The Stages of Planning a Hen Party
So, you've been roped in to planning a hen party. You might be the chief bridesmaid, the best friend, the sister, or some other close female relative; someone the bride trusts with anything, which is exactly why this mammoth task has befallen you.
If you're the lucky lady who gets to play party-planner, then you'll definitely recognise some of these reactions as the big night approaches. Take a break from colour-coordinating feather boas and booking cocktail classes, and have a read for some comic relief. Godspeed!
When the bride asks you to be her party planner:
So you set up a Pinterest board, buy new stationery and root out your diary:
(While we're on the subject of Pinterest, go and give Henit an auld follow!)
Before diving straight in to planning the most bitchin' hen party ever:
And you have your first sit-down with the bride to discuss everything:
Buuuut she hates all of your ideas:
So you have to go home and re-plan everything.
You set up a group-chat to inform the guests of the plan:
And immediately, the one girl you don't really get on with has a "problem" with the location/activity/date:
And someone else asks why you can't do a cocktail class instead of the "weird" activity you picked out:
It's three weeks to the party and certain guests still haven't paid up:
And there's a problem with the B&B you're supposed to stay in:
A week before the party, four girls drop out:
And in all of the commotion, you remember that you have no outfit bought:
But everything you try on is horrible:
The night before finally arrives and you decide to throw caution to the wind:
And then it's time to go, and you finally start to get excited for the party:
And despite everything, you and the girls manage to have the best night ever: