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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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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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  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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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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(The) Wedding is Coming… Megan + Mike’s Northern California Redwood Wedding at his family home in the Anderson Valley was EPIIIIIC! This gorgeous redwood filled sprawling estate was the backdrop for a whimsical Game Of Thrones/Offbeat/Foodie/ Colorful themed wedding. With an out of this world style combo the stage was set for one hell of […]

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