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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. 

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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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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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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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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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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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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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