Fab Balloon Decorations

I found a INCREDIBLE blog post the other day with the most INCREDIBLE backdrop for a party… using balloons!  The post inspired me to look for more ways to use balloons as affordable, fun, and FAB decor!  Here is what I found!

The post that inspired me, from Party Tales… check out the (did I say INCREDIBLE) use of balloons for this under the sea party!

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From In The Corner, I found a step-by-step how-to make a balloon arch.

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Party City has some great balloon tutorials such as this how to make balloon flowers tutorial:

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A how-to on making a balloon backdrop with balloons and streamers, from event lucky:

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And from pinterest (sorry, couldn’t find original source), a last little bit of inspiration… I think you could use the skills acquired from the tutorial from Party City to re-create some of this:

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DIY DIVA Invitations – Glitter, Confetti, and Watercolor goodness!

I have some fun DIY ideas for you today, all centered around your invites.  It can be a pretty involved process to design and create your own event invitations, but what a fabulous “gift” to send to each of your guests… before the party even begins!

First, from Linen, Lace and Love, a VERY involved DIY tutorial post on invitation decorations.  They have ideas for twine, buttons, watercolors, and confetti!  AND MORE!  Gorgeous – do not miss!

From Style Me Pretty, a tutorial on making DIY Balloon Invites – fun, pretty, unique! Scroll to the end of the post for the source for the printed balloon invitations!

From Liz And Ryan, a step-by-step tutorial for creating glitter invitations:

And speaking of glittery, Truly Madly Deeply has a DIY KIT for lovely glitter invitations:

And don’t forget sparkle on the envelopes!  Here is a great tutorial from the Divine Minimalist on adding glitter to the ENVELOPES too!