Easy DIY Cactus Party Balloon Decorations.

Are you are looking for a fun way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo? Perhaps you are throwing a cactus themed party?  Whatever your reason for dreaming of cacti…this super simple DIY cactus party balloons tutorial is perfection for styling a fun desert themed event!

With Cinco de Mayo this weekend and summer right around the corner, there is sure to be a ton of parties and get togethers to look forward to. If you’re looking for a unique theme idea that’s perfect for the season, consider cacti!

Throwing a CACTUS PARTY?
☑️ This Cactus Party Kit is the perfect set to get your party planning headed in the right direction! 

These prickly plants signify summer’s warmer climate and can be incorporated easily into party decor and many delicious recipes and Cinco de Mayo treats.


To take your cactus party to the next level try making these adorable and easy DIY cactus balloons by ProFlowers! One balloon can be completed in about 3–5 minutes so you can create a whole garden of cacti balloons for your party.

The materials needed for this project include:

  • Green balloons (various shades and sizes—pictured are 12” and 5” balloons)
  • String or ribbon
  • Pink pom-poms (various shades and sizes)
  • Thick black permanent marker
  • Glue gun (with a low heat option)
  • Scissors
  • Helium tank (or have the balloons inflated ahead of time)

Step-by-step Cactus Balloon Tutorial

Once you’ve gathered your materials, you’re ready to get started. See the instructions below for how to make these adorable cacti!

Instructions for making cactus decorations with balloons:

Step 1 — Inflate your balloons and tie them off if you didn’t get them inflated at the store.


Step 2 — Secure the base of your balloon with string or ribbon.


Step 3 — Draw on the cactus spikes with your marker by writing upside down ‘v’s.


Step 4 — Attach smaller balloons with your hot glue. Make sure to use it on the lowest heat setting, if it’s too hot your balloons may pop.


Step 5 — Glue on pom-poms to create pretty pink blooms.


Step 6 — Display your balloon and enjoy!


Check out the cactus party mood board below for extra party inspiration!

Conclusion for DIY Cactus Balloons + Cactus Party Ideas:

You can set up an absolutely adorable Cinco de Mayo party or cactus themed party by using this super simple cactus balloon idea.  This is an expensive diy project that is sure to be a hit at your next party!


Here are some helpful links for throwing a cactus party:


If you love this cactus tutorial, please pin this image to your Cinco de Mayo or fiesta Pinterest board:

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