May 2, 2024

We had the absolute best time at Markree Castle in Sligo County, Ireland celebrating Jake & Reagan’s destination wedding! We included Irish traditions and focused our design on enhancing the gorgeous castle. Our American guest proved that Americans can party like the Irish by dancing in to the wee hours of the morning! Below you […]

April 30, 2024

After their feature in Inside Wedding’s Magazine Winter 2024, we are so thrilled to see Marina + Dan’s gorgeous blue and white South Carolina wedding featured on the blog as well! To see more from this stunning day head over to Inside Weddings! Vendors: Rachel Red Photography Wingate Place Curated Events Charleston Curated Events Raleigh […]

January 16, 2024

Link to full feature: With the great outdoors serving as a picture perfect backdrop to their magical forest wedding, our real wedding couple Casey and Joe exchanged vows at Morning Glory Farms in North Carolina. A working farm, the dreamy venue acted as host to the couple’s glorious nature-filled October celebration which featured a woodland ceremony and reception. With Danielle Christine Photography there to […]

March 16, 2023

This week on the blog we wanted to talk all about wedding cakes! Sometimes the wedding cake can be forgotten, but we think it is such a great design element that should be shown off on your wedding day. Wedding cakes have always been a huge part of the wedding day and often one of […]

December 20, 2022

For those of you who don’t know, Gina is obsessed with Christmas trees! Here are some of the scenes from around her house this holiday season.

November 23, 2022

We are so excited to celebrate Thanksgiving with our families. Both Gina and Stephanie are hosting this year! We wanted to share Gina’s table scape for a little inspiration! The flowers are by the amazing Shelley at Expressions of Love Florist and all of the rentals are by Curated Events!

April 7, 2022

FILED IN: Events, Weddings

This past weekend we celebrated Courtney + Dane’s stunning wedding weekend in Raleigh, NC. While we wait for the professional photos, we are excited to share their welcome boxes with you! We worked with Emily at A Signature Welcome to create these boxes for C + D’s guests. We wanted to include items to share […]

March 17, 2022

So hard to believe that my baby girl just turned 18! Corinne loves all things pastel and she also loves daisies and hearts. The question when planning her party was, how to design her party without it looking little girlish?  Here are the results! It was a fun party and I love that my girl still […]

February 24, 2022

Buffalo Chicken Dip Ingredients 16oz canned chicken 1/2 cup of Ranch dressing 8oz cream cheese 1/2 bottle Frank’s red hot 1/2 bag of Mexican shredded cheese Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix all ingredients together. Place in a 13×9 inch dish. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes or you may microwave until hot […]

January 20, 2022

FILED IN: Eats, Lifestyle

Given the upcoming predicted snow storm, we thought this would be the perfect time to share yummy chocolate recipes!   I have been making this chocolate cake recipe for decades. To this day, my kids still ask for this cake over others.  My trusty tube pan is no longer silver.  I am not sure where I […]

December 23, 2021

My theme for this year was a Vintage Pink and White Christmas. It was a lot of fun sourcing vintage-inspired ornaments with a nostalgic appeal. Of course this effect wouldn’t be complete without a Nutcracker touch which can be found on the personalized dessert tags. We truly missed hosting our friends last year.  Vendors:Rentals: CE […]

December 7, 2021

Gina spent a lot of time researching and figuring out what products and organization work best for her daily planner. She is here to share it with you! For all details on the planner, be sure to watch our Youtube Video below! Links: Kikki.K A5 Planner Cloth and Paper Spotlight Page Flag Set Palette Vol. […]

December 2, 2021

Our family Thanksgiving was wonderful, and we hope yours was as well! I would like to share a few helpful time-saving tips with you that worked great for me as the hostess: I rented linen and place setting items this year. I was able to pick up rentals the Tuesday before Thanksgiving and returned them […]

November 17, 2021

FILED IN: Eats, Holiday, Lifestyle

This recipe comes originally from Betty Crocker’s Cookbook New and Revised Edition published in 1983. See below to see Gina’s spin on it that is beloved by friends and family! French Apple Pie 9-Inch Pie Pastry for 9-inch Two-Crust Pie*   Pie Filling:3/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon ground […]

November 12, 2021

Beautiful things to add to your decor for hosting a warm and inviting Thanksgiving! Links: Gold Chambray Napkins Velvet Pumpkins Dinner Plates Fall Loaf Pan Forest Fir Taper Candles Fall Wreath Brass Serving Set

November 4, 2021

One of the things I wanted to do on Lifestyle, is keep it real. I’ve been on many sites that just show the pretty after the project but not the before. In my daily life, my organization tends to be focused on my family and my wedding couples, so personal organization takes a back seat.   […]

October 30, 2021

FILED IN: Eats, Holiday, Lifestyle

This spooky “Goblet of Fire” cocktail recipe originally comes from Half-Baked Harvest! Stephanie and I both love Harry Potter so when we were looking for a fun Halloween cocktail to share, we knew this was the winner! It is very similar to an old fashioned, so if you are a fan of those you are […]

October 28, 2021

FILED IN: Eats, Lifestyle

Crockpot recipes are what help me feed my family during those busy days! This is one of the Myers family’s favorite recipes. I love it too because I can throw it together in the morning, set it to cook on low for 9 hours, and I am good to go come dinner time! The original […]

October 28, 2021

Your foyer should be welcoming for guests and it should be welcoming for those returning home also.  It’s important that your table and tabletop decor are to scale with your entry way. I would have loved to have a larger round table but I didn’t want to block the pathway into our family room.   Here’s […]

October 19, 2021

1. Eureka Vacuum 2. Personalized Pet Doormat 3. Dog RX Label 4. Dog Treat Canister 5. Nature’s Miracle Hard Floor Cleaner (The Best Floor Cleaner for Pet Messes!) 6. Small Plastic Storage Bin 9 1/2″ x 6-91/6 7. Ruggable Carpet Runner For more info on how I use these products, please visit our Youtube Channel: […]

September 30, 2021

I have always considered myself an organized traveler but felt the need to be hyper organized with the newer challenges associated with family international travel during the pandemic.  Here are thoughts and comments for you on how I kept my family of 5 organized.  There are more details on the Valante Travel Organizer and the […]

July 7, 2021

When Chewy reached out to us to get our thoughts on including your pets in your wedding day, we were all for it! We are all pet lovers at LCB and we’ve had quite a few couples who want to include their pets in their wedding day. If you want to include your pets in […]

May 19, 2021

We are so excited to announce that Haley & Alex’s beautiful wedding day at Duke Chapel and The Cotton Room is featured on Carats and Cake! We always encourage our couples to incorporate their personalities into their wedding day, and Haley and Alex did just that! These two met while singing in their acapella group […]

March 18, 2021

We are so thrilled to be able to finally share Amrita & Sagar’s gorgeous wedding with you all! We can now share their whole wedding because they are FEATURED in the newest edition of Inside Weddings Magazine, on shelves now! Amrita & Sagar were married in Charlotte, North Carolina at Le Méridien Hotel with 500 […]

February 23, 2021

We are so excited to share such a special wedding with you all today! Haley is our own, Stephanie’s, sister in law. While Stephanie was a bridesmaid in the wedding, Gina and our La Cosa Bella Team were on site making sure everything wen’t smoothly! Haley and Kyle were married this past November in Wilmington, […]

January 21, 2021

We are thrilled to share that Olivia + Ti’s Harlem renaissance wedding if featured today on Munaluchi Bride’s homepage! This wedding is so special, not only because it was a COVID wedding with under 50 guests, but it was also planned, from start to finish, in just two months! The couple included so many special […]

January 7, 2021

As we say good riddance to 2020 and begin 2021, we want to spotlight a few of the Triangle’s newest and soon-to-open venues! We know first hand how hard it can be to find a venue in peak wedding season, so we are always excited when new venues open! The first venue on our new […]

November 4, 2020

When we were contacted by the Bride’s Aunt to help plan a tented wedding event for her niece, Olivia, and Olivia’s fiance, Tiraq, we instantly took up the 30-day planning challenge. Like many 2020 couples Olivia and Tiraq had to come up with a back up plan due to COVID. We hope when you look […]

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! 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: Christian Ceremony: 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: […]

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: 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

We are delighted to share these absolutely stunning photos from Kristen and Chris’ wedding day this past spring! The day was full of color, pretty details, and of course a whole lot of love. Perry Vaile captured every part flawlessly! The end result of design and planning created the perfect combination of the couple with […]

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

FILED IN: Weddings

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

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

FILED IN: Editorial, Weddings

             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

FILED IN: Editorial, Weddings

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

Today on the blog, we are sharing a feature that is very near and dear to our hearts because it is from Corinne, 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 […]

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Gina Myers is a North Carolina and Destination Wedding Planner. Based in the Raleigh Durham Area, La Cosa Bella Events provides full planning services, month of services, event design and partial planning. If you desire a North Carolina Planner who has received multiple local awards and international recognition for planning services, contact us today.