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How Do I Make A Balloon Garland?

How Do I Make A Balloon Garland?

How do I make a Balloon Garland? This is one of the most popular questions we get asked here at https://www.onestopkidspartyshop.com.au. And it is a very good question. Balloon Garlands look awesome they can cover a large area of your party room or outdoor area you have designated to hosting your party and therefore in the long run they can be a very cost effective decoration and they do not require helium making them a preferred choice over more traditional methods of party and event decorating. Balloon Garlands are fantastic for lighting up the entire party area and they are such a beautiful background for your guest’s to have when taking their all important Instagram worthy pics at your party or event. At One Stop Kids Party Shop Australia we sell a lot of DIY balloon garland kits to repeat customers because after they have created one garland they realise how easy and not so scary they are to put together so they come back again and again for birthday parties, Xmas parties, Baby Shower Parties, Work Events and so forth. It’s amazing how many types of parties and celebrations as well as events such as school fete’s, Dance eisteddfod, community events, Shop openings, House Auctions and of course Weddings that a balloon garland is the best choice to use to decorate. If your scared of having a go at creating a balloon garland then consider this, my little girl Charlotte (who features a lot on the One Stop Instagram account) created her very first balloon garland when she was just 8 years old, it is possible for anyone to build a balloon garland even if you don’t consider yourself very creative, I just say the most important thing is to allow plenty of time to inflate your balloons and to assemble. Invest in a good quality balloon pump or a electric balloon pump both of which we sell here at One Stop Kids Party Shop and this will save you a lot of time. I strongly advise against attempting to blow the balloons up by mouth and in fact it is impossible to blow the 12cm Mini balloons up by mouth so you will at the very least need to get a hand held balloon pump. Once you have these and of course you have chosen which DIY balloon garland kit you are going to purchase then you are well on your way to balloon garland success. A absolutely fantastic you tube channel to check out if you are new to balloon garlands or even a well practiced balloon garland person will benefit is Best You Tube Balloon Garland Tutorial Channel Ever!!

Step By Step Balloon Garland assembly instructions

  1. Visit One Stop Kids Party Shop Home Page and click on the box that says DIY balloon garland kits. You will find a very large range of DIY balloon garland kits and if you don’t find exactly what you are after we can customise a garland for you we may need some extra time with customised balloon garland kits as we don’t always have the right stock ready to go if it is a garland that we don’t regularly stock and contains colours we don’t regularly stock, but in most cases we already have all the balloon colours required and we just need to get on with designing the correct garland for your party/wedding/event that is going to match perfectly with the rest of your theme.
  2. When your balloon garland arrives it will come in a vacuum sealed bag sometimes two, I do advise opening that bag up to make sure the balloons don’t go sticky especially in the current Australian heat.
  3. Start planning on how you are going to assemble your garland, If I have been asked by a client to come and set the balloon garland up for them then I will make a time to meet up with them before the date and work out where the best place to hang the garland is and I will take measurements etc. Things I will take into consideration is finding if possible a spot that has a blank background such as a plain wall, it is best if you don’t have professional balloon display walls to use a spot that has a firm plain background so when people have their photos taken in front of the garland there is not a pile of mess behind them. Nothing spoils the look of a garland more than having messy garden equipment and a clothes line seen in the background. If you do have the time you can build a balloon garland backdrop, you can use Wooden Pallets, bikes, cool cars, pool gate, outdoor palings, large trees, Stairs or command hooks on the wall or nails depending on what you are allowed to use. If you are using the double hole plastic balloon strip to attach your balloons to then you will still need some clear line fishing line works perfectly to tie around the garland then to attach it to your chosen backdrop. If you are unsure of what I mean with this please check out this you tube tutorial link for a better explanation. How To Attach A Balloon Garland Kit
  4. Enlist in some helpers their job is to inflate the balloons, best to choose some friends or family members that are good at taking direction and getting the job done!! It will frustrate you if you ask a friend or family member to help you set the party up if they just want to stand around talking or texting on their phone so think wisely sometimes just getting up earlier so you can do the job yourself works out better.
  5. Its the day before or morning of the party/event and you need to get started on your garland. Firstly find a nice clean area where you can just throw your balloons down once you have inflated them. Make sure the area is SPOTLESS as balloons will pick up any dirt, dust, pet hair you name it and they will look really bad very quickly if they have been waiting on a dirty hairy floor. Yes learn from my mistakes I have made them all. You can set up your garland the night before that is fine, just keep the garland in a cool area not too cold not too hot and if you plan to display the garland outside don’t hang it until the morning but you can still semi assemble it or at the very least inflate the balloons the night before.
  6. You have now inflated your balloons and you have chosen your  method of assembling your garland IE whether to use balloon strip or fishing line, no the fun begins its time to create or re create. You can either come up with your own way of displaying the colours and different types of balloons in your garland or you may wish to re create a garland you have seen on my site or perhaps on pinterest that is fine as well there is no right or wrong with balloon garlands their is just have fun it will look great no matter what!!
  7. Take heaps of photos with and without your party guests and be proud of your creation don’t feel shy about showing it off on the likes of Instagram, Facebook and so forth.
  8. Tag me in on your garland at https://www.instagram.com/onestopkidspartyshop/ I will share your garland and give you a shout out.

 

 

 

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Where To Buy Balloons On The Sunshine Coast

Where To Buy Balloons On The Sunshine Coast

Are you based on the Sunshine Coast Queensland and  you are in the need for helium balloons? Then you have come to the right location for exactly that! At One Stop Kids Party Shop we have a large range of balloons and party decorations. We specialise in helium balloons, Balloon Garlands, DIY balloon Garland Kits, Balloon Walls, Balloon Arches, Balloon Columns, Store Opening Displays and so on. Our customers on the Sunshine Coast can either collect their balloons or Kits at an arranged time from Little Mountain just of Caloundra Road or we can deliver to post code 4551 for $10. We can come to your event and instal balloon garlands, balloon arches, Balloon Columns, Balloon Walls please email us at partyshop9@gmail.com for an initial quote. If you have something else in mind but can not see it on our website we are still happy to hear about your wishes as in most cases we can cater for them. At One Stop Kids Party Shop we tend to do balloon creations for kids birthday’s, Baby Shower’s, Bridal Showers, Markets/School Fete’s, Store openings, Weddings.

 

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Balloons-Sunshine Coast

Balloons-Sunshine Coast

Looking for balloons on the Sunshine Coast? Then you have come to the best location for exactly that! At One Stop Kids Party Shop we have a large range of balloons and party decorations. We specialise in helium balloons, Balloon Garlands, DIY balloon Garland Kits, Balloon Walls, Balloon Arches, Balloon Columns, Store Opening Displays and so on. Our customers on the Sunshine Coast can either collect their balloons or Kits at an arranged time from Little Mountain just of Caloundra Road or we can deliver to post code 4551 for $10. We can come to your event and instal balloon garlands, balloon arches, Balloon Columns, Balloon Walls please email us at partyshop9@gmail.com for an initial quote. If you have something else in mind but can not see it on our website we are still happy to hear about your wishes as in most cases we can cater for them. At One Stop Kids Party Shop we tend to do balloon creations for kids birthday’s, Baby Shower’s, Bridal Showers, Markets/School Fete’s, Store openings, Weddings.

 

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How To Make A Balloon Wall -Sunshine Coast Party Store

How To Make A Balloon Wall-Sunshine Coast Party Store

What Is A Balloon Wall?

What is a balloon wall you ask? A balloon Wall is just that a wall made out of balloons! Balloon Walls are the most amazing party statement piece ever! They not only look awesome in photos they actually look magical even fake in real life. Balloon walls are usually made up of a mixture of Latex balloons in various sizes and sometimes foil balloons, Orb balloons and flowers. People use Balloon Walls for taking photos in front off, store openings, putting behind the bride and Groom at the wedding reception, creating mystical lands (at children’s events), creating a fantastic statement piece of birthday parties, baby showers, weddings, concerts all occasions that require beautiful party styling.

Does One Stop Kids Party Shop Install Balloon Walls?

Absolutely we do!! We can come to your wedding, engagement party, bridal shower party, baby shower party, birthday party, Xmas Party or corporate event or store openings and install a stunning Balloon Wall for you. We generally only install Balloon Walls on the Sunshine Coast but we would consider traveling to Brisbane however all our travel expenses would have to be covered. Installations of our Balloon Walls is extra on top of the Balloons price will depend on how big you would like your balloon wall and how far we have to travel. Please email us at partyshop9@gmail.com or call on 0403 811 163 to discuss dates, venue and costs.

Can Anyone Make A Balloon Wall?

Let me assure you anyone over the age of about 16 can create a balloon wall and anyone under 16 can help out. Balloon walls are more time consuming that Balloon Garlands but if you have the patience then the look of a balloon wall is worth the time and effort in creating one. Don’t forget to grab yourself some photo props that are suitable to what event your hosting and you will have a life time of funny photos and some very good marketing material if you are using the balloon wall to promote your business or event.

What About Customers Who Don’t Live On The Sunshine Coast?

At One Stop Kids Party Shop we can put together a DIY balloon wall kit for you containing either the bare minium you will need to create a very simple balloon wall or we can create a Mid Range Balloon Wall Kit with the balloons, foil balloons, glue dots, line then you can get a Deluxe Balloon Wall Kit with everything you require to create a professional balloon wall. We can even include a Stand if need be. So don’t worry if you don’t live on the Coast but you love our balloon walls because we can put all the ingredients in a kit for you to re create the balloon wall of your choice.

 

How Can I learn To Make My Own Balloon Wall?

There is a very easy answer to this you tube tutorials they are the best way to learn my favourite creator shows all the many different ways you can easily create a balloon garland this is her channel be sure to spend a good amount of time viewing her different tutorials then you will be so ready to purchase your balloon wall kit of us and get started How to make a Balloon Wall Easy To Follow tutorial

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How To Make A Balloon Garland-Easy Step by Step Guide

How To Make A Balloon Garland-Easy Step by Step Guide

Balloon Garlands are an eye catching party decorating trend for parties and celebrations. Balloon garlands are the perfect statement piece that will wow your party guests. We create premium stylish personalised balloons for any occasion: birthday’s, baby showers, weddings, engagements, bachelorette parties, milestones, corporate & seasonal events. And for our Australia Wide customers we make DIY balloon garland Kits so you can very easily create your very own balloon garland, As we only use the most Premium Quality balloons sourced from professional Australian Balloon specialist you just know your garland is going to turn out amazing and will last for days.

Have you always wanted to create a balloon garland but thought you would need professional tools and hours of balloon styling training to do so? Well I’m here to let you know you don’t need either. You just need some patience, planning a good balloon pump and one of our easy DIY balloon garland Kits and I promise you will be a balloon garland expert in no time at all!! I love telling my not so sure customers that my beautiful daughter Charlotte (Who features a lot on my Instagram page) Created her very first balloon garland at 9 years old and she did a fantastic job. It was a 1.5M long rainbow theme garland so there you go you can do this!!

How To Make A Balloon Garland Kit

  1. Before you start making your balloon garland kit you are going to want to first establish the theme of the event. If there is no particular theme then you are going to want to decided upon the colour scheme. If you need some ideas you can check out our large range of Balloon Garland Kits or if you don’t see what your after please contact us via phone, text or email as we are happy to provide a Customised Balloon Garland for you Phone 0403811163 or partyshop9@gmail.com. Just remember we may need some extra time on Customised orders in case we need to order in specific stock to make your dream creation come to life. The more time we have to work with the better!!
  2. Once you have decided upon your theme or colour scheme then you need to decide where about’s are you going to display your garland. Are you planning on using command hooks to attach it to a specific wall, if possible are you able to put some nails in the wall if not will command hooks stick to the wall or ceiling. If it is not possible to put hooks up or nails then you are going to want to look at a backdrop of some sort. I will be creating another blog on building a Balloon garland backdrop so keep your eye out for that.
  3. Ok so now you have establish where and how you are going to display your garland, you now need to decide on the size. The most popular DIY balloon garland size is the 3M that seems to be the go to size. A 3M balloon garland is very powerful as it is a significant size to show case all the various colours and balloon sizes and it takes up a good size. However sometimes our customers prefer a 1M or a 2M garland as they are just wanting to do a small one to go above the gift or cake table. Or you may wish to get a 3M balloon garland then get another in a small size for the party table as they can be used as a table runner.
  4. You have now established the theme/colour scheme you have decided on how you are going to display the garland and you have decided on the size now you need to decide on how you are going to inflate the balloons. Inflating the balloons is the most time consuming part of creating your own DIY balloon garland. It is impossible to blow up the balloons for a balloon garland via your mouth because you will pass out. Also you can not inflate 12cm Mini balloons by mouth it just does not work and you don’t want to put hot breathe into a confetti balloon as it will muck it up. My advise is to get both a Dual Action Hand Held Balloon Pump and a Portable Electric Balloon Pump. These two pieces of equipment are going to be your life saver they are going to help you to create beautiful balloons and save you hours of time and effort. Both these pieces of equipment will last for a very long time so if you love parties they will come in handy time and time again or if you are only going to do a one of party and a one of Balloon Garland Kit you can always sell them on Marketplace or gumtree once the party is over as they are so popular at the moment you won’t have any trouble with re selling them.
  5. Create a large area where you can just inflate balloons and dump them in front of you, don’t try and inflate then create, inflate then create, inflate all your balloons first. I like to listen to my favourite podcast while I’m inflating the balloons I find this actually very relaxing.
  6. If you love the look of round ball shape balloons for your balloon garland then the trick is to inflate your balloon to full then gradually let the air back out until you get the nice beach balloon look then tie it in place. This will also give you a nice long tail on your balloon to attach it to the balloon strip or the fishing line.
  7. Once you have inflated all your balloons you are going to have to decide at the start what method and what design you are going to go with. Are you going to use the balloon strip that comes in all our DIY balloon garlands or are you going to use the fishing line. I personally use fishing line not balloon strip as I like how secure and tight it makes the balloons but many people prefer the strip so you are going to want to have a look at some you tube tutorials and decide what you think will suit you better.
  8. I now want you to go to the  Best You Tube Balloon Garland Tutorial Channel Ever!!
  9. After spending some time on the above you tube tutorial channel you will now have a very clear picture of what is going to be the best way for you to put your garland together, you should now feel confident, organised and excited to get started.
  10. Remember to go to our Home Page at Website Home Page-Purchase Your Balloon Garland Kit! if you don’t see the garland your after either call us on 0403 811 163 or email us at partyshop9@gmail.com. I find it really helpful when customers send through pictures of the garland they are wanting that way we are both on the same page.
  11. Don’t forget to show of your creation by tagging us in on Instagram!! Our Instagram account is One Stop Kids Party Shop Insta Account!!