8 Budget Hen Party Games and Ideas

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We have found the perfect ways to make a budget-friendly hen do special…

1. DIY Hen Party Decorations

Instead of buying expensive decorative balloons get some basic colours. Then you can personalise the balloons using a permanent marker to make this staple decoration tailored to your hen party.

2. Hen Party Keepsakes

Ask your guests to write their best piece of advice for married life on a wooden spoon and create your own recipe for a successful marriage. All you need are some inexpensive wooden spoons, a mason jar and a permanent marker for this DIY keepsake.

3. Survival Kit

The perfect pre-wedding gift for any preparing bride-to-be. Create the ultimate wedding survival kit as a gift to her to ensure nothing stands in the way of her perfect day.

4. Handmade Frames and Props

Get the perfect snap for Instagram with your own personalised photo frame for all your hen party pics. For the social media queens just itching to snap and share, hang up this elegant chalkboard personalised with your very own hen party hashtag. Use some fun hen party props to add some fun to your hen party photos. You could make an area into your very own photo booth!

5. Handmade gifts

Add handmade, personalised tags to nail polish, lipstick or miniature perfume bottles to create the most thoughtful of girly gifts. You could even get the guests to make a handmade gift for the bride and she has to guess who it is from.

6. Games

Treasure Hunt:

Create your own treasure hunt and let your guests battle it out to see who wins the prize. Hide rings around with clues leading to the final treasure.

Yes to the loo roll dress:

The most inexpensive game and quite possibly the most fun! Split into teams of three and use one from each as a mannequin to create the best toilet tissue wedding dress design your bride will EVER see. Will this bride say ‘yes’ to the dress?

Space Hopper Dress:

If you have the weather on your side, why not play some classic garden games. Space hopper racing is bound to get everyone laughing, make sure you get the camera out.

Ring Toss:

Create your own ring toss for a game everyone can play indoors or outdoors.

Bra Pong:

Recycle your old bras, for some good ole bra pong.

7. Food

For the after-party salvation or sophisticated bridal brunch, a fresh coffee bar with an assortment of cakes, pastries and breakfast bakes will re-energise and satisfy all your hen party guests!

For the food fanatics, the perfect canapé display needn’t be expensive and will add the wow factor to your eats! Source an old ladder and some clean wooden floorboard to use as a structure to serve starters, mains and dessert in miniature form.

8. Hen party drinks


Layout a dedicated bubbly bar with fresh juices, cordials and berries to create your own fruity infusions and adaptions to Buck’s Fizz!

For an inexpensive solution for keeping the good stuff chilled during the party, fill chunky ice-cube trays with blooms and buds for the prettiest booze crates, baths and buckets. Source floristry off-cuts or wilted stems – this will save on the cost of buying fresh flowers.

Satisfy your sweet tooth with candy floss cocktails.

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