Simple, Easy and Inexpensive Balloon Weights Tutorial

by Jo Williams March 12, 2019

Forgot to buy balloons weights! Don't panic! Use a few spare balloons as weights, they look cute and make adorable little balloon weights. These are particularly great to use as weights for big 36" Balloons.

Easy Balloon Weight Tutorial

These balloon Weights are so simple to make and do the job whilst looking super-cute. Simply hold the balloon tightly over a slowly running tap, fill the balloon with some water (see the weights of water required below) and tie tightly.

To hold 11" Helium Balloons  - Use 5" or 11" Balloons as weights filled with 10g-50g of water

To hold 16" - 24" Balloons - Use 11" Balloons as weights filled with 120g of water

To hold 24"-36" Balloons - Use 2 x 11" Balloons (one inside the other) filled with 180g of water

If you use high quality balloons they are extremely difficult to burst but if you wish to be absolutely sure they don't then double them up by putting one balloon inside the other!

Easiest balloon Weights Tutorial

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Jo Williams
Jo Williams


Jo Williams is the Creative Director of Pretty Little Party Shop. Jo has been the spearhead of creating new party trends for over six years. There is no-one better qualified to bring you the newest, coolest and most innovative ideas from the party and balloon world.

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