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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 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 Wedding – Chloe and Adam

This private estate wedding in Brockville, Ontario was such a dream. Chloe and Adam were such a gracious couple, their kind demeanour and bubbly personalities were so great to work with throughout the planning process. The simple, yet beautiful ceremony was held at Adam’s childhood home, overlooking the gorgeous St. Lawrence River, while the reception […]

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March 13, 2020

Finding Your Dream Wedding Venue in Ottawa

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

Tips to Begin Planning your Dream Wedding

   Here are some of our tips to begin 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. […]

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February 28, 2020

Ottawa’s Pristine Prep Spaces for Your Wedding Day

Have you been searching for the perfect getting ready space for your wedding day?? Check out these tips and recommendations for 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 […]

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February 21, 2020

Key Tips for Creating Your Wedding Day Timeline

As a wedding planner in Ottawa, Ontario, we have done many, many wedding day timelines. Below, I will share our 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 […]

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February 7, 2020

A Nova Scotia Editorial – Harbour Mist

Featured on Strictly Weddings This gorgeous Nova Scotia 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, […]

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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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January 24, 2020

Stonefields Estate Wedding – Katie and Mitch

Katie and Mitch’s gorgeous wedding at Stonefields Estate this past summer was a celebration to remember. Their amazing families traveled from all over to celebrate their love story. They each had the most helpful and supportive wedding party, which is a must for your big day! After Katie was dressed and ready – by the […]

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December 18, 2019

Our First Christmas Card!

Christmas truly is the most magical time of year and by far my favorite holiday. It’s always so special to be surrounded by friends and family back home in Nova Scotia. My family always has a Christmas Eve Gathering, brunch on Christmas Day, followed by turkey dinner and then a Boxing Day birthday party for […]

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