Balloons have always been an essential party decoration for any occasion, however in recent times balloon garlands, balloon arches and balloon installations have exploded. If you are looking for some balloon garland ideas and inspiration, you have come to the right place as we have put together a collection of our favourites.
Somewhere over the Rainbow
Somewhere over the rainbow skies are blue and the dreams you dare to dream really do come true!
This balloon garland creates a colourful focus using lots of white and pastel shades of blue, aqua, pink, and lavender. Carefully positioned above a sweets table this balloon garland merges with the bubbles of a magical underwater world. The colours are perfect for a feminine mermaid party theme and highlights the feature colours from the table.
A beautiful Palm Springs inspired party where this large balloon garland brought out the true meaning of the word 'fiesta'! What better way to make your party festive and extravagant than a wall-to-floor balloon garland in a colour palette of rose gold and pink shades. Incorporating palm leaves both in the balloon garland and throughout the party, this 2nd Birthday party transports guests to an atmosphere of celebration and happiness.
Dreamy Dollshouse Party
While a dollhouse may have been the inspiration for this sweet little girl's birthday party, the balloon garland in pink and grey stole the show. Complementing the colour palette perfectly, it nearly looks as though everything was secondary to this magnificent balloon display. Incorporating balloons of all sizes, the addition of rose gold glitter and solid balloons transformed the whole atmosphere from sweet to enchanting.
Sweet Slumber Party
This whimsical slumber party showcases an amazing balloon garland draped from the ceiling as though it was clouds floating above the sleeping princesses. Matching the pink from the tents, greys from the curtains and purple as the feature colour this balloon garland also incorporated hints of silver depicting the stars of the night sky. Creating a dream-like effect to fully complete this slumber party the unique use of this balloon garland is both thoughtful and clever.
Sorbet Pastel Birthday Balloon Celebration
This pastel balloon garland definitely has that wow factor, and transformed a blank white wall into an artist's delight with colours ranging from lemon, pink and lilac to baby blue and mint. A dramatic showpiece this balloon garland required very little accompaniment from any other party decoration. With a wall feature as dramatic and impactful as this balloon garland all that was left to do was give the children something to eat and a few balloons for entertainment!
Whale Of A Time Birthday Party
When you are wanting to transform a room into an ocean, a sea of balloons provides the perfect party decoration. This super fun and bright party is brought to life with balloon garlands made of ombre blue tones. The main balloon garland, with statement jumbo balloons, was positioned to frame the sweets table; while a smaller secondary balloon garland was the centre piece for the table. This strong blue colour palette leaves no doubt that you are surrounded by an ocean and sure to have a "whale of a good time".
Creep It Real Party
If you don't have high ceilings and still want to create an opulent sweets table, here's a perfect example. This balloon garland has been used under the table making it pop! Using block colours of purples, grey and pink it really gives the dessert table another layer of colour. While a halloween theme, the use of pink and purple keeps it fresh and bright, perfect for a little kids celebration.
Simple and elegant is a gold and white party theme, and what better celebration to use it for than an engagement party! This minimalistic and sophisticated colour palette is woven through using partyware and food, and is only further enhanced by the choice of a gold, white and peach balloon garland as a single, feature decoration. The perfect backdrop for photos when cutting the cake, or guests selecting a treat, this balloon garland sure does take this engagement party to the next level, making the dessert table really stand-out.
Boys 1st Birthday Party
Up, up and away! This sweet first birthday party uses a balloon garland featuring hues of blue and white to give the mural backdrop the perfect context. Up in the sky amongst the clouds, Sebastian has brought wonder, spirit and adventure to their lives. A first birthday is often a chance for parents to thank all those who have supported them as well as celebrate a new milestone for their child. This birthday theme provided the perfect stage for a cleverly designed balloon garland that helped tell the story.
Fairy Garden Party
This fairy garden party uses clusters of pearly white and peach balloons, which evoke the airiness of clouds and the land where fairies might live. The addition of butterflies dancing throughout the balloons turned what was an already amazing backdrop into a natural extension of the garden theme.
Beautiful Llama Party
Llamas have inspired a new trend in parties which can be themed and styled to suit boys or girls. This beautiful llama party uses the cake as it's center piece to build out the theme. Staging the cake inside a llama head cutout, it is surrounded by flowers and a tumbling balloon garland in soft tones of lilac, mint and orange. This balloon garland creates a beautiful soft backdrop and consolidates the colour theme perfectly for this llama party.
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You can still have fun and celebrate your little one's birthday. Even if you have had to cancel or postpone the party.