Now, this may come as a bit of a shock to you, but every now and then we treat ourselves to a break from DIYing. Shocked? Stunned? Surprised? Sometimes we are, too, but a few weekends ago, we hosted a Murder Mystery Dinner Party!
You can buy various Murder Mystery game box sets and the one we played was called Death By Chocolate. It’s set in Paris in 1900, where the foremost chocolate manufacturer in America – Billy Bonka – is found dead in his room having been killed by an exploding Easter Egg.
The sets come with all the information you need to host the evening and even includes menu & music suggestions and invitations. As always we couldn’t help putting our personal twist on things and replaced the (rather boring) included invites with ones that we made ourselves. After all, who wouldn’t want to be the lucky finder of a Bonka Bar with a Golden Ticket?
We may have gone slightly overboard setting the theme, admittedly we wouldn’t normally draw a 1,5m high Eiffel Tower onto one of our walls, but it was just after having our new wood-burning stove installed and the wall hadn’t been painted yet.
We won’t go into the plot, just in case someone reading this would like to play it, but it was a really fun evening and everyone had a great time. Thanks to all of our friends for making such an effort!
Have you ever taken part in a Murder Mystery party?