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Graduation Tassel Balloon How To

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

When it comes to graduation party décor, the iconic tassel stands out. We’ll show you how to make graduation tassel balloons for your grad’s special day.

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Balloon Tassel Supplies


  • Balloon Time Helium Tank
  • Gold paper
  • Tissue paper
  • String
  • Scissors
  • Black latex balloons (or choice color)
  • 2015 template (printable)

Print 2015 Template
Graduation Balloon Tassel How To


  1. Print the 2015 template on gold paper and cut it out.
  2. Cut a sheet of tissue paper into fourths. Then take one of the fourths and fold it in half.
  3. Cut fringe into the tissue paper, each about 1/4th of an inch wide.
  4. Roll up the fringe, and tie string around the top to create a tassel.
  5. Tie the 2015 graphic at the top of your tassel.
  6. Inflate a black balloon with your Balloon Time Helium Tank and tie the 2015 tassel to the balloon.
Graduation Balloon Tassel

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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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