April 26, 2011, 7 a.m. by SMARTBRIDE
Day 15: Princess for a Day Contest - Win a Couture Gown Preservation Package
DAY 15: Win a Couture Wedding Gown Preservation Package!
Give your dress the Royal treatment!
You can enter the contest every single day between April 6th and April 28th. You'll find the entry form on the blog post for the prize being unveiled that day. Scroll down to the bottom of this post the enter! You can always find today's prize featured on the SmartBrideBoutique.com CONTESTS page.
The winner of the Princess for a Day contest will receive a couture wedding gown preservation package including:
- Specially-designed Courier Service container with directions inside for sending the gown to be cleaned and preserved
- Prepaid shipping via second-day air insured up to $25,000
- Individual handcleaning and pressing
- Anti-sugar stain treatment featured in Modern Bride
- Freshly-laundered muslin wrapping to protect gown
- Completely acid-free wedding chest
- Muslin wedding chest cover
- Written lifetime international guarantee honored by Association of Wedding Gown Specialists members represented in more than 500 cities around the world.
The Association will take full responsibility for the winner's gown from the time it leaves her home until it returns safely.
Caring for your Gown
Represented in more than 500 cities around the world, the members of the Association of Wedding Gown Specialists will give your special gown the individual care and attention it deserves. After all, they know how much your gown means to you! They are trained to use the safest, most effective methods for cleaning, preservation, and restoration. In fact, their MuseumCare™ and ZeroCarbon™ preservations are endorsed by the Association of Bridal Consultants.
Their advanced treatments for preservation and stain removal have been featured in many bridal magazines, from Modern Bride to Martha Stewart Weddings, so you know your gown will be in expert hands whether you want to clean it for resale or preserve it for your daughter. Their unique anti-sugar stain treatment ensures your wedding gown will never yellow and that no latent stains will develop into dark brown spots because all sugar, salt, and acid--seen or unseen—is removed.
If you do decide to have your dress cleaned or preserved, read these wedding gown care tips to help ensure your dress remains in excellent condition.
Caring for the Earth
You can feel good about choosing a member of the Association of Wedding Gown specialists to preserve or dry clean your gown because the Association offsets all carbon emissions from preservations with donations to Carbonfund.org. Carbonfund.org is the leading nonprofit carbon offset and climate solutions organization, and they use the Association's donations to fund reforestation projects worldwide.
If you don't want to wait until April 29, 2011 to hear who the winner is, take advantage of a great deal now! Get a $35 off your cleaning and preservation until December 31, 2011. Get all the details here.
Click for more information on how the contest works, or to see the official rules of the contest.