October 8, 2020

La Cosa Bella Events is Inside Weddings Newest Editor’s Circle member! We couldn’t be more excited and honored to be among the greats of the wedding world! Above you’ll see some screen shots from our listing on the site but make sure you check it out for yourself! https://www.insideweddings.com/biz/la-cosa-bella-events-raleigh-north-carolina-destination/40734/?page=2 You’ll also want to check out […]

September 8, 2020

We were so pleasantly surprised to find out that Neha & Brian’s fusion wedding day was featured on Maharani Weddings! Their wedding day included a full Hindu wedding ceremony, Christian ceremony, and a great reception embracing both cultures! Maharani Weddings broke the wedding down into three features: Hindu Ceremony: https://www.maharaniweddings.com/2018-10-26/14126-chapel-hill-nc-indian-fusion-wedding-by-marissa-joy-photography Christian Ceremony: https://www.maharaniweddings.com/2018-10-26/14127-chapel-hill-nc-indian-fusion-wedding-by-marissa-joy-photography The Reception: […]

July 31, 2020

Laney and Sarah and I started working together to plan their May 2020 wedding in August of 2019. I was super excited to help plan their wedding as they’re such a cool, fun couple. They had secured the perfect venue for their vibe, The Cookery, had a wonderful caterer selected, their photographer and some other […]

July 20, 2020

Kris and Chris’ vibrant wedding was featured last week on Wedding Chicks! With the feature, Kristen chose to share some words about how the wedding planning process went for her. We felt her words were extremely important to share with the wedding industry and other brides because of the often unattainable image a woman is […]

April 30, 2020

Last week Casey + Caroline’s rustic elegant wedding at The Angus Barn was FEATURED on Heart of NC Weddings! This wedding is the epitome of a North Carolina wedding which was perfect for Caroline, a Raleigh Native. To hear more of this gorgeous couple’s story sweet head on over to Heart of NC Weddings: https://www.heartofncweddings.com/la-cosa-bella-wedding/?fbclid=IwAR0UE9gz3qt4pJ46mDatYRoIvztX_L92ER9eyE-vedRKohuIXgdk3o8xq_4 […]

April 21, 2020

We are honored to have Nicole + Seth’s dreamy garden wedding featured on Elizabeth Anne Designs! You are definitely going to want to see this beautiful feature for yourself: https://www.elizabethannedesigns.com/blog/2020/04/16/luxe-raleigh-wedding-with-unique-details/?fbclid=IwAR1zWehRgicsPetMcG5sklqkkFiuIEYhNq-vlXxryWU-uckEsNYowj7Mk7I Thank you to our amazing vendor team! We would not have been able to make this wedding so perfect without them! Photography: A.J. Dunlap Photography […]

April 16, 2020

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With the current state of the pandemic the focus (as it should be) is on safety and the physical aspects of avoiding COVID – 19. However, I have yet to hear much about the psychological effect of staying home and how it’s affecting my friends, family and associates in the wedding industry.   One day, […]

April 7, 2020

Stephanie and I debated on whether or not to do a serious blog on COVID-19 or to keep it light hearted and inspirational. After being shut in for weeks now, we decided to focus the blog on two things we both love which are travel and weddings. Given my family no longer has vacation plans […]

March 19, 2020

After sharing the picture perfect, Inside Weddings Magazine feature from this Mexico Destination Wedding, we thought it would be a great idea to share a little bit of the behind the scenes! As you can imagine, so much goes into planning and executing a destination wedding. Planning from a far, transporting linens from Raleigh to […]

March 3, 2020

We are over the moon to share Tanya and Charley’s stunning destination wedding in the Riviera Maya at the Rosewood Mayakoba last May! We are finally able to post and share these gorgeous photos from Vue Photography because their Featured wedding in Inside Weddings Magazine is on shelves now!! This wedding was one to remember for all involved! From […]

February 13, 2020

Galentine’s Day is all about celebrating your favorite gals and we want to do just that! We have complied a gallery from our past weddings of some of our brides and their leading ladies. It is so special to have all of your best friends together for your wedding day and we are so lucky […]

January 30, 2020

Today we are sharing the sweetest moment from one of our recent weddings. Karsten + Drew decided to do the gender reveal for baby Love at their wedding! Right after the traditional cake cutting, the couple cut into a separate gender reveal cake. The couple and their guests were strongly on team boy, but you […]

January 9, 2020

We are busy over here working on submissions to blogs and magazines from all of our 2019 weddings! While we can’t share too much of these real weddings while waiting for publication, we did want to share a sneak peek from Haley and Alex’s wedding day at Duke Chapel and The Cotton Room. This amazing […]

December 30, 2019

Amarita and Sagar had a traditional Indian wedding weekend at Le Méridian Charlotte Hotel this past November. La Cosa Bella Events had the honor of planning Sagar’s sister, Neha’s, wedding in November 2017 and we couldn’t have been more excited to work with this sweet family again! Below is just a small iPhone sneak peek […]

December 5, 2019

Have you heard the news?! Pantone has released their 2020 color of the year! The color is called Classic Blue and they detail it as “a shade reminiscent of the sky at dusk.” We predict that Classic Blue, which has been seen throughout the wedding industry these past few years, will be huge in 2020! […]

November 26, 2019

November 14, 2019

Alex and Haley’s wedding day this past Saturday was number 2 of 3 back to back wedding weekends for us over here at La Cosa Bella and it was nothing short of magical! The couple are both Duke Alumni so they had their ceremony at Duke Chapel followed by a reception at The Cotton Room […]

October 29, 2019

1 of 3 back to back wedding weekends down and it sure was one for the books! Kathleen and Charlie were married at Emmanuel Episcopal Church and celebrated with their reception at Pinehurst Resort. Kathleen has a love for all things France and the couple even got engaged in Paris! She wanted this Parisien influence […]

September 27, 2019

We are back with a wedding transformation blog from our Merrimon- Wynne wedding this past Friday! Nicole and Seth were married on the lawn of the Merrimon- Wynne and their reception took place in the stunning carriage house. It was an absolutely perfect September evening! Nicole’s style was a bit more mod with a lot […]

August 22, 2019

Cindy and Fabian were married last August at the Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral in Downtown Raleigh with a full Hispanic Catholic Mass. Cindy looked like a true princess in her stunning gown. After the ceremony was over the couple recessed out of the church with all of their guests to get the party started […]

August 1, 2019

Mike & Carrie were married in the backyard of their lovely home in North Raleigh. They threw an elegant Bermuda themed wedding complete with a gorgeous Sperry Tent and cocktail hour around the couple’s pool and tiki bar. They invited their guests to dress the theme with all of the men in knee length Bermuda […]

July 18, 2019

One benefits of having a destination wedding is that your photographer is usually on site with you for the whole wedding weekend and sometimes the whole week! This means that they are there to capture all of the fun activities and parties leading up to the actual wedding day. This time that you spend together […]

June 13, 2019

This year we have been sharing a behind the scenes before and after transformation for each wedding we have designed, so we want to keep up this series by sharing this back yard transformation. Talk about a blank canvas! Some of our favorite weddings to date have been private home tented weddings and Mike and […]

May 9, 2019

It’s not everyday that you get to transform an FFA camp into a stunning wedding venue. This past Saturday, May 4th, 2019 we did just that! It took three full set-up days and all hands on deck, but we pulled it off with an amazing vendor team! Our bride, Madison grew up right next to […]

April 16, 2019

In celebration of Spring and the beginning of wedding season we want to share some bold, bright, and beautiful wedding flowers! While we love classic ivory and blush sometimes it is fun to embrace the season and brighten up your wedding day with some stunning colors. Our first wedding of the season did just this. […]

March 19, 2019

Today on we wanted to share a sneak peek into the setup of a typical wedding day. When you attend a wedding you only ever see the venue all put together and meticulously decorated but it often doesn’t occur that it did not begin that way! Wedding venues are typically a large blank canvas and […]

March 7, 2019

We are so thrilled to have Sydney & Cameron’s stunning Rose Hill Plantation wedding in the most recent issue of Southern Bride and Groom Magazine, and now it has a home on their blog as well! The blog post highlights all of the wonderful SB&G vendors involved; including Rose Hill Plantation, Make Up For Your […]

January 17, 2019

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We have had a a lot of exciting things going on over here at La Cosa Bella Events! New clients, a magazine feature in Southern Bride & Groom last week, one in The Carolina’s Magazine this week, and more features to come (we can’t share them just yet)! The Carolina’s magazine featured one of our […]

January 10, 2019

We are thrilled to have a beautiful real wedding featured in the new issue of Southern Bride and Groom Magazine! We love how this magazine features local wedding vendors many whom we have had the pleasure to work with and so many others that we hope to collaborate with in the future! Aside from our […]

November 20, 2018

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In our last blog post, we shared a look into Gina & John’s wedding 24 years ago. This week in honor or Stephanie & Blake’s 2nd wedding anniversary we are going to share their wedding photographs! November 19th, 2016, Stephanie & Blake were married at The Bradford and a beautiful fall day. Stephanie planned every […]

October 25, 2018

This past Monday, October 22rd, Gina and her husband John celebrated their 24th wedding anniversary! Gina had not seen her wedding binder in many many years but happened upon it while cleaning out cabinets this week. We thought it would be so fun to share her own wedding binder from 24 years ago! As it […]

October 11, 2018

Today we are sharing a sneak peek of one of our favorite weddings to date. Casey & Caroline were full of joy all day and these photos show just that. This couple, their families, the decor, the band, and the the amazing vendor team made this stunning day memorable for everyone in attendance! We can’t […]

September 20, 2018

The dinner menu is often the most overlooked paper item on a wedding day. Once your guests fine their table and their seat they sit down and wait for the bride and groom’s grand entrance. Sometimes this wait period is five minutes and occasionally it is a bit longer. If you have a dinner menu […]

August 28, 2018

We are so excited to share Bob & Sheri’s amazing and unique wedding with you! These two were married on March 17th, St. Patricks Day! They wanted to embrace their Irish heritage, and they did just that. From the venue, Barclay Villa, that could have been an Irish Castle, to their family crest that adorned […]

July 27, 2018

This week we are sharing tips about first looks and the alternative, a first touch. For those of you who are unfamiliar with these terms, a first look is when the bride and groom have a private moment with just the photographer and videographer present. A first touch is when the couple does not want to see […]

July 12, 2018

When it comes to your reception, we think every detail counts! One that can often be overlooked, is your dinner menu. However, the menu allows you to make a big impact with your guest when they first see their place setting. There are so many options when choosing your menu including shape, size, and look. […]

June 15, 2018

Last week on the blog we talked about the first thing your wedding guest see, the welcome bags. So this week we are are talking about the last thing they see, the wedding favors! Favors are your thank you to your guests and your chance to express your personality or share your favorite things with […]

June 7, 2018

Now that it is June, we are right in the middle of this crazy wedding season. With so many couple’s getting married soon, we wanted to talk about an aspect of wedding planning that can often be overlooked, wedding welcome bags! For those of you who don’t know, wedding welcome bags are gift bags from […]

May 31, 2018

One of the aspects of wedding planning that can often take up a lot of thought and time is picking your bridesmaid dresses. While we love the classic blush or navy chiffon dresses so many brides choose, we think that you shouldn’t be afraid to step out of the box with different colors, silhouettes, fabrics, […]

May 22, 2018

We could not be more excited to share this inspiration blog for our destination wedding next June, in Mexico! We love any chance we get to travel and the opportunity to incorporate local culture into our couple’s wedding day. These photos represent some of our favorite inspiration for creating the perfect luxe wedding in Mexico! […]

April 5, 2018

This wedding is one for the books!! It had all the aspects an amazing wedding has, from the beautiful details, sentimental touches, close friends and family, to the stunning bride and groom. We are so excited to share the sneak peek today with you all, but believe us when we tell you this is JUST […]

March 22, 2018

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Last weekend was St. Patrick’s Day, and was also one of our most anticipated weddings of the year! Bob and Sheri chose to marry at Barclay Villa on St. Patrick’s Day to embrace the Irish heritage of the groom. The wedding included many touches of Bob’s heritage, from the paper items, to the post ceremony […]

March 16, 2018

We are so excited to share with you all this amazing styled shoot featured in the most recent issue of Southern Bride and Groom Magazine! SB&G put together a powerhouse team of vendors and we couldn’t be more thrilled with the outcome of the shoot. The venue was the new Vidrio restaurant on Glenwood and […]

March 9, 2018

As we are planning the last few details for our March weddings, we have been constantly reminded about how important paper items are for your wedding day. We at La Cosa Bella are known for our details, and a majority of those details include paper items! Everyone understands the importance of your invitation, as it is […]

February 22, 2018

We are thrilled to share this blog with you and a sneak peek of this stunning day from the first week of February in Exuma, Bahamas at The Grand Isle Resort! We spent six days at The Grand Isle preparing for Caitlin and Shaun’s wedding day. We were involved in every aspect, from the welcome […]

January 16, 2018

This past weekend, my best friend married the love of her life and La Cosa Bella was thrilled to be a part of her wonderful day. While I (Stephanie) was Matron of Honor, Gina was the wedding coordinator. After this successful January wedding, we wanted to share with you a few benefits of getting married […]

December 21, 2017

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Sometimes we do events other than weddings, and still have just as much fun! A couple weeks ago we designed JPM South’s corporate Christmas party hosted at Mia Francesca in North Hills. Last year we did a red theme with candy canes so this year we decided to go with the other Christmas classic, green. […]

November 27, 2017

This blog is for all of our Harry Potter Fans out there! We at La Cosa Bella Events are big fans. Such big fans that Gina and Stephanie planned separate vacations the same week to Harry Potter World in Universal Studios Orlando! In honor of this, we wanted to share the most magical of details […]

November 9, 2017

With all of the rain we’ve been having this week and this fall wedding season, we saw it fit to share some rainy day wedding tips and advice. The most important thing when it comes to planning your outdoor wedding is to have a rain backup plan and when we plan your wedding we do […]

October 12, 2017

As the weather turns crisp and cool (here in NC it may be taking a bit longer than usual) we love the idea of offering your guest a warm beverage to keep them cozy during your ceremony! Below we have gathered our favorite beverage stations that would be the perfect addition to your fall or […]

September 22, 2017

To celebrate the first day of fall we are sharing all of the best and fresh fall trends for 2017! While we love the classic fall wedding staples we are happy to see some new ideas gaining popularity.   With colors palettes we are seeing more metal options aside from your classic gold and silver. […]

September 7, 2017

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  1.The Pavilion at Carriage Farm, Raleigh, NC This may not be a new venue per say, but the Pavilion itself is new and opened just a few months ago. This venue features an open-sided barn, as well as farm land, a pond, and the beautiful Manor House. It is full of charming rustic wooden […]

August 24, 2017

Today on the blog we are sharing what can come together in just four days when you hire La Cosa Bella Events and the talented vendors that we work with! The Cannon Room is a new beautiful venue in Downtown Raleigh and when they asked us to put together a last minute styled shoot we […]

August 17, 2017

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Kristin and Wes were the sweetest couple and were a joy to work with! Kristin was a bride who knew what she wanted and had a cohesive vision she was set on seeing to fruition. The week of the wedding there was an impending 100% chance of rain for the couples Memorial Day Weekend wedding. […]

August 10, 2017

With Labor Day right around the corner and it being the symbolic end to summer, we couldn’t think of a better way to celebrate than to get married! The beginning of September is still quite hot here in the South and we think your Labor Day wedding should be a celebration of all of the […]

July 13, 2017

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             We are so excited to share this gorgeous editorial featured on the Grace Ormonde Wedding Magazine’s blog! The Europe Meets Southern Glam editorial styled shoot took place at the beautiful Tryon Palace in New Bern.  We hope you enjoy looking at the on-line images.  Each image credits the wonderful vendors involved in […]

July 7, 2017

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If you’ve been following along on our mini blog series on Spain and Portugal weddings, you know this week is all about Spain weddings or Spanish influenced weddings! Gina is due to return home from traveling throughout these two gorgeous countries and when she does, we will continue the series with photographs from wedding venues […]

June 15, 2017

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In a little over a week Gina and her family are leaving for Portugal and Spain. In honor of their trip we are going to do a mini blog series on European wedding inspiration. This week we are focusing on Portugal and all the beauty and tradition that goes with Portuguese weddings! Be sure to […]

June 7, 2017

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Lauren and Bart’s wedding day was a beautiful and sunny day despite the high forecast for rain. The were married on the lawn of The Carolina Inn and partied all night in the gorgeous black and white Old Well Ballroom also in The Carolina Inn. These two are so full of love and were also […]

May 11, 2017

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With summer quickly approaching, we cannot stop day dreaming about the beach! What better way to indulge in our day dream than to do a blog on beach weddings in North Carolina. There are so many beaches on the coast of NC that are simply stunning and would make a gorgeous background for your wedding […]

May 4, 2017

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Today on the blog, we are sharing a feature that is very near and dear to our hearts because it is from Corrine, Gina’s daughter’s, 12th Birthday Party! This is a party that every tween girl will love. The party included the girls getting their hair and nails done, matching t-shirts, and is Tiffany blue […]

April 21, 2017

Here at La Cosa Bella, we are all avid animal lovers, especially dogs! We’ve been seeing so many cute inspiration photos for dog being in weddings, we wanted to share our favorites with you. When deciding to have your dog or animal in your wedding, there are a few tips that you should remember: Assign […]

April 7, 2017

We could not be more excited for Neha and Brian’s Indian wedding taking place this fall, at The Carolina Inn! We are in charge of all things event design and month of coordination and are loving all the images we are seeing on Pinterest for Indian weddings. We don’t want to give away too much […]

March 30, 2017

After having Meghan and Zach’s gorgeous Sutherland wedding featured in the last print issue of Southern Bride & Groom, they are now being featured on the blog as well, just in time for their 1 year wedding anniversary next weekend! This wedding is classic, timeless, and full of beautiful florals, not to mention the stunning […]

March 23, 2017

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 The 7th annual Share to Care Gala took place in the Governor Kerr Scott Building at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds. This gala is held every year to benefit the Transitions Guiding Lights Caregiver Support Center.  This is the seventh Gala that La Cosa Bella Events has planned for Guiding Lights.      This year’s theme […]

March 16, 2017

Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, tomorrow, we are sharing our favorite inspiration photos of Ireland Destination weddings! We have all of the love for these rolling green hills, cliffs by the sea, and historic castles, and you will too. So don’t forget to wear green tomorrow, and take a break from work to […]

March 10, 2017

This week on the blog I’m (Stephanie) going to talk about being a professional planner with La Cosa Bella Events, as well as being a professional photographer. These two professions go hand and hand and allow me to gain insights from each perspective. As a planner with a camera, I know what lighting will be best […]

March 2, 2017

As we are planning a tropical destination wedding for January 2018, we have come across so many gorgeous inspiration photos. We love them all so much and because we can’t share what we are planning for our couple’s wedding just yet, we wanted to share all of the beautiful photos we are drawing inspiration from. […]

February 23, 2017

All of this warm weather and sunshine that we’ve been getting in February has us so ready for all of this years spring weddings and all things spring! This spring inspiration post is full of gorgeous flowers because the abundance of florals is the best part of spring. Whether you want a classic more toned-down […]

February 14, 2017

We want to wish everyone and their love a happy Valentine’s Day! Today is full of love, pink and red, and lots of hearts and we couldn’t adore it more! But don’t forget to love on all the special people in your life including your bridesmaids and best girl friends! We love this Galentine’s Day tea […]

February 9, 2017

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Valentine’s Day is a day to go out of the way to show extra love to those close to you. Your wedding day is a day to celebrate love and the love story between two people, so why not combine the two and have a Valentine’s inspired wedding!? If you are considering getting married in February […]

February 2, 2017

This past weekend we took part in the 22nd Annual Carolina Inn Bridal Showcase! We had so much fun meeting all of the brides and grooms as well as their dear friends and family. This show is such a fun environment and showcases some of the best triangle area vendors and we were so glad […]

January 26, 2017

We are getting ready for two bridal shows this weekend, The City Club Bridal Show this Saturday January 28th, and The 22nd Annual Carolina Inn Bridal Showcase this Sunday January 29th. We can’t wait to unveil our table decor designs for the two shows but until then we wanted to share with you some of […]

January 19, 2017

While we don’t see last year’s Pantone colors of the year, serenity and rose quartz, going anywhere anytime soon, this year’s Pantone color of the year, greenery, is going to be just as popular! Past, current, and future brides have always had a love for beautiful flowers and greenery and we think this year that […]

January 14, 2017

This week’s blog is going to be a little different than usual. We are going to play a fun game where you have a chance to win! Coming up on January 29th La Cosa Bella Events will be at The 22nd Carolina Inn Bridal Showcase. It is here that you have the chance to win! The first person […]

January 6, 2017

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In excitement and preparation for the possibility of a snow storm in central North Carolina, we wanted to share a few winter wonderland wedding inspiration photos with you all. Nothing could be more romantic than a snow covered backdrop and snuggling close with your sweetheart! So grab a cup of cocoa and sit by the […]

December 29, 2016

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For our last blog post of 2016 we wanted to share with you a snapshot of our December. This includes JPM South’s Corporate Christmas Party, the Myer’s Family Annual Christmas Party, Gina’s Nonna’s cookies, Stephanie’s trip to Disney World, and her first married Christmas with her new husband, Blake! We hope you enjoy looking at […]

December 16, 2016

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year… so why not get choose it for your wedding day! The holiday season comes with warm cranberry tones, earthy greens, and depending where you live the white of snow. These colors photograph so beautifully and there is no better excuse, than the cold, to cuddle close to your […]

December 8, 2016

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     This wedding was so uniquely beautiful. We always love a chance to plan something new, fun, and exciting and this wedding gave us the opportunity to do just that! We planned this special day in just under two months and had the pleasure of planning with the Mother of the Groom.     […]

November 23, 2016

Today’s blog is quite sweet! Take a look at the dessert table we styled for the NC Planners Luncheon hosted by Elana Walker the other week at The Mayton Inn.             Preferred Vendors: Venue: The Mayton Inn Styled by: Bella Sweet Styling Chocolate Dipped Twinkies, Bella Glam Bars, Chocolate and […]

November 18, 2016

Last Thursday, we participated in The Big Fake Wedding in Raleigh, North Carolina hosted at Traine. Traine is one of Raleigh’s newest wedding and special event venues and we loved it!  This event was extra special because it was The Big Fake Wedding’s 100th event! That’s 100 fake weddings which have been held all over […]

October 27, 2016

Yummy sweets, tricks, and treats, what’s not to love about Halloween?! We think Halloween is the perfect day to get married for a couple who loves fall, holidays, and wants to be a little bit unpredictable. With Halloween right around the corner we are turing to these Halloween wedding inspiration photos to get us in the […]

October 20, 2016

Spring time and weddings go hand and hand as does the combination of sweet pink and the serenity of blue.   We wanted to present sophisticated details and images as well as bring in a few playful elements. When these Pantone colors were presented as Colors of the Year, one could understand the appeal of […]

October 6, 2016

With much excitement, we launched our new website yesterday on the day of our 6th Anniversary, October 5, 2016. We wanted to revamp  our website in order to increase the ease of use for our clients and potential clients, as well as showcase new weddings, editorials, press, and Bella Sweet Styling! What is Bella Sweet […]

September 22, 2016

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As we transition from beach trips, 90 degree weather, and vibrant florals to cooler weather, trips to the State Fair, and deeper jewel tone color palettes we thought it would be fun to honor the first day of fall with a fall wedding inspiration post. While all of our spring and summer weddings were absolutely […]

September 8, 2016

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Last week Gina and her hubby traveled to Ireland for a birthday trip and to see their beloved Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets play in the Aer Lingus College Football Classic! (GT won in case you’re curious!) After landing in Dublin they rented a car and drove to Cork and then traveled and toured venues along […]

September 1, 2016

With Stephanie being a planner herself, as a part of La Cosa Bella Events, we wanted to keep you updated on her planning process for her own wedding! This week on the blog we are going to share with you Stephanie and Blake’s styled picnic engagement session. The two wanted something a little different for their engagement […]

August 19, 2016

     When I decided years ago that I wanted to be a wedding planner and that I wanted to plan destination weddings, it was only logical to me that if I wanted to plan destination weddings I should see destinations.      While I love the Caribbean, my heart truly lies in Europe.  My […]

August 11, 2016

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      The International Live Event Association Esprit Awards (ILEA) Gala is taking place in Austin, Texas this weekend. The ILEA Esprit Awards program, guided by the International ILEA Esprit Awards Committee, is a globally recognized awards competition that honors the exceptional professional achievements of individuals and organizations from across the ILEA membership, representing all facets of […]

July 21, 2016

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     Today, we are thrilled to introduce you to Meghan and Zachary Pro. This wedding is extra special for La Cosa Bella Events because Gina has known Meghan and the Owens family for over 10 years. When Meghan got engaged we were so excited that she decided to hire La Cosa Bella for her big day! […]

June 2, 2016

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As the 3rd Annual Triangle Charity Polo Classic(http://www.trianglecharitypoloclassic.com/) is quickly approaching this Saturday, June 4th, 2016, we wanted to take a look back at last year’s 2nd Annual Triangle Charity Polo Classic.  This event is to benefit the Transitions Guiding Lights Caregiver Support Center (http://www.guidinglightsnc.org/). This year the gates open at 12:00 and the Opening […]

May 26, 2016

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     I recently found a box in my attic that contained all of my wedding planning mementos and thought it would be fun to share this box with Stephanie as she’s currently planning her own wedding.  It was so much fun to go through the items that I had saved and to remember the […]

May 6, 2016

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We are so excited for Gina Myers and La Cosa Bella Events to be featured in The Faces of Raleigh 2016 in the May/ June issue of Midtown Magazine! Make sure you check out the whole issue to see all of wonderful people in The Faces of Raleigh 2016.  

March 28, 2016

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     The 6th annual Share to Care Gala took place in the Governor Kerr Scott Building at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds. This gala is held every year to benefit the Transitions Guiding Lights Caregiver Support Center.  This is the sixth Gala that La Cosa Bella Events has planned for Guiding Lights.     […]

March 14, 2016

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We would like to thank Midtown Magazine and Cary Living Magazine for featuring so many La Cosa Bella Brides and their wedding gowns in their January/ February issues! Cary Living Magazine featured Alex, Caitlyn, Christyn, Darcy, Lindsey, and Rachel’s gowns in their article entitled Buying a Gown. Darcy was also featured in their article about Venues! Midtown Magazine’s article, How […]

February 25, 2016

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With the wacky and unpredictable weather we’ve been experiencing during this North Carolina winter, we sure are ready for some spring weather! Nothing sounds better to us than a bright and sunny spring day! We are sick of the dreary winter and are anxiously awaiting spring! If you are too, here are some lovely spring […]

February 1, 2016

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      Yesterday, we had the pleasure of being a part of the 21st Annual Carolina Inn Bridal Showcase! We had so much fun meeting these lovely brides and handsome grooms and their parents and wedding party members.  We look forward to further connecting and working with some of these fabulous couples in the […]

January 26, 2016

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We are so excited to finally share these images with you all! The wait was worth it, because we are happy to announce that Darcy and Kyle have been featured in Wedding Lovely Blog! Perhaps it was the sheer beauty and elegance of the Dutch-inspired venue, the perfectly blue Carolina sky, or the amazing love […]

January 14, 2016

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      Kelley and Joe’s mid-October, urban glam, Stockroom at 230, wedding was a dream!  From the intimate ceremony with picturesque rose petals, candles and blushing bride at All Saints Chapel, then the modern cocktail hour at The Mahler Fine Art Gallery complete with a delicious, purple cotton candy signature drink, to the reception […]

December 31, 2015

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      Everyone loves weddings and kicking off the new year with their favorite people, so why not combine the two occasions for a guaranteed fun reception!  If you’re the bride and groom think of the pros for your guests… they will get a fabulous meal and will (most likely) be treated to an […]