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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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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 Pull Off Your Very Own Professional Party Setting-Sunshine Coast Party

How To Pull Off Your Very Own Professional Party Setting-Sunshine Coast Party

Formula For Pulling Of A Safari Wild One Theme Party!!

Welcome to One Stop Kids Party Shop! At One Stop Kids Party Shop we are not just all about selling products instead we are about providing party inspiration and Party styling ideas. In 2018 we took a bit of a different direction with the business and started focusing on DIY party kits so everyone can be their own party stylist. We all have an imagination and we all have motivation to put together fantastic fun parties for our family and friends so those two factors equal the ability to pull of your own professional looking party set up.

As we can only help those living on the Sunshine Coast with their party set up’s we want to make sure that everyone in Australia is not left out of our fantastic products and ideas. So that is where the idea of turning many of our products into kits that can be posted out Australia Wide. We have DIY balloon garland Kits, DIY Table Balloon Garland Kits, DIY Balloon Bouquets (In specific colour combinations and themes) and in 2019 we are going to introduce DIY balloon photo walls, DIY balloon Columns, DIY balloon Arches, DIY balloon love hearts, DIY Balloon Star Arches.

There are a great array of new and exciting products to come to One Stop Kids Party Shop in 2019 and we can not wait to see photos of our customers creations. Everyone that purchases the kits end up with a different looking outcome so even though you may be purchasing the same DIY balloon garland kit as someone else in Australia your garland is going to be unique because no two persons create the same finished look.

One of our DIY party theme ranges is our Safari Themed range and our Wild One range please see below for some fun and inspiring ideas that you could pull of at your next birthday party, baby shower party, bridal shower and so forth. Just be careful though because your friends and family will be so impressed with your work that you will be hired for all the parties for the next 5 years!!

And if you simply just want to sit back and relax and enjoy your party or event then we are more than happy to come to you very early the morning of the party and set the decorations up for you.

Conclusion

Do you love the idea of a Wild One Safari theme party? What occasion do you think it would be best for? I think a Wild One Theme party is fantastic for a 1st birthday party and a Baby Shower Party! Would you use this theme for any other type of parties or events? Would you prefer for a professional party stylist to come to your event and set the decorations up for you? What is your budget for the set up of your party and event? Work out your budget then work out what is the best option for you.

 

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Wild One Balloon Bouquet Set-Sunshine Coast Party Store

Wild One Balloon Bouquet Set-Sunshine Coast Party Store

Welcome to One Stop Kids Party Shop

This listing is for our beautiful Balloon Bouquets, perfect for a variety of parties and events. Please Choose from the drop down menu which bouquet/bouquets you would like to order. Bouquets arrive flat customer will need to have them filled with helium or air depending on how you wish to display them. For them to float you need to fill with helium. For locals on the Sunshine Coast we can inflate and set the bouquet up for you please call/text or email for prices 0403 811 163/partyshop9@gmail.com, to purchase this stunning bouquet from our store please click on this link Wild One Balloon Bouquet Purchase

INCLUDED IN THE BOUQUETS

8, 30cm Balloons (Colours will depend on what set you purchase)

4, 30cm Pre Made Confetti Balloons.

TIPS TO GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR BALLOON BOUQUET MUST READ PLEASE

Our Balloons are professional Helium Quality they are  designed to be filled to 30.2cm, think tear drop not light bulb when inflating balloons, light bulb balloons are look yuck and they are over inflated leaving them very likely to burst when they start to expand with heat as all balloons do.
– Please take note our balloon bouquet’s are shipped flat! Balloon strings are not included in the package.
– We have already done the hard, time consuming work of pre filling the clear balloons with Confetti, so all you have to do is inflate, please read instructions below for correct inflation of confetti filled balloons, they are gorgeous balloons but they do take reading the instructions to get the best look!!

If you are filling the balloons with helium the confetti will tend to sit at the bottom of the balloon and move around as the balloon moves, if you are filling the balloon with Air (Not Breathe) then you are able to create static more and you will find the confetti will stick to the sides of the balloon better than with helium. However please note different climates will have an affect on how much the confetti sticks to the side or sits at the bottom of the balloon. To get the most out of your confetti balloons please read the instructions.

HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR CONFETTI FILLED BALLOONS PLEASE READ!!

Helium or Air (NOT BREATHE) Can be used to inflate your confetti filled balloons. The magic ingredient needed to get the confetti to stick to the side of the balloon is static. So once you have inflated your confetti balloons, try rubbing them on carpet or a piece of clothing such as a dressing gown or one that creates a lot of static and gently shake the confetti around the inside of the balloon. This may need to be repeated every so often. You can also have the confetti as a decoration on the bottom of the balloon and when the balloon moves around so will the confetti. Either way looks stunning.

Don’t be tempted to over inflate your balloons thinking they may last longer, this is the opposite! Over inflated balloons not only look ugly but they also expand with time and suddenly you may find all your balloons bursting. We will not be responsible for refunds on balloons that have been over inflated, if your unsure check out You tube for some fantastic tutorials.