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2017 Wedding Trend: Balloons

written by Thalia March 31, 2017
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An up and coming trend this year I have noticed are balloons and no, I am not talking about the pear-shaped balloons that are commonly used in birthday parties. I am talking about large and perfectly round balloons! This balloon trend first started with the mylar balloons (also known as letter balloons), which I’m sure most of you have seen or used on special occasions. Now, the giant balloons have become quite popular. These balloons can be decorated with tassels, ribbon, greenery, flowers, confetti and more. They’re affordable, versatile and easy to use. The balloons can be used to outline an aisle or as a ceremony background. They are great photo props for your bridal party and guests. You can also incorporate balloons into your reception by pairing them with a simple floral arrangement or on its own as a table centerpiece.

Scroll below for some ideas on how to incorporate these trendy balloons on your special day!

FiftyFlowers- 2017 Balloon Trend

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Head over to our 2017 Wedding Trends Pinterest board for more inspiration and be sure to check out our 2017 Wedding Flower Trend: Into the Jungle blog post!

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6 comments

Alice Thunderwood July 31, 2017 at 7:55 am

Wedding balloons are the perfect way to light up your wedding. They present a demeanour which perfectly captures the occasion. You will not be surprised when I say that even wedding anniversary balloons are very popular.

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Gloria Durst July 26, 2017 at 4:36 pm

I love your idea of matching balloon colors to the colors of bridesmaid dresses. It would be really good to get decorative balloon arrangements that go with your wedding colors. I would imagine that you would want to meet with the specialist beforehand in order to consider which colors would work best for your event.

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Celeste April 12, 2017 at 9:01 am

How long should the garland be for the balloons? We are using them for our flower girls and will then use them for a back drop.

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Thalia April 12, 2017 at 9:53 am

Hi Celeste, that sounds lovely! Using an actual garland might weight them down though. Check out this DIY blog post that shows you how to create your own floral garland. Follow this link: https://www.bloglovin.com/blogs/apartment-34-4029341/holy-matrimony-most-epic-wedding-floral-diy-4201032471 Please let me know if you have any other questions!

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karen April 2, 2017 at 7:46 am

were do you buy the confetti ballons and ribbon to go on them

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Thalia Toro-Lopez April 3, 2017 at 2:48 pm

Hi Karen, thank you so much for reaching out! You can either buy balloons and add the confetti or you can buy the balloons with the confetti included. Amazon has some great options! You can find them here: https://www.amazon.com/12-Gold-Confetti-Balloons-6ct/dp/B01BL5UU8O You can also find the tassels/ribbon on Amazon as well! Click here to see: https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_c_1_12?url=search-alias%3Dgarden&field-keywords=tassles+for+balloons&sprefix=tassles+for+%2Cgarden%2C196&crid=2O1QNXS2YJNRV&rh=n%3A1055398%2Ck%3Atassles+for+balloons
Please let me know if you have any more questions!

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