Wedding celebrations aren’t just about the bride and groom - they also honor bridesmaids and groomsmen: cherished friends who have supported the bride and groom for years and years.
Show your best friends how much they mean to you and your wedding with a creative “Will You Be My Bridesmaid?” proposal! From DIY gifts to surprise celebrations, there are many thoughtful ideas to pop the question.
A few of our favorites below!
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DIY Unraveling Ribbon | Perfect for brides who are on a tight budget but want to send a personalized message. Cut cloth or ribbon is wrapped around a spool; the cute message inside is sure to be a surprise!
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Personalized Wine Labels | These gifts would be perfect to present during a girls’ night in. For all the long days and nights ahead as bridesmaids, your girlfriends will need this.
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Bridesmaid Boxes | For an extra thoughtful gift, make your own boxes to send off. This tutorial packs up cards, small gifts, and photos into a hand-painted box; you can personalize even further with meaningful keepsakes from your friendships.
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Initialed Charm Necklace | Use this gift as a hint to your bridesmaids wedding day attire. With this particular Etsy seller, you can customize the hand-stamped initial charm that is paired with a freshwater pearl.
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BYOB Painting Party | How about popping the question with painting and drinks? You can request a specific theme to paint or paint the question right on your artwork. Many BYOB painting places allow you to book private events.
Jewel Tones by Helen Olivia Flowers in Alexandria, VA. $69
Bloompop Arrangements | Thoughtful idea: send flowers to ask your friends if they’ll be your bridesmaids, and then after the wedding is over to thank them with a second round. We promise they’ll love their flowers. Because Bloompop delivers anywhere in the U.S. from hand-selected florists, you can save more time to write your cards!