It doesn’t take much for me to want to decorate and celebrate….so for my boys’ first day of school, I thought I’d have a little school spirit waiting for them when they came down for breakfast. Inspired by the fantastical balloon creations by Geronimo! Balloons (a favorite of companies such as J. Crew, Bergdorf Goodman and Chanel), and this DIY tutorial, I tried creating my own version.
The balloons are 36″, so a good deal larger than your typical party balloon. I ordered the balloons from here and had my local Party City blow them up. I festooned the balloons with a garland of pom-poms, made from tissue paper in their school colors and personalized the balloons with a little note and their name. I thought the results were pretty cute!
I don’t consider myself a crafty person at all, yet this project was simple and fun. And, something I will do again for birthdays or a special surprise. With balloons like these retailing for $80 or more….I think I’ll make my own!