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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 Southern California chapter of Wedding International Professionals Association (WIPA) hosted a design challenge that evoked the 1920s, 1940s, 1950s, 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s. Check out more about this event on Biz Bash: https://www.bizbash.com/social-events/media-gallery/21069989/wedding-and-event-design-ideas-from-every-decade WIPA Design Challenge 2019 “As the lines continue to blur between event design for weddings and corporate gatherings, more and more […]

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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 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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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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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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With a name like Holly, you know that I love Christmas. I just barely missed it with a birthday during the first week of January! Christmas is one of my favorite holidays because it’s filled with festivities, food, friends and family. What better way to celebrate the season with a beautiful Holly Jolly Christmas Tablescape Design full […]

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Ditch the red and green this year and infuse your Christmas table with some non-traditional color and 1960’s inspired flair with this Colorful Kitschy Kristmas Tablescape. The initial inspiration for this Colorful Kitschy Kristmas Tablescape were these amazing vintage-inspired wreaths that my friend, Jen, creates. Although she hand makes them in all different colors, the pastels spoke to […]

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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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Florida based, Wild Leaf Collaborative interviews California based, Anything But Gray about living her banding. Social Media for small businesses. That’s certainly a loaded subject isn’t it? What if we told you there’s one platform out there that lets you can really showcase your brand, and you, and attract new clients all in one place? […]

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