Bridesmaid Proposal Ideas

Asking your loved one to be your bridesmaid is a very special moment.  It’s really fun to make an event out of it with your friends, and present your girls with a fun “Bridesmaid Proposal Box”.  

Below you’ll find some fun bridesmaid proposal ideas, a really cute bridesmaid gift box “recipe”, and …

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Some fun bridesmaid proposal ideas:

  • Get everyone together for brunch, and pop the question with a cute “Will you be my bridesmaid” card at everyone’s place setting.
  • Head out for pedicures on a Saturday morning, ask the salon if you can bring in some champagne to toast your ladies.
  • Host a co-ed bbq at your place with the entire wedding party from BOTH sides.
  • And if making a big group outing isn’t in the cards because of people scattered in other cities, scheduling or what not, making a private ask of everyone individually is perfectly fine too. 

Will You Be My Bridesmaid Gift Box recipe

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Make this fun little gift box for $15 or less!

What you will need:

  • Gift box,
  • Filler, 
  • A card,
  • And some inexpensive goodies. 

Some great box options from a variety of price points, from as little as $1.50 each box:


For box filler, you can use tissue paper, or crinkle cut shredded paper makes for a nice, professional looking touch.  The crinkle paper comes in any color imaginable, if you already know your wedding colors, that would be a really cute touch to coordinate.  Some options:


What should I put inside my Bridesmaid Gift Boxes?

Some cheap & easy ideas:

Check out these adorable little Bottle Stoppers, available in 20+ custom colors!  They are delivered inside little organza favor pouches, perfect for tucking into your proposal boxes.

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Your imagination is the limit with how to fill up this fun little gift box!

Amazon is SO EASY for shopping anytime, anywhere.  I also LOVE stores like TJ Maxx & Marshals for their beauty products, stationary, candles, & picture frames.  And of course, let’s not forget personalized, cute little additions from Etsy – you can shop some of my faves right here.

You can easily put these boxes together for less than $10 each, and go from there depending on your budget. 

A box filled with a small bottle of champagne, nail polish, and a face mask can total as little as $15 – $20 each.

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Cheers to you & your ladies!

xo, Kara

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