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DIY Easter Basket Invitations

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We love using 5-inch balloons for party invitations. They are such a fun way to get your little guest really excited. So, for Easter the obvious choice was to create a sweet little Easter basket complete with an egg and mini balloon.

Note: the 5-inch balloons only float for 2-3 hours at the most. We created a balloon kit to take in our car. That way we would be able to fill up the balloons right before delivering the invitation.



  • Balloon Time Helium Tank
  • Assorted 5-inch balloons
  • String
  • Scissors
  • Small metal tins
  • Permanent markers
  • Easter grass
  • Easter eggs filled with candy


  1. Write your party details onto the small metal tins using the permanent markers.
  2. Fill the metal tin with the grass and Easter egg.
  3. Place the metal tin invitations, 5-inch balloons, string, and scissors in a basket. Put the basket and Balloon Time Helium Tank in the car.
  4. Once at a guest’s house, fill a 5-inch balloon with helium and tie it to the metal tin invitation.
  5. Deliver the Easter basket invitation to your guest!


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

Written by: Sara Schmutz

Sara has been in love with parties and planning parties for as long as she can remember. And, she must be destined for more, since she has been blessed with three party loving daughters. There can never be too many tea parties at their house. And, her love for parties and unique ideas have not been overlooked. Sara has been a regular party contributor on One Charming Party, Pizzazzerie, Handmade Charlotte, Confetti Pop, Oh It's Perfect, And Then We Saved, & Red Barn Blog. She has also been featured on Pottery Barn, Disney's Baby Blog, Amy Atlas, Hostess with the Mostess, Babble, Apartment Therapy, Huffington Post, and more. Sara has also recently had a number of guest appearances on Utah's KUTV Fresh Living Show, where she shared some of her favorite party ideas. Sara loves planning parties and celebrating the special moments with her family and friends.

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