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Bride, bridesmaids and bouquets

Say YES to the bridesmaids dress

How to choose the best bridesmaids dresses Start by shopping - window shopping!Browse the internet for styles and looks that you like and investigate where you can find it locally. Lots of local or chain retailers now offer off the rack bridesmaids dresses. Do lots of browsing...

Kim Chan Benefits of using Artificial Flowers in the Workplace

Benefits of using Artificial Flowers in the Workplace

When you think of artificial flowers do the plastic looking kind your Nana used to have at home covered in dust spring to mind? Artificial flowers have come a long way in a short time since then and these days the difference between fake flowers...

Hanging plant

Is it time to “Go Green”?

Lets face it, the cooler days bring us all to closing up our home and office more. One way we can help keep our spaces beautiful as well as healthy with wonderful clean oxygen is to GO GREEN!...

Buttonhole on Groom

Tip: How to pin on a buttonhole

How to pin a buttonhole It is tradition for a groom to wear a flower in the buttonhole of his lapel. Your best man, ushers and fathers of the bride and groom can also wear buttonholes. The grooms style can be different to the other buttonholes...

Candle houses for Christmas

Our PoP-Up Christmas Place returns

Award winning florist and event stylist Kim Chan will open her festive pop-store at her home on Aikmans Road from November 23rd.Now in its fourth year, Kim Chan’s Christmas pop-up store will open this year from Wednesday 23rd November. The store will sell a range...

Bride and bridesmaids taking time out with a selfie!

Real Wedding: Abbey Married Dan

Love was in the air at Longbeach cookhouse this summer when Abbey married Dan at this beautiful site. It was our pleasure to assist in preparing the bouquets, venue and ceremony site ready for theses stunning ladies - here's what Abbey said: "My flowers...

Kim Chan Events | Friday Bride

Friday Bride

Each Friday, we'll give you hints and tips to enjoy your special day, with Friday Bride.Enjoy the meal you’ve painstakingly planned for your guests!So often I hear brides say they were starving at the end of their wedding day - they've been so excited and...

How to MC a Wedding

How to MC a Wedding

One of the most important roles you can play at another person's wedding is the Master of Ceremonies (MC). The MC's job is to make sure the evening goes as smoothly as possible, taking the pressure off the happy couple. As an MC you should...

kim chan events | Best Man at a Wedding

Best Man Duties

What's up with this image? Buttonholes are worn on the left lapel- why? Because its close to your heart. A lot of people ask me for advice on the what is expected of the best man on the actual day and after the ceremony. Here is my advice. At...