DIY New Years 2018 Balloons!December 28, 2017 | FILED UNDER: Uncategorized
It’s my final blog post of the year and I’m going out with a pop, clink, and a fizz with these 2018 New Years balloons, complete with a champagne balloon weight! Because really, what more do you need to celebrate NYE than a balloon and a bottle of bubbly? At least, for me that sounds like a party!
These balloons would be fun to make whether you’re staying home, heading to a friend’s to celebrate, or throwing a big party. Whip up a bunch of them to use as decorations or give out to guests!
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These festive balloons just require confetti and colorful paper. I used a few vibrant colors from my favorite ASTROBRIGHTS® cardstock assortment and cut out the numbers using my Cricut Explore Air 2.
Supplies for New Years Eve 2018 Balloons
- 18″ clear latex balloons
- ASTROBRIGHTS® cardstock
- Double-sided tape
- Paper confetti
- Curling ribbon
- Mini sparkling wine bottle
- Personal helium tank
How to Make New Years Eve 2018 Balloons
1. Cut out numbers from different colors of cardstock using a cutting machine, or by freehand cutting them. I used a Cricut Explore Air 2 to cut out my numbers – here is my 2018 balloon numbers template for you to use if you like!
2. Fill a clear balloon with confetti (a small funnel helps with this). Inflate the balloon with helium and tie with curling ribbon. Tie the other end to a small bottle of champagne as a festive alternative to a balloon weight! I found the mini La Marca prosecco bottles at my local Target.
3. Use double-sided tape to add the numbers to the curling ribbon.
I love these mini individual prosecco bottles, but you could always tie your balloon to a full-sized bottle of bubbly as well!
I’ll be back in January crafting up a storm here on Design Improvised. In the meantime, I hope you all have a very Happy New Year!