10 lovely ways to ask your best girls to be your bridesmaids

January 09 2018

" So, you’ve got the ring on your finger, you’ve scoured Pinterest for wedding ideas and now it’s time to ask your best girls to be your bridesmaids! Today we’re looking at lovely ways you can ask your best girls to be your bridesmaids. From gift boxes to balloons, find out how you can ‘propose’ to your team of ‘maids. "

We love the idea of creating a pretty keepsake box for your best girls. You can fill it with mini bottles of Prosecco, candles and even jewellery. When it comes to ribbons and wrapping paper, why not opt for the same colours as you’ll be using at your wedding day?

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If you’re having an engagement party or bridal shower, you could use balloons to ask your girls to be your bridesmaids. Clear balloons filled with colourful confetti will look fab as decorations. You could stick to the theme by using balloons throughout your wedding day décor too.

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Treat your bridesmaids-to-be to a personalised bottle of wine or Champagne. Not only is it a super sweet gesture and a wonderful way to propose to your ‘maids, you can use them to celebrate afterwards!

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Keep it simple but sweet by using a card to propose to your bridesmaids. There are so many fabulous designs out there, you could even use a card that matches the rest of your wedding stationery. This also offers you the chance to write a special message for your best girls where you can recall some of your favourite memories together.

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Go all out with your bridesmaid proposal by hosting a fun and fabulous tea party. Invite your team of ‘maids as a surprise and enjoy tea, cake and lots of tasty treats!

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Personalised hangers make beautiful gifts for your best women and they can even use them on the wedding day to hang up their bridesmaid dresses.

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Little boxes full of cookies, macarons or miniature cupcakes are a scrumptious way of asking your closest friends to be your bridesmaids. Tie a sprig of greenery or a flower to the box using twine ribbon and a calligraphy-style name tag.

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Bridesmaid dressing gowns are a gorgeous keepsake for your team of ‘maids and you’ll be able to capture some fun photographs on the morning of the wedding day. Wrap them up in a pretty box and offer them as gifts while you’re asking them to be your bridesmaids.

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A pamper and beauty box is a wonderful way of asking your bridesmaids to be part of your bridal party and it means they can use it ahead of the big day! From face masks, perfumes and make-up, you can have some real fun putting the beauty box together.

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Our DIY Headpiece Kit is a unique gift for your ‘maids and it can be a fun way of asking them to be part of your day. This is the perfect choice if your bridesmaids are crafty or creative types! See our full tutorial here.

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There are lots of lovely ways to make your bridesmaids feel special, and asking them to be part of your wedding day should be a memory you can all treasure forever. How will you be proposing to your bridesmaids?


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