If you make a purchase through a link on my site, I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. I only recommend products that I believe to have good value (affiliate disclosure).

Balloon tower

by Dawn
(New Mexico)

Spiral Balloon Column [Image Source:

Spiral Balloon Column [Image Source: "Ask Me For a Balloon" YouTube Channel]

We are planning a party and want our balloon tower to be 6 foot tall. I want to make a stand and I have a 3 1/2 foot pole to use will this work? Also I am planning on using 4 colors approximately how many balloons would I need for each tower?


Answer

Hi Dawn,

I believe if you use a large topper (e.g. a 30 or 36 inch round balloon or a mylar balloon), you should get close to 6 feet in total height.

If you are using 11 inch balloons for your column and assuming that you plan to do a 4 cluster column, you would need about 6 balloons per foot.

Here's an explanation about achieving the spiral pattern when using 4 colors (it's for a spiral arch, but the system is the same for a tower):

https://www.balloon-decoration-guide.com/balloon-arches.html

And if you need help attaching the large topper balloon, I have explained it on this page:

https://www.balloon-decoration-guide.com/balloon-column-topper.html

The image I uploaded is from a video tutorial from "Ask Me For a Balloon." They have a fantastic channel with lots of balloon decorating tutorials.

Good luck with creating your balloon towers!

Click here to post comments

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

Subscribe to Balloony News
Video Course: Balloon Decorating for Beginners

Recent Articles

  1. Stuffed Balloons | How to Make Them | Different Types

    Discover the various types of stuffed balloons, why and how to make them and where to get bargain balloon stuffing machines.

    Read More

  2. Which Balloon Stuffing Machine is Right for You?

    Before you invest in a balloon stuffing machine, read our comparison between Classy Wrap and Keepsake Stuffer.

    Read More

  3. Special Online Balloon Shop | A Handpicked Selection of Best Buys

    Visit our online balloon shop for a selection of popular products for the balloon decorator, from decorating kits to tools and materials.

    Read More