Missy O’Gwin

Party Guru

Missy is the powerhouse at Sage and Thistle. She makes everything happen! From the big picture to the smallest detail, the buck stops with her. And if you happen to hear some unsavory language, please pardon her french. It makes her more relatable/awesome!

broc

I hate broccoli.

design

I love taking a design idea and seeing it come to life. Hearing the oohhs and ahhhs from the clients.

love

I’m in love with all 9 of my grandkids.

book

I’m usually reading multiple books at the same time.

hawaii

You can find me in Hawaii at least 2 weeks out of a year.

Kim Stewart

Design Diva and Problem Solver Extraordinaire

Always finding creative ways to make things work efficiently whether its an event or a project. She gets things rolling! Seriously, you should see the kinds of things she puts on wheels…our backs thank her!

shopping

I love shopping.

travel

I love to travel.

sun

I spend as much time in the sun as I can.

taco

I love Taco Amigo & Coke.

dots

I like anything with polka dots.

family

I enjoy spending time with family and kissing on my grandbaby.

Laura McAllister

Soiree Concierge

Laura is our sassy sales girl. You know that saying about selling ice to eskimos? That’s our Laura. Just make sure she is fed before you try to wheel and deal! She came to us from California and brings with her lots of experience and connections.

steak

I would pay ridiculous amounts of money for a good steak.

vacuum

One of my biggest annoyances is the sound of a vacuum.

sleep

Sleeping is one of my favorite things to do.

diy

Being creative, for me, ends with DIY projects.

daughter

My daughter is my favorite person on the planet.

Brock Arnold

Operational Oracle

Brock the Builder…in addition to being Party Guru’s right hand man Brock is a man who wears many hats! From accounting to building backdrops, and administrative tasks to putting up with all of the women at Sage and Thistle Events (our words, not his!) Brock does it all.

family

I LOVE my family. My kids are wild and crazy but cute and I have a pretty amazing wife.

cook

I love to cook. Smoking, grilling, experimenting, and even baking.

football

My favorite thing to do if it’s just me is watch college football and eat buffalo wings.

women

I do really enjoy my job. Working with such creative amazing women is awesome.

wife

My wife is amazing. I envy her and she makes me want to be a better person.

Colby Skinner

Creative Craftsman

Colby is our resident doer. He is part of our hard working production team. He is a jack of all trades and is always busy building something for us in our warehouse. Give him a picture, and he’ll create it.

bow

I love bowhunting.

alaska

I want to live in Alaska someday.

sage

I’m the Productions Assistant for Sage & Thistle.

1 year

I’ve been with Sage & Thistle for almost 1 year now.

uvu

I’m a UVU student studying digital marketing.

Tye Brown

Organization Wizard

If it’s here…Tye knows where it is! She’s the queen of clean and organization and a talented designer. She is the sweetest person and aims to please.

family

I love doing activities with my grandkids.

gift

I love giving creative gifts.

shopping

I love to shop.

babysit

I baby sat for ‘The Osmonds’.

check

I balance my checkbook to the penny every month!

Paige Judy

Merry Maker

Paige is fun and friendly and keeps us laughing! She’s imaginative and helpful with any design need. She is the only one that argues with the Problem Solver (she’s her little sister).

family

I have 6 kids and love to attend all their activities.

sing

I Like to sing.

shopping

I love to shop.

burrito

I love Mexican food.

xmas

I love Christmas and decorate in early November.

Erica Paine

Media/Design Mastermind

The newest member of our design team. She works hard and fast! We love her optimism, cheerful disposition and fresh ideas! She is our Social Media Master and writer of blog posts. She loves creating centerpieces and tablescapes, and loves to inspire our clients with her design boards.

design

My favorite thing to do at work is to come up with color palettes and design boards for clients.

candle

The most magical moment in the world for me is when you have lit that last candle, and you take a step back and see all of the work you’ve done come to life!

cheese

Cheese is my favorite food of all time.

france

I lived in Paris for 3 months and I dream every day of going back.

shirt

I have a Justin Bieber tshirt collection.

Tressa Roberts

Celebration Czar

Tressa is our Lead Designer of everything wedding…and every engaged couple’s best friend! Her inspiration boards are…well, an inspiration. She’s not afraid of power tools, if that’s what it takes to make a couple’s dream come true. She’ll do anything for her clients!

moodboard

I absolutely love to create mood boards… I even do it in my spare time!

moth

I detest moths.

music

I have had a very inappropriate crush on Zac Efron ever since the first High School Musical.

mountain

My happy place is in the mountains and I would choose a mountain lake over the beach anytime.

concrete

My favorite smell on the planet is wet cement…weird, I know!

Richie Dowd

Funmeister

His enthusiasm is contagious, and he can get us laughing like no other! He’ll do any job he’s asked to do with a great big smile on his face. He’s everyone’s best friend! He works hard as part of our production crew and keeps us all entertained.

sisters

I have 4 sisters.

disney

I am a Disney Fanatic.

meet

I met Kenny Loggins.

shaq

My favorite Person is Shaquille O’Neal.

joints

I am double jointed.

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