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Bridesmaid proposal - not located in the same state

Jess, on June 20, 2021 at 8:26 AM Posted in Planning 0 10
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All of my bridesmaids and /moh do not live near me. i was planning on sending them boxes but i wish i could be there personally .. does any one have any ideas on making it special even though i can’t be present?

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Latest activity by Michelle, on June 21, 2021 at 6:31 PM
  • Rebelle Fleur
    Master July 2021
    Rebelle Fleur ·
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    Have them open it at the same time
    On a zoom call
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  • AJ
    Super October 2022
    AJ ·
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    Include a hand written note and a picture of the two of you together (if you have any)

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  • Michelle
    Rockstar December 2022
    Michelle ·
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    Ask over a phone call or video chat. No need to spend money shipping boxes
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  • Catherine
    Expert March 2023
    Catherine ·
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    I mailed my bridesmaid box to my sister who lives 20 hours from me. It was still special and she loved it!
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  • Kitana
    Beginner May 2022
    Kitana ·
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    One of my bridesmaid lives out of state! I’m making sure she has me on FaceTime before opening up her box
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  • Judith
    Judith ·
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    Skip it. It is a totally unnecessary new trend that a lot of people find puts pressure on the one being asked. And how embarrassing if 2-3 say No. I hate it when brides do it to me. Wait until the very end, and give one substantial, individual gift, picked for each person specifically. Don't be spend your budget on lots of little presents, proposal gifts or robes or wedding things.
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  • Gabrielle
    Savvy December 2021
    Gabrielle ·
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    I asked my bridesmaids during covid, one of my bridesmaids lives about 4 hours from me, so I sent her the box and face-timed her when she opened it. Definitely not ideal but it worked!
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  • Llise
    Beginner December 2022
    Llise ·
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    I agree with Judith. It could strum up trouble if your pals feel obligated and don't really want to be your BM. I would call each of them first and ask them to think about it first and then follow up with a zoom, and if they say, no - it's all okay. If they say yes - then celebrate. Skip the gifts for now. You can gift your bridal party during the rehearsal dinner. Best of luck & love!!

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  • Lisa
    Rockstar July 2022
    Lisa Online ·
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    Most of my bridesmaids live out of state, so I mailed each one a customized puzzle asking them to be a bridesmaid! They were inexpensive and fun for them to put together, yet shouldn't have put any pressure on anyone to accept. You could always ask them over video chat, and then mail the boxes once they accept! Or, you could mail them a cute card that asks them to send you a picture of them with the card if they accept.
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  • Michelle
    Rockstar December 2022
    Michelle ·
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    Agree with this

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