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This is the Anything But Gray Events blog, where caffeine and kindness power me as I relive the most fantastical events through poignant write-ups and gorgeous images. 

No fiddle-faddle, just trusty wedding tips & features.

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Here are my go to tips, tricks, and vendors to create an easy Cinco De Mayo party at home! Thank you to Aurelia D’Amore Photography for capturing all our colorful fun! You can’t go wrong with some colorful florals. This arrangement from Mulberry Row in Studio City, California is full of texture and whimsy. If […]

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Anything But Gray Events is here to help you with Wedding planning during Coronavirus and beyond! To start off, let’s all take a deep, collective breath. Our world as we know it is struggling right now in the midst of the Coronavirus. It might be cold comfort to hear, but you are not alone in […]

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Get in the know by asking the questions that a professional wedding planner asks. Grab a pen and paper because here are my top 80 questions to ask your wedding venue BEFORE you book! Most engaged couples start out blindly touring wedding venues. As a seasoned Wedding Planner and Designer, I love asking ALL the […]

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Tuesdays Together Los Angeles SFV March 2020 Tuesdays Together Los Angeles (San Fernando Chapter) met at The DeBell Golf Club in Burbank to discuss the concept of ‘Elevating Your Brand’ featuring guest speaker, Leah Weinberg, of Color Pop Events. Photos by Julie Shuford Photography Our loyal Tuesdays Together Los Angeles members braved the LA rain […]

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The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is the largest natural and historical museum in the western United States. Its collections include nearly 35 million specimens and artifacts and cover 4.5 billion years of history. Did you know that this space is available for private events? Corporate, social, non-profit, or weddings, The Natural History […]

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#1 – Know your likes and dislikes. Listen, there are some brides that have been fantasizing about their wedding dress since they were ten, and there are many more brides who….well, haven’t. The good news is, either way, you are golden! Even if you haven’t been dreaming dresses your whole life, it’s still good to […]

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Tis the season for engagements… Anything But Gray Events has complied tons of feedback, pet peeves, and downright no no’s from dozens of wedding vendors in the Los Angeles market to help newly engaged couples book vendors smarter and more effectively. Brace yourself for some honest truth! Facebook and Instagram are flooded with photos of […]

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Check out the 2019 Year In Review with Anything But Gray Events! I Love Lucy Styled Shoot at The Harper Featured on Green Wedding Shoes We wanted to start off 2019 with a highly designed, Valentine’s Day-inspired styled shoot based on the classic TV show, I Love Lucy. Recreating our versions of Lucy and Desi’s […]

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Twas the month before Christmas and all through the home offices, not an entrepreneur was taking time off, not even a tad. All joking aside, as an entrepreneur there is little time off. Hustle is the name of the game no matter what time of year it is! Even in the holiday season, you will […]

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Happy 1 Year Anniversary to Abbey & Martha. Check out their Mexi-Jewish Wedding at Ruby Street on H & H Weddings today! Abbey and Martha were the winners of the LGBTQ+ Wedding contest we offered in 2018 for one lucky couple to win gratis wedding planning services. After receiving dozens of wonderful applications with stories […]

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