15 Creative Ways to Propose to Your Bridesmaids

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.
by simone hill
bride with bridesmaids in long blush dresses
photo by Jessica Strickland Photography
  1. I Choo-Choo-Choose You

    yellow train pun card to ask bridesmaids
    photo by Etsy.com/Mequeni

    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 Pop

    ring pops in boxes for bridesmaid proposal
    photo by Etsy.com/TwoBroadsApparel

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

  3. Cupcake In A Jar

    pink cake in a jar
    photo by MarryThis.com

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

  4. Confetti Envelope

    pink envelope filled with black and white confetti
    photo by WantsAndWishesDesign.com

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

  5. Locket Rings

    locket ring with a note inside
    photo by OhHelloFriendBlog.com

    ​They also double as wedding day jewelry!​

  6. A Friendship Diamond Candle

    yellow friendship 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. Mystery Egg

    pink eggshell with bridesmaid silhouette
    photo by Etsy.com/LittleOkins

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

  8. Personalized Crossword Puzzle

    custom crossword puzzle
    photo by Etsy.com/CamisPaperie

    ​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

    star bracelets for bridesmaids
    photo by Etsy.com/PamelaLoops

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

  10. Jumble Cookie Puzzle

    cake photo jumble puzzle
    photo by TheWeddingYentas.com

    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. Hidden Message Pashmina

    gray scarf with pink text
    photo by Etsy.com/JulieKayDesignStudio

    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. A Fortune Cookie

    pink felt fortune cookie
    photo by Etsy.com/Petite25

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

  13. Paper Dolls

    paper doll cutout bridesmaids
    photo by Etsy.com/FirstSnowfall

    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. Box of Goodies

    pink DIY box to ask bridesmaids
    photo by ThePrettyBlog.com

    ​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

    fabric on spool and card that says "unravel me"
    photo by Simply Jesse Photography

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

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