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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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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

Blush and Peach, Whimsical Editorial at Meadow Hill Farm

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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March 29, 2020

Overcoming Years of Manipulation to Finding My Dream Man

  This is a very vulnerable post for me to write. I’ve been wanting to write about this for so long to just get it off my chest, but I never really felt ready until now. I was in an unhealthy relationship for about 3 years, a relationship I knew I had to get out […]

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March 19, 2020

Private Estate Summer Wedding

Chloe and Adam’s private estate wedding in Brockville, Ontario was such a dream. The simple, yet beautiful ceremony was held at Adam’s childhood home, overlooking the gorgeous St. Lawrence River, while the reception took place under a stunning sail tent at the nearby country club. Chloe and Adam’s love for each other is something you […]

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March 13, 2020

Finding Your Dream Wedding Venue

Finding your dream wedding venue is such an exciting time but can also be a bit overwhelming! There are so many different options in terms of venues, especially in Ottawa! One thing I will say is that it is important that you have narrowed down your desired venue style. Are you interested in a barn […]

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March 6, 2020

Newly Engaged?! Tips to Start Planning your Dream Wedding

     Pop the bubbly! You’re getting married!!! We’d love to hear your proposal story! Were you surprised?! This is one of the most exciting times of your lives so soak in every moment, every congratulatory text or email, and indulge in the celebrations. Whether you’ve been dreaming of your wedding day since you were […]

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February 28, 2020

Ottawa’s Pristine Prep Spaces for Your Wedding Day

Bridal prep photos have always had a small piece of my heart. I get so excited when my brides tell me about their beautiful getting ready locations. The brighter, the better! There are so many hotels in Ottawa to choose between, but look for white, bright rooms with minimal artwork on the walls, flooded with […]

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February 21, 2020

Key Tips for Creating Your Wedding Day Timeline

The wedding day timeline can be a stressful thought to some, but if you have hired a dream team of vendors, especially ones who have worked together frequently, your wedding day will flow as seamlessly as possible. Hiring a wedding planner is necessary if you are looking for extra assistance with your timeline and planning […]

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February 7, 2020

Dusty Blue Harbour Mist Editorial

Featured on Strictly Weddings This gorgeous editorial shoot was featured on Strictly Weddings! Our shoot took place at a stunning, timber chateau called Harbour Mist. This private residence is located on a hill overlooking the ocean in Hubbard’s, Nova Scotia, the gorgeous landscaping and rustic chateau gives you that South of France feel, mixed with […]

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January 31, 2020

Colorful Spring Editorial at Stonefields Estate

Featured on Glittery Bride This gorgeous Stonefields Estate editorial was featured in Glittery Bride and was an absolute dream to design. Our whole design was based around the dusty rose velvet linens and the gorgeous fireplace installation. Stonefields Estate is a stunning venue, exuding European charm and modern elegance. The clean, bright, new chapel space […]

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