Wedding Planning Guide

bridesmaid proposal

You said “yes!” so now it’s your turn to pop the question. While a toast over brunch or a heartfelt card are classics, more and more brides are going all out to ask “Will you be my bridesmaid?” These are some of our favorite ideas for clever notes and gifts to ask your best friends and family members to stand by you on your big day. Personalize the gift even further by adding customizable tags and stickers, favorite photos, or a card with a heartfelt note.

Creative bridesmaid proposal ideas

Go above and beyond a phone call with these fun and playful ways to ask your bridesmaids.

  • Create a bridesmaid box
  • Write a heartfelt note in a beautiful card
  • Fill a balloon with confetti and a note to “pop!” the question
  • Raise toast with personalized glasses
  • Give personalized dress hangers
  • Customize a scratch-off card
  • Make a homemade treat with a personalized label
  • Put a ring pop in a favor box with a personalized label
  • Make a custom puzzle that reveals your message

What to write in the card

Your message is the most important part. Choose a beautiful card and make it your own by writing a personal note.

  • “It’s my turn to pop the question.”
  • “Help me keep my shit together.”
  • “I’ll only be a happy bride if my best friend is by my side.”
  • “I need you help to hold my dress up while I pee.”
  • “I can’t say “I do” without you.”
  • “Plan with me, stand with me, cry with me, laugh with me. Will you be my bridesmaid?”
  • “My “I do” would not be the same without you.”
  • “Welcome to my bride tribe.”
  • “Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, and you.”
  • “I got my rock, now I need my flock.”
  • “I’ve got my guy, now I need my girls.”

What to put in a bridesmaid box

The bridesmaid box is a popular trend. Treat your besties to a box of goodies that’ll come in handy during your wedding prep and the big day.

Ready to celebrate

  • A framed photo gift
  • DIY confetti popper
  • Personalized tee
  • A bottle of champagne

Prepped and pampered

  • Nail polish to match your wedding colors
  • Bath salts
  • Robe
  • Luxe skincare

The finer things

  • Personalized jewelry
  • Scented candle
  • Artisan candies
  • Cashmere wrap
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