Wedding Inspiration: Modern Organic Design in Shades of White

Posted on August 8th, 2016 by Carlos Damy

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THE MODERN, MINIMALIST ARCHITECTURE of Mar Adentro, one of Los Cabos’ newest luxury hotels, has shaken things up here in Baja! With such an innovative and powerful design statement before us, we couldn’t help but be inspired! Elena, our Creative Director and Lead Floral Designer, said “a well-designed space like [Mar Adentro], with its seamless, clean […]

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The Tradition of Papel Picado

Posted on July 19th, 2016 by Carlos Damy

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PAPEL PICADO, which means cut or perforated paper, is a decorative storytelling craft made out of tissue paper or vinyl “cut” into ornamental designs. Generally seen strung together into long banners that crisscross a street, a courtyard or an entire party tent, these all white or brightly colored flags are traditionally used throughout Mexico to decorate […]

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Our Monday Muse? Baja Itself

Posted on July 18th, 2016 by Elsa Dilasser

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WHENEVER POSSIBLE, our Creative Director and company namesake, Elena Damy, loves to travel around Baja to experience firsthand the natural beauty, artistic finds and architectural wonders of Mexico. She finds inspiration in the simplest things, like this beautiful rustic door in Todos Santos. Paired with the weathered terra cotta pots filled with bougainvillea, red brick arched […]

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Namaste: Words & Meaning to Share Beyond Yoga

Posted on June 21st, 2016 by Claudia Morales

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TODAY IS INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY, which is just perfect as we all need a few reminders to take care of ourselves in a loving, peaceful manner. And, when we think of how stressed and overwhelmed our wedding clients can get at the idea of planning their wedding so far from home, we are grateful to share […]

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Monday Muse: If I Know What Love Is

Posted on April 18th, 2016 by Carlos Damy

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THESE TWO LOVEBIRDS shared one magical moment after another at their wedding yesterday. Our Monday Muse? This sweet photo of the happy couple standing under their ceremony Chuppah, as captured by photographer Jasmine Star. Love, friendship, commitment. It’s all there on their faces. Clearly, they know what love is. Happy Monday! xo

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A Mexican-themed Wedding Centerpiece We Love

Posted on April 7th, 2016 by Carlos Damy

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THIS MEXICAN INSPIRED TABLE DESIGN we created was commissioned by Destination I Do Magazine with the collaboration of Stephanie Miles Events and Harmony Walton of JetFete and the Bridal Bar. What we really love about the whole tablescape concept is its warm, festive color scheme. The richness of the gold patterned linens and the modern, low, cognac-colored leather chairs are the […]

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Beach Wedding Ceremony Inspiration

Posted on April 6th, 2016 by Elena Damy

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WHETHER YOUR TOES ARE IN THE SAND or you’re standing on a terrace overlooking the crashing waves below, we know you’ll agree, beach weddings are beautiful! We’ve been designing beach wedding ceremonies for almost 15 years now, from grand Jewish Chuppahs to simple, natural floral arches and softly draped canopies with crystal chandeliers, we’ve created some dreamy […]

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Monday Muse: Spring Revives the Soul

Posted on March 21st, 2016 by Elena Damy

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“The beautiful Spring came; and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also.” — Harriet Ann Jacobs THE FIRST DAY OF SPRING in most parts of the Northern Hemisphere generally marks the end of Winter and the beginning of Spring. Cherry trees begin to explode in all their glorious frilly pink flowers, Forsythia […]

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(Re)Setting the Table at Acre Baja

Posted on March 18th, 2016 by Elena Damy

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WE’RE BACK AT ACRE BAJA, one of Los Cabos’ newest culinary hot spots, with a simple story about resetting the table. Specifically, resetting the existing tables and embracing the beautiful, environment already in place at this new cool restaurant. That’s what we did with our second of two design inspiration shoots at Acre. With the help of photographer Anna Gomes, […]

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Outdoor Wedding Reception Inspiration at The Cape

Posted on January 8th, 2016 by Carlos Damy

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OUR WEEK OF WEDDING INSPIRATION AT THE CAPE HOTEL is sadly coming to an end, but not before we share with you one more magical wedding setting! This dreamy, romantic all-white wedding reception tablescape at the Ledge! But first, if you missed our Wedding Ceremony or Reception on the Rooptop posts earlier in the week, stop right here, […]

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Wedding Reception Inspiration on the Rooftop at The Cape

Posted on January 6th, 2016 by Carlos Damy

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AS WE SHARED ON MONDAY, YOUR LOVE STORY BEGINS with a romantic seaside wedding ceremony on the Upper Terrace of The Cape, a Thompson Hotel in Cabo San Lucas. But in Part 2 of our week long focus on weddings at The Cape, the story continues with this intimate wedding tabletop we designed on the hotel’s […]

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Wedding Ceremony Inspiration at The Cape, Cabo San Lucas

Posted on January 4th, 2016 by Carlos Damy

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THE BAJA CALIFORNIA SUR PENINSULA is bustling with hotel activity these days and we couldn’t be happier to see more luxury properties lining the Los Cabos corridor! Particularly when luxury and style marry so beautifully in the modern boutique resort The Cape, a Thompson Hotel. Nestled on Playa Monumento in Cabo San Lucas, The Cape brings a sexy new […]

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Monday Muse: Chasing the Dream

Posted on November 23rd, 2015 by Elena Damy

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“Every morning you have two choices: continue to sleep with your dreams, or wake up and chase them.” —Author unknown Today, I’m chasing my dreams. Watch out! Why? Because other than my dear family, there is nothing that brings me more joy and fulfillment than a happy client. For me, that’s a dream come true […]

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White Wedding Ideas from Elena Damy on ModWedding

Posted on October 23rd, 2015 by Carlos Damy

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How delighted we are to be featured on the ultra-cool ModWedding Luxury Wedding Blog! Here’s a snippet as originally written by and featured on ModWedding: “Here are some of the most beautiful white wedding ideas we’ve seen yet! Lush white florals are one of the easiest ways to create elegance and glamour for any wedding ceremony or […]

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Color Inspiration for Your Beach Wedding: Yellow, White & Aqua Blue

Posted on July 29th, 2015 by Carlos Damy

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When we’re not designing destination weddings, we’re thinking about them. Nonstop, all the time! As we travel from one place to another we’re always looking for color inspiration, design ideas, and creative decorating tips we can use in our work. Color is everything and we see color combinations everywhere around us, from stylish hotel interiors we walk […]

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Preston Bailey’s Designing with Flowers

Posted on October 30th, 2014 by Elena Damy

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After designing another successful destination wedding in California last week, I was truly honored to attend Preston Bailey’s premiere “Designing with Flowers” workshop in New York City. Although my trip to Manhattan was chock-full of client appointments and site visits, meeting globally-celebrated floral designer Preston Bailey was the highlight of my trip! A living legend, […]

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The Tradition of Otomi Tenango

Posted on April 23rd, 2014 by Elena Damy

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We love the bright, cheerful storytelling patterns of tenango textiles and how they can bring the rich, artistic history of Mexican culture to weddings and events. For those of you who don’t know, tenangos are traditional Mexican embroidered fabrics created by the Otomí Indians from Tenango, Hidalgo. With saturated colors, graphic floral and animal patterns, and […]

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