We’ve rounded up the hottest selection of hen party must-haves and there’s not an ounce of tat in sight. Plus, if you’re in charge of organising the event, why not check out our expert bridesmaids tips.
Whether you’ve decided to sack off a sweaty club in return for your very own party or you’re simply hosting pre-drinks, investing in some bridal themed tableware is a must. From cups to confetti, napkins to party hats, extend your dining table and get decorating. Plus, there’s a whole host of colours to choose from such as gold, rose gold, white and pink. Why not go one step further and create a hen party theme?
Did you even go on a hen do if you haven’t plastered 50+ photos all over social media? Create your own photo booth and pose with a selection of fabulous, novelty props. Plus, they’re small enough to fit into your clutch bag, meaning you can capture the memories all night long.
Want to let everyone know that you’re on a hen do without using tacky paraphernalia? Personalised badges will do just the job. Simply enter your text, choose your design and hey presto. Maybe you’ve got some seriously embarrassing nicknames from school, or perhaps your bride-to-be will prefer ‘I do crew’ badges. Whatever your slogan, this inexpensive hen party decoration can also be kept as a keepsake.
Guest books and advice cards
While guest books are traditionally kept for the special day, we believe that the celebrations should start at the hen do. Ask all the hens to right a little message (before prosecco emotions have kicked in) and then present to your BFF the next morning. Looking for something a little more modern? Advice cards can be passed around and are sure to provide a laugh!
From prosecco pong to bridal bingo, pass the parcel to hen party dares, there’s a whole host of hen party games to keep you entertained. Why not organise a hen-do slumber party with endless games and a takeaway? Alternatively, add a little booze for the perfect pre-club activity. Even better, you’ll be pleased to know that most games are a great choice for all ages.
Banners and Garland
Don’t panic. We’re not talking a five year old’s birthday party banner, we’re talking chic hen party banners and garland. Available in a range of colours and themes, you’re sure to find the perfect banner for your hen party. Plus, you can always wear it as a sash after one too many wines. You slay girl.
Fancy dress can be as tacky or as tasteful as you like. Choose from hula girls, sexy maids, nurses, prisoners, pink ladies or just a simple hen party hat. Ideal for abroad or closer to home, if you’re still struggling on places to go, take a look at these classy hen party ideas.
Party bags and favours
Everyone loves a party bag so thank your besties in style with a personalised bag. Then choose from a range of classy hen party favours that are sure to impress all the ladies. From wedding survival kits, pencils, themed headbands, personalised shot glasses and more, it’s important to remember your main girls.
Decorate your drink with a team bride straw and of course don’t forget that perfect Instagram shot. Why not create your very own cocktail bar and release a little friendly competition with some cocktail challenges?
Always fancied yourself as a Beyonce? Maybe you’ve been told that you look exactly like Cheryl? With a celebrity mask, you can be your idol for one night only. Even better, you can send your own photo in and make masks of the grooms face. Just watch your bride scream with laughter when she walks into the room.
Decorate your bride-to-be’s room with a selection of classy balloons. For an even better touch, why not create a personalised photo balloon? Ask all the hens to bring the worst photo of them and the bride and have it made into a huge balloon. Alternatively, if you’re feeling nice, ask the hens to bring a nice photo…
Make sure your hen party is classy from the get go with a range of fabulous hen party invitations. If you’re feeling super creative, why not make your own? Either way, for a chic hen party, matching the invitation and hen do colour theme is a must.
Who said confetti had to be kept for the big day? Choose from confetti in the shape of diamond rings, team bride slogans, wooden hearts, yay slogans and rose gold polka dots. On a side note: We’re not clearing it up.
Personalised t-shirts are all the craze right now and are certainly a conversation starter! Whether you want to stitch the bride up with a silly photo, want a beyonce-inspired tee or simply want matching glittery tops, there’s a personalised t-shirt for every girl. Plus, it’ll be easy to spot that one mate who ALWAYS wanders off. You know who you are.
If your bride-to-be is the sort of lady who always has matching finger and toenails, she’ll definitely want a matching theme. Team bride is the perfect combination of class, sass and fabulousness and from balloons to photo props, you’ll have everything sorted.
I Do Crew
If pink isn’t your girls colour, but she still matches her bra and undies, the I Do Crew collection is sure to satisfy. Focusing on a white and gold colour scheme, these accessories are seriously hot and most important of all, they won’t clash with any dress!
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So ladies, with this list of decorations, you’ll be onto one classy hen party. For the ultimate hen do, why not get in touch or take a look at these top tips for the best hen party preparations.