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Cute and Crafty Hen Party Ideas


Why not get crafty and bring something unique and special to the hen party? Whether you’re on a budget and looking for an affordable hen party activity, or just want to add a personal touch to the hen night, these 5 crafty creations will bring a dash of individuality to any hen do! Not to mention lots of fun for your fellow hens!


Selfie props are the latest trend and can add a fabulous and funny twist to your all important snaps! Why not get your girls together and create your own?

All you’ll need is some glue, lollipop sticks/wooden dowels, glittery/patterned card, and a little creativity! Sunglasses, bowties and red lips are just a few of the prop ideas that you could craft to create adorable snaps with your girls!

Bridal Balloons

Setting up a Balloon Bar is an adorable activity that will let your hens show both their creativity and love for the bride all at once! Get all the guests to write their well wishes on balloons in permanent marker, which can then be blown up and used to decorate your hen party venue, or saved as a surprise for the bride’s big day. Either way, it’s a really special way to help the bride to be feel loved and appreciated!

Glitter Girls

If you thought the days of using glitter glue and ending up with sparkly flecks stuck everywhere from your fingertips to your eyebrows ended in primary school, you thought wrong! You and your girls can dine in style with glittery glasses and cutlery, and it makes for a fab and fun project for you all to do together.

Using plastic cutlery and cocktail cups may be easier, but you can of course use champagne glasses if you want a lasting souvenir! Simply mark off your desired glitter area with masking tape and cover the entire area with glue. Your inner child will definitely enjoy smothering your tableware with glitter!

Allow them to dry for a moment, then shake off the excess glitter – be sure to lay newspaper down before hand or it could get very messy! Your new hen party accessories will definitely make drinking homemade cocktails a lot more glitz and glamourous!

Beautiful Bunting

Whether you’re holding your hen party at home or away, a little homemade decor will definitely bring a personalised touch to your day or night!

You can get all your hens involved in making paper garlands from tissue paper or bunting flags from either fabric or card. Another cute decorative touch for any venue is a photo garland!

Simply hang some string or ribbon and use wooden pegs to hang up photographs like a washing line. Each hen can bring along snaps of their favourite memories with the bride to be and pip them up! It’s a sure fire way to bring back some hilarious stories or embarrassing throwbacks from your childhood days!

Morning After the Party Bags!

If you’re planning a hen night in a cocktail bar, it’s more than likely some ladies may feel a little worse for wear the next day! A readymade hangover kit may not undo the cocktails from the night before, but it sure will help!

You can be as creative as you want! Think... water for hydration, mints for fresh breath, headache tablets for that banging head and even a Berocca to kick start the day! While a few hair bands, sunglasses and makeup wipes will help you in front of the mirror! Throw in a bar of chocolate and it’s the party compliment every girl really needs! 

So why not get stuck in a create something cool and different for your hen do? Whether you get stuck in as a group or make the crafty prop's yourself, DIY hen party ideas are a great way to save money and add a unique and quirky touch to any hen do!

Image Credits: A Slice Of My Life Wales | Studio DIY | Noted List | Not On The Highstreet 
Una McHugh

Una loves spending her time keeping up to date with social media, pop culture and the latest trends!

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