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DIY Giant Balloon Kiss

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Photos by Mary Costa Photography

THIS PROJECT IS PART OF THE PUCKER UP! VALENTINE’S DAY PARTY SERIES.

Get that lipstick ready for a giant balloon kiss! Use latex balloons to create a giant smooch, perfect for a photo booth backdrop or entryway statement piece at your Valentine’s Day party.

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Supplies:

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Instructions:

  1. Inflate all 12 balloons with your Balloon Time tank and tie with fishing line.
  2. Using the images for reference, begin by taping the string of the bottom center balloon where desired, and at the preferred height, on your floor. Next, tape the strings of one balloon to the right and one to the left, slightly taller than the center balloon. Repeat with two more on each side, forming the bottom lip. Tip: when taping the balloons, it helps to stagger them so they are taped slightly behind one another and not all in one line.
  3. Now place one balloon slightly inside each of the end balloons, and slightly taller. Repeat with one more balloon on each side. Finally, place your 12th balloon in-between the last two balloons you taped, slightly shorter, completing the top lip.
  4. Step back and see if any balloons need to be moved or adjusted and do so until you’re happy with the kiss’ shape.

Complete your Pucker Up! Valentine’s Day Party with:

Share your kiss balloon photos on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

Note: Adult supervision is required when using balloons. Please read all warnings and precautions on the Balloon Time carton.


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Written by: Kelly (Lanza) Mindell

Kelly (Lanza) Mindell is the editor and founder of Studio DIY, where she's helping folks celebrate each and every moment, the DIY way. Kelly is an east-coast transplant living in Los Angeles. She's been a DIY-er since birth, an entrepreneur since age fifteen and a freelance blogger and crafter for the past five years. Her colorful, ready-to-party DIYs and ideas have been featured in Martha Stewart Living and Parenting Magazine, and on Buzzfeed, Huffington Post, HGTV and more.When she's not busy crafting for the holidays and the every day, you'll still find a hair bow in her hair and confetti on the ground.

Written by: Studio DIY

Studio DIY is a popular do-it-yourself website celebrating the holidays and the every day with original DIY ideas. Tens of thousands of readers come to Studio DIY each day to find fun, colorful projects for birthdays, holidays and every celebration in between. Studio DIY is thoughtfully crafted, curated and glittered in Los Angeles by owner, editor and all-around celebrator, Kelly (Lanza) Mindell.