19+ DIY Balloon Centerpieces
Balloon centerpieces look cheery and add a fun element to your celebrations. You can choose air or helium balloons made of latex or foil for your craft. The other supplies are pretty simple as evident in the below tutorials. Pictures of Disney princesses, Elmo, Pokemon, Spongebob, Avengers, Bubble Guppies, Cookie Monster, Doc McStuffins, Dr. Seuss, Little Mermaid, and other fictional characters on the centerpieces make them attractive to the little munchkins. Teens would love Hollywood themed ones. You can create them for festive occasions such as X-mas, Bar Mitzvah, Christening, Halloween, Luau, Mardi Gras, Quinceanera, masquerade ball, prom, and so on.
The white balloon centerpieces deck up your wedding hall like a dream. If it’s a party and you love bling, go for gold balloons. Green balloons can be used to reinforce a safari or jungle theme. For Valentine’s Day, you can have heart-shaped red or rose gold balloons as centerpieces.
The weights to hold down your hot air balloons can be small baskets filled with flowers as pointed out in the above-linked tutorial or mason jars topped with candles, as shown in the below picture. Other weight ideas are a baby bottle, basket with a teddy bear or elephant soft toy, etc. You can decorate the large, paper lantern style balloon with pennants.
You need to scroll down the above-linked article to reach point number seven that speaks about making the confetti balloon centerpieces.
This exquisite purple, green and yellowballoon bouquet does justice to a carnival, casino or circus theme. You can also have clown balloons if you are hosting a party in the latter theme. Note the technique for holding down the balloons. For fall, you can design the DIY with jumbo orange, yellow and brown balloons.
This fun hot air balloon flower centerpiece is pretty easy to make. The table number is written on it, making it quite useful.
You can choose a lovely pink balloon for the baby shower of a little girl. The method is the same as the above. Options to fill the tiny basket acting as the base are confetti, straw or even fresh berries. Nets attach the balloon securely to the base.
Doesn’t the glitter wine bottle below the balloon look lovely, giving it an overdose of glitz? The sheer black bow adds to the glam looks.
Hosting a unicorn party? Deck up the party in style with these gorgeous unicorn balloons. Design it using the same principle as the above tutorial. Just add the paper horns, ears and draw the adorable eyes.
Balloon centerpieces can be cheery wedding table decorations. If you don’t want to go with the traditional white look, choose red that never goes out of style. The golden letters add the right amount of glitz.
Instead of opaque ribbons to attach the balloons to the table, as shown in the above tutorial, you can use sheer ribbons. You can also replace the regular helium-filled balloons with double ones. A pink balloon inside a clear one would leave you enchanted.
This fun centerpiece resembles a bunch of ice-cream cones. For birthdays, you can have balloons in the shape of candies, gumball (where you use mini balloons), popcorn, strawberry shortcakes, cupcake, too. They would leave the little ones swooning. Other shapes can be palm trees, pineapples, hula hoops (for a tropical/Hawaiian themed party), stars, cars, fish (for an under the sea theme), rubber duck, butterfly, zebra, monkey and other animals, pirates, etc.
For graduation, decorate with yellow and black balloons on sticks or clusters of smaller balloons. A smiling emoji face, lifts the spirit of the party. You can accessorize it with LED lights if you so wish.
Tulle wrapped centerpieces have an elegant edge. They are apt for wedding receptions. For the baptism celebration of a boy, you can have blue balloons in the shape of crosses. The cross design with flying doves can be used for first Communion.
This brilliant balloon centerpiece does not use helium for inflation. You can play around with a variety of color combinations like pink, black and white; pink and black; black, white and silver; blue and silver; black and gold; blue, white and red (for 4th of July), etc. for an attractive look. For a Frozen or winter wonderland theme, having them in blue and white can be a brilliant idea. You can look for snowflake designs on your balloons too.
This cute confetti filled balloon centerpiece on a vase looks rocking, doesn’t it? For a wedding, you can choose a white color for the balloons. If you are decorating for a birthday party, then you can glue gold numbers denoting the age on the balloons.
Disney fans would be enthralled with this Minnie Mouse centerpiece. The polka-dotted pink and white balloons are a show-stealer. You can have the color combination as red and black for Mickey Mouse or a ladybug theme. You can also have the pictures of Tinker Bell, Minions, Trolls, Moana, Hello Kitty, Peppa Pig, superheroes like Batman, and other cartoon characters on the balloons to make them kid-friendly.
Choose manly colors like browns, blacks, yellows and blues to design a balloon topiary for the men. You can also have sport themed balloons in basketball, baseball or football designs for them. A paper mustache on the top balloon would look cool.
You can make this cloud glow in the dark by using suitable neon balloons. It would look stunning on New Year’s Eve. Pictures of Ninja Turtle, Paw Patrol, Dora, Sofia the First, Baby Shark, My Little Pony, Minecraft on the balloons make for a lovely sight.
This lovely balloon pacifier centerpiece has been decorated with feathers to add pizzazz to its looks. No prizes for guessing the aptness of the idea for a baby shower party.
Take the glam quotient of your indoor or outdoor decoration up by notches with the above DIY ideas. Tall, giant hot air balloon centerpieces look spectacular floating in the air. Nautical ones look suave in blue. Table tops look pretty with floral bases and balloons in rainbow colors. The buffet table of a bridal shower is going to look ravishing with these décor items. And what’s more? You are going to win the hearts of your guests with aplomb.
Published on November 8th 2019 by Peyton Derrida