DIY Hot Air Balloon Tutorial Fun Free Craft

DIY Doily Hot Air Balloons Craft

DIY Hot Air Balloon Tutorial

DIY hot air balloon are a cute and fun decoration for your next party. They can be used either outdoors hanging off branches in the garden, or indoors hanging from the ceiling or lights with string. They are perfect for a high tea themed party, a kitchen tea, or even just as a general decoration for a party with no particular theme. Treat the kids and hide little tokens in the baskets for a fun game for the little ones. Tip: try coating the balloon in a light layer of petroleum jelly to prevent the doilies from sticking when you pop the balloon.

Skill level



Doilies in various sizes (approx. 7 per balloon)
Latex Balloons
Ribbon (various sizes & colors)
Fabric Stiffener
Hot glue gun & glue sticks (or Super Glue)
Shallow bowl
Plastic resealable bags



Rit Dye
Plastic cling wrap
Cardstock paper in coordinating colors

See the full instructions here


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