You’re engaged and it’s now time for you to “pop the question” to your closest friends and family members to be your bridesmaids! Our advice is to make it unique and memorable, show them how much they mean to you and how much you appreciate them. After all, you’ll be relying on them for so many things like helping you with ideas & planning, dress shopping, planning your bachelorette party and bridal shower, moral support, and so much more. They deserve to be spoiled with a thoughtful & meaningful invitation or gift. Here are 5 of our favorite ways to ask, “Will you be my bridesmaid?” for your inspiration:
1. Ask with Jewelry
If you and your bridesmaid to be love jewelry, ask her to be your bridesmaid with some bling!
This beautiful handmade pearl necklace with a special note asking her to say “I Do” is a sweet gift. Photo: etsy
A locket is so sentimental especially with a picture of both of you in it. Wedding News Day
2. Ask with Cookies and Treats
If you and your bridesmaid to be both have a sweet tooth, give her a special treat to enjoy with your question!
If you think your bridesmaid to be lives too far to send baked goods, think again! These cupcakes in a jar can be shipped cross country! Photo: Marry This
A fortune cookie with a special question fortune inside would make a nice sweet surprise.
3. Ask with Alcohol
If you and your bridesmaid to be love to get together with a glass of wine or champagne every now and then, these are a fun way to ask will you be my bridesmaid using wine or champagne!
“Pop” the question with a bottle of champagne! Place the bottle in a box (this one is Pommery POP Extra Dry Champagne) with some tissue paper and crinkle filler with a note asking, “Will you Be My Bridesmaid?” Photo: May Party of Two
Personalize a great bottle of wine with a photo of you and your bridesmaid to be on it! Photo: Sarabeth Events
4. Ask with a Card
There are so many different types of cards you can choose from such as sentimental, funny, crafty, pop up, and so much more. Choose one based on the relationship you have with your bridesmaid to be to give it more meaning!
If you and your bridesmaid to be are crafty, you can’t get much cuter than to ask with this DIY paper doll bridesmaid card. Photo: The 6 Chicks
If you and your bridesmaid to be love to joke around, have some fun asking with these funny fold out cards. Photo: etsy
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5. Ask with a Hidden Message
If your bridesmaid to be likes surprises, you have plenty of ways to spark her curiosity with a hidden message!
If you’re planning a beach wedding, this is the perfect way to ask your bridesmaid: a message in a bottle. Photo: etsy
Here’s a great DIY hidden message in a balloon with a cute “pop me!” message. Photo: Quiet Like Horses
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You’ll also want to send out save the date cards so you’re guests will mark their calendars for your special day! Check out these 10 unique save the date ideas.