Balloons are the perfect wedding prop. Completely customisable and available in a variety of sizes, colours, shapes and finishes, there is a balloon to suit every wedding theme. From the photo-friendly trend for oversized balloons, to having balloons that spell out words like ‘LOVE’, to using balloons as part of your décor and even incorporating them into your escort cards and table décor, they are often budget-friendly, easy to source, visually stunning and well worth considering for your big day.
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A trend that is still very popular, oversized balloons look stunning. They can make for breath-taking photos and they are great fun for the younger guests too, if you’ve got Paige boys and flower girls, then why not consider having special oversized balloons just for them to make them feel extra special. Look for balloons with tassels, colours that fit in with your palette and if you’re a DIY lover then why not consider covering them with tulle or netting for a really unique look.
Whether you want to spell out LOVE or your names of just have your initials, letter balloons make incredible photo props. Think about different colours and make sure they are large enough to have an in impact in your wedding photos.
If you really want to wow with something more unique, why not have each of the guests escort cards floating on the end of a balloon as they enter the pre-reception area? They can then have lots of fun finding their names and they get a balloon too!
Use balloons as alternative centrepieces by having large, or ornate balloons weighted down for each table. Get creative and paint part of them in glitter or have fun by filling them with confetti and let the tables burst them after the speeches. Also consider having just a few oversized balloons with tassels, painted with art, or in a special shape, placed in strategic locations around the venue as stunning props. And instead of tassels think about using flowers for a show-stopping effect. Don’t forget about using balloons for backdrops and arches too.
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