Bridesmaid Proposal gift ideas they'll actually love.

Bridesmaid Proposal gift ideas they'll actually love.

13th Mar 2022

If you're looking for a unique way to ask someone to be your bridesmaid, look no further! These proposal gift ideas are perfect for the occasion. Whether you want to give your bridesmaid a personalized gift box or go with something more traditional, we've got you covered. Picking out something unique for each bridesmaid will let them know just how special they are to you. Plus, these ideas are sure to impress and show just how much you appreciate her willingness to stand by your side on your big day. So, without further ado, let's take a look at some of the top proposal gift ideas for bridesmaids as well as need-to-know etiquette.

When should you send a bridesmaid proposal?

One of the most important things to consider when sending a bridesmaid proposal is timing. You'll want to make sure you give your potential bridesmaid plenty of time to accept or decline the offer. That being said, we recommend sending out your proposals at least six weeks before your wedding date. This will give her plenty of time to make any necessary arrangements and ensure that she's able to be a part of your big day.

How much should you spend on bridesmaid proposal gifts?

When it comes to how much you should spend on bridesmaid proposal gifts, there's no set rule. However, we recommend going with something that is both thoughtful and meaningful. After all, this is a special occasion and you want to show your bridesmaid just how much you appreciate her willingness to stand by your side.

Start with the amount of money you have set aside for your wedding. You should spend what you can, but consider how meaningful the gift is that matters. If you're on a tight budget, don't worry. You can always find thoughtful and unique gifts that won't break the bank. Our advice is to set a budget for bridal party gifts early in the planning to help you keep on track and be sure there's enough wiggle room in the budget to comfortably treat your squad.

What are some unique bridesmaid proposal ideas that are sure to get a resounding "yes"?

Now that you know when to send out your bridesmaid proposals and how much to spend, it's time to start thinking about what type of gift you want to give. If you're feeling stuck, don't worry! We've put together a list of some of the top bridesmaid proposal gift ideas to get you started.

Custom Illustrated puzzles

Here's another creative bridesmaid proposal idea that also serves as a lovely memento. When they figure out the hidden message, look for their reaction — cue the happy tears. (Psst: Also available for your maid of honor or matron of honor.)

From Two Crew Design on Etsy

Personalized tote bags

Whether they're assisting you in purchasing a dress or relaxing by the pool at your bachelorette party, your crew will require somewhere to keep their essentials. Fill each bag with a few treats like sweets, lip balm, hand sanitizer, and a mini champagne bottle. Then, add a handwritten note expressing your gratitude and asking her to be by your side on your big day!

This cute tote is from KLSD Bride

Bridal Party proposal boxes

Show your bridesmaids and MOH how much they mean to you with one of these gift boxes. This lovely proposal gift set includes a stainless steel champagne flute with their name in rose gold, as well as a sumptuous satin lace kimono robe, a scrunchie with a card that reads "To have and to hold your hair back", and a rose gold gem pen to complete the set.

Bridesmaid proposal box

Champagne Flavored gummies

There are several fun ways to ask your bridesmaids and maid of honor to be in your Bride Tribe. These sparkling alcoholic gummy bears are a delicious addition to a Bridesmaid proposal box!

Personalized makeup bags

These personalized toiletry bags are a perfect gift for your girls that they can use for years to come. Fill them with sample-size beauty products or delicious chocolates and add to your  "Will you be my bridesmaid?" proposal sets.

Spa day

Who doesn't love a day of relaxation? Treat your potential bridesmaid to a day at the spa as a way of saying thank you. She's sure to appreciate it and it's a fun way to get some quality time with your crew. Win!!

Bridesmaid proposal cards

If you're looking for a unique and witty way to propose to your bridesmaids, look no further than these cards! They'll be sure to appreciate the thoughtfulness behind your gesture.  

This stunning card from Rifle Paper is perfect!

Bridesmaid champagne flutes

While it's good etiquette to avoid thank-you presents your crew won't use after the big day, proposal gifts are a little different. These personalized stemless champagne flutes make great bridesmaid proposal gifts and will look fab in your getting ready wedding photos. They can keep their bubbly cold on the wedding day and on occasions afterwards. 

This stainless steel tumbler is perfect for keeping drinks cold all day (or night)

Personalized glass stemless flutes by Delicate Craft

Wedding cake scented candles

A scented candle that smells like delicious frosted wedding cake is more appropriate for a bridesmaid proposal than anything else. It comes in a lovely gift box with ribbon to give your gift a unique touch.

Stylish bridesmaid scrunchies

You can never have too many scrunchies, and these beautiful hair ties are a great addition to proposal boxes

Matching PJ sets

When it comes to getting ready on the morning of the wedding, bridesmaid pajamas are becoming increasingly popular. You don't want to put undue pressure on your team to spend more than they already have, but if you want them to join in on the trend, consider giving them beautiful pj's as bridesmaid proposal presents.

We are obsessed with these gorgeous cotton PJ sets! 

When it comes to choosing a gift for your bridesmaid proposal, there are endless possibilities. However, we recommend selecting something that is personal and unique to the recipient. This way, she'll know just how much thought you put into asking her to be a part of your special day. Whatever you choose, be sure to include a handwritten note expressing your gratitude for her friendship and support.

Now that you know what to consider when sending out bridesmaid proposals, it's time to start shopping for the perfect gift! If you're still feeling stuck, check out our shop for some thoughtful gift ideas.