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The Perfect Bridal Party Proposal with the Bridesmaid Box

You’ve got your man, now you need your girls.

One of the most exciting (but also stressful) times of my life was wedding planning. I could finally move beyond Pinterest boards and start turning my dream into a reality. But before I could start trying on wedding dresses and cake tasting, I had to find the cutest way to ask my girlfriends to be my bridesmaids. Afterall, I couldn’t do all of this on my own. After hours and hours of Pinteresting and Googling, I couldn’t decide on just one gift for my maids. That’s when I figured I would make personalized bridesmaid keepsake boxes. There’s no better way to ask your best friends to stand by your side on your wedding than an adorable box full of personalized goodies.

For my own set of bridesmaid boxes, it literally took me days to finish painting, sealing, and stuffing them. By the end of the week, all I could think of was, “I wish I could’ve just bought these. It would’ve made things so much easier.” After all that hard work, I just had to take some pictures of it. On a whim, I decided to post the photos to Etsy and see if I could help others make their own customized keepsake boxes. That’s when the Bridesmaid Box was born. Turns out, the normal brides don’t have an entire week of wedding planning dedicated to painting coat after coat and running around all over town trying to fill their own boxes. After some trial and error, I’ve developed a cute and easy way to customize, create, and fill your own Bridesmaid Box and have them delivered to your doorstep.

Build Your Own Bridesmaid Box

These custom hand-painted wooden boxes are the perfect way to ask your besties to stand by your side on your wedding day. These beautiful, sturdy wooden boxes are a great gift for your bridesmaids that they will sure to cherish for a lifetime. Fill it with a few adorable little goodies that you can collect on your own, or purchase from our shop. All the items featured in the photos are available to purchase from our Etsy shop. We can prepare your boxes for you so you will have one less thing to worry about while planning for your special day.

The wooden box measures 6″×5″×3.5″ (interior measurements 5.25″×4.25″×2.5″). Each empty box weighs 7 ounces. It features shiny gold hardware.

  • Hand-painted wooden keepsake box
  • “Will you be my ___?” interior text
  • Chunky glitter interior lining
  • Custom paint colors

Step 1: Choose your colors.

The first step is to choose your Primary Color and Secondary Color. The Primary Color is the color on the upper lid portion of the box. The Secondary Color is the color of the bottom base portion of the box. Here are the available color options:

You can also customize the chunky glitter on the interior upper lining. The available options are gold and silver.

Step 2: Select the roles.

We can customize the boxes to any role for your wedding. On our website, we offer the following roles: bridesmaid, maid of honor, matron of honor, junior bridesmaid, and flower girl.

Step 3: Add decorative filler.

The next step is to add filler in the color of your choice. Most brides like to choose a color that either matches the Primary Color or matches their wedding color scheme.

It comes with 0.5 ounces of decorative filler in the color of your choice. Not only is it pretty and great as a gift filler, but it is also easy to use, ideal for protecting gifts for transport and shipping, and easily expandable with a little fluffing! All matte colors are made of recycled paper. Gold and silver is a metallic foil shred made out of mylar material, giving it a pop of color and shine.

Here are the available filler options:

Step 4: Fill it up!

We have made it easy for you to find all the items you need to fill these boxes. We offer a variety of items in our store to personalize and treat your girls.

Here are the links to the items featured in these photos, along with other upgrade options:

Step 5: Don’t forget the details.

These adorable 4″×5″ card inserts are a perfect addition to your bridesmaid proposal boxes. We have two versions: a completed version and a printable DIY version.

With the completed version, you will send us all the little details and we will design, edit, print, and mail them to you. With the printable DIY version, you’ll receive high-resolution PDF and JPG files for you to print, cut, write, and paste your own information.

Step 6: Gift them.

Now you’re ready to gift these beautiful boxes to your bridesmaids. Complete with personalized gifts and detail cards, your maids won’t miss a beat!

Dont forget – these boxes are completely customizable so if you have any specific requests, we’re here to help! Visit our Etsy shop to see our entire collection of wedding resources, bridesmaid gifts, groomsmen gifts, and printables.

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