Best hen party accessory and decoration ideas

Hen parties! Time for the bride and her friends to have fun and celebrate before the magical big day!

Planning a hen party takes a lot of time and consideration. You need to think about a budget? whether there is going to be a theme and colour scheme? The location? And mainly, decorations and accessories!

Forget about the tacky tutus, L-plates and penis-shaped headbands. We have the guide to the best hen party decorations and accessories for you!

Hen party decorations

Decorations are a general must-have regardless of the location, whether it is at home or out on the town. There is a fantastic selection available from many retailers.

Balloons are a fantastic feature at any event, they can be placed anywhere in the room and look fabulous! They are available in many different shapes, sizes and colours. Finding the perfect balloons to suit the theme of your hen party couldn’t be more simple. 

Here are a few of our favourites:

Balloon Arches

Balloon arches can change the whole atmosphere of the room, they are fun, elegant and pretty and also make a great prop in the background to take pictures and capture memories of the night. 

They are helium-filled balloon attached to fish wire, and with balloon weights to hold them in place.

You can get pre-designed arches or even custom made arches. Shops like Clinton Cards and Card Factory can create these, as well as many companies online.

Ginger Ray 70pk multi-sized balloons in rose gold arch

This gorgeous rose gold balloon arch consists of 70 balloons, some are confetti-filled while others are latex and foil. They are elegant and classy, perfect if you plan on having a rose gold theme.

Silver, White & Pearl Balloon Arch

Like the arch above is this gorgeous silver and white balloon arch, also consisting of 70 confetti-filled, latex and foils. 

If the bride loves her cool neutral tones, then this sophisticated balloon arch is perfect for her hen party.

Pastel Balloon Arch

This pastel balloon arch is a fantastic way of bringing in some colour to your hen party without it being too over the top. With shades of blue, pinks and purple, this balloon arch is subtle but glamorous and girly. It consists of 80 latex and confetti-filled balloons.

Balloon Bouquets

Balloon bouquets are a great feature around the room or even as tabletop decorations. The consists of a mixture of helium-filled balloons, tied at various heights, attached to one balloon weight. They are very popular, affordable and make great hen do decorations.

Rose gold themed balloon bouquet

These stunning balloons are all latex, some are confetti-filled and they are available in packs of 6, 12, 24 and 48. They are very elegant and perfect for a rose gold themed hen party.

Rose, confetti-filled balloon bouquet

These beautiful balloons will work well with any rose gold themed hen party. They are ideal for a girly bride and at a cheap price too! Available in a pack of 40.

Card Factory balloon bouquet

This UK based store can create balloon bouquets to your customisation in-store, otherwise, you can buy pre-designed bouquets online, delivered and inflated. This holographic heart bouquet is perfect for a cute but classy hen party. Available in colours such as pink, red, purple and gold.

Other UK retailers such as Clinton Cards offer the same service, customised to suit your hen party. 

They can create arches, bouquets or even just singular balloons, you can choose from their stock of balloons or they can inflate balloons brought from elsewhere, but be aware that they hold no liability against balloons purchased from other companies. 

There is a huge range of balloons available in the UK, these are just some of our favourites. They add a great feature to a hen party and can be placed anywhere whether it be on the wall or even on the table. Being relatively cheap, they are a definite must-have!


Buntings are another great feature decoration to have for your hen party.

They are generally cheap, easy to put up and look stunning with a great range available to suit your hen party’s theme and the bride herself!

Here are a few of our favourites:

Bride to be, personalised photo bunting

Personalised photo buntings are available from many retailers, at extremely affordable prices. They are something guaranteed to put a smile on the bride’s face with personal pictures of her and her groom. They also make a great photo prop and a fantastic keepsake for them both to look back on.


Fits 11 photographs and available in gold or pink.

Non-Personalised buntings

There is a huge amount of non-personalised buntings, available in UK retailers such as Clinton Cards or Card Factory, you can even find them in your local supermarket. Otherwise, there is a fantastic range online in many colours and theme. All at cheap, affordable prices.


This beautiful paper lace bunting is the perfect style for a sophisticated hen party, it consists of 20 paper lace pendants with a length of 8 metres total.

Table Decorations

If you’re planning on dinner or a few drinks for the hen party. The table will be the main feature in the room, the first thing people will cast their eyes on when they walk into the room. So table decorations are a must-have item. There is a great range of table decorations, flowers, balloon bouquets, confetti and of course your cutlery and crockery.

Here are a few of our favourites:

Ginger Ray Rose Gold Foiled Confetti

Confetti is wonderful to sprinkle on the table, just to add a little something extra to your decoration. Again, this is available in UK retailers like Card Factory or Clinton Cards and other places like local supermarket. Available in a variety of styles and colours.


Flowers are a wonderful feature to have on the table, available in local florists, supermarket and online. You can’t go wrong with flowers as decoration, and you can get flowers to go with any theme or colour scheme for your hen party.

Ginger Ray Rose Gold Foiled Pink Paper Plates

Plates are a great feature to have if you’re having a meal or just snacks for your hen party. These are generally made out of paper, extremely cute and add a beautiful touch to your table.

Personalised champagne flutes

Drink cups, no matter what style of event you are having for your hen party, cups are a must-have item. There is plenty of choice available from tea party cups to champagne flutes.

Classy Hen Party Favours

Hen party favours are fantastic, not only do like look great on your table initially but also are a great little something for the bride and her guests. These can be fun, cute and useful. Perfect gesture for a hen party.

Personalised heart shaped glass charm

These personalised wooden charms are available on Etsy

Hen Party Favour Personalised Candle

Available in 3 different scents, these eco-friendly candles make a great party favour and will look beautiful as a table decoration.

Hen party accessories

Accessories are a great element to add to a hen do, they add a nice touch and a bit of fun to the occasion. There is plenty of hen night accessories to pick from, for the bride and her guests. 

Here are a few of our favourites:

Photo props make a great cheap and cheerful hen party accessory. There is so much different types available, a great way to capture the fun and treasure the memories.

Bridal Shower Photo Prop – Wedding Photo Prop

This personalised photo prop frame is available on Etsy.

Ginger Ray Floral Rose Gold Foiled Hen Party Photo Booth Props

This photo prop 10 piece pack is available on Amazon.

Hen party headbands are a lovely typical hen do accessories for both the bride and her guests, there is a lot of glamorous non tacky headbands available at great cheap prices. Making them a great choice for the party to wear and a wonderful keepsake.

Bride To Be Bridesmaid Tiara Crown Headband

Available in gold or rose gold

Miss to Mrs Headband, Bride Headband

This headband is available with Miss to Mrs, Bride or Bride To Be.

Making it a perfect sophisticated hen party bride accessory.

8pk Team Bride Badge Set Wedding Pin Button

Badges are a cheap and fun little extra to wear and a nice little keepsake for the bride and her party. 

These personalised badges are available in an 8 pack on Amazon.

Hen Party sashes mix and match black and gold

Hen Party Sashes are another great accessory for the bride and party to wear and also make a great keepsake. They are fun and a nice typical feature for a hen do.

Personalised Hen Party Hearts Badge

These personalised badges are available at Not On The High street.

Ginger Ray Floral and Rose Gold Party Sash

You can mix and match to suit your bride’s party.


There is such a fantastic availability of non tacky hen party accessories available, especially online at cheap, affordable prices making it cost-effective and easy to create the most perfect hen do for the bride. 

There are many places in the UK, in-stores or online where you can go to help customise the party exactly how it is wanted, and so much to make the night, a night to remember.

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