Decorate with Easy Halloween Balloons You Can DIY!

Decorating with balloons always makes for great visual impact. Balloons bring in instant color and fill a space with a festive vibe for a very affordable price. Even for Halloween, balloon crafts can go from frightful to funny with just a few added touches—conjuring up ghosts and goblins, mummies and monsters, as well as creating jack-o-lanterns, black cats and bats! Come and see what imaginative DIY Halloween decorations we found, all using balloons. And get ready to blow up some of your own!

Halloween Balloons to Make that are Easy!

Halloween crafts with balloons that are easy!

1 – Balloon jack-o-lanterns as place cards – Pumpkin place cards floating overhead! Such a great DIY party idea found via The Celebration Shoppe.

2 – Mini balloon pumpkins – Love the multi-colored effect of these “carved” pumpkins, spotted on Momtastic.

3 – Balloon pumpkin garland – Jack-o-lantern faces drawn on orange balloons, then simply strung together into a garland as shown on A Girl and a Boy.

4 – Balloon ghosts – The easiest spooky specters made with markers and crepe paper strips, courtesy of Design Improvised.

5 – Pumpkin, cat and ghost balloons – Plain colored balloons are transformed into these adorable decorations by Christine of Pure Joy Events using templates from Paper Glitter, found via Catch My Party.

6 – Bat balloon straws – Just add googly eyes and cardstock wings to black water balloons, then attach to decorative straws—a fun addition to a Halloween party, from A Pretty Cool Life.

For Something Truly Simple To Try!

7 – “Boo!” balloons – Can’t get much easier than this—letters handwritten onto balloons or cutouts glued on, as seen on Family Circle.


Gotta love how fun, festive and, yes, frightful, balloon crafts can be for Halloween! Which of these ideas will you try?

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