Packing for the Big Day
It's almost here … the big day is right around the corner! Your dreams are coming to life. So, prepare an emergency kit, get the bridesmaids and groomsmen ready … and pack those wedding accessories … it is finally time to use them!
The Bridal Emergency Kit Checklist
A wedding day emergency kit includes simple everyday items, as well as wedding-specific items. You never know when a guest might need some antacid or some aspirin or a bridesmaid's stocking will run.
BRIDAL EMERGENCY KIT
Aspirin or Ibuprofen
Baby or talcum powder
White-Out (last resort for covering up stains on a wedding dress)
Clean sheet for the bride to dress (Placing a sheet on the floor for the bride to stand on while dressing helps to avoid getting excess dirt and dust on her gown)
Clean white cloth (for cleaning stains on a wedding dress)
Clear bandages or liquid bandage
Clear nail polish
Crackers, energy bars, etc.
Duct tape (one regular and one in white)
Facial tissue or handkerchief
Glue (super glue, hot glue, and hot glue gun)
Nail polish (to match your shade for a quick touchup)
Sewing kit (including straight pins, needle, and thread — white and black thread as well as a color to match the bridesmaid's dresses and the groomsmen's accessories)
Static cling spray
Toothbrush and toothpaste
White chalk (for concealing dirt smudges)
Wedding Day Accessories
Following is a checklist of wedding day accessories. Keep in mind, that this is a generic checklist. Your particular wedding may have more accessories or fewer, as well as other specialty items, just add them in, check them off, and you are ready for the wedding day.
WEDDING ACCESSORY CHECKLIST
Bubbles, rose petals, etc. (for tossing or send off)
Cake knife and server
Cash and envelopes (for last-minute tips and expenses)
Card box (for gift table)
Copies of itinerary, vendor contracts, vendor contact numbers, seating chart
Disposable cameras for each table
Flower girl basket
Guest list (alphabetized with seating arrangements)
Pens for guest book