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Categories: Wedding Advice For Women
We like to think that we've got our pulse on the wedding industry and its trends and I couldn't help but notice that there’s a micro trending happening at the moment – chief bridesmaid proposals. Now it’s arguable whether or not this trend was created by clever Etsy craftspeople or not, but if you ignore that fact then I think this is a really cute trend.
So if you’re a future bride and you're planning to ‘pop the question’ to your future CBM (Chief Bridesmaid) then below is a list of some really cute ways to do so…
Nobody wants to be the bridesmaid who has to wear the puffy peach dress. So if you bribe them with the promise that you're not going to make them wear something hideous on the day then they may be more inclined to accept!
The chief bridesmaid will be planning your hen do and whilst it's technically to meant to be a surprise for the bride -there's nothing saying you can't drop her a subtle 'hint'.
It's the 21st century ladies, we don't do Hallmark cards any more. It's funnier to be honest and upfront. So you might as well tell your bridesmaids (in the nicest possible way) what you expect them to do!
Nobody likes to deal with Bridezilla so if you can tick this off the front of the card then she’ll have it in writing and chances are you’ll have your CBM!
Admittedly this will take more effort but this is a great idea of you want to create something really personal for your future CBM. You can fill it with trinkets that you both share, things she likes or just things you think she’d like. Either way this is your chance to show her that you’ve put a lot of thought and effort into picking her for your CBM.
Just make sure it’s something she would wear otherwise she may never actually wear it.
However if you opt for decoration she can eat then it won’t be problem!
If you want to get everybody involved, then you could always make custom cookies popping the big question to all your bridesmaids.
If however, you are really struggling then your best bet is to go for something that every woman worth her weight in well… let’s just cut to the chase. WINE. Get her a bottle of wine and if she still has the nerve to decline then she’s rubbish.