to create a custom list of all the items that make your heart skip a beat. It is the easiest way of booking, but you are not obligated to book via the Wish List booking. We do totally recommend you fill it out so when we do meet, we have an idea of what pieces you have in mind.  Keep in mind we are constantly adding to our inventory and it might not be on our website yet.  We also do custom pieces.

How it works

  1. Browse through our collections

  2. Add items to your wish list (cart). You can see your list at any time by clicking on the 'cart' button in the upper right hand corner. Don't worry! You won't have to pay for anything to do this!

  3. Once finished adding items to your list, click on the 'Checkout' Button

  4. Fill out the contact form, click Purchase!  Make sure to include your event date (this will help us confirm your items are available for your date.) Your information will be sent to us along with you contact information; a copy will be emailed to you.

  5. Your list will become a detailed proposal which will include pricing for each piece as well as damage waiver and delivery cost.

  6. If you are not sure where to start or need additional service or planning, contact us!

  7. Or drop us a line at darlingdsevents@gmail.com or call us at 540-845 1351.

LET’S PARTY I am ready to book with Vintage is for Lovers.  What is the process?

Once you have chosen all your dreamy wedding rentals and/or services, your Wish List becomes and invoice.  Along with your invoice we will send you a contract. Kindly autograph and send it back to us. We will also require non-refundable retainer payment of  50% of the total value. Orders are not confirmed unless booking deposit is made and contract is signed. The remainder of the balance is due 3 weeks before your event.

We do not have all the details together, but we know we would like to hire your services.  Do you have a SAVE-the-DATE option?

Yes, we would love to be apart of your event.  A non-refundable retainer fee of $250 can be paid in order to reserve our services on a specific date. The retainer fee will be fully applied to the 50% retainer fee due at the time of booking.

Can I see your pieces in person?

Of course.  We A*D*O* R*E company.  Contact us to setup and appointment and come visit our showroom filled with our swoon worthy pieces.  Meetings are by appointment only.

We LOVE your style and design.  Do you choose items for me?

We are more than happy to design and style your event.  For an additional fee we will design your event or wedding with all the rentals your heart desires!

Pricing

  • Each rental piece is priced individually.  We will send you a quote based on your chosen items.

  • Our minimum order for delivery is $300 (Monday through Sunday). This does not include taxes

  • How much is your delivery fee?  Our delivery fee is based on size of order, distance traveled, and delivery and pickup times.  Prices can range from 150.00 to 750.00. These prices are not for deliveries outside of VIrginia.

  • Where do you deliver.  Our regular deliveries include Fredericksburg, Stafford, Caroline County, Spotsylvania, Warrenton, Orange County, and NOVA.  Please contact for more information. We LOVE to travel.

  • What is the Damage Waiver?  The damage waiver is a non refundable mandatory fee of 10% for normal wear and tear of our items.  If you have purchase event insurance this fee can be waived.

  • Do you require a security deposit? Yes. we require a copy of your license and a credit card on file for incidentals.

  • We do offer amazing packages which include:  planning from start to finish with a certified wedding planner or coordinating,design,rentals,and styling.  Email us at darlingdsevents@gmail.com for more details.

The Process

What is the cost?

There are several determining factors to consider:

  • Rentals rates

  • Damage waiver of 10%

  • Tax

  • Setup and breakdown

  • Delivery and pickup

What is your Delivery minimum

You must secure $300 worth of rental items for delivery

How does the setup work?

Our delivery team is top notch, professional and service-oriented. In fact our clients constantly and consistently rave about how polite, well-mannered and helpful our team members are. We expect the best from them, and will accept nothing less than excellence in the service they provide to you. If we have been hired to design and or style your event we will take care of all the details from start to finish.  We will not leave until everything is in its proper place.  If you do not wish to have us design and/or style your event, your planner or point of contact must be available at the time of delivery to guide us on placing your rental items.  

Do you allow Pick-Ups?

Depending on the piece(s) we will allow you to pick up your rentals from our warehouse.

Vintage is For Lovers must approve the vehicle and and make sure you have proper tools and accessories to secure your rental items. Since most of our pieces are fragile and one of a kind we do discourage personal pickups and assembling of our pieces.

Can I make changes to my order?

Yes, you can make changes to your order up to three weeks prior to your event (time final balance is due)  Any changes must be equal to or greater value to the items already on your invoice and contract. Please remember since all of our items are one-of-a-kind, the piece you have your heart set on may already be reserved on the day of your event.  

Can I add to my order?

Yes, of course.  The more the merrier.

Do you offer custom pieces?

Yes we LOVE creating custom pieces.  If you dream it we can make it. Contact us for pricing and additional information.

What happens if a piece or pieces are damaged or lost?

We ADORE our pieces but do understand accidents may happen.  We require a copy of your license and a credit card on file for incidentals.  If the piece can be repaired or cleaned we will only charge you the cost of the service.  If the piece is damaged beyond repair or has gone missing, we will charge the credit card on file four(4) times the mount of the rental fee of the piece.

What forms of payment do you accept?

Check is our preferred method but we will accept cash, money orders, all major credit cards (Mastercard, Visa, Discover, American Express) and PayPal.  Credit cards may be subject to a 3% processing fee. Please note all returned checks are subject to a $30.00 return check fee.

Extras

Where do you get your pieces?

We search for our pieces from far and near.  We source from antique shops, estate sales, flea markets, or make them ourselves.  Most of our pieces are one-of-a-kind.

I have some Vintage pieces I am selling. Do you buy?

Yes, we are always hunting for new treasures.  Please email us pictures with details (plus asking price) to our email darlingdsevents@gmail.com and we will let you know if we are interested in making a purchase.

Would you be interested in collaborating on a styled shoot?

We LOVE styled shoots and collaborating with other vendors.  We do limit ourselves to only a few collaborations a year. To make sure we are the right fit for your dreamy shoot, please email us at darlingdsevents@gmail.com with all the details including:  location,vendors, inspiration board, and a list of items you are interested in using.

I am a photographer and would LOVE to rent your pieces for photo shoot.  Do you have hourly rates for photographers?

We only offer hourly rates to photographers.  Hourly rates are available for up to four hours, from pickup time to drop off.  The hourly rate is one fourth of the regular rental rates. Delivery is not available for this service