15 Creative Ways to Propose to Your Bridesmaids (Plus An Easy DIY Project!)

They’ve been with you through thick and thin and now you’re ready to make it official, with your bridesmaids that is! Your bridesmaids, especially your maid-of-honor, will be crucial to you throughout your wedding planning process and the day of, so we’ve rounded up some genius ways to ask your bridesmaids.
  1. yellow train pun card to ask bridesmaids

    I Choo-Choo-Choose You

    ​When you're only options are "Yes! I'm on board" or "No, I suck," the answer is obvious. There's no harm in a little humor!​

  2. ring pops in boxes for bridesmaid proposal

    Ring Pop

    ​Who needs diamonds when you can have candy? Pop the question to your maids with a ring pop!​

  3. pink cake in a jar
    Photo by MarryThis.com

    Cupcake In A Jar

    ​Channel your inner Marie Antoinnete and "Let them eat cake!" Download the templates here!​

  4. pink envelope filled with black and white confetti

    Confetti Envelope

    ​Get the party started as soon as they open the envelope with a blast of confetti!​

  5. locket ring with a note inside

    Locket Rings

    ​They also double as wedding day jewelry!​

  6. yellow friendship candle

    A Friendship Diamond Candle

    This sweetly scented candles burns down to reveal a ring inside, plus a code which your bridesmaids can enter to win a ring worth $100, $1000 or $5000 online!

    Buy here: Friendship Ring Candle, $25, DiamondCandles.com

  7. pink eggshell with bridesmaid silhouette

    Mystery Egg

    If the bridesmaid silhouette doesn't give it away, then the message inside will. Order the eggs here.

  8. custom crossword puzzle

    Personalized Crossword Puzzle

    ​Remember the good times with a crossword puzzle where the clues are times you and your future bridesmaid shared together. Order a puzzle here.​

  9. star bracelets for bridesmaids

    Star Bracelets

    The cards read, "I've got the script, but I need the stars." Nothing woos a bridesmaid like the red carpet treatment!

  10. cake photo jumble puzzle

    Jumble Cookie Puzzle

    Once your bridesmaids put it all together, the question is revealed. Plus points for being edible! It's easy to put photos on cookies these days with services like Insta-Graham or DIY it with instructions from E-How.com!

  11. gray scarf with pink text

    Hidden Message Pashmina

    ​Not only will this pashmina keep your girls warm and cozy, but they'll always have something to remember you by! The words create a cool pattern, but unfolded they reveal your question. Order the pashminas here.​

  12. pink felt fortune cookie

    A Fortune Cookie

    ​This fortune will predict where you'll bridesmaids will be in a few months…at your wedding!​

  13. paper doll cutout bridesmaids

    Paper Dolls

    You're never too old to play with dolls! You can mix and match these custom cut-outs to represent your bridal party, too. How fun!

  14. pink DIY box to ask bridesmaids

    Box of Goodies

    ​Prep your bridesmaids for their duties by arming them with pretty wedding things (like a handkerchief for tears and color palette swatches for their input) plus sentimental photos and trinkets documenting your friendship.​

  15. fabric on spool and card that says "unravel me"


    ​Your bridesmaids are there to make sure you don't unravel before the big day.

  16. DIY Bridesmaid Proposal