40 Creative Bridesmaid Proposal Ideas

Looking for ideas on how to ask your bridesmaids to be in your wedding? Check out these fun and unique bridesmaid proposal ideas.
by Elena Mauer
Bride laughing with bridesmaids in robes

Time to make it official with your bridesmaids. After having them by your side through thick and thin, now you want them by your side on the most important day of your life. And because you know your best friends deserve more than just a text or a phone call for this momentous occasion, asking bridesmaids should be done in the most special, creative way possible.

How to ask bridesmaids depends on your crowd—it might be with a clever bridesmaid invitation card, or with a thoughtful gift that's bridesmaid-themed (or not!)—which is why we assembled this comprehensive list of the best bridesmaid proposal ideas out there. Choose the right one for your squad.

  1. Bridesmaid Invitation Bracelet

    Bridesmaid Invitation Bracelet silver heart

    Asking bridesmaids to stand by your side on your wedding day doesn't get much easier than this. The pretty silver bracelet comes wrapped around a card that says, "This little bracelet is just to say will you be my bridesmaid on my special day?"

    The Knot Shop will you be my bridesmaid silver bracelet, $24, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com

  2. Bridesmaid Themed Box of Goodies

    Bridesmaid Themed Box of Goodies

    Not only does this box of goodies come with a card that says "Be my bridesmaid," but it's complete with sparkling rosé bears, a face mask and a “minimergency” kit, so they’ll be equipped for the wedding day.

    BoxFox bridesmaid box, $36, ShopBoxFox.com

  3. Wine Labels

    Wine Labels

    Get your gals their favorite bottles of vino with some hilarious labels made for asking bridesmaids.

    Delicate Estates bridesmaid labels, $20 for a pack of 4, DelicateEstates1.MyShopify.com

  4. Mason Jar Candle

     Mason Jar Candle

    This mason jar is filled with a 100 percent soy candle. It can be personalized to say "I can't say I do without you!"

    David's Bridal personalized mason jar candle, $20, DavidsBridal.com

  5. Proposal Puzzle

    bridesmaid invitation puzzle

    Want a bridesmaid proposal idea that keeps them guessing? Send a puzzle they’ll have to put together to figure out the message.
    Zazzle bridesmaid invitation puzzle, $18 for 8x10, Zazzle.com

  6. Bridesmaid Proposal Box

    premium bridesmaid proposal gift box

    Any gift to your favorite women becomes the perfect bridesmaid proposal idea when tucked inside a box that says "Will you be my bridesmaid?" and her name in gold.

    The Knot Shop premium bridesmaid proposal gift box, $25, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com

  7. 4. Personalized Shot Glasses

    Personalized Shot Glasses

    Because your bachelorette party wouldn’t be the same without your girls, get each of them one of these shot glasses.

    PersonalCreations bridal party shot glass, $15, PersonalCreations.com

  8. Custom Card

    Custom Card

    Not only is this floral bridesmaid invitation super cute, it's available in six different color schemes, and the text is customizable.

    Minted midnight garden bridesmaid cards, $20 for 5, Minted.com

  9. Bridesmaid Hanger

    Bridesmaid Hanger

    Get them sweet dress hangers they’ll cherish forever, even after they put away their bridesmaid gowns.

    BHLDN heirloom hanger, $28, BHLDN.com

  10. Bridesmaid Tote Bag

    personalized tote bag

    If you're having a destination wedding, what better bridesmaid asking gift is there than a tote bag they can take along on the trip? This one can be personalized with with each bridesmaid's name and has a classic rose design.

    The Knot Shop personalized canvas tote bag, $13, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com

  11. Cute Jewelry Box

    A Cute Jewelry Box

    So they won’t have to wonder where to stash all the pieces they’ll plan on wearing to your wedding.

    Rosanna bridesmaid jewelry box, $22, Bloomingdales.com

  12. Bridesmaid Proposal Box

    Bridesmaid Proposal Box

    If your bridesmaids are the type who love handmade goods, gift them with boxes filled with wrapped soap, a clay mask, shea butter lip balm and a bath bomb.

    Kitschandfancy will you be my bridesmaid gift box, $25, Amazon.com

  13. Printed Macarons

    Printed Macarons

    Your foodie friends will love these celebratory macarons—and of course they’re champagne flavored.

    Dana’s Bakery printed macarons, $12 for box of 4, DanasBakery.com

  14. Kimono Robe

    blue floral kimono robe

    Comfy and chic robes are excellent bridesmaid asking gifts. Your best gals will feel pampered wearing them when they're getting ready for your wedding and beyond.

    The Knot Shop blue floral silky kimono robe, $40-42, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com

  15. Custom Nail Polish

    Custom Nail Polish

    You know they’ll nail it as your bridesmaids, so get them some cute polish in their favorite shades. The label says "Pretty please" and you can add "Be my bridesmaid" or other text.

    Pretty Please Nail Polish personalized polish, $12, PrettyPleaseNailPolish.com

  16. Friendship Vase

    Friendship Vase

    This beauty is called a "friendship" vase. Have one monogrammed with each bridesmaid's initials and then fill them with flowers for a sweet bridesmaid asking idea.

    The Knot Shop friendship vase, $15, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com

  17. Cards You Can Color Yourself

    Cards You Can Color Yourself

    A semi-DIY gift your bridesmaids will love (and coloring them yourself will be super soothing for you too).

    AprilHeatherArt coloring cards, $6 each, Etsy.com

  18. Bridesmaid Invitation

    Bridesmaid Invitation

    We're suckers for gorgeous and classic stationery by Rifle Paper Co, and this bridesmaid invitation is no exception.

    Rifle Paper Co. blushing bridesmaid greeting card, $16 for set of 8, SaksFifthAvenue.com

  19. Bridesmaid Asking Gift Box

    personalized bridal party gift box

    Why give just one bridesmaid asking gift, when you can give a whole box full of goodies? This personalized box comes packed with a gold heart bracelet, hair tie, scented candle, lip balm and a scratch-off card that says "Hello beautiful."

    David's Bridal personalized bridal party gift box, $40, DavidsBridal.com

  20. Hair Ties

    hair ties

    Here's a bridesmaid proposal idea for all the pun-loving friends out there. "Will you help me tie the knot?"

    Elastic Hair Bandz bridesmaid proposal hair tie set, $12, Amazon.com

  21. Custom M&Ms

    Custom M&Ms

    You can choose your own text, packaging and more. (As in, you can literally put a picture of your BFF’s face on a piece of candy.)

    M&Ms design your own M&Ms romance bag, $24 for 3, MyMMs.com

  22. Bride Tribe Tee

    Bride Tribe Tee

    How to ask bridesmaids to be in your tribe? With cute t-shirts, of course.

    The Knot Shop personalized bride tribe t-shirt, $20, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com

  23. Celebration Box

    A Celebration Box

    Every box you buy provides 15 meals to children in need, so you—and your wine-loving bridesmaids—can feel good about this one.

    OneHope celebration pack gift box, $49, OneHopeWine.com

  24. Tote Full of Food

    A Tote Full of Food

    If your bridesmaids are the kind of people you can finish endless pizzas with, they’ll love a tote full of snacks and goodies.

    Made by Mouth the bridesmaid tote, $55, Mouth.com

  25. Personalized Stemless Flutes

    Personalized Stemless Flutes

    If you’re having an official bridesmaid proposal brunch, bring these personalized flutes along and say cheers with mimosas.

    Fox Blossom Co. personalized stemless flutes, $16, FoxBlossom.com

  26. Bridesmaid Invitation Tag

    Bridesmaid Invitation Tag

    This bridesmaid invitation tag is so sparkly and special, it can stand alone or be paired with a small gift.

    The Knot Shop sparkle square tag, $11 for 24, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com

  27. Personalized Coffee Cup

    A Personalized Mug

    So they’ll have a way of keeping caffeinated while they plan your bachelorette party.

    Vistaprint light gray bridesmaid mug, $11, Vistaprint.com

  28. Luxe Sleep Mask

    Luxe Sleep Mask

    Got future bridesmaids who could use some R&R? Propose to them with silk sleep masks so they can get their beauty sleep in style.

    Slip bridesmaid sleep mask, $50, SaksFifthAvenue.com

  29. Bridesmaids Movie

    bridesmaids movie

    They'll totally get what you're asking them when they unwrap their Bridesmaids blu-rays. And you'll have a good laugh watching the movie together too.

    Bridesmaids blu-ray + digital, $10, Amazon.com

  30. Beauty Box

    Beauty Box

    This luxe beauty kit lets your bridesmaids know they deserve to pamper themselves during your wedding festivities.

    Birchbox maid up & ready kit, $18, Birchbox.com

  31. Box of Chocolates

    Box of Chocolates

    Nothing will make your friends feel sweeter than this pretty box of chocolates, which asks, "Be my maid?"
    Maggie Louise pop! be my maid box of chocolates, $38, MaggieLouiseConfections.com

  32. Cute Picture Frame

    Cute Picture Frame

    Stalk your tagged Instagram photos or Facebook friendship pages to find the cutest photos of you and your bridesmaids that they’ll cherish forever in a sweet frame.

    Malden best friends burlap picture frame, $16, Wayfair.com

  33. Sweet Sentiment

    Sweet Sentiment card

    “You helped me through all the frogs, now help me tie down the prince.” Truer words have probably never been spoken.

    PattersonPaper will you be my bridesmaid card, $4, Etsy.com

  34. Let's Do This Card

    Let's Do This Card

    How to ask bridesmaids who have an irreverent sense of humor? This card is the one.

    Top Hat and Monocle Greeting Cards will you be my bridesmaid card, $5, Amazon.com

  35. Flawless Mug

    flawless mug

    Tell your future bridesmaids how #flawless you truly think they are with a personalized mug.

    The Knot Shop #flawless personalized mug, $15, WeddingShop.TheKnot.com

  36. Pop the Question Necklace

    Pop the Question Necklace

    It's your turn to pop the question… with this grown-up version of a friendship necklace.

    Petal & Paperie pop the question bridesmaid necklace and card, $11, Amazon.com

  37. Spa Treatment

    spa week gift card

    Bridesmaids tend to do at least a couple spa treatments to ready for the wedding day—mani, pedi, facial, massage. Give her a gift card for her choice.

    Spa Week gift card, amount of your choice, SpaWeek.com

  38. Choco-Lot

    godiva tote bag

    They'll realize it's a bridesmaid proposal when they see the tote bag. The sweet bonus is the decadent Godiva chocolate inside.

    Godiva bridesmaid tote bag with assorted chocolate 8-piece box, $48, Godiva.com

  39. Scratch-Off Cards

    bridesmaid scratch off cards

    With these clever bridesmaid invitations, friends scratch to reveal their proposal.

    XOXOKristen bridesmaid scratch off cards, $5, Amazon.com

  40. Bridesmaid Pajamas

    bridesmaid pajama

    These adorable pajamas will work perfectly for an overnight bachelorette party.

    ASOS Design bridesmaid pajama, $29, Asos.com

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