How To Make A Tabletop Balloon Arch

Discover ways to simply make a balloon arch that clamps to a tabletop or kitchen island. That is the proper big-impact, low value celebration 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 at this time. It was fairly easy to do however had main visible impression and it’s undoubtedly a budget-friendly celebration 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 much 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’s going to prevent a lot time and vitality and you should use it for years to return. It’s nicely definitely worth the $18 funding.

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


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

balloon pump

Step 2: Begin attaching teams of balloons to the plastic balloon clips. I wished a random design, so I simply blended 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 greatest when you’ve got a second individual to assist. Slip one finish of the rod into the outlet. Have one individual maintain the opposite finish of the arch rod when you slide balloon groupings onto the rod.

When 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 suppose it would. LOL. However when you’re proud of the look of your arch, tape the rods to the clamps with items of black Duck Tape so it gained’t transfer in the course of the celebration, simply in case.

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

how to make a balloon arch

When you’ve acquired a marriage or extra formal occasion arising, take a look at my floral celebration arch for the elegant, dressed up cousin of this venture.