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10 Creative Bridesmaid Proposal Ideas

Now that you've said yes to the big question, it's time to figure out who's going to be by your side on your special day! Being prepared to ask the question, "Will you be my bridesmaid?" can be as simple or elaborate as you'd like it to be. In this post, we'll cover 10 creative proposal ideas to help inspire you to ask your friends to stand with you while you say, "I do."

1. Custom Newspaper

This can be customized with details about your big day, along with a picture of you and your future bridesmaid, and your color pallet! Wrap this custom newspaper around a bouquet of flowers for an added special touch! Create your own here.

2. Personalized Puzzle

Customize this puzzle with your bridesmaid's name, and once they put the pieces together (quite literally), they'll be thrilled to know you've asked them to be a part of your "I Do Crew!" To purchase the puzzle, click here.

3. Personalized Scratch Off

When your bridesmaid scratches the heart, it'll reveal the secret question about asking them to be a part of your big day. You can chose from a variety of colored envelopes, and there's even an option to personalize the outside of the envelope for additional personalization. Check these out here.

4. Personalized Cosmetic Bag

Consider using these cosmetic bags for your proposal. These bags are the perfect size for filling with small goodies like lip gloss, hand lotion, scrunchies, or personalized pens. The adorable decal inside the bag makes for a special surprise when your bridesmaid unzips the bag. Check these out here.

5. Personalized Wine Bottle Label

If you have a collection of pictures with your anticipated "I Do Crew," what could be a more perfect way to invite them to your wedding party than with a personalized wine label? Take a closer look at these here.

6. Cookie Boxes

For those with a sweet tooth, consider using a personalized cookie box! Chose from a variety of floral colors. Whether you chose your favorite color, or a color from your wedding pallet, this is a sweet way to ask your friends to be your bridesmaid. Check these cookies out here.

7. Soy Candle

You can pair the candle with other thoughtful touches like handwritten notes, or homemade treats. This wooden wick soy candle has various designs and options to fit your style. Check these out here.

8. Satin Scrunchies

These scrunchies come in various colors and can be used as an individual proposal item or in a bridesmaid gift box. These are simple enough to DIY or check out already put together, click here.

9. Proposal Cards

As your bridesmaid holds a special role as a VIP on your wedding day, it presents a perfect opportunity to share essential wedding details with your besties before anyone else. Use these as an individual proposal item or place these in a bridesmaid gift box. Check these out here.

10. Bridesmaid Gift Boxes

If you're struggling to choose the "perfect" gift for your bridesmaid proposal, create a bridesmaid box and include all of your favorite things! Here are some ideas of what to include in your gift box:

  • Scrunchies

  • Candle

  • Personalized photo frame of you and your bridesmaid

  • Keychain

  • Personalized tumbler or champagne glass

  • Jewelry

  • Handwritten note

  • Bath bomb

  • Unique pen

  • Hairbrush

  • Mini champagne bottle

  • Nail polish

  • Hair clip

  • Lip gloss

  • Body lotion

  • Face mask

  • Slippers

  • Personalized T-shirt

  • Satin robe

Asking your bridesmaids to be a part of your wedding day is more than a simple request. It's about celebrating your friendship, expressing gratitude and beginning the wedding festivities. We hope these ten creative bridesmaid proposal ideas will give you inspiration to ask those who mean the most to you, will you be my bridesmaid?

Happy planning!

The Wedding Talk Team



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