The day of your wedding can carry enough stress, from the salon to the aisle the last thing you need to worry about is a potential mishap. This can be anything from a mild headache to a tear in a gown. Accidents can’t be avoided but they can be dealt with more ease. The best way to combat this unwanted stress is by preparing a bridal emergency kit.
A bridal emergency kit is a small box full of quick fix it items that can solve any minor problem on the big day and keep your wedding running smoothly. This is something that can be trusted in the hands of your Maid of Honor and bridesmaids to jump to the rescue whenever it’s needed! Below is a list of 12 easy and small items we believe can keep you looking and feeling collected!
Travel size hair spray: Whether it’s for pre ceremony fly a ways or to keep your hair in place to dance the night away.
Band-Aids: For any bride or bridesmaid whose heals may not have been worn in enough before the big day
Needle, thread, and mini scissors: For the accidental ripped suit pocket, dress hem, or broken strap.
Bobby pins: To place those stray bangs back in place or even to help one of your bridesmaids secure her bun just right!
Breath mints: To keep that first kiss minty fresh
Deodorant: To apply if forgotten that morning or to even reapply due to nervous perspiring
Medication (Ibruprophen, tums, and allergy pills): Whether you or someone in the wedding party over indulged the night before, have a headache, or butterflies, even the unexpected allergic reaction, you’ll be set to get yourself and your wedding party on the mend!
Earring backs: In the occasion one is dropped or lost, it’s difficult to find a makeshift replacement
To-go tissues: Happy tears are expected all around, this way you can cry happy tears and take perfect makeup pictures too!
Super glue: From your heal breaking, to the ribbon on your bouquet not staying wrapped a small bit of super glue can go a long way.
White chalk: While it may seem silly it is a quick and easy way to cover a stain or spot on your dress before the ceremony!
Granola bars and a travel water: The day of the wedding is foreseen to be a long one, not all brides plan in a way to eat throughout the day. Make sure you pack a few snacks and a water to keep your body nourished and hydrated through the day’s tasks before the reception!
When these items or any other items you may want to add are collected, you can organize them in a small box. This can be as simple as emptying out a small emergency box at home or even going to your local hobby store and picking up a small wooden box. You can decorate the box or leave it plain, make it a community box or just for you, whatever you feel will help you on the big day the best. Once your kit is all set, entrust it in the hands of your Maid of Honor or bridesmaids. They are here to help make your day the best it can be no matter the obstacles.
Nothing in life goes perfectly, but you can definitely alleviate the added worry and stress of unknown disaster with your bridal emergency kit!