~Client and Collaborative Reviews
White Oak, WV PH: 304.923.4339
Sheila Callaway: 2016
“Don't hesitate to make Gail your girl when planning your special day. Choosing our home as a big part of the venue, I was concerned that I would be too distracted to truly enjoy the day. She tirelessly worked to transform our home, handling every detail so that I could relax and relish in the beauty she created. Working and reworking (because of a major storm), she smiled through it all. I cannot thank Gail enough or recommend her more strongly. You'll not regret it!”
Daniels, WV (Mother-of-bride)
Heather Arrington Serra:2016
“Gail is a miracle worker! If you're even considering a coordinator, reach out to her. My husband and I live in North Carolina and wanted a destination wedding in the mountains of West Virginia where he is from. We chose an old coal bath house on a beautiful 500-acre property in the middle of nowhere. There was no internet or cell service, we had to bring in our own water, and it didn't even have an official address! Getting vendors and guests up to our spot seemed like a logistical nightmare, but Gail made it happen! She exceeded our expectations in everything she did. Everyone, including my husband and I were blown away by the décor. Our wedding day was more beautiful than we had even imagined and we are so grateful for all she did!”
North Carolina (Bride)
Dr. Amanda Bailey Henson: 2016
“Gail is very awesome and easy to work with! She helped make our dream wedding become a reality! Her rentals and design plan/decorations were beautiful!”
North Carolina (Bride)
Stacy Briggs Cusack: 2016
“Gail was amazing to work with and very accommodating which was great since I was coming from out of town to photograph a wedding! Amazing staff she has working with her!! The venue was amazing and perfect for the wedding vision!”
Rob Atha, Elevated Media: 2016
"Gail Ray is a top-notch wedding planner with creative ideas and designs. She can take your wedding from vision to reality."
Fayetteville, WV (Owner)
Oak Grove Farm: 2016
"A lady with not only exquisite taste, but thoughtful towards everyone as well!"
Beckley, WV (Venue)
Brittany Bailey: 2016
"Super friendly lady to work with! Beautiful designs! Definitely has an eye for creative and unique designs to make your wedding/event stand out!!! I would suggest her in a heartbeat to any of my clients!
Beckley, WV (Photographer---Brittany Bailey Photography)
Rachelle Stewart:August 31, 2015
"Gail is simply incredible. She took my sister in law's concepts and ideas and transformed them into the most beautiful wedding I have seen. Everything she arrived to do, she made sure it would be exactly what the bride wanted. Thank you Gail for making a much deserving bride's dreams come true!"
Jennifer Stewart England: August 31, 2015
"Gail Ray is amazing! She made our wedding day so much more than we could have ever dreamed. When she says full service event planning, she means it. Hire Gail and worry about nothing! And most of all, my husband and I gained a great friend." Working with Gail has made our wedding experience so much fun. She handles everything when using her for full event planning. Our wedding is in 10 days and as the bride, I am not stressed and panicking of the million things needing done, because Gail has taken care of everything we need. She truly was a God send. And we love her so much!”
Wyoming County, WV (Bride)
Susan England: August 31, 2015
"I totally give this lady 5 stars!! She did my one and only son's wedding last August. As the mother of the groom, you don't always feel included. Gail made me feel as included as the bride and her mother!! The wedding was way beyond expectations!! Anyone having any kind of special occasion, this is THE lady to call. Thank you, Gail, for making "our" day so special!!"
Angela Wright:June 2015
"It was a great pleasure to have met and worked with Gail (Mia Bella Originals)! The 50th Anniversary vow renewal for my parents was more beautiful than I could have imagined thanks to Gail and her expertise of vision and decorating!! Not to mention the price was so reasonable!! Mia Bella Originals caters to all sorts of style and design.... whatever your taste is.... Gail can make it happen!!
Beckley, WV (Daughter of Parents in Vow Renewal)
Joshua Ruby: 2015
"BRAVO~Live DJ absolutely LOVES working with Mia Bella Originals! Gail is the best...hands down! The whole team at Mia Bella works so hard to make sure everything is 100% perfect for their clients. And Gail has the most precise "eye for design" I've ever seen. Not only can you rest assured that Mia Bella will do everything they say they will...but I contend they will go above and beyond!!! And the best part is, the whole staff is so fun, friendly, and easy to work with - that you'll forget all your worries, and just be able to relax knowing that Mia Bella Originals has "got this." firstname.lastname@example.org | 304-421-6916
Kelli Hall Sarver: 2015
“Thank you so much for the awesome job! We loved it all and dearly love you!!!”
Princeton, WV (13th Birthday Party for her daughter)
“Gail has been a wonderful help to me in my real estate business. I buy homes in need of repair, fix them up and sell them. I believe my homes have sold quickly largely due to Gail's expertise. Gail is so talented she can work from pictures and videos to create a design that works from a distance."
Dr. Kimberly Ballard:
“When I moved to my home in Glade, I was overwhelmed. Gail was very easy to work with, very flexible and quickly learned what style suited my needs. She is multi-talented, hardworking and organized. I recommend Gail without reservation."
Shady Spring, WV
I would like to take the time a say a few things about Mia Bella Originals interior decorator, Gail Ray. I have been working with Gail for almost a year now. She has turned my house into a home with her knowledge, eye for detail and designing one-of-a-kind pieces for my home! I love everything she does and she also shows me how to pull things together to help make my home warm and cozy. If you are looking to re-vamp your home, Gail Ray of Mia Bella Originals is the lady you need to call. I can't express enough in words what a professional, hard working, and dedicated business woman she is! Thank you Gail for everything you have done for me!
Coolridge, WV (Owner, The Storage Shed)
Heather Antolini: 2014
“You exceeded our expectations...this was truly a fairy-tale wedding that we will always remember. The decor was OUTSTANDING!!! Thank you Gail!!"
Beckley, WV (Mother-of-Groom)
Anna Ankrum Antolini: 2014
“Would recommend this service to everyone! Helped the wedding of my dreams come true! I could not have asked for anything more.”
Hico, WV (Bride)
Maria Louisos Cuthbertson: 2014
"Loved working with Gail and her crew. They were very easy to work with. They listened to our wants and needs to help make the wedding of our dreams come true. It was perfect!"
North Carolina (Bride)
Dee Dewana Sizemore, Women’s Resource Center: 2014
“Gail Ray is amazing! She recently did the event decor and photo backdrop for Women's Resource Center's GNO 2014 fundraising event "Black and White Affair, with a Flair". I have been overseeing WRC fundraising events for the last 5 years (3 as an employee) and NEVER has one of our events been so beautiful. And the reduction in my stress level on event day was worth a million bucks to me personally! Thank you, Gail, for both accepting the challenge to do this event on a VERY LOW budget and for doing it so wonderfully.”
Beckley, WV (Director)
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