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Featured in Green Wedding Shoes.  Planned and designed from top to bottom with love by our team at Anything But Gray Events, this celestial celebration of Queer Love was as unique as the couple it represented. Hiring an LGBTQIA+-affirming vendor team was incredibly important to the couple. Giving back to not only inclusive, small businesses, […]

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  Join us for Anthony and Mark’s Tower of Terror Engagement Photo Shoot as we transform Castle Green, in Pasadena California, into the infamous, Hollywood Tower Hotel. This Tower of Terror Engagement Photo Shoot set the tone for the couple’s spooky, Fall wedding, of the same theme, just a few months later at another historic […]

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Welcome to this Colorful Fusion of Love and Heritage: An Unforgettable Wedding at Rancho Las Lomas. As a wedding planner and designer, I have had the pleasure of creating countless beautiful celebrations, but Hailey and Kimia’s wedding at Rancho Las Lomas in Orange County, California, holds a special place in my heart. After knowing these […]

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Embrace the Beauty of Compromise: No Wedding Venue Will Have It All Photo by Mary Costa Photography at Valentine. Let’s talk about wedding venues! As a colorful maximalist Los Angeles wedding planner, I understand the desire to find the perfect wedding venue that fulfills all your dreams. However, it’s important to acknowledge that no venue […]

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A story of joy, acceptance, and universal love, Bono and Joel bring their unique personalities and combined interests to this one-of-a-kind, Panda meets Lego wedding celebration at Millwick in downtown Los Angeles. The Couple Photos: Todd Danforth Photography   Both hailing from the Philippines, they are professionals and self-proclaimed “adorkable” guys. On top of being […]

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When Broadway meets Hollywood Historical Glam, there is always room for a costume change (or two!) The Couple Next time you find yourself in Las Vegas, stop by Showboy Bakeshop for a sweet treat and to meet Stephen and Jared. The grooms met while working in the entertainment industry in Las Vegas, where they live. […]

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The happy energy jumping through Ben and Rob’s downtown Los Angeles engagement session is contagious! Featured in Love Inc Mag., Ben and Rob’s styled engagement photo shoot in Downtown Los Angeles showcases the couple’s outgoing and whimsical personalities while exploring some of the city’s iconic institutions, local cuisine, and art. This fun-loving couple enjoyed adventuring […]

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Somewhere between nonstop texting in high school and moving in together, Hailey and Kimia fell in love. As lovers of the outdoors, the couple of over 10 years got engaged in Zion, laying in a hammock — “Kimia loves her hammock,” jokes Hailey — with a slide puzzle that Kimia had to solve.   It […]

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2021 seemed to be more of an extension of 2020 than any of us hoped. With all the reopenings and the subsequent closures happening almost weekly, the Event and Hospitality industries in Los Angeles were left feeling as if we were muddling through days, looking at life through a foggy windshield. Never knowing what tomorrow […]

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Frank and Connor were engaged during an epic double surprise proposal weekend at a winery in Napa, California last year. Unfortunately, due to the pandemic, they were not able to celebrate this special occasion with their friends and family as they would have liked. One of the most incredible things about celebrating and showcasing LGBTQ+ […]

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