DIY Strawberry Red Balloon {free printable}


Making a strawberry red balloon for party decor is easier than you’d think and makes a huge statement. The balloons are so cute I can hardly stand it, and I can guarantee they’ll be the talk of the party. The best part is that they don’t take as much effort as they appear!

If you love balloon party decorations then you are going to love this step-by-step tutorial for making strawberry balloons that will leave your guests talking long after the party is over!

I made these party balloons for a Kindness is My Jam themed party, but you can use these strawberry balloons for any party that is strawberry themed, uses red balloons, is Strawberry Shortcake, etc.

Red Balloon

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EHprint Free Printable File:
DIY Strawberry Red Balloon ~ Leaf Template (985 downloads) ,
Kindness is My Jam ~ Decorate a Gym (524 downloads) ,
A-Z Alphabet Outline Template (32272 downloads) ,
1-9 Number Outline Template (7492 downloads) ,

To make the DIY Strawberry balloons, download the leaf template! You’ll need to trace and cut it out for the stem. I’ve also provided the other free templates that I used to decorate for the Kindness is My Jam event! I purchased red and white polka dot balloons online so I didn’t have to worry about putting dots on the balloons. Easy peasy.

Party Decorations

To accent the wall in the theme of the event, I created the large letters using the A-Z Outline Banner Template, click the links above to download it above for free.

Keep in mind there are so many ways you can use these easy letter banner.  You can hang it on a wall above the table, on a table as a bunting, or what we did for the church gym ~ as individual letters stabled to the wall.

The Yellow Paper Sun was inspired by an idea found on Saffron and Indigo blog.

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Strawberry Red Balloon

Use the free printable above to print out the leaf template on green paper.  You don’t have to use green cardstock.  Mine worked fine just normal green paper.

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Step by Step Instructions

  • Step 1

    If you’re doing multiple strawberry red balloons then stack a bunch of blank green paper on top of your template.

    TIP: Staple together to hold them in place as you cut.

  • Step 2

    Cut out the template.  Use a clear permanent glue dot to secure onto a balloon.

  • Step 3

    I used these adorable strawberry red balloons to decorate a gym at church for the LDS Activity Days “Kindness is My Jam” themed activity.  You can get more information on how we decorated the gym for this activity for 8 – 11 year old girls.  I even included a quick printable planner in case you need it. {wink}

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