It’s Party Time! 10 DIY Balloon Ideas

I love big, happy party balloons and I have a feeling I’m not alone. There’s a reason why balloons are such a party mainstay – they’re just plain ol’ fun! The things is, balloons can also be as elegant as they are peppy and either way you shake em up, you’re sure to inspire pure joy. So in celebration of party balloons and my incurable love for them, here are 10 DIY balloon ideas perfect for whatever bash you might be planning. It’s party time!

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    It's party time! Click through to celebrate with 10 DIY party balloons!

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    Mini Balloon Placecards

    Perfect for a birthday party or just a pretty weekend brunch, I am completely charmed by these mini balloon placecards!
    Get the how-to at Oh Happy Day | Photo by Heather Zweig

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    DIY Balloon Chandelier

    This chic idea is the epitome of elegance - a cluster of balloons fashioned into a chandelier  This idea is perfect for weddings, showers or anniversary parties. 
    Get the how-to at Wedding Chicks

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    DIY Giant Balloon with Streamers

    Giant oversized balloons have always been a favorite of mine, but I especially love them dressed up with streamers and ribbons.
    Get the how-to from Green Wedding Shoes | Photo by Katie Pritchard

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    Fortune Balloon Garland

    Such a sweet, interactive idea for a birthday party, I love this garland made with little balloons with fun fortunes tucked inside. And - bonus - this one is so easy to do!
    Get the how-to at Oh Happy Day | Photo by Steph Hung

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    Gold Splatter Paint Balloons

    Put an easy 80s inspired spin on basic balloons with gold metallic craft paint! It's so easy to do and the look is just rad.
    Get the how-to at Studio DIY

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    DIY Ribbon Balloons

    Basic round white balloons get a festive upgrade with the addition of neon and metallic ribbons. I love this look for a festive bachelorette or birthday party!
    Get the how-to at Camille Styles

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    Floating Balloons

    A big cluster of floating balloons is the perfect way to jazz up the backyard for your next shindig! Get the job done with skewers, rubber bands and fishing line.
    Get the how-to at Hellobee | Photo by Victoria Hudgins

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    Giant Balloon Heart

    I love the cheeky vibe of this giant over-sized balloon heart. Wouldn't it be fabulous at a bridal shower? Or as a photo backdrop? Love!
    Get the how-to at Studio DIY

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    DIY Fruit Balloons

    This idea is pure genius! Use bits of paper and colorful balloons to make fruit for stringing into a garland.
    Get the how-to at Oh Happy Day | Photo by Hilda Grahnat

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    DIY Confetti Balloons

    Marrying two of my favorite things, balloons and confetti, these confetti balloons are the perfect party upgrade! They'd also be fabulous at a wedding, too.
    Get the how-to at Kojo Designs

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