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Wedding Day Emergency Kits

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Author: Dawn Dingus

Article source: Used with author's permission.

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
  • Spare Hosiery
  • Clear Nail Polish - Stops runs in hosiery
  • Safety Pins
  • Stain Remover
  • White Chalk - Covers stain spots on white dress

    Beauty, Health and Hygiene
  • Compact Mirror
  • Comb/Brush
  • Baby Powder - Lightly coat high-perspiration areas to help prevent wetness
  • Hand Lotion
  • Colored Nail Polish - To match color on your nails
  • Nail File
  • Nail Glue
  • Nail Polish Remover
  • Bandages
  • Moist Hand Wipes
  • Breath Mints
  • Eye Drops - Treats red or dry eyes
  • Tissues
  • Antacid
  • Allergy Relief
  • Pain Reliever
  • Extra Earring Backs
  • Smelling Salts - Helps prevent fainting
  • Hair Spray - Travel Size
  • Bobby Pins
  • Hair Pins
  • Deodorant - Clear
  • Feminine Hygiene Protection
  • Tweezers
  • Snacks - Hard candies, crackers, etc.
  • Contact Solution and Spare Lenses
  • Lipstick, Concealer and Pressed Powder Makeup - For Touch-ups
  • Perfume
  • Tooth Brush - Travel size
  • Toothpaste - Travel size
  • Cotton Balls/Cotton Swabs
  • Super Glue

    Additional Items For Larger Wedding Emergency Kits
  • Curlers/Hot Rollers
  • Curling Iron
  • Fabric Steamer
  • Bottled Water
  • Spare Batteries for Camera
  • Rolls of Camera Film
  • Cell Phone
  • Flat Shoes for Reception
  • Spare Black Socks - For men in bridal party

Dawn Dingus is an experienced wedding planner and a content writer for Shop at for bridal purses with small wedding emergency kits, bridal jewelry, accessories, favors, customized candles and personalized gifts for all occasions.

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