More Birthday Traditions: 13 Fantastic Balloon Ideas!

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Earlier we talked about establishing simple birthday traditions that your children will remember fondly throughout their lives–traditions that will make their birthday feel magical. And today, I have 3 more fun ideas for you in this little video, Birthday Traditions Part 2.

As you’ve come to expect from Design Mom, the ideas are clever, easy-to-implement and inexpensive. Establishing family traditions is never about money–it’s about demonstrating that your family means the most to you.

Enjoyed the video? Here are more fabulous balloon ideas to spark your imagination! And the image above? It’s a balloon banner I made for Flora June’s first birthday. You can find all the details on how to make your own right here!

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  • Balloon Wall 1 of 12
    Balloon Wall
    Could you think of a more fun way to decorate for a party? I think not!
    See more details on this fun balloon wall at Momtog
  • Fruit Balloon Garland 2 of 12
    Fruit Balloon Garland
    Produce really can be fun, especially in balloon form!
    Have a go at this fun garland from Oh Happy Day
  • Basic Balloon Garland 3 of 12
    Basic Balloon Garland
    Simply string them together with some crepe paper and then hang. Simple and very sweet.
    Inspiration here from Kensington Blue
  • Ombre Hanging Balloons 4 of 12
    Ombre Hanging Balloons
    Create an ombre effect like this for extra effect, I love how this looks!
    Inspiration here from Little Green Notebook
  • Two String Garland 5 of 12
    Two String Garland
    String up a double layered string of balloons for twice the fun.
    Inspiration spotted via Oh Joy
  • Balloon Flowers 6 of 12
    Balloon Flowers
    Balloon flowers, delightful! Perfect for a garden party and a variety of other occasions!
    Find out how to make these here from Martha Stewart
  • Geronimo Balloons 7 of 12
    Geronimo Balloons
    I love the styling of these oversized balloons.
    More details here from Geronimo Balloons
  • Bubble Balloon Display 8 of 12
    Bubble Balloon Display
    Recreate this look by simply sticking balloons of different sizes in whatever pattern or style you like.
    Details here from Honey & Fitz
  • Weighted Balloons 9 of 12
    Weighted Balloons
    Scatter weighted balloons throughout your party decor from some super simple fun.
    Inspiration here from Momtog
  • Long Balloon Bunting 10 of 12
    Long Balloon Bunting
    Create your own balloon bunting by simply stringing brightly colored balloons together instead of fabric of paper.
    Inspiration here from Young House Love
  • Party In A Box 11 of 12
    Party In A Box
    Who wouldn't love to open a party in a box??
    Details here from Oh Happy Day
  • Balloon Filled Photo Booth 12 of 12
    Balloon Filled Photo Booth
    Filling a phone booth with balloons sounds like so much fun! But where do you find a phone booth these days?
    Find all the details on this fun adventure from Oh Happy Day


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