Congratulations! Your partner popped the question. Now, it’s your turn to ask your besties to stand by your side as bridesmaids on your special day. We got you – here are five fun and affordable ideas on how to ask, “Will you be my bridesmaid?”
What is a Bridesmaid Proposal?
A bridesmaid proposal is a thoughtful and creative way to ask your friends or loved ones to be a part of your wedding as bridesmaids.
It’s also a way to show your appreciation for their friendship and support during this special time in your life. However you decide to do the bridesmaid proposal, the key is to make it personal and meaningful to your party.
Bridesmaid Proposal Ideas
1.Think Inside the Box
Whether it’s a piece of jewelry to reminisce about, a champagne bottle to celebrate or a scented candle to relax, there’s nothing better than a gift box with personalized goodies, especially, when your bridesmaids can use it time and time again.
What about a cute totebag with their name on it or some gorgeous hairclips? Add some delicious treats like chocolates, cookies or candies to the box and you’re ready to pop the question!
Etsy, Bridesmaid box, available in different colors, about $4
2.Make it public
Getting married is totally newsworthy! This newspaper, which you can edit in Canva, is a fun and creative way to ask your besties to be a part of your big day. They will appreciate all the wedding details and your vision boards to understand their roles and responsibilites better.
Etsy,Customizable Bridesmaid newspaper, about $8
3.Have a Sleepover
When was the last time you and your girls had a sleepover? It’s probably been a while! Think matching pajamas, comfy slippers and a themed movie night with a good old rom-com like 27 Dresses. While you wine and dine, talk about past relationships and how they led you to your current partner, you can then ask your girls the most important question of the night.
4.Bracelets are a Girl’s Best Friend
Remember the friendship bracelets during Taylor Swifts Eras Tour? If your besties happen to be “Swifties” why not surprise them with customized cute bracelets that say, “Bridesmaid?” It will be like music to their ears!
Temu, 150 Pcs Acrylic Letter Beads in Gold and White, about $2
Looking for a timeless gift that never fails to impress? Show your love for your bridesmaids with their favorite bouquet. With a sweet, handwritten note and some flower power they can’t help but say yes to your enchanting bridesmaid proposal!
Farm Girl Flowers, Golden Rule, $65
The Right Timing for a Bridesmaid Proposal
When it comes to popping the question to your squad, your wedding timeline and personal style set the stage for your decision. We recommend asking your bridesmaids early on in the wedding planning process, before those elegant invitations hit the mail. This gives your bridesmaids enough time to be aware of their roles and responsibilities and be involved in the wedding preparations.
Are Bridesmaid Proposals Expensive?
The cost of bridesmaid proposals can vary depending on your budget and the number of bridesmaids you have. There’s no set rule for how much you should spend on a bridesmaid proposal. It’s important to consider your own budget and what you feel comfortable spending.
Some brides choose to splurge on elaborate gifts or experiences, while others opt for more affordable DIY options. Ultimately, what matters most is the thought and effort you put into the proposal, rather than the price tag. It’s the sentiment behind the gesture that will make it special for your bridesmaids.
Now that your bridesmaids have said “I do,” the fun just begins! Check out our gorgeous bridesmaid selection at True Society in a variety of sizes, fabrics, colors and silhouettes. Your girls will love it!