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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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Em & Scott Em and Scott share a love for the weird, arcane, out-there personality of their city, Los Angeles, which is why they were so excited to celebrate their special day at The Valley Relics Museum – a space that’s as eclectic and charming as they are! Fun Fact: Scott works at JPL and Em is […]

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The power of Joshua Tree is luring city couples to take a trek into this desert unknown and experience all that California’s landscape has to offer. Is a Joshua Tree wedding in your future? The Couple From start to finish Keri and John’s Joshua Tree wedding was full of personality and whimsy, just like the […]

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For years, I have admired Hayley Paige’s style and designs. Her out-of-the-box creativity is a breath of fresh air. Hayley Paige is youthful, spirited and plays with hues as no other bridal designer can! She is a magical, fashion unicorn and designing this event for her was colorful dream come true for Anything But Gray […]

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  If you’re looking for a typical blush wedding or dream in all-things ivory, this interview isn’t for you. Today, we’ve got the queen of quirky-and-colorful on the blog, Holly Gray of Anything But Gray Events. From her years spent performing improv comedy (how rad is that?), to the moment she realized the City of […]

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Kelly & Camilo wanted a colorful, Fiesta Wedding that brought together all their three favorite things; Family, Food and Festivities! The problem was with their busy schedules and just three months before their wedding date the only thing they had on the books was the venue, The York Manor. They were feeling less festive and […]

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Beauty blogger Chia Habte and Rapper-Comedian Tim Delaghetto wanted a Non-Traditional yet Classically Elegant Wedding in Sunny California that would incorporate their unique cultures and big personalities! The palm tree soaked Bel Air Bay Club was the perfect beach lined backdrop for this larger than life creative couple! Enjoy these gorgeous sneak peek images from […]

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 Voyage LA Magazine featured me in their latest blog post this week!  If you are not familiar with the LA publication staple, Voyage LA Magazine prides themselves on showcasing LA’s Most Inspiring Stories and People. I loved that Voyage LA Magazine asked some very honest and straightforward questions. While I love to talk about all the […]

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I hear it all the time from my clients getting married, “Who knew there were SO much choices?”. When it comes to weddings, the choices feel endless and equally as overwhelming too. From invitations, food, dresses, guest lists, chairs and so much more! And while chairs might seem like a basic need, which they are, […]

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Summer is here and it’s a hot one! Use these helpful tips from Anything But Gray Events to beat the heat, take care of your guests and enjoy your outdoor Summer Wedding! Summer Wedding Rules: Just like Fight Club, The first rule of HEAT is: You do not talk about HEAT. The second rule of […]

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