Do your prospective bridesmaids live in different zip codes? No worries. We’re here to help you make long-distance bridesmaid proposals that are both creative and practical. Instead of spending the time and a lot of effort in assembling a trinket-filled proposal box, we suggest alternative ways that are not only sentimental, but easy to put together and mail out with minimal hassle at the post office. (*this post contains affiliate links)
Alternative Ways to Ask “Will You Be My Bridesmaid?” from Miles Away
For your bridesmaids living in a different state (or country), pop the proposal question in a way they’ll love—but won’t cause you postage or courier worries.
Here are our picks for custom items that are lightweight, compact, and non-fragile. Plus personalizable packaging accessories for bridesmaid proposal ideas you can DIY!
1 – Floral Will You Be My Bridesmaid Notebook – from Zazzle
2 – Bridesmaids Cards with Envelopes (12 pack) – from Amazon
3 – Floral Will You Be My Bridesmaid Card – from Swoozies
4 – Can’t Say I Do Gift Tag – from Swoozies
5 – Draper James I Can’t Say I Do Tote – from Swoozies
6 – Undercover Bridesmaid DVD – from Amazon
7 – Will You Be My Bridesmaid? Small Button White Pearl Necklace, 16″ (with card and gift box) – from Amazon
8 – I Can’t Tie The Knot Without You Bridesmaid Bracelets, Rose Gold Tone (Set of 4, 5, 6) – from Amazon
9 – Silk Floral Favor Bags in Pastel Colors – from the Bellenza SHOP – Fill with fragrant bath salts, soap, potpourri, or jewelry, and add a tag or card
10 – Mini Ivory Enamel Frames – from the Bellenza SHOP – Tuck in a sweet saying or bridesmaid request, then bundle up in silky wraps
As you can see, popping the bridesmaid question long-distance need not be a hassle!
Some unique sayings or quotes to include:
- “Friend for life! Bridesmaid for my Big Day!”
- “Why be a guest at my wedding? Be my bridesmaid instead!”
- “Please say yes! I’ve already got your bridesmaid dress!”
- “As I say ‘I do,” I need you! Will you be my bridesmaid?”
- “We are family! Got to have my sisters with me! Be my bridesmaid, please?”