A graduation is an important milestone to share with family and friends, often at a party. Once you choose a graduation theme, you can decorate the tables with centrepieces. Making balloons part of the centrepieces adds a colourful and fun touch to the festivities. Your guests will enjoy the display, and they can even take the balloons home after the party.
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Things you need
- Helium-filled balloons
- Large gift bags with handles
- Real or faux flowers
Shop for balloons at a party store. Store employees will inflate the balloons with helium and tie ribbons to them. Plan to have four to five balloons for each of your centrepieces.
Fill large gift bags that have handles with candy to weigh the bags down. Select gift bags that have a graduation theme or match the school colours of the graduate.
Tie four or five helium-filled balloons to the handles of each of your gift bags.
Place each arrangement in the centre of your tables. Tell your guests to help themselves to the candy in the bags.
Purchase helium-filled balloons and flowers that match the graduation theme or colours. Purchase one vase for each of your tables.
Create a floral arrangement in each of the vases. Put a vase at the centre of each of your tables.
Arrange four to five balloons for each vase. Because the balloons are attached to long ribbons you can arrange the balloons at varying heights. Attach a bunch of balloons to each vase. You can do this easily by tying the ribbons around the base of the vase.
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