HOME: A new look, new name, more offerings for Loot Rentals


Loot Vintage Rentals, which rents decor for things like weddings and home staging, is changing its name to Loot Rentals to better reflect the design aspects of the company. It also is launching Loot Finer Goods. The home goods collection with items priced from $60-$1,800 features items such as original 1970s Arne Norell leather Kontiki sofas, handmade wall hangings from Genuine & Ginger, vintage African and Turkish textiles pillows, Danish and French furniture upholstered with vintage U.S. Army tents and more. Find the show room at 3312 Duke Road. lootrentals.com.



Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Lifestyle

Where are they now? Terry Markland
Where are they now? Terry Markland

Terry Markland, 66, broke his feet in a work-related accident 30 years before and was no longer able to walk.  National Seating and Mobility donated an electric wheelchair to Markland. Terry Markland tries out his new power chair, donated by Britt Sitzes, branch manager of National Seating and Mobility. Michael Barnes/American-Statesman...
You don’t have to be a pro to handle these mountain bike trails
You don’t have to be a pro to handle these mountain bike trails

Sometimes my shins (and psyche) just can’t handle the limestone ledges and gnarly terrain that many of Austin’s mountain biking trails dish up. So when I heard that 13 miles of beginner-friendly paths at McKinney Roughs Nature Park were opening to cyclists later this month, I tracked down pro mountain biking pal and REI Outdoor School senior...
Confused about Austin’s composting program? Here’s what you need to know
Confused about Austin’s composting program? Here’s what you need to know

Composting can be a mucky, gross, smelly, decaying mess. You know this if you have a compost pile set up at your house. Sometimes you add too many leftovers and not enough leaves and the pile gets, well, a little out of hand. Thanks to the city of Austin’s growing curbside composting program, now 52,000 Austin homes are getting familiar with...
Today’s horoscopes - Sunday, November 19

ARIES (March 21-April 19). Your heart is generous, and there’s a symmetry that forms out of your kindness. It’s as though your kindness draws its own mirror image as it goes, to breathtaking effect. TAURUS (April 20-May 20). You’ll delight people. You’ve a grand sense of showmanship and presentation, but you’ll use it...
Let the holidays begin this week of family fun, Nov. 19-25
Let the holidays begin this week of family fun, Nov. 19-25

Holiday Events Turkey Trot and Kids K. The Kids K starts this Thanksgiving tradition. $10. 8:45 a.m. Thursday. Long Center for the Performing Arts, 701 W. Riverside Drive. thundercloud.com/turkey-trot Elgin Christmas Tree Farm. Buy Christmas trees beginning Friday. On the weekend, paint pine cones and roast s’mores. Elgin Christmas...
More Stories