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01/09/2015 02:02 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

How to Pop the Question - to Your Bridesmaids

Recently engaged? No doubt your fiancé went to great lengths to make the proposal incredibly special for you, a memory that will leave you breathless and giddy for months (or years!) to come. Now that you have that ring on your finger, it's your turn to pop the (other) question to your wedding party, and there are so many fun ways to do it!

Couples are getting increasingly creative with this wedding task, honoring friends and family in personal and meaningful ways. Looking for the perfect way to ask? Here are a few ideas to help you get started.

One recent bride-to-be (who also happens to be a jewelry designer) used the couple's monogram, BEE, to create a whimsical bracelet with a tiny bee charm. She then transformed a design from Whitney Port's new stationery collection, into the question-popper and a presentation card for the bracelet! The handmade bracelet will be a lasting reminder of their friendship and the 'maids can all wear the bracelet on the big day! Meaningful but modest,jewelry is always a great choice.

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Images courtesy of BK & LEO Jewlery

Are you and your friends Instagram addicts? Put a favorite snap of the two of you on a cookie! Visit Baking for Good and upload a dozen Insta-pics onto delicious sugar cookies. For good measure, 15 percent of the proceeds from each order are donated to charity -- it doesn't get much sweeter!

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Image courtesy of Baking for Good

Give each member of your wedding party an individual experience -- a favorite restaurant, high tea, a gorgeous hike. During your time together tell your loved one what makes them so special to you and that getting married just wouldn't be the same without them by your side. If that isn't quite your style, present them with a heartfelt note instead. The new and meaningful memory is bound to get the planning process started on the right foot.

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Image courtesy of Rifle Paper Co. via BHLDN

Regardless of how you ask, a warm, sincere request is sure to be accepted with honor. Your thoughtfulness and care will set the tone for the months ahead and will make your wedding party feel cared for and appreciated.

Are you planning to get clever with wedding party invitations? Tell us your ideas!