Anyone who has ever attended a wedding or served as a member of a bridal party knows that things do not always go as smoothly as planned. Whether you are a bride, bridesmaid or even mother of the bride or groom, creating a wedding day emergency kit will help prepare you for unforeseen minor mishaps that may occur.
It is quite simple to create a wedding day emergency kit and you may be surprised by just how many items can be found in your own home. The following list contains items commonly needed when little wedding day emergencies arise. Pack the items in a bridal purse, travel bag, or other container and keep it close throughout the wedding day to ensure that you are prepared for the unexpected.
Sewing Kit - Needles, thread and small scissors.
Double-sided Tape or Masking Tape - Repairs torn hems
Lint Brush - Travel size
Clear Nail Polish - Stops runs in hosiery
White Chalk - Covers stain spots on white dress
Beauty, Health and Hygiene
Baby Powder - Lightly coat high-perspiration areas to help prevent wetness
Colored Nail Polish - To match color on your nails
Nail Polish Remover
Moist Hand Wipes
Eye Drops - Treats red or dry eyes
Extra Earring Backs
Smelling Salts - Helps prevent fainting
Hair Spray - Travel Size
Deodorant - Clear
Feminine Hygiene Protection
Snacks - Hard candies, crackers, etc.
Contact Solution and Spare Lenses
Lipstick, Concealer and Pressed Powder Makeup - For Touch-ups
Tooth Brush - Travel size
Toothpaste - Travel size
Cotton Balls/Cotton Swabs
Additional Items For Larger Wedding Emergency Kits
Spare Batteries for Camera
Rolls of Camera Film
Flat Shoes for Reception
Spare Black Socks - For men in bridal party
About the Author:
Dawn Dingus is a content writer for Southern Craftworks and an experienced wedding planner. Shop at http://www.SouthernCraftworks.com for wedding accessories, bridal purses with emergency kits, personalized candles, keepsakes, favors and gifts for all occasions.
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