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17 ways balloons can make your wedding a whole lot more WOW-worthy

17 ways balloons can make your wedding a whole lot more WOW-worthy


Written by Katie Byrne


From adorning your aisle to flagging up the dessert table - here's why balloons are the best for your day!

 

 

Gorgeous ribbon-tied balloons make stylish and modern pew-end decorations

 

Make sure they're securely tied in place in order to avoid obstructing anyone's view.

 

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Or - go all-out like this couple and positively fill your venue.

 

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Instead of confetti baskets, arm your flower girls and page boys with - you guessed it! - balloons

 

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Balloons make dreamy decorations for reception venues: think barns, marquees and minimalist areas

 

It sounds obvious but keep balloons away from hot lights to avoid any unexpected pops! 

 

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Add extra interest to plain balloons by dipping them in glitter or tying them in pretty fabric

 

Fancy!

 

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You can also use balloons to keep younger guests entertained!

 

These fabulous colour-in balloons will keep the younger members of your bridal party entertained during the speeches. Aren't they fun?

Available to buy here, £6.50 for 5.

Use balloons to add an extra nod towards your theme

Click for more ideas for a galaxy-themed wedding, unicorn-centred nuptials and a steampunk celebration.

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Use balloons to create a striking backdrop for your wedding photos

From a scattering to a full-on wall, there are lots of ways to get creative with this - just make sure you blow up balloons in advance rather than leaving it to the morning of the big day!

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Talking of the photos - use over-sized balloons as a romantic prop for posed pictures

So dreamy! See more of Claire's wedding to Steve here.

Photography: Kerrie Mitchell 

Use balloons to draw all eyes towards your dessert table

You might want standbys in case one balloon bursts and you're left with an awkward 'ake' situation.

CAKE balloons, £7, available to buy here.

And finally... Use them to make your wedding dress

Not for the faint-hearted (or clumsy) - follow the lead of this groom who fashioned his bride-to-be a striking wedding dress made from hundreds of ballooons! 


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