All About Balloon Boxes – Different Types, How To Use

Have you ever seen a piece of decor that resembles a baby block, a white box with clear sides and letters on each side? That is what is known as a balloon box.

A balloon box (aka balloon block) is a box filled with balloons. Sometimes a balloon box has clear sides and you can put letters on the sides like a block. Sometimes balloon blocks don’t have letters on the sides. Either way, they are a fantastic way to dress up an event.

How To Use Balloon Blocks

Balloon blocks can be used alone or with other balloon decorations to create a beautiful atmosphere. The balloon blocks can be stacked vertically or you can set them out horizontally depending on the effect you are wanting to achieve.

Balloon boxes can spell out the name of a person or they can simply say, baby for a baby shower. The letters on a balloon block can also spell out a message or a number, the possibilities are endless.

Different Types Of Balloon Boxes

There are many different types of balloon boxes, from ones you can buy to ones you can make. Some balloon boxes are reusable, while others are not. Some balloon boxes are made out of paper and some are stiff and made out of wood or plastic.

Buy Balloon Box

You can purchase flat balloon blocks; all you have to do is fold them together and fill them with balloons. This can be a great option when you are short on time. Most balloon boxes come with several different letters so you can customize your specific boxes to meet your needs.

Price Range: $10 – $30

DIY Balloon Box

Paper/Cardstock/Folder Balloon Box

You could make balloon boxes from paper, cardstock, or a folder. This might save you some money if you choose to make them yourself, especially if you have a lot of them to make. They are time consuming to make, so make sure you leave yourself enough time. The first few take a bit of time to get used to but once you get the hang of it they go pretty fast.

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Price Range: Free – $5

Foamboard Balloon Box

Foamboard can be an excellent choice for making DIY balloon boxes. They are sturdier than just paper or cardstock yet still disposable. These can also take a bit of time to make, especially if you opt to use a cheaper foamboard such as Dollar Tree foamboard.

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Price Range: $4 – $15

PVC Balloon Box

PVC balloon boxes are great. They are reusable, reliable, and beautiful. PVC Balloon boxes can be rented out over and over again, saving you time and money with each event. Check out my post DIY Balloon Box – PVC Balloon Box here. (Coming Soon)

Price Range: $5 – $10

Wood Balloon Box

Wood balloon boxes can be super versatile. They are reusable and pretty. Wood balloon boxes can be a bit time consuming to make though. Although, once they are made you can rent them out over and over making you money and saving you time.

Price Range: $10 – $20

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