Thursday, September 20, 2012

Bridesmaid Survival Kits

As promised, now that the wedding is over I'll be bombarding you with wedding projects that I completed months ago and couldn't post until after it was all over.

One of my favorite gifts for my bridesmaids were survival kits that I made. 

They also came in super handy that day when I (a) cried like a baby, (b) got a little headache by the end of the night, and (c) asked if anyone had any mints handy.  So basically, I probably utilized them more than my bridesmaids.

Here's how I made them (you should make them too!)

I found these great makeup bags on can customize your fabric and rosette colors (and the rosette comes off if you want).  Here's where you can get your own...

Then I went to Walgreens and found all sorts of great things to put in them.  They weren't super big, so here's what I collected:

  • Kleenex
  • Shout to go wipes
  • Sewing kits (with scissors for my local girls and no scissors for the girls that had to fly home)
  • Burts Bees Chap stick
  • Travel Size Deodorant
  • Altoids Smalls (a nice little mint tin)
  • Emory Board
  • Advil

I would have liked to add more to the kits, but the small makeup bags were pretty full with just these few things.

I also made a little card to go in the kits as well.

Now go!  Make your own!

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