19 Ways To Use Balloons to decorate your Wedding Venue
When we were kids, balloons were a sign of a party—birthday bash, pep rally, school dance, you name it. So why, now that we’re adults, aren’t they a thing for weddings, a.k.a. the single greatest party of our life, right? Well, it seems a bunch of people are asking that same question, because we, just now (yes, in 2017!), started seeing balloons pop up everywhere in the party circuit: at the engagement shoot, the bridal shower, the wedding reception, and more. And they’re, of course, blowing up (ha ha) in the art scene too. If you’re curious as to what this trend is all about, check out Charles Pétillon’s installation of 100,000 white balloons in London’s Covent Garden (it’s magical!), Jihan Zencirli’s colorful designs all over Los Angeles, and even Sugar & Cloth’s desert wedding here on Brides.com.
Basically, all the kids are embracing balloons, and it’s time for modern brides to get on board. To help you out and translate this trend to your wedding decor, we put our pro Instagramming skills to good use and discovered that you have a ton of options. And we are not talking about a “balloons tied at the party entrance”-type deal. No, it turns out people are getting really creative; think covering a statement wall with mini pink balloons, tying foliage-wrapped ones to table centerpieces, and hanging them from the ceiling. (Seriously, how do you even do that?) Lucky for you, we’ve got all the ideas right here!
Make your portraits next-level by carrying a train of peach-colored balloons. (A gorgeous desert setting helps too.)
This rainbow of an installation is truly a work of art. Copy Geronimo Balloon’s signature clustered look and check decor off your to-do list.
Give your tables height by sprinkling oversize white balloons down the middle. If you want to hide the strings, use fishing line wrapped in foliage.
If you didn’t know already, garlands are majorly trending. Take yours to the next level by mixing mini balloons—feel free to combine muted and bright tones, as shown here—with eucalyptus, flowers, or foliage.
Add balloons to the getaway car. Done and done.
Go big or go home with a wall covered in balloons. To keep it from overwhelming guests (and taking away from your shining moment!), stick to a singular palette, like the pale-pink one here. But feel free to mix up the balloon sizes; it’ll look like you blew up each yourself (even if you didn’t).
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