The Bachelor: Laura Byrne throws a bachelorette party ahead of wedding to Matty Johnson

The Bachelor star Laura Byrne officially leaves single life behind with a bang as she throws a hens weekend to celebrate her upcoming wedding to fiancé Matty Johnson

Laura Byrne partied hard on Friday and kicked off her ‘hen’s weekend’ with manicures, drinks and karaoke.

The Bachelor star, 38, began her day getting a relaxing manicure with her girlfriends, sitting next to her dear pal and radio co-star Brittany Hockley. 

Events unfolded from there with photos and videos being shared across multiple Instagram accounts. 

Laura Byrne, 38, (pictured) partied hard on Friday and kicked off her ‘hen’s weekend’ with manicures, drinks and karaoke

As the bride-to-be returned home, she was surprised to find all her closest friends waiting in her decorated kitchen and wearing cut-out faces of her beloved Matty Johnson. 

Balloons hung over the living area, reading ‘Team Bride’ as the women banded together and poured themselves some alcoholic beverages to kickstart the night. 

Laura donned a huge white ‘bride hat’ which she kept on for most of the night. 

The Bachelor star began her day getting a relaxing manicure with her girlfriends, sitting next to her dear friend Brittany Hockley. Pictured here with her friends

The Bachelor star began her day getting a relaxing manicure with her girlfriends, sitting next to her dear friend Brittany Hockley. Pictured here with her friends

Events unfolded from there with photos and videos being shared across multiple Instagram accounts

Events unfolded from there with photos and videos being shared across multiple Instagram accounts

The group of gal pals rounded out their evening with lots of dancing as they put love songs onto the karaoke machine and serenaded each other

The group of gal pals rounded out their evening with lots of dancing as they put love songs onto the karaoke machine and serenaded each other

The group of gal pals rounded out their evening with lots of dancing as they put love songs onto the karaoke machine and serenaded each other. 

At one point, one of Laura’s friends put the Matty mask on as they jokingly kissed one another. 

It comes just days after Laura confessed she almost lost her chance at love after she almost pulled out of The Bachelor at the last minute. 

As the bride-to-be returned home, she was surprised to find all her closest friends waiting in her decorated kitchen and wearing cut-out faces of her beloved Matty Johnson

As the bride-to-be returned home, she was surprised to find all her closest friends waiting in her decorated kitchen and wearing cut-out faces of her beloved Matty Johnson

The women banded together and poured themselves some alcoholic beverages to kickstart the night

The women banded together and poured themselves some alcoholic beverages to kickstart the night

Laura and Matty are one of the most successful couples to come out of the show, but the brunette beauty told the I’ve Got News For You podcast it almost didn’t happen because she got ‘cold feet’ the day before filming was set to begin in 2017. 

‘I had a complete change of heart and didn’t rock up for filming,’ said Laura, who speaks about her Bachelor journey in her new book We Love Love, co-written with fellow reality star Brittany Hockley.

‘If you’re selected, you get given a time and location, and it’s a secret time and secret location, to try and throw off paparazzi,’ she explained.

Laura donned a huge white 'bride hat' which she kept on for most of the night. Pictured with her soon-to-be husband Matty Johnson

Laura donned a huge white ‘bride hat’ which she kept on for most of the night. Pictured with her soon-to-be husband Matty Johnson

Balloons hung over the living area, reading 'Team Bride'

 Balloons hung over the living area, reading ‘Team Bride’

‘Mine was a pick-up location in Alexandria in some random park at 3pm, and you’re supposed to rock up with all your suitcases and a bus will come and collect you.

‘And I remember 3pm came and went and I was sitting at home and hadn’t packed a bag. I just had a complete change of heart. I really didn’t want to do it; I was worried about what it would look like vying for a man’s attention on a reality TV show.’

She then got a call from producers who gave her until 10am the next day to decide and she had a dream that night which made her change her mind once again.

It comes just days after Laura confessed she almost lost her chance at love after she almost pulled out of The Bachelor at the last minute

It comes just days after Laura confessed she almost lost her chance at love after she almost pulled out of The Bachelor at the last minute