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Trendy Balloon Ideas | Fancy Parties | Foil & Latex Balloons

Balloons make people of all ages giddy and happy. Whatever the occasion, they are the quintessential party decoration that adds excitement, style, and finesse to an event. With all the different types and ways to use them, choosing suitable balloons can be overwhelming. 

We are confident that you have a special occasion coming up and at your wits-end regarding what to do that is "different" and a complete show-stopper. Knowing the types of balloons you need, and the colours you want are the first steps to figuring out how to style the balloons. Luckily, we have both foil and latex balloons that can help create various trendy looks. What's more, we have fabulous themed balloons along with the plain colourful or chrome ranges, enough to make you balloon crazy! But before we dive into the awesome balloon trends, let’s explain the difference between foil and latex balloons.

Balloon Types

Latex or foil balloons? Both types of balloons are great options that can be used in a variety of ways. Whether you want to mix it up or use the same material balloons, both will look absolutely stunning. The combination of textures, colours, and styles can really make your decor pop, but so can sticking to one style and theme. So, what is the difference between latex and foil balloons?

Latex Balloons

  • 100% biodegradable 
  • Made from 100% pure natural latex
  • Range in size from 5 - 36 inches 
  • Available in a variety of colours, prints, and shapes
  • Compatible with air and helium 

Foil Balloons

  • Reusable
  • Made from a mix of nylon, aluminum, and laminated polyethylene materials
  • Range in size from 4 - 32 inches 
  • Available in a variety of colours, prints, and shapes
  • Compatible with air and helium

So, with all this information, what are the top 5 balloons trends?

Balloon Garlands

Balloon garlands are the darlings of the party universe - and aren’t just for showers and birthday parties! You can create an elegant entry for a dinner party, wine tasting, or any celebration worthy of a balloon garland. Garlands can be hung along the wall to create a decorative backdrop or displayed down the center of a table. We have beautiful standard garlands available for any theme, visit our Foil Balloon section. What’s great too, is that they aren’t difficult to DIY too - we find they work best with helium. 

Balloon Bouquets

A classic balloon decoration that never disappoints are balloon bouquets. The simplicity of a perfectly curated arrangement is the easiest way to add a festive touch to any party. These versatile decorations can be used as centerpieces, party decor, or as part of a gift. Instantly bring your theme to life by mixing latex and specialty foil balloons in your arrangement. 

Balloon Arches

We've already seen the trend everywhere - wedding season is looking a little different this year, but that does not mean it can't still be beautiful! Gather your girls and DIY an at-home bridal shower with stunning balloon arches as a selfie station or for a beautiful photo backdrop. If you want a smaller option, Hoola hoops work well too as a hanging arch or link many hoops to form a giant arch. Balloons are exquisite additions - bridal showers, weddings, birthdays, baby showers; you name it! This is a sure way to leave your guests speechless!

Balloon Columns

Looking for eye-catching decor? Balloon columns or pillars are the most iconic decoration structures of the five trendy balloon ideas. The columns are elegant and a great unique touch to your event. You can easily customise the balloons for any occasion, and what’s more, you can use both foil and latex balloons. Balloon columns are cost-effective decorations - not requiring much, yet making any occasion dazzle!

Balloon Centrepieces

Balloon centre-pieces are the hottest trend right now. Dress your table with gorgeous coloured balloons in the centre - add them to transparent boxes, and make a simple decor piece shine! Add a special touch by selecting printed or customised balloons. Balloons are light, fun, yet elegant. Visit our range of balloons to set the perfect scene. 

We hope you have a fancy event filled with all the fabulous balloons you can find! We tried to avoid jokes about balloons, you never know when they might get carried away!

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