How To Make A Tabletop Balloon Arch

Learn to simply make a balloon arch that clamps to a tabletop or kitchen island. That is the right big-impact, low price get together ornament!

tabletop balloon arch

I not too long ago threw a commencement luncheon for my daughter and made the cutest balloon arch to brighten. It turned out so nice that I simply needed to share it with you immediately. It was fairly easy to do however had main visible influence and it’s positively a budget-friendly get together ornament. Let me present you precisely what I used and the way I put it collectively.

Provides Wanted

tabletop balloon arch supplies needed

The balloon arch package comes with adjustable clamps, a collapsible metallic rod just like these utilized in tenting tents, 50 plastic balloon clips to connect the balloons to the rod, and a handheld balloon pump. However belief me, you don’t wish to use the hand held pump. Purchase the electrical balloon pump. It should prevent a lot time and power and you need to use it for years to return. It’s nicely definitely worth the $18 funding.

I discovered that Walmart and Interest Foyer had the very best colours/patterns of balloons for the very best costs.


Step 1: Blow up all of the balloons! I turned on a film and simply began filling till I assumed I had a superb quantity. One tip: don’t use the electrical balloon pump straight on the carpet or it received’t get any air flow and can get sizzling. Place it on a tough floor as a substitute.

balloon pump

Step 2: Begin attaching teams of balloons to the plastic balloon clips. I wished a random design, so I simply combined assorted colours collectively on every clip. I did three or 4 balloons per clip.

balloon clips for a balloon arch

Step 3: Safe the 2 clamps onto your desk or kitchen counter.

Step 4: This subsequent step works finest when you’ve got a second particular person to assist. Slip one finish of the rod into the opening. Have one particular person maintain the opposite finish of the arch rod when you slide balloon groupings onto the rod.

Should you don’t have a helper, lay the rod flat on the bottom, add all the balloons, then place it into the clamps.

easy balloon arch instructions

Step 5: At this level, you’ll most likely wish to blow up extra balloons. It takes greater than you assume it would. LOL. However when you’re pleased with the look of your arch, tape the rods to the clamps with items of black Duck Tape so it received’t transfer in the course of the get together, simply in case.

Doesn’t it look so nice?! I’m actually happy with the large influence it had. The home felt SO festive and prepared for an enormous get together. I like that!

how to make a balloon arch

Should you’ve obtained a marriage or extra formal occasion developing, try my floral get together arch for the elegant, dressed up cousin of this venture.