April 26, 2011, 7 a.m. by SMARTBRIDE

Day 15: Princess for a Day Contest - Win a Couture Gown Preservation Package

TAGS: PRINCESS FOR A DAY, WEDDING CONTESTS, DRY CLEANING, ASSOCIATION OF WEDDING GOWN SPECIALISTS, WEDDING DRESS PRESERVATION

Princess for a Day Contest: Wedding Gown Specialists

DAY 15: Win a Couture Wedding Gown Preservation Package!

Give your dress the Royal treatment!


Every princess wants her gown to be treated with the respect it deserves. The Association of Wedding Gown Specialists will give your treasured gown very special care with a couture gown preservation package.


Value: $495

How Does This Contest Work?
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.

Prize Details
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.


Find an Association member near you now!




BONUS DEAL
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.


Check out all of the prizes one lucky bride will win!

Day 1:Princess for a Day Contest: Kitty AndrewsWin a Kitty Andrews Custom Bridal Headpiece worth $525Princess for a Day Contest: Kitty Andrews
Day 2:Princess for a Day Contest: Unveiling WeddingsWin an Unveiling Weddings Prize Pack worth $315Princess for a Day Contest: Unveiling Weddings
Day 3:Princess for a Day Contest:Frocks BridesmaidsWin 3 Bridesmaid Dresses from Frocks worth $650Princess for a Day Contest: Frocks Bridesmaids
Day 4:Princess for a Day Contest:Amanda PearlWin an Amanda Pearl Clutch and 6 lippys worth $726Princess for a Day Contest: Amanda Pearl
Day 5:Princess for a Day Contest: Cake For YouWin Delicious Cookies for your Sweet Table worth $500Princess for a Day Contest: Cake For You
Day 6:Princess for a Day Contest: Laura K DesignWin Custom Designed Wedding Invitations worth $1225Princess for a Day Contest: Laura K Design
Day 7:Princess for a Day Contest: FlipWin 2 Flip Video MinoHD camcorders worth $480Princess for a Day Contest: Flip
Day 8:Princess for a Day Contest: Kim DrosdickWin 5 Pairs of Bridesmaids Earrings worth $475Princess for a Day Contest: Kim Drosdick
Day 9:Princess for a Day Contest: Wedding RepublicWin $500 Towards Your Wedding RegsitryPrincess for a Day Contest: Wedding Republic
Day 10:Princess for a Day Contest: SearsWin a Mother of the Bride Dress from SearsPrincess for a Day Contest: Sears
Day 11:Princess for a Day Contest: MonetWin $500 of Bridal Bling from MonetPrincess for a Day Contest: Monet
Day 12:Princess for a Day Contest: Bring It UpWin a Bridal Kit and Ka-BOOB-le Package from Bring It Up (worth $360)Princess for a Day Contest: Bring It Up
Day 13:Princess for a Day Contest: Green KaratWin $500 Towards Two Recycled Wedding Bands from greenKaratPrincess for a Day Contest: Green Karat
Day 14:Princess for a Day Contest: Adele WechslerWin $3000 towards an Adele Wechsler Collection gownPrincess for a Day Contest: Adele Wechsler
Day 15:Princess for a Day Contest: Wedding Gown SpecialistsWin a Couture Gown Preservation Package worth $495Princess for a Day Contest: Wedding Gown Specialists
Day 16:Princess for a Day Contest: Eco_Beautiful WeddingsWin a Custom Wedding Planning Package worth $2525Princess for a Day Contest: Eco_Beautiful Weddings
Day 17:Princess for a Day Contest: Honeymoon PackageWin a Honeymoon Survival Pack worth $335 (Part 1)Princess for a Day Contest: Honeymoon Survival Pack
Day 17:Princess for a Day Contest: Honeymoon Survival PackWin a Honeymoon Survival Pack worth $335 (Part 2)Princess for a Day Contest: Honeymoon Survival Pack