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DIY Gold Dipped Balloons

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Photos by Mary Costa Photography


Fancy up some standard balloons by “dipping” them in gold.


  • Balloon Time Helium Tank
  • Latex Balloons
  • Liquid Gold Leaf
  • Soft Bristle Paint Brush
  • String, Ribbon or Other Trim for Tying

DIY Gold Dipped Balloons Supplies


  1. Inflate balloons with your Balloon Time Helium Tank and tie.
  2. Holding the balloon upside down, paint your gold leaf on the bottom half of the balloon, using long strokes until you achieve the look you desire.

DIY Gold Dipped Balloons Step 1

DIY Gold Dipped Balloons Step 2

Complete your Ultimate New Year’s Eve Party with:

Note: Adult supervision is required when using balloons. Please read all warnings and precautions on the Balloon Time carton.

Written by: Kelly (Lanza) Mindell

Kelly (Lanza) Mindell is the editor and founder of Studio DIY, where she's helping folks celebrate each and every moment, the DIY way. Kelly is an east-coast transplant living in Los Angeles. She's been a DIY-er since birth, an entrepreneur since age fifteen and a freelance blogger and crafter for the past five years. Her colorful, ready-to-party DIYs and ideas have been featured in Martha Stewart Living and Parenting Magazine, and on Buzzfeed, Huffington Post, HGTV and more.When she's not busy crafting for the holidays and the every day, you'll still find a hair bow in her hair and confetti on the ground.

Written by: Studio DIY

Studio DIY is a popular do-it-yourself website celebrating the holidays and the every day with original DIY ideas. Tens of thousands of readers come to Studio DIY each day to find fun, colorful projects for birthdays, holidays and every celebration in between. Studio DIY is thoughtfully crafted, curated and glittered in Los Angeles by owner, editor and all-around celebrator, Kelly (Lanza) Mindell.

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