So you’ve said “yes!” Now, it’s time to ask your besties to be your bridesmaids! But how? The idea of popping the question to your bridal party is gaining popularity amongst brides so it’s no wonder this fun tradition keeps getting more and more creative. Whether your best friends all live in one city, or you’re spread across the country, asking your friends to be in your bridal party is an essential and thoughtful way to show them how much they mean to you. Plus, you totally need their help brainstorming decor, invites, and dresses!
Popping the question to your friends isn’t as hard as it sounds! Whether you’re sending each gal, or guy, a gift box filled with tokens of your fave memories, sending personalized cards, or even getting down on one knee yourself, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite proposal for some A+ inspiration!
The Bridesmaid Box
Filled with personalized items, like a picture of the two, a day-of emergency kit, and a few other tokens of affection, this little gift box is the perfect way to ask a bridesmaid who lives away from you to be in your bridal party. Think of how cute their reactions will be when they open this surprise!
Custom Wine Bottle
For babes who are always up for a celebration, pop the question by popping this personalized bottle of champagne! You can customize the label with your wedding date, too.
We’re total suckers for gorgeous stationery – but really who isn’t? These beautiful cards let you put all your emotions to paper. Gush about how meaningful your friendship has been throughout the year and let the happy tears flow!
The hottest trend for bridal parties right now is the denim jacket! Get each of your gals a custom jean jacket for the ultimate in squad goals.
Pop the Question in Person
If you’re not afraid to get down on one knee yourself, why not ask your bestie with her own ring – a balloon ring that is! We recommend asking all your gals in person, but for your maid of honor, why not propose in a way that makes her feel special? She is going to be the one you lean on through all the planning so make her proposal feel extra special.
Whether you’re having a bridal brunch or a sending something special their way, proposing to your bridesmaid is a super fun and cute way to get them excited for your wedding. After having them by your side through thick and thin, it only makes sense that you’d want them beside you on the wedding day. And because you know your best friends and closest family members deserve more than just a text or a phone call for this momentous occasion, asking your bridesmaids to be in your wedding should be done in the most special and creative way possible.
Once you’ve popped the question, it’s time to start planning dresses and all of the fun events, like the bachelorette party! Here’s some additional inspo for you and your gals: