How many balloons do I need for a 12 foot arch?

Garland Chart
Number of Balloons Per Foot of Garland

How many balloons do I need for a 10 foot arch?

To calculate the number of balloons needed for a clustered arch or garland, you divide the diameter of the balloon into the length of the arch and multiple by 4.8. So, if you are using 11 inch balloons for a 10 foot arch, you’d need 10 x 6 balloons = 60 balloons.

How many balloons does it take to make a balloon garland?

Balloon Garland Supply 1: Balloons in Varying Sizes

For a 10 foot balloon garland (like the pink balloon garland above and below), you’ll need around 64 balloons of varying sizes. You can find balloons at Party City, Amazon, The Dollar Tree, Michaels, etc. Or, you can purchase a balloon garland kit.

How many balloons do I need for a circle arch?

The number of balloon you need depends how much of the circle you want to cover and if you want a train along the side of your hoop. For this project, I typically use around 100-120 balloons. It is always better to have too many balloons than not enough. I would plan on getting between 100-150 balloons.

How do you calculate an arch?

The arched part is steeper compared to the perfect arch.
  1. To find the width, measure from left to right at the bottom of the arch. …
  2. For the height, measure from the very center of the width to the highest point on the arch.
  3. For an inside mount, order your product in the exact measurements you took, with no deductions.

What size are arch balloons?

The most commonly used balloons for arches are round latex balloons in sizes from 5 inches to 36 inches. For a “traditional” single row or clustered balloon arch you usually just need one size, in either a single color or two to four different colors to create a pattern.

How do you arrange balloons in an arch?

What size balloons are needed for garland?

Garlands look best when the size of the balloons are varied. In total, we used about 150 balloons for this look, varying in sizes 5, 11, 16, and 36 inches. Inflate all balloons (with air and not helium) to various sizes using your handheld pump.

How do you measure a balloon arch?

Can I make a balloon arch the night before?

If you want to do your helium-filled arch the night before the event, I highly recommend you treat your balloons with hi-float. If you are planning to do an air-filled arch, then it’s fine to create the arch the day before.

How long does it take to make a balloon arch?

approx approx 30 – 45 mins
How long will it take to assemble the balloon arch? It will take approx approx 30 – 45 mins to make the garland if using a balloon pump, as it will definitely make the inflation quicker and easier. The majority of the time will be spent inflating the balloons and the rest adding them to the garland time.

How far in advance can I make balloon arch?

UPDATED 10/9: I received some questions about how far in advance you can inflate the balloons. You can blow them up 1-2 days before and keep the garland indoors (the heat causes them to shrink) until your party.

How long does a homemade balloon arch last?

A standard balloon arch made with properly inflated latex balloons will last anywhere from 12 hours to 2 days without any significant issues. The lower number represents an arch closer to a doorway where outside heat and humidity are being introduced regularly.

Will a balloon arch last a week?

If kept indoors, your balloon arch can easily last for a few days, but it’ll only last for less than a day if left outside. However, if you need it to last longer, some professionals can treat the arch with a specific material that can make it last for several weeks.

Will a balloon arch last overnight?

Generally speaking, yes. Air-filled latex or foil balloons will not deflate overnight, especially when the arch, column or garland is indoors. Even an outdoor arch or column will last overnight. However, dew and condensation during the night can make the balloon surface wet and slightly sticky.

Do balloon arches need helium?

A balloon arch makes a festive entryway or decoration at parties and other events. Fortunately, you don’t need helium to get the balloons to form a beautiful arch. You can make your own arch with just a few simple supplies or purchase a balloon arch stand kit or balloon column kit to make things a bit easier.