Fun ways to pop the question to your #bridalsquad

Fun ways to pop the question to your #bridalsquad

You’ve said “yes” to your mister and now you need your sisters!

Your bridesmaids are usually made up of your closest friends and family, the ones you depend on in your daily life but also the ones that won’t bring drama to your engagement and your wedding day.

So why not show them some love? They will be your VIPs, with you all through the planning and by your side on your wedding day. They will invest time and money into getting you down that aisle. Here are some ideas I put together on ways to pop the question “Will you be my bridesmaid?”

I Can't say I do without you. Will you be my maid of honour? | zazzle.ca
You're, like, really pretty. Will you be my bridesmaid? Card for your bridesmaids from zazzle.ca
Will you be my bridesmaid? Scratch card for your bridesmaids | Wedbook.com

There are so many cute cards out there that you can either mail or deliver by hand. Seeing their reaction though would be top on my list. One of these is even a scratch card.

Throw a killer slumberparty (probably been a while?) and give these cute PJs as gifts! The girls can wear them while getting ready on your wedding day as an alternative to the satin robes that have been popular for years.

Plum Pretty Sugar PJs | Photo credit to jacquicole.com

For the wine loving crowd, how about a nice bottle of wine with these super cheeky labels! Then you just have to live up to what you put on there… Or, invite everyone out for a shopping day and pop the question as you hand out these monogrammed totes!

Personalized wine labels to give your #bridalsquad from Etsy.com
Monogrammed Totes from https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/386154204/

Who doesn’t want more jewelry? These adorable bracelets can be worn anytime and I love the little note saying “Will you help me tie the knot?”

 

Tie the knot bracelets from theglitteredgal.com

However you do it, be original and let your personality shine through! Check out my Pinterest under “The Girls” for more ideas.

Susan & Stephen

Susan & Stephen

Susan & Stephen

“From my very first meeting with Erica, I knew I would be in good hands.  Our 18-hour wedding day was completed without a single hiccup, which means that all of our memories are full of joy. “

Bride and groom on golf course in Ottawa | Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club | Union Eleven Photographers

The wedding planning process began almost immediately after our engagement over the Christmas holidays. We wanted to be married within the year so the search was on to find and book some key vendors. We finally chose our wedding date based on who and what was available. We had less than 8 months, but being a new bride-to-be, I was eager and excited. It was a good thing too. Steve was living in the USA so I had to take care of most of the planning on my own. However, within a couple of months of breathing and dreaming all things wedding, I began to lose steam. As I looked over my to-do list, I began to feel overwhelmed. That’s when a friend of mine told me about Erica.

From my very first meeting with Erica, I knew I would be in good hands. Even though there were many things still to do, she provided me with the reassurance I needed time and time again. Erica offered much-needed advice and plenty of ideas while leaving final decisions in our hands. She would come well-prepared to our meetings and always help in areas that we were struggling. Her relationships and experience with vendors made us feel comfortable with any negotiations. And she offers all of this along with a friendly, positive attitude. Our friends and family even made a point of telling us how much they enjoyed interacting with her.

We highly recommend Erica because ultimately we are certain that our wedding was a success because of her involvement. Our 18-hour wedding day was completed without a single hiccup, which means that all of our memories are full of joy.

Susan & Stephen

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Annemarie & Eddie

Annemarie & Eddie

Annemarie & Eddie

“Every time we met Erica she reflected openness while at the same time providing valuable feedback even when she did not agree with our approach. This made us feel confident that she was not just some “sales” person interested in agreeing with you at all costs.”

Bride and Groom on black banquet | Gatineau Golf & Country Club | Kathi Robertson Photography

We just wanted to take a few moments to say thank you to Erica who of course helped to plan our wedding this year. She received glowing recommendations from one of our friends so we thought we would take our chances and hire her without even looking for anyone else. It was not a mistake. Every time we met Erica she reflected openness while at the same time providing valuable feedback even when she did not agree with our approach. This made us feel confident that she was not just some “sales” person interested in agreeing with you at all costs. I cannot tell you how important it is to be able to strike that balance between being open to our vision while interjecting when necessary. She was always diplomatic and is obviously very use to dealing with all kinds of personalities. Even my husband who frankly, was not initially thrilled with the idea of a Wedding Planner had to acquiesce to the fact that I was right on this one. He couldn’t stop saying how thankful he was that she was there and how we never could have made it without her assistance. At the end of day, we found a person we both genuinely liked who matched her affability with great skill.

Bravo! Annemarie and Eddie.

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Allison & Alex

Allison & Alex

Allison & Alex

“My husband and I were able to enjoy every second of our wedding day without any worry of something going wrong because we knew we were in great hands.”

 Couple outdoors winter wedding | The Ivy Lea Club Thousand Islands | AMBphoto

I am the type of person with lots of ideas, but turning those ideas into a reality can be overwhelming on my own.  That’s why I always knew that I wanted a professional wedding planner to help make my dreams come true. When I first met Erica I knew she would be the perfect fit.  In the 11 months of planning Erica was extremely accommodating and flexible, and if I ever had a question I could just email or text her and she would reply with an answer in no time at all.  She also had great recommendations and suggestions for vendors and design options. The real life-saver was her handy spreadsheet that organized all my ideas with timelines and budgets so it was easy to keep track of everything.  Suffice to say, our wedding day was perfect and everything turned out better than we could have imagined. We received so many compliments from our guests on how the day was so wonderfully laid out.  My husband and I were able to enjoy every second of our wedding day without any worry of something going wrong because we knew we were in great hands.  This we owe completely to Erica and her supreme organization and attention to detail.

Thank you for the wonderful memories, Erica!

Allison & Alex Carey

Venue: The Ivy Lea Club
Photo Credits: AMBphoto

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Sarah & Glen

Sarah & Glen

Sarah & Glen

“Erica radiates a warm, confident, and calm energy that was a gift to have on our special day. Always professional, her positive “no-problem” approach made the planning ‘appear’ seamless!”

 Stunning couple on golf course Ottawa | The Rivermead Golf Club | AMBphoto

Erica came highly recommended and thankfully agreed to work together in planning our wedding…in 2 short months! From our first meeting, Erica listened to our vision and then guided with her experience to ensure we had the most magical day – which we did! Not only did Erica come with us to vendors, she kept us on budget, shared amazing contacts and ideas, sent updates and gentle reminders to keep everything on track, all while having fun together. She thought of things we simply could not have anticipated, no matter how many blogs and stories one could read! Her countless hours and time did not go unnoticed, at all hours of the day/night. Always professional, her positive ‘no-problem’ approach made the planning ‘appear’ seamless! With Erica handling all the details it allowed us to enjoy the whole process and our wedding day together. Right down to the day-of schedule, we were able to be with family and friends, knowing all the details were handled! Erica radiates a warm, confident, and calm energy that was a gift to have on our special day.

A year later now, looking back, there is not one thing we would have changed and I attribute that to Erica and her unwavering attention to detail, thank you again!! xo

Sarah & Glen

Venue: Rivermead Golf Club
Photo Credits: AMBphoto

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