(Closed) How did you ask your bridesmaids to be in your wedding?

posted 5 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 3
104 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

@Chelwilly:  That is such a cute idea! I am putting together a special little kit for each girl when we go for my bachelorette…when I asked them to be my Maid/Matron of Honor and Bridesmaids, I had these really pretty cards made up and wrote them each a really sweet and sentimental message. They are all very special to me, so I wanted to convey to them how much I love them!

Post # 4
543 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

Wow you guys those are really cute! My method:



Post # 5
838 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2008

I called them on the phone and asked them

Post # 6
822 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

i didn’t realize there were fancy ways to ask until after I asked all of them.

Post # 7
2968 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

my mom spilled the beans to my maid of honor before i had the chance to ask. she kept making comments like, “since you’re the maid of honor…” so i was like, “ok, well, in case you haven’t figured it out, i want you to be my made of honor…”

i asked one bridesmaid thru a text. we’ve been friends since kindergarten, so it was a given that she was going to be a bridsmaid.

i asked my other bridesmaid in person. we were just hanging out and i was like, “will you be a bridesmaid?”

it didn’t realize getting all fancy and creative about it was “a thing” until i started coming here, haha

Post # 8
550 posts
Busy bee

Those are such cute ideas. I only have my sister as my maid of honor (small wedding) and I believe it went like ‘Oh, right, I suppose I should actually ask if you want to be my maid of honor.’ She laughed and said ‘Figured as much.’ 

Post # 9
4047 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2014

I was messaging my best friend on Facebook about a month and half after I got engaged. I sent her this: 

So… if it wasn’t obvious, I’d want you to be my maid of honor (or honour!!!), yes?”

I wasn’t fancy in the slightest! I’m pretty sure I asked my other two girls via Facebook too, but that’s usually how we communicate.

Post # 10
92 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: November 2013

I did a take on a “will you be my bridesmaid” box. It had a note, some information about our day, vague information about my thoughts for attire, and a bit about each of the girls (because some of them don’t know each other). I also included a gift card to cover some of the small things associated with being a bridesmaid and pictures of dresses I had in mind for the bridesmaids.

Post # 11
169 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

I asked her just before we went into a wedding expo we had here lol

Post # 12
879 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

I took each one out to dinner separately!

Post # 15
7901 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

I called them up and asked if they wanted to be my bridesmaid. If they were local, I’d have asked in person.

Post # 16
4605 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

I really didn’t think about all the cute ways to ask mine. One I asked over Facebook IM because she wasn’t in the state at the time and the other I asked over the phone. 

My Maid/Matron of Honor is getting married a few months before me and she made this really cute little book with everyone’s information, information about the wedding, the rehearsal and she put in a little paint swatch for us to choose our dress colors from. 

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