Pretty Please Be My Bridesmaid

Asking someone to be your bridesmaid is a big deal. Let’s face it, being a bridesmaid comes with responsibilities. So remember to ask nicely, here’s a few suggestions.

Make a DIY bridesmaid card like the one below and write a heart melting poem inside.


Here’s a few of our favorite bridesmaid poems.


Through the in’s and out’s
And thick and thin
No matter what’s happened
There you’ve been

You smile when I need it
and listen when I grieve,
You hug me when I cry
and blow boogers on your sleeve

I treasure you friend
More than diamonds or gold,
and I promise I will
when we’re saggy and old

So please stand by my side
when I say “I DO”
for I wouldn’t be me
without a friend like you


The day, the dress
The bride, the groom
The joy, the tears
Will all come so soon

Professing true love
To my husband-to-be
With family and friends
All watching me

I hope the sun will
Be shining down,
Keep your fingers crossed
That I’ll fit in my gown…

But there’s just one more thing
that there needs to be…
and that’s to have you
Standing with me!

Will you be my bridesmaid?


You have always been there, more than just a friend.
You know just who I am and everywhere I’ve been.

You’re the one who I can turn to, any hour of the day.
Seems, I only have to think of you and you’ll be on your way.

No matter where life takes me, no matter where I roam.
When I’m with you my friend, my heart feels right at home.

So on my wedding day, I will need you more than ever.
Please be my maid of honor now…. and my friend forever.


Ask with a cookie. The below Weddingish cookies are embellished with delicious details. The cookies are hand-decorated and can be personalised to have anything you wish printed on the front.



Bake or or buy cupcakes and put a little flag on top, which reads “will you be my bridesmaid”. Adorable, right? No one could say no to that.


Good luck.

{Bridesmaid card via Pink Hearts Paperie; Bridesmaid cookies via Weddingish; Bridesmaid cupcake via Wedding Girl}

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