If you’ve been tasked with planning a hen party at home, you’ll be pleased to know that there are plenty of great ideas that are a little more exciting than simply ordering a pizza and sticking Bridesmaids on the TV…
With a little extra creativity and some expert planning, you can give the bride-to-be an unforgettable hen night from the comfort of your own home. Plus after a few too many homemade cocktails, it’s just like being in Vegas! The experts at Nude Life have shared their ultimate home hen party experiences so you have all the creativity you will ever need.
DIY Spa Day
Pros: You don’t have to worry about sharing a sauna with 5 other people
Cons: You may become too relaxed to do anything… Yawn
Give your bride-to-be a little TLC in time for her big day and organise a pampering day. Whether you fancy yourself as a little beauty therapist or want the professionals to come to you, don’t forget a little bit of fizz to help celebrate her special day.
Nude Life Drawing
Pros: A naked man in your living room. It feels a little naughty and we like it.
Cons: The gorgeous male model can’t stay all night
Release a little schoolgirl humor with a hen party life drawing class. Unleash your artistic side as you sketch and draw your model in multiple positions. Even better, your model will play a number of fun party games guaranteed to lift the atmosphere. This personal and fun activity will definitely see your bride-to-be blush when she has to pose with the model in the final shot.
Tapas Supper Club
Pros: You can pretend you’re a whizz in the kitchen
Cons: Prepare to be disappointed when the girls find out who the real master is
Impress all the hen party guests with this unique and tasty Vintage Tapas Evening. Sit back and relax as the restaurant is brought you. Choose from six delicious tapas dishes, which will be served on vintage china and enjoy the vintage music from a traditional gramophone. A memorable hen party meal that will satisfy all senses.
A Pop-up Cocktail Bar Complete with Topless Waiter
Pros: Drinks are always cheaper at home!
Cons: Someone’s got to wash all the dirty glasses (Bagsy not us)
If cocktail making is just your cup of tea, you’ll be pleased to hear that there’s plenty of cocktail bars and mobile mixologists that will cater for hen parties ahead of the wedding day. You’ll get your very own pop-up bar, cocktail making lesson and the option of a topless barman. Why not ask him to create a bespoke cocktail just for the bride or release a little friendly competition with a cocktail making competition?
Themed Dinner Party and a Private Chef
Pros: You can pretend you have you a private chef for one night only
Cons: Tomorrow it’s jacket potatoes and cheesy beans on the menu
Private Chefs don’t have to break the bank balance and with your own selection of booze, it can often be a fantastic idea for hen parties on a budget. Simply choose your theme and your very own chef will create a delicious menu. Plus, these pictures will certainly ooze class on Instagram.
Bake Off Hen Party
Pros: You get cake. Need we say more?
Cons: Not everyone will get to the lick the bowl
Led by a qualified chef, you and your hens will be split into teams before being set a fun baking challenge. Deliciously sweet and ideal for breaking the ice, this vintage hen party activity will test your cooking and teamwork skills. You’ll even get to eat your treats at the end. Ready, Set, Bake!
DIY Wine and Cheese Night
Pros: Oh come on, just look at the title -plus it can be as cheap as you like!
Cons: Too much cheese can cause nightmares. It’s official
We challenge you to find two better things! Nope, it’s impossible. Invest in some good quality cheeses and wines as well as biscuits, chutney and a few grapes for garnish. Not only is it a great idea for foodies but is also ideal if you’re looking for a civilized activity that all ages can get involved in. Remember you can always do vodka shots once your future mother in law has gone! Check out these 9 Clever Tips for Hosting a Fabulous Wine and Cheese Party.
BBQ and Garden Glamping
Pros: The toilets will be better than a traditional festival
Cons: Knowing that your warm cosy bed is just inside is more than difficult
Why pay hundreds of pounds to stand in a muddy field when you can stand in your very own muddy garden for free? Okay, we’re joking. Fire up the BBQ, indulge in a variety of burger sauces and toppings and set up your very own glamping site. Check out Boutique Camping for glam camping accessories that are sure to wow!
A glamorous makeover and vintage tea party
Pros: Every girl loves to get her glam on
Cons: Choosing your era is a tough decision
Every girl loves getting her glam on, so why not treat your hens to a vintage makeover and tea party? With a dressing up suitcase jam-packed with retro accessories; you can transport yourself to any era you like. Traditional afternoon tea, pretty china and of course vintage music will also be included.
Who done it? A murder mystery evening
Pros: It’s unlikely that anyone has ever been to a hen party like it
Cons: It may release a little competition
If you want to get your bride-to-be’s brain ticking over then an evening of mystery, mayhem and murder is on the cards. For all the rules as well as how to plan the ultimate murder mystery hen party, head to www.nightofmystery.com. Plus, get all the girls in their best Gatsby style dresses for ultimate glam.
A Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Craft Party
Pros: You could create something for the big day
Cons: If art isn’t your strong point, it might look like something the kids have made
The perfect activity for those creative brides, a crafts day is easy to organise and will keep you occupied for hours. From fascinator workshops to flower crown making, there’s plenty of mobile creative businesses just waiting to entertain your hens.
Pros: You’ll find out whether you’ve met Mr. Right before it’s too late
Cons: That girl who’s always the bridesmaid and never the bride may not like her reading
Find out what the future has in store for you with a psychic evening. Choose from tarot or palm readings or go all out with a psychic supper. Plus, there’s loads of companies offering a whole host workshops and games to ensure that the spirits are lifted.
So girls, with these ideas for a hen party at home, you can arrange an unforgettable celebration in the comfort of your very own homes. Not only will your bride-to-be be impressed but you’ll sure to be in the good books for years to come.
Our thanks to Nude Life for these top tips!