How to make a balloon arch in 7 steps

How to make a balloon arch: We'll walk you through an easy 7-step guide on how to make a balloon arch using either latex and foil balloons! First, let's cover the latex balloon arch. If you're using foil balloons, skip down to the next section.

 

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

Latex Balloon Arch Kit

128 Latex Balloons (Get a few extra in case any pop)

• 40 lbs. of sand, cat litter, or marbles (to fill bases)

 

Here's how to make a balloon arch:

 

How to make a balloon arch - Step 1

STEP 1: ASSEMBLE THE BASES

Remove the pole receptacle bottom of each base and place the bases about 10 feet apart in the spot that you'll want your arch. Fill your bases to stabilize them.

 

 

How to make a balloon arch - Step 2

STEP 2: INSERT THE POLES

Using the female pole half (does not have the button mechanism), insert half of an extension pole into the pole receiver and tighten, securing it in place.

 

 

How to make a balloon arch - Step 3

STEP 3: INFLATE YOUR BALLOONS

Plug your ZIP electric balloon inflator into a grounded outlet and inflate your balloons to roughly 11 inches in diameter.

 

 

How to make a balloon arch - Step 4

STEP 4: MAKE YOUR CLUSTERS

Insert an inflated balloon into each slot of the balloon rings, leaving the knot of the balloon on the inside of the ring. You can be creative with your balloon and arch design colors by alternating colors on the ring, or using three of one color and one of a contrasting color will give you a spiral effect.

 

 

How to make a balloon arch - Step 5

STEP 5: ASSEMBLE THE ARCH CORD

Insert each white rod into the silver connector to make one long, bendable arch cord and lay it on the ground.

 

 

How to make a balloon arch - Step 6

STEP 6: SLIDE BALLOONS ON

On each extension pole that is mounted to the base, thread the balloon ring clusters until the pole is full. Make sure the slots on the rings are facing downward (prevents balloons from coming loose). Thread remaining balloon ring clusters (with balloons already inserted) on the bendable arch cord.

 

 

How to make a balloon arch - Step 7

STEP 7: MAKE THE BALLOON ARCH

With a friend, lift the arch cord from both ends, keeping gentle tension on the cord from both sides. Slowly bend to create an arch and insert each end of the cord into the top of each extension pole. Side the cord all the way down into the pole.

 

 

How to make a balloon arch

Finally, step back and have a look. Now you know how to make a balloon arch!

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to make a balloon arch with foil balloons

We'll walk you through how to make a balloon arch using foil balloons in just 6 easy steps!

 

WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

Foil Balloon Arch Kit

38 large OR 74 small MagicArch™ cluster balloons (Get a few extra in case any pop)

• 40 lbs. of sand, cat litter, or marbles (to fill bases)

 

Here's how to make a balloon arch with foil balloons:

 

How to make a balloon arch - Step 1

STEP 1: ASSEMBLE THE BASES

Remove the pole receptacle bottom of each base and place the bases about 10 feet apart in the spot that you'll want your arch. Fill your bases to stabilize them.

 

 

How to make a balloon arch - Step 2

STEP 2: INSERT THE POLES

Using the female pole half (does not have the button mechanism), insert half of an extension pole into the pole receiver and tighten, securing it in place.

 

 

How to make a balloon arch - Step 3

STEP 3: INFLATE YOUR BALLOONS

Plug your FoilFlator electric balloon inflator into a grounded outlet and inflate your MagicArch™ cluster balloons.

 

 

How to make a balloon arch - Step 4

STEP 4: ASSEMBLE THE ARCH CORD

Insert each black rod into the silver connector to make one long, bendable arch cord and lay it on the ground.

 

 

How to make a balloon arch - Step 5

STEP 5: ADD THE BALLOONS

On each extension pole that is mounted to the base, thread on the MagicArch™ balloons until the pole is full. Thread remaining MagicArch™ balloons on the bendable arch cord.

 

 

How to make a balloon arch - Step 6

STEP 6: MAKE THE BALLOON ARCH

With a friend, lift the arch cord from both ends, keeping gentle tension on the cord from both sides. Slowly bend to create an arch and insert each end of the cord into the top of each extension pole. Side the cord all the way down into the pole.

 

 

How to make a balloon arch

Finally, step back and have a look. Now you know how to make a balloon arch!


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