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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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2020 is the year of the small wedding! With larger weddings being restricted due to COVID-19, the rise of quality vs. quantity has come to the forefront of the wedding industry. This vibrant, micro-wedding planned and designed by Anything But Gray Events and captured by Aurelia D’Amore Photography is a whole lot of elegance and style in one small […]

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While, in theory, they are optional, this colorful wedding expert is here to tell you why engagement photos are a MUST for every soonly-wed couple! Plus, who doesn’t want some gorgeous, edited, professional photos of themselves to keep forever and ever!? #5 – Tell YOUR story! F*ck it! Why not tell the unique story of […]

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Right in time for Valentine’s Day, Green Wedding Shoes has showcased our I Love Lucy inspired wedding shoot! When you close your eyes and think fondly about the original husband and wife duo that filled our hearts with so much love, it’s all about, ” I Love Lucy”. The antics of two people who love […]

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Anything But Gray Events welcomed incredible wedding couples, events, speaking engagements, philanthropic endeavors and even a TV show in 2018. While known for colorful and unique weddings, Anything But Gray Events was happy to expand into the corporate world this year as well! Anything But Gray Events is happy to bring the color wherever we go! Here […]

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Colorado natives, Shannon and Jon wanted an outdoor wedding that showcased their unique personalities, love of nature and creative spirits in a destination location that was close to their families. Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden in Pasadena California is a hidden gem that set the scene for their whimsical, wedding celebration. The Couple: Shannon is an […]

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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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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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Check out Gloria Mesa Photography interviewing Holly Gray of Anything But Gray Events at Ruby Street in Highland Park. Click here for the full interview.  Thank you to Sergio Colchado of Sergio Anthony Films for capturing this fun and informative gab session while filling viewers in on all the beautiful spaces that make up Ruby Street! I […]

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