Be My Bridesmaid? 6 Creative Ways to Say It

“Will You Be My Bridesmaid?” is a fun question to ask your girls.

Once you’ve selected your leading ladies, ask with one of these creative be my bridesmaid ideas. To inspire you, we’ve rounded up six fun ideas using handmade finds that we know they’ll love.

Be My Bridesmaid Ideas

1. Say It With… a Card

Sentimental and sweet, a bridesmaid card is one way to ask.


2. Say It With… Cookies

Cookies? Who doesn’t love cookies? Ask if they’ll be your bridesmaid with a gift box filled with custom cookies.


1 – orange and blue cookies | not betty cookies
2 – tiffany blue and white bridesmaid cookies | the sweetest tiers
3 – hot pink dress cookies | cookie fashionista
4 – will you be my maid of honor yellow dress cookie | baked perfection
5 – be my bridesmaid cookies | peapods cookies
6 – blue dress with ‘be my bridesmaid’ tag | miss lizzy cakes

3. Say It With… Wine

The only acceptable whining during wedding planning? Gifting lots of wine to your bridesmaids. 😉 Custom wine labels will make your favorite wine or champagne POP with personalization. Beer coozies and wine glasses make a great gift item, too.


1 – champagne ‘be my bridesmaid’ label | flair designery llc
2 – ‘time to eat, drink & be married’ wine label | blossom paper
3 – bridesmaid beer coozies | the monogram line
4 – ‘got my boy, now i need my girls’ label | sweet sanity
5 – customized wine label | icustom label
6 – be my bridesmaid wine label | lil shop of labels
7 – bridesmaid wine glasses | waterfall designs

4. Say It With… a Secret Message

A secret scroll or locket are a few creative ways to ask.


1 & 2 – secret message scroll | choosing you
3 – be my bridesmaid garland | petite 25 studios
4 & 6 – secret message locket | the dedication company
5 – hidden message cuff bracelet | berkey designs

5. Say It With… Jewelry

You can never go wrong with jewelry! Seriously, a tie-the-knot ring or bracelet? Perfect.


1 – horseshoe bracelet | orchha jewels
2 – ‘i couldn’t say i do with without you’ bracelet | the jewelry bar
3 – lace bridesmaid necklace | aristocrafts
4 – monogrammed necklace | tyra handmade jewelry
5 – knot ring | bk and jio
6 – knot bracelet | junghwa by amy stewart

6. Say It With… a Cosmetic Bag or Tote

… filled with a few gifts inside, of course! Some items include nail polish, lipstick, tissues for ‘happy tears’, and an emergency day-of wedding kit. (Learn how to make your own wedding day emergency kit here!)


1, 2 & 3 – cosmetic bags | sandra smith handmade
4 – bridesmaid tote bag | dream state

Read it and see it at Emmaline Bride.