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 […]

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 […]

We CANNOT get enough of this wedding!!! V+A were married at an intimate ceremony at Rockcliffe Park Pavilion followed by a beautiful dinner celebration with 10 of their closest family and friends at North & Navy here in Ottawa. These guys wanted their guests to feel like they were dining in a vineyard in Tuscany. […]

Charger plates have been in use since the early 19th century, but as formal dinners have become less common charger plates, despite adding SO MUCH to a table design, are rarely used… so it’s not surprising that lots of our clients will ask, “What is a charger plate?” Allow me to fill in some gaps. […]

The phrase “The New Normal” has been tossed around a lot over the past year. We’ve tried to normalize wearing face masks, better sanitization practices, and how we greet one another (I’m a hugger… this has been HARD!). We’ve also had to adjust to new ways of hosting gatherings so that everyone can stay safe. […]


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