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Creative Bridesmaid Proposal Ideas to Make Your Girls Say "Yes!"

Getting engaged is an exciting time, and one of the most fun parts is asking your closest girlfriends to be a part of your bridal party. A bridesmaid proposal is a thoughtful way to show your appreciation and make your friends feel special. To help you plan the ultimate bridesmaid proposal, we’ve curated a list of creative ideas that will make your girls say “yes!” with joy and excitement.

Surprise Boxes

Creating surprise boxes filled with goodies that resonate with each bridesmaid’s interests and preferences has become sort of a norm, and we love it! Include getting ready stuff, small trinkets, or beauty products. Here are some specifics that you can include in your gift box!

  • Give them things to use on the wedding day like a scrunchie with a tag saying “to have and to hold your hair up” or a hair clip, some lipstick, or chapstick.
  • Another set of things they can use for the big day is some slippers and a matching robe or pajama set in your wedding colors.
  • Include some earrings, a cute cup, or even a wedding day recovery kit filled with ‘the essentials’ for feeling your best after the big night.

Personalized Gifts

Consider gifting your potential bridesmaids with personalized items inside of individualized gift boxes. These gift boxes have become the norm for a way to ask your bridesmaids to stand by you on your big day, but here are some items you can include that you might not have thought of! 

  • Include a polaroid of you and your friend that reads “will you be my bridesmaid?” at the bottom. This is something they will hold onto forever.
  • Instead of a box, gift them their proposal stuff in a cute monogrammed bag that they can keep and reuse forever! 
  • Include a macrame or tassel clip or keychain with their name attached so they know your proposal was specially made for them.

Scavenger Hunt

Arrange a fun-filled scavenger hunt where each clue leads your friends to a memorable location or significant spot for both, all, or each of you. The final clue can reveal the bridesmaid proposal, making it an unforgettable moment for everyone involved.

DIY Proposal Cards

Get crafty and create personalized bridesmaid proposal cards. Decorate them with photos, memories, or inside jokes that you share with each friend. Handing out these meaningful cards with personalized notes adds an extra touch of thoughtfulness.

Champagne Brunch

Host a brunch gathering or an intimate dinner to officially invite your chosen bridesmaids to. Pop open some champagne and raise a toast to the wonderful friendships you share. This relaxed celebration will surely set the tone for an incredible wedding journey together.

Puzzle Pieces

Create customized puzzle pieces with a message asking, “Will you be my bridesmaid?” Send each bridesmaid a piece of the puzzle by mail individually, and they’ll realize that they are an essential part of your big day when they complete it.

Bridesmaids Proposal Boxes

Photographer: Audrey Grace Photo 

Customized Bottles

Personalize wine or champagne bottles with custom labels that ask your friends to be your bridesmaids. This creative and enjoyable way to propose will give them a keepsake they can cherish even after the wedding. Or, you can have some fun and pop the champagne bottles right then and there for a little “she said yes” celebration!

It would also be a cute idea to get drinking bottles and customize them for each one of your friends. They could have their initials, their name, the nickname you call them, or a bunch of stickers that represent them or your friendship. You could even order custom bottles with a picture of the both of you on them! There are so many options!

Group Proposal

Organize a surprise get-together with all your potential bridesmaids. Prepare a heartfelt speech expressing how much their friendship means to you and formally ask them to be by your side on your special day. This group proposal will create a delightful atmosphere and bring everyone closer together before the wedding festivities begin.


Photographer: Sammy Mckenzie

The Butterfly Pavilion

Your bridesmaids play a crucial role in making your wedding day unforgettable. Proposing to your closest friends in a unique and meaningful way will not only show your appreciation but also make them feel truly special. Whether it’s personalized gifts, surprise boxes, or creative invitations, implementing these ideas will ensure that your bridesmaid proposals are memorable, touching, and filled with love and excitement. 

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