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Wedding Day Emergency Kit



A checklist of things every bride should have on hand on her wedding day. Be prepared! Print this list and check off items as you assemble your kit. Click here for a printer friendly verion.






¨ hand lotion, wet wipes

¨ tissues

¨ cotton balls, cotton swabs

¨ makeup

¨ makeup remover

¨ nail polish in shade worn

¨ nail polish remover

¨ nail file

¨ tweezers

¨ small grooming scissors

¨ small hand towel

¨ lint brush

¨ curling iron, hot rollers

¨ hairdryer

¨ brush, comb

¨ hairspray, hair gel

¨ bobby pins, hair elastics, barrettes

¨ headband or clips for pulling hair back while applying makeup

¨ toothbrush and toothpaste, floss

¨ mouthwash

¨ baby powder

¨ deodorant

¨ perfume








¨ “throwaway” garter

¨ clear nail polish for runs in pantyhose

¨ extra earring backs

¨ extra buttons

¨ flat shoes for the reception

¨ iron

¨ extra pantyhose

¨ safety pins and a sewing kit with thread the color of bride’s and attendants’ dresses

¨ masking tape or sewing tape (for last-minute ripped hems)

¨ small scissors (for thread)

¨ club soda or other stain removal solutions








¨ antacid

¨ antihistamine, cold remedy, any prescription medications

¨ aspirin, pain relievers

¨ bandages

¨ upset stomach remedy

¨ feminine hygiene products (tampons, panty liners, etc.)







¨ extra copies of directions to reception

¨ breath mints

¨ cell phone and home phone numbers of all wedding participants

¨ contact information for all vendors

¨ snacks

¨ cooler with juice, sodas, and bottled water

¨ champagne, glasses

¨ small flashlight

¨ folding utility knife

¨ duct tape

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