Who knew that you could create so much joy with the humble little balloon? From garlands to arches and cake toppers to party decor – it seems there isn’t a thing you can’t do with these colorful, floaty objects.
We’ve rounded-up 50 of the most fun, quirky, and downright dazzling balloon decorating ideas that you can make yourself…without breaking the bank!
Did you know that you can make your own mini letter balloons? A Joyful Riot will show you how it’s done, so be sure to check out the full tutorial!
Next time you’re hosting a birthday party, why not combine balloons with your favorite flowers to create a numbered centerpiece? This is a brilliant idea from A Joyful Riot!
You can even create a stunning cake topper from balloons, just as Alana Jones-Mann has done with this DIY project idea. You can mix and match your favorite colors too for a totally unique look.
Next time you want to recreate oversized fruits, look to balloons to help you out! A Napfeny Illata shows you just how easy it is to recreate these designs.
A Subtle Revelry is incredibly good at creating animals using balloons and she’s going to teach you how! This balloon dinosaur will delight even the youngest of audiences.
You won’t believe how easy it is to recreate this adorable balloon octopus, just as A Subtle Revelry has done! This will make a wonderful centrepiece at any party.
Jazz-up your next summer party with these colorful and creative balloons created by A Subtle Revelry. Aren’t they amazing?!
This DIY balloon project from Aww Sam is going to blow your mind! This talented blogger has covered her balloons in edible fairy floss – does it get any better than that?
Next Halloween, you’ll certainly want to make these DIY emoji ghost balloons by Aww Sam. Children and adults alike are sure to love them too!
It’s just not Thanksgiving without these DIY turkey drumstick balloons, is it now? Aww Sam is the talented creator of this quirky project and she’ll show you her step-by-step method!
These Halloween inspired googly eye balloons from Balloon Time are perfect for the spooky holiday! They’re also super fun to make, so be sure to check out the full tutorial!
How amazing are these DIY fruit balloons from Balloon Time? You too can create these colorful and delicious looking balloons by following the steps listed in the tutorial.
We promise you’re not seeing things – these balloons actually do emit a colorful light! Brit + Co have this wonderful DIY tutorial for you over on their website.
These metallic gold balloons are divine! Chevrons and Eclairs will show you her step-by-step guide to recreating these beauties for your next gathering.
Hosting a fiesta in the near future? Design Improvised has created this cute little cacti entirely from balloons – clever indeed! You’ll be surprised at how easy these are to make too.
These fun DIY balloons can literally be whipped up in just minutes – all you need is some tissue paper, scissors and glue! Design Improvised will show you how it’s done.
Aren’t these floral balloons from Design Improvised fantastic? They’re the perfect accompaniment to a baby shower or little girl’s birthday party.
If you’re looking for an easy Valentine’s Day balloon idea, it doesn’t get simpler than this project by Design Improvised! Simply cut out tissue paper hearts and glue them to your balloons.
Fancy a fun ice cream garland for your next party? DIY Inspired has come up with this wonderful idea of making one using balloons – Too cute!
If you’re a fan of all things pom-pom, you’re going to love this DIY balloon by Freut Cake. It’s a fun and colorful way to jazz-up plain balloons!
You can even create a stunning balloon backdrop, just as Hello Lucky has done! This balloon wall is perfect as a background to your photos or food table.
Forget carving out a pumpkin for Halloween, why not make these DIY jack-o-lanterns by Hostess with the Mostess? You’re sure to receive plenty of compliments.
Pineapple fans rejoice, because Like the Cheese has worked out how to create these eye-catching DIY pineapple balloons! They’re the perfect décor for your next summer inspired party.
Did you know that creating cacti inspired balloons could be this simple? Like the Cheese will show you how it’s done!
These animal balloons are going to be the life of the party! Martha Stewart has come up with this cute craft idea and you’re sure to find the tutorial both informative and fun.