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23 Badass Ideas For A Grown-Up Slumber Party

Like the best sleepover you had as a kid, but with wine.


1. Build a frickin' blanket fort.

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2. Decorate with fun glitter banners.

3. And scatter glitter balloons all over the dang place.

Get the how-to here.

4. DIY the ultimate ~no sew~ pillow fight tool.

You just need a pillow, some fabric, and a toilet paper roll. #genius

5. Have everyone wear a onesie.

6. Whip up a big batch of cocktails to get the party started.

Try this fruity gin-based drink, or make any of these other big batch cocktails for maximum booze, minimum effort.

7. Or have a wine and candy pairing party.

Created for Halloween, perfect for every day.

8. Scoop some wine-flavored ice cream for grown up sundaes.

9. Or serve milk and cookie mocktails.

With sprinkle rims because duh. Learn more here.

10. Do the Olivia Pope thing and eat tons of popcorn.

With candy toppings of course.

11. And put the popcorn in these easy paper cones for ~no dishes~ the next day.

Get the tutorial and printables here.

12. Play adult Mad Libs for a big dose of laughs.

Technically you can make any mad libs ~adult~, but you can also find specialized versions online.

Or download the app.

13. After a few cocktails try one of these coloring books for adults.

And get a good whiff of crayon smell for ultimate nostalgia.

14. Use fun conversation starters like this Mindy Kaling set.

No secrets at sleepovers.

15. Make ~totally awesome~ throwback friendship bracelets.

Get the tutorial here.

16. Print a whole stack of MASH sheets to play throughout the night.

And get real weird with it.

Get the tutorial and free printable here.

17. Make a DIY photo booth and props to capture all the best moments.

Learn how to here.

18. Use a smart phone printer for easy and memorable party favors.

Or go old school and get a real polaroid camera.

19. Take out your adulthood stress on a piñata filled with goodies.

Spray paint a regular piñata to make it a little more grownup, and stuff it with candy and (PLASTIC) bottles of alc. Bring on the party.

20. Turn even the tiniest dorm room into a movieplex with a DIY smartphone projector.

Otherwise how are you going to watch Mean Girls? Get the info here.

21. Make a giant cinnamon roll cake for everyone to share in the morning.

22. Or set up a bagel table with all kinds of toppings.

Bacon cream cheese would be a suggestion. Get more info here.

23. You're definitely going to need a self-serve coffee bar for the morning after.

Because staying up all night will hurt more than it did as a teenager. Learn more here.

But until then, party on.

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