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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...

kim chan events | lace lanterns and fairy lights at bar wedding

Real Wedding – Leigh married Mark……

Leigh married Mark on a summers afternoon, at Coniston Gardens in Ashburton, and celebrated in style on the family property.  with groomsmen coming from all parts of the world we had a great team of helpers on board to hand the many lanterns and strings...