Decorating tips for the perfect hookah party

Decorating tips for the perfect Hookah Party

To make your hookah party work, you need to run through a good range of hookah party decoration ideas. The décor you go with will set the tone of your party from the moment your guests arrive, so it needs to be done right. If you have ever been to a shisha lounge, you will know the ambiance that is most closely associated with hookah culture. Vibrant colours, round tables adorned with hookah and candles, incense sticks, drapes and throws, and comfortable chairs for lounging are all essential.
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You want something that echoes the origins of the hookah; ancient Indian and Arabian aesthetic involves intricate patterns, calligraphy and perhaps some Hindu or Buddhist icons/deities. Tea lights and candles, preferably in coloured glass lanterns, will set a delicate and relaxing tone that guests can soak up on arrival. Lounging and relaxing is the aim, and your hookah party decoration should echo this at every step.


If you are able to set up some tall stands, or if you have a sheltered patio in your yard, think about hanging some cloths or drapes that add another level of comfort to the area. Large open spaces and sharp lines/edges disrupt the comfortable ambiance, so it’s best to minimise them. Use round tables rather than square/rectangular ones, and have plenty of low chairs and cushions for people to relax on together.


Colour is important for setting the tone. You want deep, warm, sombre colours to heighten the collective consciousness. Think deep reds and burgundies, purples, perhaps with some golden linings and patterns to complement. The location needs to feel intimate and welcoming, so anything too striking or too plain might upset that harmony and detract from the experience for your guests. Avoid focusing space around a dance floor, as this isn’t really the vibe for shisha party decoration. Encourage people to relax and have fun in comfort, and you can’t go wrong.
A hookah party is a great way to enjoy this incredible summer with friends, and there is no party like a hookah party. Get the decoration right, and your party will surely be the first of many. If you require a new pipe, charcoal, or a range of shisha flavours you need, you're sure to find everything at The Shisha Shop. We've got what you need, from complete sets and bundle packs to separate accessories.  This includes components such as shisha pipes, hoses, flavours and handy accessories like mouth tips. We also stock a vast range of tobacco products, including tar and nicotine free options!

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