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Hello, there! I'm Lauren, small town girl, dreamer, and lead planner/owner of Sinclair & Co Design. I'm so thrilled you've joined me here! Take a look around and explore some of my favourite moments.

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March 31, 2021

Sarah and Brandon | Ottawa Wedding Planner

Intimate Wedding at Evermore Ottawa I Ottawa Wedding Planner I Sinclair & Co. Design

Sarah & Brandon were married this past August at Evermore, located in the charming town of Almonte, Ontario. This wedding was definitely one of my favourite weddings of 2020. Their wedding day plans changed more than a handful of times before their big day arrived. Despite the changes, Sarah & Brandon remained positive, knowing that […]

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March 3, 2021

Guest Entertainment for your Intimate Wedding

Intimate Ottawa Wedding

*cover photo by Tracy Grace With the upcoming 2021 wedding season quickly approaching and so many couples having to make changes to their wedding plans due to recent Covid-19 restrictions, we have compiled some ideas for you to plan for the “reception” portion of the evening to safely keep your guests entertained in lieu of […]

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February 8, 2021

Wedding Day Song Choices – Ottawa Wedding Planner

Wedding day song choices - Ottawa Wedding Planner

As a wedding planner, in Ottawa, we always get asked for recommendations when it comes to wedding day song choices. We’ve been brainstorming and have compiled some of our favourite songs for each of the most important moments of your special day. Remember, the songs you choose for these special moments on your wedding day […]

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November 18, 2020

Intimate Ottawa Wedding – Jessie and Luke

Jessie and Luke held their intimate wedding this past fall at their home here in Ottawa. The couple had originally decided to postpone their big day but then shifted plans again and decided on planning a small wedding at their home. With Covid restrictions changing daily, their home wedding went from a group of family […]

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October 17, 2020

Supporting Local in Ottawa

As a small business, this blog post means a lot to me. I am so, so, so incredibly thankful for everyone who has supported our business during this trying time. The support has come in many ways and all are equally as appreciated. Simply sharing a post on Instagram, ordering a bouquet, purchasing an arrangement, […]

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October 13, 2020

Evermore Ottawa Wedding – Alyse and Jose

Evermore Ottawa Summer Wedding

This Evermore Ottawa wedding was one of our intimate weddings that took place this past fall. Alyse and Jose were meant to originally be married back in May. When Covid-19 began, they had to reschedule and we hoped and prayed that their new fall date would go ahead. Alyse and Jose were so patient and […]

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September 17, 2020

Downtown Ottawa Elopement – Ashley and Riyaz

This intimate downtown Ottawa elopement took place at Major’s Hill Park with the gorgeous Fairmont Chateau Laurier as the backdrop. When Ashley and Riyaz made the difficult decision to cancel their big wedding plans at the Four Seasons Hotel in Montreal, they knew they wanted to elope sometime in 2020. With all of the restrictions […]

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September 15, 2020

A Nova Scotia Wedding – Kathleen and Josh

Kathleen & Josh celebrated their intimate Nova Scotia wedding this past summer. While the planning of their big day had a few revisions due to the ongoing pandemic, it was a magical day in Fall River, Nova Scotia. Kathleen has been one of my best friends for the past 17 years, so naturally I was […]

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April 9, 2020

Will You Be My Bridesmaid?

Have you been dreaming of creative ways to ask your besties to be your bridesmaid? This is such a fun time in your wedding planning journey, inviting some of your favourite people to be a part of your wedding party! I LOVE surprises and gift giving, so I cannot wait to be engaged one day […]

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April 1, 2020

Meadow Hill Farm Editorial – Nashville

This colourful, whimsical editorial took place at Meadow Hill Farm, just outside of Nashville, Tennessee. When I had began planning my birthday trip to Nashville with some of my best friends, I knew I needed to plan a shoot while I was there. I reached out to these amazing vendors who took part in our […]

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