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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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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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Recently, Reptactular Ranch an event space in Sylmar, welcomed Tuesdays Together Los Angeles (SFV Chapter), a networking group for creatives and entrepreneurs for an afternoon of networking and education. Tuesdays Together member and Los Angeles photography, Aurelia D’Amore Photography was there to capture all the fun! Bolen High, SEO expert, speaker, and owner of High […]

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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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The backlot at Sony Studios in Culver City was the ideal backdrop for a Hollywood Glam launch party celebrating BBJ Linen’s latest collection. Anything But Gray Events couldn’t wait to add it’s colorful handprint on this vintage classic! Sony Studios One of the main attractions on the Sony Studios backlot is their iconic marquee sign […]

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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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Tucked away in Shadow Hills California, just 15 mins from the Burbank Airport, is a new (but vintage) event venue that is a mix between a secret garden, Joshua Tree and an artists community all rolling into one, fantastic package! Welcome to, Stonehurst!

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In the grey, concrete jungle of Downtown Los Angeles lives a firey, red-headed, magical being in a colorful den full of imagination, travel, adventure, and international culture. In my constant quest to meet new and interesting people in the City of Angels, I came across a true gem in Amy Williams and her creative space, […]

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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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  Close your eyes. Imagine you are fourteen years old again and it’s the first day of 9th grade. Take all that in for just a second. You are panic sweating yet? A LONELY ISLAND You’re holding a tray full of what they are calling “Monday’s Beefy Macaroni”. Alongside, a red jello cup and cardboard […]

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