By Simone Hill for TheKnot.com
They've been with you through thick and thin and now you're ready to make it official -- with your bridesmaids that is! Your bridesmaids, especially your maid-of-honor, will be crucial throughout the wedding planning process and the day of, so we've rounded up some genius ways to ask if they'll stand by your side on the Big Day!
Jumble Cookie Puzzle
Photo: Sweet Pea Events
Once your bridesmaids put it all together, the question is revealed. Plus points for being edible! It's easy to put photos on cookies these days with services like Insta-Graham or DIY it with instructions from E-How.com!
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Hidden Message Pashmina
Not only will this pashmina keep your girls warm and cozy, but they'll always have something to remember you by! The words create a cool pattern, but unfolded they reveal your question.
Box of Goodies
Prep your bridesmaids for their duties by arming them with pretty wedding things (like a handkerchief for tears and color palette swatches for their input) plus sentimental photos and trinkets documenting your friendship.
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