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Day-Of Wedding Emergency Kit

Having a day-of emergency kit is so important. It has EVERYTHING that you may end up needing the day of your wedding. This is definitely a must to make or have your day-of coordinator provide for you. We will outline below what should be put in your emergency kit.

  • Medicine! Aspirin, Tylenol, and Antacids

  • First Aid- Band-Aids, Gauze, Alcohol Pads and Burn Cream

  • Bug Spray

  • Water- This is a must. At every wedding we coordinate this is always as request

  • Deodorant

  • Panty Hose

  • Safety Pins

  • Breath mints / Gum

  • Extra Cash

  • Hair Brush

  • Corsage Pins and Safety Pins

  • Dental Floss, Tooth Picks, a Tooth Brush and Tooth Paste

  • Eye Drops

  • Ponytail Holders and Bobbi Pins

  • Hair Spray

  • Stain Remover

  • Make Up

  • Oil Blotting Paper

  • Hand Towellets and Sanitizer

  • Matches/Lighter

  • Mini Sewing Kit (This is almost always needed)

  • Hem Tape

  • Hand Mirror

  • Nail Files

  • Scotch Tape/ Packing Tape

  • Scissors

  • Static Cling Spray

  • Tampons/Pads

  • Tissues!!!! This is a MUST HAVE!

  • Tweezers

  • Meal Bars and Snacks

  • Earring Backs

If you plan to make this on your own, fair warning; all of these items will cost you about $200.00. (This is an included bonus when you hire Storybook Chicago!) As planners, we cannot stress enough how important it is to have a emergency kit with you at all times. The last thing you will want to worry about is running to a drug store on your wedding day to pick up one of these items.

Happy Planning!

-Storybook Chicago

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