DIY Cactus Balloon Tutorial

DIY cactus balloon party

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Cactus Baby Shower Inspiration + DIY Cactus Balloon Tutorial

Summer is approaching fast which means warmer weather and party season are just around the corner!

If you are planning a baby shower and are looking for a cute and unique theme, a cactus baby shower could be a perfect choice.

The cactus theme is a great representation of the season and an excellent concept for a summer bash.


The theme works great as a neutral, masculine or feminine theme and there are many different ways to incorporate them into the party.

Cacti can be worked into the food and drink (think refreshing prickly pear coolers) they also work great as party favors and come in all shapes and sizes making them a perfect option for decorations.


Use a mix of real cacti and creative cacti crafts to create the perfect balance. If you’re looking for a quick and easy cactus craft to add to your decor, try these adorable DIY cactus balloons! 

DIY Cactus Balloons 

Each balloon only takes about 3–5 minutes so you can build a great photo backdrop in no time.

Follow this simple DIY cactus balloon tutorial by ProFlowers to create your personal cactus balloon garden. See the step-by-step instructions and materials needed below:

  • Green balloons
  • 5” balloons
  • 12” balloons
  • Pink pom-poms
  • Glue gun 
  • Black permanent marker 
  • Ribbon or string
  • Scissors 
  • Helium tank (optional) 



Step-By-Step Cactus Balloon Tutorial


Step 1: Inflate and tie off your balloons or have them inflated at a store.

DIY cactus balloon tutorial

Step 2: Tie a string or ribbon to the base of your balloon.

DIY cactus balloon tutorial

Step 3: Draw your spikes on the balloons with a permanent marker.

DIY cactus balloon tutorial

Step 4: Attach your smaller balloons to the base balloon.

DIY cactus balloon tutorial

Step 5: Glue on the pink pom-poms to create the “cactus blooms.”

DIY cactus balloon tutorial

Step 6: Display your creation and enjoy!

DIY cactus balloon tutorial


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