Exploring Maison et Objet Decor Show in Paris

Posted on September 18th, 2018 by Melissa Paul

Exploring Maison et Objet Part of our reason for vacationing in Paris this year was our intention to attend the Maison et Objet trade show. For the design world – no matter what part of it you work in – this home decor and accessories fair is the biggest event of the season. Yes, there […]

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Floral Arches, Beautiful First Impression

Posted on September 16th, 2016 by Melissa Paul

FIRST IMPRESSIONS in event design are crucial. They are moments that, if missed, are lost opportunities you just can’t get back. For us, that first visual moment at a wedding is at the entrance to the ceremony area. The very spot the guests turn the corner, or come out of the terrace doors, or step out into […]

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Find Your Tribe

Posted on July 25th, 2016 by Melissa Paul

FIND YOUR TRIBE.  “You know, the ones that make you feel the most you. The ones that lift you up and help you remember who you really are. The ones that remind you that a blip in the road, is just that, a blip. They are the ones that when you walk out of a […]

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Our Monday Muse? Baja Itself

Posted on July 18th, 2016 by Elsa Dilasser

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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Love is Friendship Set on Fire

Posted on July 4th, 2016 by Melissa Paul

WE CAN’T THINK OF A BETTER WAY to celebrate the Fourth of July with our American friends, than to share these fun photos of one of our couples, dancing under the falling stars of fireworks at their wedding. Nothing but pure joy!!! “Love is friendship set on fire…” — Jeremy Taylor HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY! {Photos […]

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I Will Tomorrow

Posted on June 27th, 2016 by Melissa Paul

“I swear I couldn’t love you more than I do right now, and yet I know I will tomorrow.”— Leo Christopher BEAUTIFUL, PASSIONATE WORDS to inspire your week of wedding planning… Happy Monday! xo {Photos courtesy of Alec & T Photography}

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Creating Space for Love

Posted on June 20th, 2016 by Melissa Paul

WE ENCOURAGE YOU to create space this week for what inspired your engagement in the first place: LOVE. Casual, imperfect, messy but mesmerizing love that makes you laugh out loud, speak volumes with just a look, and reach for each other without hesitation… {Photo credit: Chris + Lynn Photographers}

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Look Into Each Other’s Hearts

Posted on June 13th, 2016 by Melissa Paul

“If we could look into each other’s heart and understand the unique challenges each one of us face. I think we could treat each other much more gently, with more love, patience, tolerance and care.” — Marvin J. Ashton {Photo courtesy of Ana & Jerome}

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Only You Could Whisper Rhapsodies

Posted on June 6th, 2016 by Melissa Paul

“Only you could do it. Only you could steal words from my tongue, heartbeats from my chest, colorful landscapes from my eyes. Only you could touch hidden places, fill the empty spaces, and only YOU could whisper love rhapsodies into my soul.”– Anita Krizzan BEAUTIFUL WORDS to absorb this sweet Monday morning… combined with one of our most […]

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As Long As She Had This…

Posted on May 30th, 2016 by Melissa Paul

IT NEVER GETS OLD, this wonderful job we have of celebrating love. When we stumble on love quotes like this one, we think how beautifully captured the moment is, and how we must share it! “She realized that home wasn’t a place. It was here, safe in his arms. As long as she had this, […]

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I Love You More Than

Posted on May 23rd, 2016 by Melissa Paul

ONE OF OUR FAVORITE QUOTES to share with our clients who are working on their wedding invitation suites, ceremony programs and wedding vows: “When I say I love you more, I don’t mean I love you more than you love me. I mean I love you more than the bad days ahead of us, I […]

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Late Night Conversations

Posted on May 16th, 2016 by Claudia Morales

MANY LOVE QUOTES SPEAK TO OUR HEARTS, and this one from S.L. Gray is one of them. Love is an elusive and complex feeling that can be very difficult to put into words. Yet, thankfully, we can turn to the poets, philosophers, musicians, and writers of ancient and modern times to help us convey our personal messages to those we […]

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I Love Her

Posted on May 9th, 2016 by Elena Damy

OUR MONDAY MUSE is all about HER. Nothing moves us more than watching a groom treat his bride with compassion, listening to her with genuine interest, and always speaking to her kindly and respectfully. Taking care of her tenderly and keeping her, and her best interests, first and foremost. Telling her often, in small and big […]

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Every Time I Ever

Posted on April 25th, 2016 by Melissa Paul

TO KNOW YOU BELONG to each other is such a gift. Wedding photographs are beautiful keepsakes as they celebrate new promises of life long love and commitment. However, we challenge our brides and grooms to a lifetime of loving photos and sweet embraces like those captured on your wedding day. Put your arms around each […]

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Monday Muse: If I Know What Love Is

Posted on April 18th, 2016 by Carlos Damy

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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Monday Muse: In a Sea of People…

Posted on April 11th, 2016 by Carlos Damy

OUR MONDAY MUSE is as simple and as pure as the aqua blue waters of the Sea of Cortez; and as soft as the pearly white sand that melts into the Pacific Ocean. In essence, we’re talking about awareness. The recognition of one soul to another, speaking in a language only they can understand. Two lovers […]

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Monday Muse: Working Together as a Unit

Posted on April 4th, 2016 by Carlos Damy

PLANNING A WEDDING is more than glittering, glamorous photographs. It’s exciting, wonderful, and joyous! But planning a wedding can also be tremendously stressful, particularly if you’re planning a wedding weekend away from everything you know, far from home in a foreign country. That kind of destination wedding planning can test the strongest of relationships. Money, control and […]

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Monday Muse: Spring Revives the Soul

Posted on March 21st, 2016 by Elena Damy

“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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Monday Muse: Love Is of All Passions the Strongest

Posted on March 7th, 2016 by Carlos Damy

We’re beginning a new weekly expression – Monday Muse. Each Monday we’ll be posting about something the team at ELENA DAMY has found inspirational, motivational, or emotional. It might be a rambling thought, an illuminating quote, a captivating person, a mesmerizing piece of music or a photograph that speaks to our hearts in immeasurable ways. Whatever invokes the Muse. That creative frequency that feeds […]

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