How to hang foil balloons from ceiling

Venue decoration with mylar balloon stars and moons

Venue decoration with mylar balloon stars and moons

If I want to hang foil stars from the ceiling, do I fill them with air or helium? And can I use fishing wire to attache them to the ceiling?


Thanks

ANSWER

Hi there,

You would fill them with air, and then use either fishing line (monofilament) or ribbon in matching colors to attach them to the ceiling.

Unless there's already a bunch of hooks in the ceiling, you also need a way to attach the strings to it. Try Glue Dots or Glue Lines adhesives. Make sure to buy the removable version, not the permanent one.

If the venue owner doesn't want you to attach anything to the ceiling, then you could fill the balloons with helium and have them float up to the ceiling. The drawback with this solution (apart from the cost for helium) is that you cannot arrange the balloons as you'd like.

Hope that helps!

Warmest,
Margit

Comments for How to hang foil balloons from ceiling

Average Rating starstarstarstarstar

Click here to add your own comments

Rating
starstarstarstarstar
My moon & star pic
by: Balloon Creatons

Hello - this is my work and there are no pins involved. Keep it simple.

Senior prom at the Sheraton in Leominster MA.

Ballooncreationsonline.com

Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Straight Pin?
by: Margit

Hi there,

I am not quite sure what you mean with a straight pin? Anything where you can securely attach the fishing line or ribbon should do fine.

All the best,
Margit

Rating
starstarstarstarstar
Hanging foils from ceiling
by: Anonymous

Could you use a straight pin in ceiling tile?

Rating
starstarstarstarstar
magnets!
by: Anonymous

If the venue has any kind of metal above use magnets with monofilament.



Click here to add your own comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Balloon Decorations FAQ.

Recent Articles

  1. How to use balloons placed on the floor

    What is the most effective height for floating a five balloon cluster from the floor? ANSWER The best height depends on the venue and where you place

    Read More

  2. What kind of weights to anchor helium balloons in a pool

    What kind of balloon anchors could I use for helium balloons in a pool? ANSWER Hi Julie, I am guessing you want the balloons moving around the pool,

    Read More

  3. Weight boxes for 3 helium balloons

    Hi, can you tell me what size weight box I would need to use for 3 party helium balloons? 🎈🎈🎈 ANSWER Hi Kay, With weight box you are referring to balloon

    Read More