the perfect wedding day survival kit
A wedding day survival kit is one of those things you don’t know you need until you need it – and then it’s too late. I’ve compiled a list of 60 items to ensure you don’t forget a thing!
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EVERYONE NEEDS THESE
This personal pack of kleenex are great to have for everyone. You never know when you’ll need it!
Single Serve Hydration Packets
Your wedding day is going to fly by, and it’s sometimes hard to remember to stay hydrated (espeically if you are drinking!) So these are great to have in the morning while you’re getting ready and the morning after.
You’ll be up close and personal with a lot of people on your big day- so make sure your breath stays minty fresh!
If any part of your wedding is outdoors, make sure to have this on hand. You don’t want any pesky bugs ruining the mood.
Having an extra long charger for people to use is a great idea. Everyone will likely be on their phone a lot during the day, and this is often one thing a lot of people forget to bring!
Capture some fun memories and the in between moments with a polaroid camera! This can also be fun to use for your guests as a photo book.
A portable buetooth speaker for the morning of can help get you guys amped up and in a good mood! Turn up the tunes and have a good time- You’re getting married!
If your getting ready space has limited outlets, you may want to snag one or two of these to make sure there’s enough outlets for your beauty team and for chragers!
Safety pins are one of those odd things that you don’t realize you need until it’s too late. These can be used for a ton of different things- so do yourself a favor and just get a pack of different sizes!
Have a variety of snacks available for everyone throughout the day. You likely won’t be eating much until dinner so it’s important to keep quick snacks around.
FOR THE BRIDE
Solemates Heel Savers
Have these handy for you and your bridemsaids, especially if you are getting married somewhere where you’ll be walking on a lot of grass.
Oil Blotting Papers
You’ll be moving around a lot on your wedding day, so to help cut down on oil & shine- keep these handy!
Mini Sewing Kit
If any mishaps happen to yours our your bridesmaids dresses, you’ll be happy you have this mini sewing kit with you! Make sure to get one with sicissors too!
Getting Ready Outfit
You’ll likely be photographed the morning of your wedding while getting ready, so choose something that you feel comfotable in! Make sure it buttons as well so you don’t have to pull it over your head when it’s time to put your dress on
Having some comfy slippers or slip on shoes are awesome for the morning of your wedding (and the next morning!)
Large Tote Bag
You’ll have a lot of stuff to bring with you to your venue, so stick it in a cute bag that will be easily identifiable amung the others!
Your dress will likely come on a plastic hanger, if you are wanting photographs of your dress prior to putting it on, make sure to grab a more stylish hanger for it
Your hairstylist will spray your hair, but its a good idea to have some extra hairspray for touch ups later on in the day
Makeup Remover Wipes
You’ll want to take off all your makeup at the end of the night, and that hotel soap won’t do the trick. Make sure to have some makeup remover wipes handy in your overnight bag!
Grab your favorite deodorant in travel size! You may want to bring it with you or have it near in case you need to reapply throughout the day/night
Qtips are great for taking care of any make-up smudges without runining the rest of your make-up
FOR THE GROOM
Whatever you do, don’t forget this one. You’ll be moving around a lot on your wedding day and no one wants to hug a smelly groom!
You’ll be getting face to face with a lot of people on your wedding day, make sure to have this handy for after when you have snacks or drinks.
FOR THE BRIDESMAIDS
Getting custom cups for all of your bridesmaids is an easy gift and one they will appreciate. Not only will it help keep things organized the morning of, but they can use it long after your wedding day!
Your bridesmaids will be bringing a lot of stuff the morning of- so help them out by giving them custom bags to bring it all in!
Providing your bridal party with sunglasses can be helpful and provide a few fun photo opportunities.
FOR THE GROOMSMEN
These custom bottle openers are awesome. Your groomsmen will appreciate something they can use long after your wedding day.
Providing your groomsmen with dress socks will help make sure everyone is coordinating. Just make sure you don’t get white!
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