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Floral Balloon DIY

Party, Styling, Text and Photos by Sara Schmutz of Confetti Sunshine


Balloons are always such a fun way to add a little flair to a party. We love to use them at doorways, dessert bars, picnic blankets, and (of course) tea party tables! Since our table was already housing tea cups, plates, garland, and our tea party treats, we didn’t need a show stopping arrangement on the table.

What we did need, however, was some balloons to add in a little more of our color palette and floral motif. So we created some fun little floral balloon wreaths to attach to the bottom of our helium filled balloons.

While we placed these floral balloons on our table, they would also look great by a menu board, front door, or just scattered about – a quick and easy way to bring the party all together.



  • Balloon Time Helium Tank
  • 11-inch balloons
  • 5-inch balloons
  • Tissue paper
  • Flower pattern printable
  • Hot glue gun
  • Balloon string (we used cotton twine)

 Printable Flower Pattern

Garden Tea Collage


  1. Inflate your 11-inch balloons using the Balloon Time Helium Tank, tie some string at the end, and set aside.
  2. Use the flower pattern printable to cut flowers out of tissue paper. We used three for each balloon.
  3. Inflate three of your 5-inch balloons with helium and insert into the center cut of the tissue paper flowers.
  4. Use the hot glue gun to glue the outer edges of the tissue paper flowers together to create a wreath shape.
  5. String the 11-inch balloon string through the middle of the flower tissue wreath. Tie the string around the 5-inch balloon ends to keep the wreath in place.

Repeat until you have all the balloons needed for your garden tea party.



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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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