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Hen Ideas

Hen Party Ideas you can Make

Red7 , August 5, 2014

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Make your last weekend of singledom unique with these homemade hen party ideas. Grab the glitter, turn the oven up to 180, cover the furniture and prepare to get creative. There’s no better way to give your send off a personal touch.

1. Who says a cake should just be for the wedding?

Baking Hen Party

Wow your hen weekend guests with an impressive ombre cake that will give the wedding cake a run for it’s money. It’s easier than you think to bake a delicious and visually impressive baking masterpiece. Just look at this pink ombre vanilla cake recipe from – it’s just itching to be served up at a girly weekend or yummy hens afternoon tea.

2. Make your own hen party costumes. This can be all out fancy dress or fun outfit additions like homemade sashes or badges. We love this cute DIY sash from

Handmade Hen Party Ideas

3. Give every guest a hen night survival kit containing a disposable camera, a taxi number, lip balm, a challenge to complete, baby wipes, party feet, instant fancy dress items like fake moustaches or temporary tattoos, silly sunglasses, breath mints, chocolate and a mini bottle of champers. You can even make your own bags by using fabric paints on pillow cases and tying up with ribbon. We like the name ‘hen party swag bag.’

Hen Gift bag

4. Decorate your hen weekend venue with all things handmade. We’ve found this easy way to make pretty bunting from paper or fabric.

Hen Venue Decoration

Go as cute or naughty as you like.

Naughty Hen Decoration

You can also make place mats, wine glasses or jars and personalised napkins for the tables.

Hen Customised Jars

5. Get creative with your drinks. Every hen do deserves it’s own signature cocktail. Try this pink grapefruit margherita out for size.

Hen Cocktail Making

  •  Line however many glasses (or jars) you need with salt by rubbing the rim with lime juice and dipping in salt.
  •  Add the juice of half a lime to each glass with 50ml of silver tequila and top up with ice and red grapefruit juice.
  •  If you prefer, put enough ingredients for everyone in a blender and whizz up with ice for an extra refreshing party tipple.


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