18 Creative Ways to Propose to Your Bridesmaids

Because this occasion warrants more than just a text.
by Sophie Ross
Bride laughing with bridesmaids in robes
photo by Brandi O'Toole

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, you’ll want to ask them in the most special, creative way possible. Check out some inspo below.

  1. 1. A Bridesmaid Tool Kit

    Bridesmaid Tool Kit

    Complete with a portable charger, a “minimergency” kit and more, they’ll have everything they (and you) will need during your wedding day.

    BoxFox For The Big Day box, $86, ShopBoxFox.com

  2. 2. Wine Labels

    Wine Labels

    Get your gals their favorite bottles of vino with some hilarious labels.

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

  3. 3. A Puzzle

    A Puzzle

    Want to keep them guessing? Send a puzzle they’ll have to put together to figure out the message.

    Zazzle Fun Bridesmaid invitation puzzle, $18, Zazzle.com

  4. 4. Personalized Shot Glasses

    Personalized Shot Glasses

    Because your bachelorette party wouldn’t be the same without your girls, and these guys.

    PersonalCreations Maid of Honor shot glass, $15, PersonalCreations.com

  5. 5. Hangers


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

    BHLDN Heirloom hanger, $28, BHLDN.com

  6. 6. A 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

  7. 7. 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

  8. 8. Custom Nail Polish

    Custom Nail Polish

    You know they’ll nail it as your bridesmaids, so why not get them some cute polish in their favorite shades?

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

  9. 9. 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

  10. 10. 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, $12 for 7 oz., MyMMs.com

  11. 11. A 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

  12. 12. A 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

  13. 13. Personalized Stemless Flutes

    Personalized Stemless Flutes

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

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

  14. 14. A Personalized Mug

    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

  15. 15. A Beauty Box

    A Beauty Box

    Let your bridesmaids know they deserve to pamper themselves during your wedding festivities.

    Birchbox Maid Up & Ready kit, $18, Birchbox.com

  16. 16. A Cute Picture Frame

    A 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

  17. 17. A Box of Chocolates

    A Box of Chocolates

    Nothing will make your friends feel sweeter.

    Maggie Louise Pop! Champagne for Weddings, $38, MaggieLouiseConfections.com

  18. 18. A Sweet Sentiment

    A Sweet Sentiment

    “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

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