2016: A Year in Review

2016 was quite a year in the Bella offices! With over 20 weddings and events over the course of the year, we were thrilled to spend our year celebrating so much love and such fabulous couples. From Keystone to Beaver Creek to Aspen, Colorado was our playground, and you can bet we had a blast bringing all of these amazing events to life! Here’s a little peek into what we were up to over the past 12 months. We can’t wait to see what 2017 has in store! Continue reading

Zulu Love Letter: A Styled Shoot in Breckenridge

This winter, our planner Samantha gathered together a fabulous team and created a shoot inspired by her childhood in Zimbabwe and how her past influences her understanding of love. Her Zulu Love Letter, based on the beaded messages Zulu maidens weave as they dream of romance, is a story of strength, softness, warmth, color, and organic elements that will change the way you look at the world around you. Continue reading

The Knot Rocks Denver 2016 at the Denver Botanic Garden

We love planning weddings, but when we have the chance to plan a party to celebrate with some of our absolute favorite people in the industry (as well as amazing vendors we’ve never met before!), we jump at the chance! When we were invited to plan The Knot’s annual market event in Denver, we couldn’t wait to round up the team and let the ideas start flowing. Continue reading

A Shimmering Blush and Gold Wedding at the Four Seasons Vail

There’s nothing more exciting than a couple that comes to us with a Big Idea. When we started working with Kedzie and Ed on their August 1, 2015 wedding at the Four Seasons in Vail, we knew we’d get along amazingly. Why? Because they wanted to walk down the aisle OVER the Four Seasons’ pool! Continue reading

2015: An Amazing Year in Review

What a year 2015 was! We had 20 weddings between April and December, and had the absolute pleasure of celebrating with couples from across the country. We had the honor of planning the first same-sex wedding at Beaver Creek Chapel, … Continue reading

The Lindsey Vonn Foundation Launch Event

This Valentine’s Day, I had the privilege of spending my evening with a spectacular group of people, raising awareness and funds for a cause I’m proud to support: the launch of The Lindsey Vonn Foundation. The foundation was established with the purpose of creating a positive and constructive atmosphere for the community and future generations by empowering girls through programs designed to help them grow as athletes, learners, and individuals. Continue reading

Dallas Wedding Takes Over Vail Village

When Ellen Goldberg and I met we determined that her wedding would break barriers.  That we woud take a new approach to planning a wedding in Vail.  Thus, we coordinated the very first wedding on the Solaris plaza in the … Continue reading

A Party Planned by Planners for Planners

Bella Design and Planning was asked to plan a very cool party for our industry peeps.  Our last blog was about the team who made the magic and now here is the magic. Over the course of 3 days guests attend … Continue reading

Who Makes the Magic? The Team Behind the Engage!14 Welcome Party

Any event producer knows that the team they create is crucial to the success of their event. Through trial and sometimes error we find our people and those individuals become the team we call on again and again.  They are … Continue reading

Everything that Sparkles is Gold

It’s the time of the season for love! Not only because it is spring, but it is also the beginning of wedding season! Spring has sprung on us! It feels like just yesterday it was snowing (actually it did here … Continue reading