When you hire multiple vendors for an event, there’s a good chance that some of them need information from one another or that some of their work will depend on the work of the others. To allow everyone to do their best work, it’s important that everyone gets the information they need when they need […]

We get asked this question a lot:  “How far in advance should I book my flowers & decor?”  The answer depends on a few factors which we’ll outline below, but in general, you want to book about 6 to 8 months before your event date for Full Design and 2 to 4 months before your […]

Planning your guest table decor is one of the biggest parts of your overall reception design. It can also be one of the trickiest to plan since it requires a knowledge of the various table sizes used for events as well an understanding of the amount of real estate required for things like place settings, […]

Whether you’re planning to spend $3,000 or $30,000 on flowers and decor there’s one mistake everyone makes; trying to spread their budget evenly across the entire wedding. So what does this look like in reality?  Let’s take a round number:  $10,000 for flowers & decor. Let’s play with the numbers to see how a typical […]

We know how expensive weddings can be.  It can be especially daunting when your favourite Pinterest photos boast flowers and decor that cost as much as a house.  So, how to navigate this? How do you ensure that your wedding looks beautiful but doesn’t require a mortgage contract? Well, after 13 years in business, we’ve got some […]

Hey there, future brides and grooms! We’re Sage Designs, and we’re here to help you create the most amazing wedding day – whatever that means for you. We take great pride in our strong focus on organization, creativity, and impeccable customer service. But don’t take our word for it, though – let’s take a look […]

Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life. You’ve likely been dreaming about it for years, and now it’s time to make those dreams a reality. But with so many decisions to make, it can be overwhelming. That’s where wedding planners and wedding decorators come in. In this post, we’ll […]

Are you ready to plan your big day? Congratulations! Wedding planning can be a stressful experience, but it doesn’t have to be. One way to reduce stress is by hiring a professional designer to decorate your wedding. In this post, we’re going to talk about the importance of hiring a professional designer to decorate your […]

Shauna & Brad’s inquiry landed in my inbox late in March and I could tell right away from the level of detail and inspiration that it was going to be a perfect fit. They were on Plan B of pandemic wedding planning and had transitioned from a beautiful Toronto venue for 125 guests to Brad’s […]

The Ottawa Art Gallery is a a beautiful place to host a wedding celebration and the restaurant, Jackson Cafe, offers a beautiful and unique experience within the space. We loved collaborating with Amanda from Sea & Silk on this design. Soft peaches, creams, blushes, and touches of rusty orange made for a gorgeous fall palette […]


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