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Can you make a spiral effect arch without the frame?

by Faz
(uk)

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Can you make a spiral balloon arch without the frame? I would really like to make an arch but I don't want to invest in a frame just for one occasion.

ANSWER

Hi Faz,

Yes, you can make a spiral balloon arch without a frame.

If it's a rather small arch (for example to decorate a table) or if you can position it close to a wall (to frame a doorway, for example), you can use air-filled balloons.

The video tutorial from "Ask Me For A Balloon" shows how to create a 4 color spiral design with 5" round latex balloons, curling ribbon and balloon weights. No frame or helium needed!



For a larger, free standing arch without a frame I would recommend to fill the balloons with helium and wrap the balloon clusters tightly around fishing line, then secure them to sand weights.

Good luck with your balloon arch!

Best,

Margit

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