Will You Be My Bridesmaid? 6 Creative Proposal Ideas

The love of your life has just proposed, and now what? It’s time to craft a big proposal of your own -- to your bridesmaids of course! Your bridesmaids are a vital part of your wedding, because who better to walk down the aisle with you than your favorite ladies? Therefore, it’s only fitting to ask them “Will you be my bridesmaid?” in a truly unforgettable way.

That’s why FTD created these six printables to help you craft the perfect bridesmaid proposal. You can customize your favorite bridesmaids gifts with these creative printables. From an adorable succulent proposal, to a custom wine label, you’ll be sure to be inspired by these unique bridesmaid proposal ideas. 

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You just agreed to marry your soulmate, and can’t wait until the big day when you get to walk down the aisle and celebrate your love with family and friends. The only thing that’ll make your special day even better is walking down the aisle alongside your favorite ladies.

Your bridesmaids won’t just be there for you on your wedding day, they’ll be there through the whole planning process — to help you pick out your dress, plan your bachelorette party, and be your cheerleaders. To make them feel extra special, why not ask them, “Will you be my bridesmaid?” in a memorable way?

To help you craft the ultimate bridesmaid proposal, we created six free printables for all types of bridesmaids. If your best friends like to relax over a glass of wine, use the personalized wine labels to ask them to be your bridesmaids. If they have a green thumb, present them with a decorated succulent to remind them how much your life would succ without them. All you have to do is choose your favorite proposal, download, and print!

Each “Will you be my bridesmaid?” idea below comes with a bridesmaid option and a maid of honor option. All you have to do is choose your favorite, download, and print!

Succulent Proposal

Succulents are great because they’re low-maintenance and can really liven up a space. For the bridesmaids that take pride in their decor, a succulent proposal is a wonderful option. Plant the succulent in a decorative pot and add the “Will you be my bridesmaid?” flag to ask your friends to stand alongside you as you walk down the aisle.

will you be my bridesmaid succulent

Download succulent flag

Candle Proposal

Who doesn’t love a nice scented candle? As wedding planning starts to ramp up, candles are a great way to help your bridesmaids relax and remind them how much they mean to you. Scents like lavender and pine have a calming effect, while citrusy smells are energizing. Find a scented candle that fits each bridesmaid, print the accompanying label, and tie it around the lip of the candle to remind your future bridesmaids how much they light up your life.

bridesmaid proposal candle

Download candle tag

Wine Bottle Proposal

It’s hard to go wrong with a good bottle of wine. Dress up your favorite white or red with this colorful floral label to pop the question. This proposal is the perfect excuse to throw a cocktail or dinner party! Pair your wine of choice with entrees or appetizers that bring out its flavors, and invite your bridesmaids to-be over for a night of food, friends, and festivities. And don’t forget to toast your bridesmaids.

wine bottle bridesmaid proposal

Download wine label

Candy Bar Proposal

Remind your bridesmaids to-be how sweet they are with a chocolate-filled bridesmaid proposal. After all, dark chocolate is known to lower blood pressure and improve blood flow. Just choose your friends’ favorite candy and customize it by printing the candy wrapper below.

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Nail Polish Proposal

If your favorite ladies are beauty addicts, ask them to be your bridesmaids with vibrant bottles of nail polish. This is also a great way to reveal your wedding colors! Let your bridesmaid know what colored dresses you want them to wear by choosing polish in the same hue. After the proposal, you can put the polish to use with a fun girls’ night in.

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Download nail polish card

Bridesmaid Proposal Card

If you want to take your proposal a step further, use this card to write your bridesmaids a heartfelt note reminding them of how much they mean to you, because you know your wedding won’t be the same without them by your side.

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