Use a diaper bag as your wedding catch-all bag #DIY#steal-this-idea#wedding kits Updated Oct 12 2015 (Posted Oct 15 2012) Guest post by Ophelia I wonder just how many penis tchotchkes this Vera Bradley diaper bag can hold? I have been in the process of planning my DIY wedding for two years now, and am nearing the end of the two-year stretch. With a couple weeks left until the wedding, I headed out to a thrift store because I needed a bag. Not just any bag but something I could fit all my penis-paraphernalia for the bachelorette party, my emergency crafting supplies on the setup day, and also my make-up and wedding day survival kit. What I didn't want was three to four different bags to lug around during wedding crunch time. I found a couple of purses, similar to what I already own and know won't work — not enough pockets, not the right size, too loose and flimsy. As I'm about to leave with nothing, I walked by the baby aisle, and there it was — the DIY wedding must-have — a DIAPER BAG! For $19.99 I scored big time… a bright red Vera Bradley diaper bag, that fits everything — has room for water bottles and face wipes, as well as a Muppet-themed unity candle! I highly suggest to anyone who is planning a DIY wedding: get yourself a diaper bag. Ophelia I'm am author and a mental health counselor. I live with my fiancee of 4.5 years and we have 3 beautifully furry children, Lilith Faire, Voltaire, and Sigmund Oscar -meow. PREVIOUS Toni & Mark's Civil War costumed picnic wedding NEXT Funky reception dancing, a speech with props, and a Ron Swanson painting guest book Show/Hide comments [ 3 ] The only diaper bag I have is double lined as a cooler. Its kinda neat really, but its not going to be useful when I have kids. Reply Diaper bags also make great air travel carry-on bags – soooo many pockets, and a lot are only a little bit bigger than a large purse. Plus, a lot of them are waterproof, with comfy padded straps and lightweight. I wish I'd known about them years ago. Reply Smart! I'll keep that in mind! Reply Join the conversation Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.