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Painted Letter Balloons

Balloon Letters are still very much a thing. I love them because they are such an easy way to decorate for a party. Pretty dang foolproof. Since they come in a limited color palate, we spruced up these letter balloons with some spray paint to match our party. They turned out so fun. I also love the idea of choosing a funny thought or phrase to display on the wall at your party.

Painted Letter Balloons | Oh Happy Day!

This project is pretty straight forward but here are a few tips to make it turn out perfect. Figure out the colors you want to use and paint those letters in batches. Tape the air tube to the back of the balloon, it looks way better than letting it dangle. This was easy to make but the balloons look so fresh. See the step by step below.

Painted Letter Balloons | Oh Happy Day!

Painted Letter Balloons | Oh Happy Day!

Painted Letter Balloons | Oh Happy Day!

Materials: Mylar Letter Balloons, Spray Paint, Washi Tape, Gaffer’s Tape

Step 1: Blow up the Mylar letters and tape back the tag with washi tape.
Step 2: Pick a color palate then spray paint each letter. Let them sit until they dry completely.
Step 3: Lay out your phrase on the floor to help plan out the spacing of each word. Tape or hang on the wall. We used gaffers tape which works really well for temporary hanging that won’t damage walls.

Painted Letter Balloons | Oh Happy Day!

Painted Letter Balloons | Oh Happy Day!

Painted Letter Balloons | Oh Happy Day!

Painted Letter Balloons | Oh Happy Day!

Photos by Paul Ferney & Alison Piepmeyer
Styling by Amy Moss

  1. Michelle

    August 22, 2016

    They look so cool, shame that they don’t last forever!
    https://www.makeandmess.com/

  2. Yeni

    August 22, 2016

    OMG. It’s awesome. you have good idea

  3. Marina

    August 22, 2016

    very beautiful!
    super!!

  4. Blythe

    August 23, 2016

    I seriously love this idea! SO CUTE and easy too. Keeping it in my back pocket for the next birthday or celebration.

    Also I have to say, I always admire the styling done on these shoots and envy all the beautiful outfits! Would love if you linked where any pieces are from (if they are available still)

    Cheers!
    -Blythe
    http://www.eleanorandemilio.com

  5. helena

    August 23, 2016

    i am really love this idea.

    please help me, what kind of camera do you use to take this picture?

  6. Gabriella

    August 24, 2016

    These are SO MUCH FUN! What lovely colors!

  7. Ella Whitehead

    August 24, 2016

    I love these, they are so cute!

    Ella xx
    http://www.inellaselement.co.uk

  8. Lottie

    August 24, 2016

    I love this, such a good background for photographs!

    Lottie
    http://www.flareaforte.com

  9. Gi

    August 25, 2016

    Typo: I thought the exact spelling was “color palette”, not color palate?
    Nice idea either way I guess!

  10. Jessica Luxe

    August 28, 2016

    This is so so so cool, I may have to use this as inspo for a future shoot!

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  11. Srna

    August 29, 2016

    What a cool idea, perfect for photo shoots :)

  12. Dana Andersen

    August 29, 2016

    These look so cool, i can’t believe i never thought of doing that myself! My brothers birthday is at the end of September and he’s helped me out a lot this year, so i think doing this for his birthday decorations might just be in order!

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