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Claire Price

Claire Price 2023-05-09T06:08:02+0000

Balloons are a popular decoration for all kinds of events, from birthdays to weddings to corporate events. One way to take your balloon decorating game to the next level is by creating a balloon garland. Balloon garlands are an impressive decoration that can be customized to fit any event theme or color scheme.

Step 1: Gather Your Supplies

To make a balloon garland, you'll need a few supplies. Here's what you'll need:

    •     Balloons in various colors and sizes
    •     Balloon pump (or you can blow up the balloons by mouth if you prefer)
    •     Balloon tape or string
    •     Scissors
    •     Command hooks or another way to hang the garland (e.g., fishing line, wire, or ribbon)

Step 2: Choose Your Colors and Sizes

The first step in creating a balloon garland is choosing your colors and sizes. You'll want to pick colors that match your event's theme or color scheme. For example, if you're decorating for a baby shower, you might choose pastel pink and blue balloons. If you're decorating for a corporate event, you might choose balloons in your company's colors.

You'll also want to choose a variety of balloon sizes. Using different sizes will give your garland depth and texture. You can use small, medium, and large balloons, or mix in some specialty balloons, like metallic or confetti-filled balloons.

Step 3: Inflate Your Balloons

Once you have your balloons and colors selected, it's time to inflate them. Use your balloon pump to inflate the balloons, or blow them up by mouth if you prefer. Be sure to inflate them to various sizes for texture. Once inflated, tie the ends of the balloons in a knot.

Step 4: Create Your Base

To create the base of your balloon garland, you can use balloon tape or string. Balloon tape is a clear, double-sided tape that is specifically designed for balloons. You can also use string or fishing line if you prefer.

Start by cutting a length of tape or string to your desired length. Next, start attaching your balloons to the tape or string. Place the knot of the balloon onto the tape or string and press down firmly. Continue adding balloons to the tape or string, alternating colors and sizes, until you reach your desired length.

Step 5: Shape Your Garland

Once you've created the base of your garland, you can start shaping it. Bend and twist the garland to create the shape you want. You can create a straight garland, a U-shape, or a circle. You can also add additional balloons to fill in any gaps or create more texture.

Step 6: Hang Your Garland

To hang your garland, use command hooks or another hanging method. If you're using command hooks, be sure to follow the instructions on the package to ensure they're secure. You can also use fishing line, wire, or ribbon to hang the garland.

Step 7: Add Finishing Touches

To add finishing touches to your balloon garland, you can add additional decorations. For example, you can add flowers, greenery, or banners to the garland to make it even more festive.

CV Linens is proud to provide supplies and decor tips that bring the wow factor to events. From table linens to floral decor to balloon supplies, they are here to be a one-stop shop for event planners everywhere. Take a look at their latex balloon basic blog to master all future balloon decor ideas!

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