DIY Corner: Thanksgiving Balloon Centerpiece

DIY Corner: Thanksgiving Balloon Centerpiece

Feeling stuck and not sure what to do for your Thanksgiving décor this year? We have an easy last minute DIY that will surely spark some ideas for you! With just a few simple supplies, you can create a beautiful and unique centerpiece for your Thanksgiving dinner table. This isn’t your ordinary balloon centerpiece – we’re adding some Fall Boho-chic vibes with greenery and pumpkins!

Photo for illustrative purposes only. Not all items shown are Mayflower products available for purchase.

Supplies you’ll need:

  • 5” latex balloons – gold and white (or 11” latex balloons works as well)
  • Curling ribbon (or fishing line)
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue gun
  • Balloon hand pump
  • Your choice of leaf picks and small faux pumpkins. You can find these at your local craft stores!

Recommended latex balloons:

  1. 5" Qualatex White Latex
    5" Qualatex White Latex
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  2. 5" Qualatex Metallic Gold Latex
    5" Qualatex Metallic Gold Latex
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Step 1: (a) Tie a gold and white balloon together. (b) Tie two white balloons together. (c) Cut the tails off the balloons, this creates a cleaner look.

Step 2: Twist the two pairs together, locking them in place. You should now have a quad – four balloons tied together.

Step 3: Repeat steps 1-3 until you’ve created a total of four quads like the ones below.

Step 4: Use a piece of ribbon or fishing line and tightly tie it around one quad.

Step 5: Tie ribbon around the next set of quads connecting two quads together. Pull string to make sure the balloons are tight in place.

Step 6: Once you’ve tied and connected all four quads, tie a knot at the end and cut the remaining of the ribbon.

Step 7: Fill in the gaps with leaf picks of your choice. (Faux pinecones are optional)

Step 8: The last step is to use a hot glue gun and glue the faux pumpkins over any gaps.

…And now you’re done! Enjoy the party!

You can watch a quick tutorial here:

If you’ve made it this far, thank you for checking out our DIY Corner blog!  We hope you love this DIY and hopefully found this inspirational. Happy Thanksgiving!