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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The Music of Mexico: Mariachi

Posted on July 11th, 2016 by Carlos Damy

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KNOWN THROUGHOUT THE WORLD as the symbol of Mexico, mariachi music evokes the history and traditions of Mexican culture. Some go so far as to call it the “sound of Mexico” and claim that to hear mariachi played is to welcome joy, festivity and celebration into your heart. Which is probably why you see mariachi bands at most […]

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Shop Cabo: From Mexico with Love

Posted on July 5th, 2016 by Elsa Dilasser

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GIVE YOUR GUESTS THE GIFT OF BAJA! As a small business, we do our very best to support other small local businesses here in Baja, as well as the overall Mexican economy. Which is why we carefully research local shops and artisan studios for unique and artful products that serve our event designs, but also for welcome bag gift […]

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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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Rehearsal Dinner Right On the Beach at One&Only Palmilla

Posted on March 30th, 2016 by Carlos Damy

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WE LOVED THIS REHEARSAL DINNER ON THE BEACH at One&Only Palmilla, for its gorgeous location, of course, but also for its festive attire! And we’re not talking clothing. Our clients chose dreamy pastels for their wedding the next day, but for their rehearsal party (which is really what this was! a late night, no hold […]

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Celebrating Christmas with Traditional Mexican Posadas!

Posted on December 24th, 2015 by Carlos Damy

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CHRISTMAS ISN’T CHRISTMAS in our home without a whirlwind of Posadas with family and friends! And that’s exactly what we’ve been doing over the past week or so, hosting or attending one fun posada after another! In fact, we hosted a posada with some of our friends at our home, but during this holiday season we also attended […]

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Rehearsal Dinner in a Charming Mexican Courtyard

Posted on November 13th, 2015 by Carlos Damy

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AN AUTHENIC MEXICANA EXPERIENCE. Our super sweet clients from Canada and Australia, Lauren and Chris, got married here in beautiful Los Cabos, Mexico just a couple of weeks ago. Their guests were flying in from Australia, Canada, England, New York City and Los Angeles, and they asked us to help them plan their entire weekend of wedding-related […]

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Southern Charm and Texan Spirit Marry in Sunny Los Cabos

Posted on May 15th, 2015 by Carlos Damy

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THESE TEXAN LOVEBIRDS brought their Southern style, spunky spirit, and warm hearts down to our cozy neck of the woods in Los Cabos. Our dear clients, Daniel and Morgan, fell in love in their home state of Texas, but chose to load their family and friends on a plane bound for Baja! And why wouldn’t they? It’s a […]

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A Summer Wedding Rehearsal Dinner Under La Palapa

Posted on August 8th, 2014 by Carlos Damy

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Designed to inspire romance in every way imaginable, The Resort at Pedregal in Los Cabos, Mexico gives our clients a beautiful selection of party spaces to choose from when they’re planning their destination wedding. When most of today’s destination weddings go way beyond just the “day of” and include multiple gatherings across a week or weekend […]

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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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