I knew one thing for certain when Fiance and I started planning our wedding—I wanted to find a special way to ask my wedding party. I’m a sentimental person and have always loved all the little details.
”˜Will you be my bridesmaid?” is a fairly new trend that I’ve seen on the web. And there are so many fun and creative ways to ask!
Some of my favorites are:
The super-cute paper dolls via Project Wedding
The bridesmaid “proposal” via mrsjimenez71203 on Weddingbee
Box with bridesmaid tank via Something Turquoise
You can even ask with M&Ms! via Best Destination Wedding
While these are all fabulous ideas, I wanted to come up with a variation on my own. It all started with these adorable cards I found on Etsy. (Etsy deserves its own post!) I decided to have cards made that said “hello beautiful” in shades of pink.
They turned out amazing!! / Cards by Sparrow Nest Script on Etsy
I wrote each one of my nine girls (eight bridesmaids, one junior) a note about why I was asking them to be part of my special day.
But I didn’t want to stop there.
I thought it would be fun to give each of them some of my favorite things as a “thank you” for accepting (or considering—part of the reason I wanted to send them a card is because I didn’t want anyone to feel like they had to say yes on the spot. Being part of a wedding is a big commitment and can be a lot of money.)
I started with my favorite container from Hallmark.
Then I added my favorite eos balm…
Image via drugstore.com
…a small bottle of Essie “wedding-themed” nail polish…
Image via Zappos
…and hand lotion from Bath & Body Works.
Image via Bath & Body Works
I individually wrapped each item and put them inside the Hallmark gift box.
And sent them off to all nine girls.
I’m happy to report…they all said yes!
What other ideas have you heard to ask your ‘maids?
- Upstate New York
- Project Coordinator
- Wedding Date:
- September 2012
- Casa Larga Vineyards