17 Fun Ways to Bring the Balloon Wall Trend to Your Next Party
We love a good DIY balloon project, so we’re all about the latest party trend. Balloon walls turn the ultimate party decor into a jaw-dropping, colorful backdrop for a photo booth or centerpiece for your dessert or gift table. Whether it’s for a baby shower, wedding, or birthday party, hanging these airy accents bring the fun. Take a deep breath (or grab a helium tank) and read on for 17 inventive ways to get your party popping.
Featuring the long, thin versions that are typically used to make balloon animals, this colorful backdrop is a super creative and easy option to brighten up your wall. (via Oh Happy Day)
Take the opportunity to really spell out your excitement. Create a frame using card stock to outline your word or phrase, and fill it with tiny balloons in the same color. (via Oh Happy Day)
This DIY arranges 19 latex balloons in the form of a heart by taping each balloon to the floor at different heights and positions. No wall tape required! (via Studio DIY)
Make a colorful and fun statement piece that looks intricate but is actually pretty easy with this combo of balloons and pretty silk flowers. (via Green Wedding Shoes)
There is nothing that says “it’s time to party” like this backdrop. Select balloons of different shapes, sizes, and colors and, starting from the center, add pieces to the wall like a puzzle. (via Oh Happy Day)
List a few of your squad’s favorite things with a ton of golden letter balloons that truly make a statement. (via Oh Happy Day)
Line the entire wall with a BUNCH of white balloons in various sizes. Before you know it, you’ll feel like you’re up in the clouds. Add to the ambiance by including a few dozen balloons loose on the floor. (via Green Wedding Shoes)
All your bubbly-lovin’ gals will get a kick out of posing with this flowing bottle of Champagne.
Large white balloons floating at various heights give texture to an all-white background. For a little more glam, attach cascading metallic tails. (via
It’s not all about the balloons themselves! Hand-crafted, decorative strings make a balloon wall that much more creative and unique.
Mylar letter balloons don’t have too many color options, but if you have a specific hue in mind, you can always spray paint them to match your party’s color scheme. (via Oh Happy Day)
Here’s the perfect backdrop for a spring or summer bash! With just one twist, these popsicle balloons are much less difficult than balloon animals but equally as charming. (via Studio DIY)
Not only is this a great piece of decor, but it’s also a fun game for guests to play. Vote on superlatives for each guest (think: high school yearbook), and attach Polaroids to each of the balloon strings. (via Studio DIY / Balloon Time)
Step up your table of bubbly by taping Champs-colored balloons in various sizes to the wall. As long as you don’t blow them up all the way, the balloons will be spherical and really look like bubbles. (via Honey and Fitz)
A less obvious take on the rainbow balloon wall is gathering balloons of similar hues in clusters, with white balloons sprinkled in between. (via Sweet Lulu)